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Batavia is a town in Genesee County, in the Batavia metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Batavia. For links to other places called Batavia, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Batavia is 43.005N. The longitude is -78.228W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,915.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Batavia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Genesee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14036 ZIP code.
29% of Batavia residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Batavia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Batavia was $19,563, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Batavia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Batavia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $416. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,017.
Genesee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Batavia political report.
The average commute time for Batavia workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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