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Batesville is a city in Ripley County. (The community straddles Ripley and Franklin counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Joshua Bates, surveyor
The latitude of Batesville is 39.3N. The longitude is -85.222W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,306.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Batesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ripley 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 47006 ZIP code.
51% of Batesville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Batesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Batesville was $21,892, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Batesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Batesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $434. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,076.
Libraries in Batesville include Batesville Memorial Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Batesville include Batesville Herald-Tribune
Ripley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Batesville political report.
The average commute time for Batesville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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