Batavia is a village in and the county seat of Clermont County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,617 at the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 Sq-km), of which, 1.5 square miles (3.9 Sq-km) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 Sq-km) of it (1.34%) is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,617 people, 651 households, and 453 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,105.4 people per square mile (427.6/Sq-km). There were 696 housing units at an average density of 475.8 per square mile (184.1/Sq-km). The racial makeup of the village was 94.50% White, 3.28% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population. There were 651 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.96.