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Batesville, Texas
Batesville School
Batesville School
Location of Batesville, Texas
Location of Batesville, Texas
Zavala County Batesville.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Zavala
 • Total 5.9 sq mi (15 km2)
 • Land 5.9 sq mi (15 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
705 ft (215 m)
 • Total 1,068
 • Density 181.0/sq mi (69.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 830
FIPS code 48-05924
GNIS feature ID 1351592

Batesville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Zavala County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,068 at the 2010 census.


Batesville is located at 28°57′9″N 99°37′46″W / 28.95250°N 99.62944°W / 28.95250; -99.62944 (28.952424, -99.629311). The CDP had a total area of 11.6 square miles (30.0 km2), all of it land. Prior to the 2010 census, the CDP lost area, reducing its total area to 5.9 square miles (15 km2), all land.


2000 Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,298 people, 370 households, and 318 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 112.1 people per square mile (43.3/km2). There were 456 housing units at an average density of 39.4/sq mi (15.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 50.15% White, 0.08% African American, 0.92% Native American, 45.30% from other races, and 3.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 91.37% of the population.

There were 370 households out of which 45.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 22.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.8% were non-families. 11.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.51 and the average family size was 3.80.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $17,448, and the median income for a family was $18,571. Males had a median income of $18,548 versus $13,333 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $6,969. About 33.3% of families and 43.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.6% of those under age 18 and 62.4% of those age 65 or over.


Batesville is served by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. Residents attend the Batesville School (grades K-6), Morales Junior High School in Uvalde, and Uvalde High School.

The first school in Batesville opened in 1884. Originally students attended Batesville High School but in 1949 they began attending high school in Uvalde. The Batesville school district consolidated with Uvalde's in 1973.

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