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Bethesda, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Bethesda is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Belmont County at latitude 40.0166 and longitude -81.0726. Belmont County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,227 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Bethesda, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bethesda, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bethesda indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Bethesda (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bethesda: Burr, Burrs Kills, Burrs Mill, Fairmont, Fairmount, Fairmount Station.

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Bethesda, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,223
Population in Households 1,221
Population in Familes 983
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,960
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 540
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 357
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 389 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $100,253
Average Home Value $128,985


Median Household Income $38,719
Average Household Income $47,826
Per Capita Income $20,469
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.62% -0.36%
Households -0.39% -0.26%
Families -0.07% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bethesda, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethesda to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 610 49th
Population Density1 # 284 76th
Diversity Index2 # 1039 14th
Median Household Income # 943 22nd
Per Capita Income # 869 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.