Bethesda, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Bethesda, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Bethesda had a population of 1,202 as of July 1, 2018. Bethesda ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bethesda is located at latitude 40.0162 and longitude -81.0726 in Belmont County. 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. Belmont County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,227 feet.

The Village of Bethesda (GNIS ID: 2398112) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Bethesda is located within Township of Goshen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Belmont County.

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, 2018)


Total Population 1,202
Population in Households 1,199
Population in Familes 971
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,927
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $41,907
Average Household Income $54,516
Per Capita Income $23,425


Total Housing Units 665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 369 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $77,429
Average Home Value $88,655


Total Households 529
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.53% -0.59%
Households -0.45% -0.53%
Families -0.31% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.8%
Per Capita Income   4.07%

Bethesda, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethesda to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 613 50th
Population Density # 299 75th
Diversity Index # 1088 11th
Median Household Income # 990 19th
Per Capita Income # 803 34th

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