Bethesda, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bethesda, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Bethesda had a population of 1,195 as of July 1, 2017. 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 40.0166 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bethesda population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 1,195
Daytime Population: Workers 163
Daytime Population: Residents 617
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 780
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,192
Population in Familes 961
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,915
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $41,579
Average Household Income $52,976
Per Capita Income $22,602


Total Housing Units 667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 371 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $74,615
Average Home Value $84,745


Total Households 524
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 346
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.68% -0.56%
Households -0.64% -0.54%
Families -0.47% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

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, 2017 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 # 612 50th
Population Density # 302 75th
Diversity Index # 1099 9th
Median Household Income # 952 22nd
Per Capita Income # 828 32nd

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