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Dresden, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Dresden had a population of 1,540 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dresden is located at latitude 40.1222 and longitude -82.0134 in Muskingum County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dresden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Muskingum County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Village of Dresden (GNIS ID: 2398748) 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 Dresden is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Muskingum County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dresden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Dresden, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,540
Population in Households 1,540
Population in Familes 1,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,205
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $43,483
Average Household Income $55,670
Per Capita Income $23,508


Total Housing Units 721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 410 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $99,667
Average Home Value $116,037


Total Households 659
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 419
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.02% 0.12%
Households 0.06% 0.12%
Families -0.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Dresden, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dresden 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 # 544 55th
Population Density # 626 49th
Diversity Index # 755 38th
Median Household Income # 930 24th
Per Capita Income # 795 35th

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