Bethesda, Ohio Population 2024

1,175

Bethesda is a city located in Belmont County Ohio. Bethesda has a 2024 population of 1,175. Bethesda is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -2.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,205 in 2020.

The average household income in Bethesda is $57,596 with a poverty rate of 17.14%. The median age in Bethesda is 31.6 years: 31.7 years for males, and 31 years for females.

Bethesda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethesda was:

  • White: 99.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,883.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.49% (-30)
The current population of Bethesda, Ohio is 1,175 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,205.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,23099.43%
Two or more races70.57%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bethesda Population by Race

Bethesda Population Pyramid 2024

Bethesda Median Age

31.6

Total

31.7

Male

31

Female

Bethesda Adults

There are 960 adults, (222 of whom are seniors) in Bethesda.

Bethesda Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethesda Sex Ratio

Female61549.72%
Male62250.28%

Bethesda Population by Age

Bethesda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5122.4267.232.8
Non Family2331.236733
Married1533.4483.716.3
Female863.6530.269.8
Male402.738515

3.29

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bethesda Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade688.94%
Associates Degree7710.12%
Bachelors Degree597.75%
Graduate Degree435.65%
High School Graduate38250.2%
Less Than 9th Grade30.39%
Some College12916.95%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bethesda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethesda Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White754683102
2+ Races770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.53%.

Bethesda Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,461$50,469$45,263
Graduate Degree$0$129,091$63,542
High School Graduate$26,786$25,893$32,708
Less Than 9th Grade$14,444$13,889$0
Overall$23,750$28,000$21,023
Some College$17,361$0$13,516

$23,750

Average Earnings

$28,000

Average Male

$21,023

Average Female

Bethesda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethesda Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bethesda Language

99.56% of Bethesda residents speak only English, while 0.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.44% of the population.

Bethesda Language

Bethesda Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,23021217.24%

17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.97%

Male Poverty Rate

15.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethesda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethesda is White, with 17.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethesda is White, with 17.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.99%.

Bethesda Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.76%
Some College17.96%
High School10.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%

Bethesda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed81.25%
Female Employed17.13%
Male Employed8.99%

Bethesda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethesda Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$48,438$74,124
Households$37,000$57,596
Married Families$87,969$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,716$34,345

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bethesda Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethesda Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bethesda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bethesda Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bethesda Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

74

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War11
Korea10
First Gulf War8
World War II0

Bethesda Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7434
75+24
35 to 5411
55 to 645
18 to 340

Bethesda Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White747.76%

Bethesda Veterans by Race

Bethesda Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethesda Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bethesda Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bethesda Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bethesda Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.19%

Born in Bethesda

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Bethesda residents were born in the United States, with 53.19% having been born in Ohio. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bethesda Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,139-7-0.61%
20281,146-7-0.61%
20271,153-8-0.69%
20261,161-7-0.6%
20251,168-7-0.6%
20241,175-8-0.68%
20231,183-12-1%
20221,195-3-0.25%
20211,198-7-0.58%
20201,205-7-0.58%
20191,212-12-0.98%
20181,224-10-0.81%
20171,234-11-0.88%
20161,245-5-0.4%
20151,250-8-0.64%
20141,25800%
20131,25840.32%
20121,254-3-0.24%
20111,25720.16%
20101,25500%

Bethesda Population by Year