Bethel is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,771 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bethel is the 378th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Bethel was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bethel is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bethel is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bethel who work in sales jobs (13.62%), office and administrative support (10.63%), and food service (10.45%).
Also of interest is that Bethel has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Bethel, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.77 minutes every day commuting to work.
The rate of college-level education in Bethel is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.88% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bethel in 2010 was $18,830, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,320 for a family of four.
The people who call Bethel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bethel residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bethel include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Bethel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.