Bettsville is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 593 people and just one neighborhood, Bettsville is the 649th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Bettsville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Bettsville is a blue-collar town, with 47.00% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Bettsville is a village of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bettsville who work in healthcare (8.33%), office and administrative support (7.33%), and sales jobs (5.67%).
Bettsville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small village, Bettsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Bettsville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.25% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bettsville in 2018 was $29,452, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,808 for a family of four. However, Bettsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bettsville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Bettsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bettsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bettsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.17% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bettsville include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Bettsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 43.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.2% of American neighborhoods.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.1% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 45.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 0.6% have Armenian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Bettsville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 78.2% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 43.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.0%), and 12.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (4.2%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Bettsville, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (45.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.