Damascus, Arkansas Population 2024

404

Damascus is a city located in Faulkner County and Van Buren County Arkansas. Damascus has a 2024 population of 404. Damascus is currently growing at a rate of 1.51% annually and its population has increased by 4.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 385 in 2020.

The average household income in Damascus is $68,901 with a poverty rate of 22.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Damascus is 46.3 years, 46.6 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Damascus Demographics

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

  • White: 81.16%
  • Two or more races: 17.17%
  • Black or African American: 1.39%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
216.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.94% (19)
The current population of Damascus, Arkansas is 404 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 385.

Damascus, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29381.16%
Two or more races6217.17%
Black or African American51.39%
Other race10.28%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Damascus Population by Race

Damascus Population Pyramid 2024

Damascus Median Age

46.3

Total

46.6

Male

42.6

Female

Damascus Adults

There are 298 adults, (87 of whom are seniors) in Damascus.

Damascus Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Damascus Sex Ratio

Female17147.37%
Male19052.63%

Damascus Population by Age

Damascus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1362.6577.222.8
Married683.1288.211.8
Non Family411.180.519.5
Female2544060
Male221000
showing: 5 rows

3.29

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Damascus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Damascus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Damascus Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40%.

Damascus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,188

Average Earnings

$60,694

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Damascus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Damascus Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Damascus Language

99.42% of Damascus residents speak only English, while 0.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Damascus Language

Damascus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple624674.19%
White2883411.81%
showing: 2 rows

22.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.89%

Male Poverty Rate

27.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Damascus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Damascus is Multiple, with 74.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Damascus is White, with 11.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.12%.

Damascus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.11%
High School35.29%
Some College3.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%
showing: 4 rows

Damascus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Damascus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Damascus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Damascus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Damascus Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Damascus Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Damascus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Damascus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Damascus Veterans by War

count

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Damascus Veterans by Age

count

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Damascus Veterans by Race

Damascus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Damascus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.9%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Damascus Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Damascus Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Damascus 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

78.67%

Born in Damascus

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Damascus residents were born in the United States, with 78.67% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Damascus Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943461.4%
202842861.42%
202742261.44%
202641661.46%
202541061.49%
202440461.51%
202339861.53%
202239261.55%
202138610.26%
202038510.26%
201938441.05%
2018380
2017380-1-0.26%
2016381-4-1.04%
2015385-4-1.03%
201438930.78%
2013386-4-1.03%
2012390-1-0.26%
2011391-4-1.01%
2010395
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Damascus Population by Year