Damascus, Georgia Population 2024

200

Damascus is a city located in Early County Georgia. Damascus has a 2024 population of 200. Damascus is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -5.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 211 in 2020.

The average household income in Damascus is $57,004 with a poverty rate of 9.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Damascus is 47.8 years, 27.6 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Damascus Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 44.11%
  • White: 36.86%
  • Other race: 19.03%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
113.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.21% (-11)
The current population of Damascus, Georgia is 200 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 211.

Damascus, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American14644.11%
White12236.86%
Other race6319.03%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Damascus Population by Race

Damascus Population Pyramid 2024

Damascus Median Age

47.8

Total

27.6

Male

50.5

Female

Damascus Adults

There are 278 adults, (112 of whom are seniors) in Damascus.

Damascus Age Dependency

99.4

Age Dependency Ratio

67.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Damascus Sex Ratio

Female16650.15%
Male16549.85%

Damascus Population by Age

Damascus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1352.4594.85.2
Married572.3598.21.8
Female353.1488.611.4
Non Family241.4291.78.3
Male192.791000
showing: 5 rows

2.65

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

94.8%

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 white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.57%.

Damascus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,750

Average Earnings

$33,333

Average Male

$28,393

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

81.87% of Damascus residents speak only English, while 18.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.13% of the population.

Damascus Language

Damascus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1462718.49%
White12254.1%
showing: 2 rows

9.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.06%

Male Poverty Rate

13.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Damascus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Damascus is Black, with 18.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Damascus is White, with 4.1% 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 7.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.41%.

Damascus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
Some College11.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%
High School2.15%
showing: 4 rows

Damascus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed4.55%
Female Unemployed
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

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Damascus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Damascus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

40

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

2

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

5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Damascus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

1.4%

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

78.55%

Born in Damascus

85.8%

Native Born

14.2%

Foreign Born

13.9%

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.8% of Damascus residents were born in the United States, with 78.55% having been born in Georgia. 13.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Damascus Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029190-2-1.04%
2028192-2-1.03%
2027194-2-1.02%
2026196-2-1.01%
2025198-2-1%
2024200-2-0.99%
2023202-2-0.98%
2022204-2-0.97%
2021206-5-2.37%
2020211-15-6.64%
2019226-2-0.88%
2018228-2-0.87%
2017230-2-0.86%
2016232-3-1.28%
2015235
2014235-2-0.84%
2013237-4-1.66%
2012241-3-1.23%
2011244-4-1.61%
2010248
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Damascus Population by Year