Damascus, Virginia Population 2020

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Damascus is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 783, it is the 148th largest city in Virginia and the 11381st largest city in the United States. Damascus is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -3.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 814 in 2010. Damascus reached it's highest population of 807 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Damascus has a population density of 982 people per square mile.

The average household income in Damascus is $39,653 with a poverty rate of 15.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $583 per month, and the median house value is $103,100. The median age in Damascus is 36 years, 34.6 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.6 males.

Damascus Demographics

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

  • White: 97.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Damascus, Virginia is 783, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 789.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 814.

Damascus, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White69497.88%
Two or More Races141.97%
Black or African American10.14%
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Damascus Population Pyramid 2020

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Damascus Median Age

36


Total

34.6


Male

37


Female

Damascus Adults

There are 524 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Damascus.

Damascus Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Damascus Sex Ratio

Female

357

50.35%

Male

352

49.65%

Damascus Households and Families

Damascus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Damascus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male65.4%34.6%
Female61.1%38.9%
Married56.2%43.8%
All47.8%52.2%
Non Family35.4%64.6%

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3182.2347.8
Non Family1441.1435.4
Married1303.1556.2
Male263.1265.4
Female183.0661.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Damascus Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade347.13%
9th to 12th Grade275.66%
High School Graduate15131.66%
Some College12325.79%
Associates Degree5511.53%
Bachelors Degree6313.21%
Graduate Degree245.03%
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Damascus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White46541287
Multiple Races114
Black1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,467$27,917$26,250
Less Than High School$18,750$$
High School Grad$23,125$25,789$
Some College$39,417$40,729$36,250
Bachelors Degree$25,521$25,833$24,464
Graduate Degree$26,500$$

$27,467

Average Earnings

$27,917

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Damascus Language

Damascus Language by Age

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Damascus Language

100.00% of Damascus residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Damascus Poverty

Damascus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69410114.55%
Multiple14750.00%
Black11100.00%

15.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.22%

Male Poverty Rate

18.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Damascus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Damascus is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Damascus is White, with 14.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.47%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School62.30%
High School11.26%
Bachelors or Greater8.05%
Some College6.18%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed14.75%
Male Employed1.29%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Damascus Income

Damascus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,595$39,653
Families$41,786$54,567
Married Families$43,125-
Non Families$15,795$20,797
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Damascus Marital Status

Damascus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Damascus Married by Age and Sex

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Damascus Marriage

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

Damascus Marital Status by Race

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Damascus Veterans

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33

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War7
Vietnam3
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5426
65 to 743
75+2
55 to 642
18 to 34
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Damascus Veterans by Education

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15.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Damascus Employment Status

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.86%

Born in Virginia

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Damascus residents were born in the United States, with 43.86% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020783-3-0.38%
2019786-3-0.38%
2018789-2-0.25%
2017791-3-0.38%
201679410.13%
2015793-5-0.63%
2014798-4-0.50%
20138020.00%
2012802-2-0.25%
2011804-3-0.37%
20108070.00%