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People

Total Population 332
Male Share of the Population 52.1%
Female Share of the Population 47.9%
Senior Citizens 11.1%
Employed Population 16+ 93
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 37.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,438
% Above Poverty Level 68.1%
% Below Poverty Level 31.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $664
Median House Value $93,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 78.9%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 10.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Damascus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SW of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 170 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Early
Standard Zip Codes 39841
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.298
Longitude -84.718

Damascus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLQUITT 2 W
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Station FORT GAINES
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Station CAMILLA 3 SE
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 1,242 $0
Blakely 4,854 $34,073
Bluffton 73 $0
Colquitt 2,268 $26,250
Leary 519 $55,040
Morgan 2,679 $34,167

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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