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People

Total Population 796
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 24.5%
Employed Population 16+ 295
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 39.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.8%
Median Earnings25+ $24,722
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,417
% Above Poverty Level 86.4%
% Below Poverty Level 13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 49.6%
Median Gross Rent $508
Median House Value $99,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.1%
US/American 0%
English 15.8%
Irish 17.3%

Damascus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles NE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Washington
Metro Area Johnson City - Kingsport - Bristol
Standard Zip Codes 24236
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.633
Longitude -81.783

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 ABINGDON 3 S
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station SALTVILLE 1 N
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 66 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station MARION
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abingdon 8,176 $61,023
Chilhowie 1,865 $45,476
Glade Spring 1,792 $44,205
Marion 5,931 $38,333
Saltville 2,374 $38,650
Troutdale 160 $35,938
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Damascus High Schools

HOLSTON HIGH
21308 MONROE RD
276-475-4010
Serves 323 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

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