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People

Total Population332
Male Share of the Population52.1%
Female Share of the Population47.9%
Senior Citizens11.1%
Employed Population 16+93
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married37.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
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 Level68.1%
% Below Poverty Level31.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.7%
Median Gross Rent$664
Median House Value$93,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)78.9%
US/American0%
English0%
Irish10.2%

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

Damascus Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SW of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City170 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
CountyEarly
Standard Zip Codes39841
Phone Area Codes229
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude31.298
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)

StationCOLQUITT 2 W
Distance9.6 miles
Jan Temp39 to 62 F
Apr Temp53 to 79 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 81 F
Annual Precip53.1 inches
StationFORT GAINES
Distance28.6 miles
Jan Temp39 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches
StationCAMILLA 3 SE
Distance31.7 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip52.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington1,242$0
Blakely4,854$34,073
Bluffton73$0
Colquitt2,268$26,250
Leary519$55,040
Morgan2,679$34,167

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

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