Demographics

People

Total Population709
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+257
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married49.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.6%
Median Earnings25+$27,467
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,786
% Above Poverty Level84.6%
% Below Poverty Level15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39%
Median Gross Rent$583
Median House Value$103,100

Ancestry

English17.3%
Irish14.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12%
German5.8%
Scottish1.8%
Dutch1.1%
Danishn1%
Italian1%
Croatian0.6%
Welsh0.3%
Polish0.3%
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Damascus Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyWashington County
Standard Zip Codes24236
Phone Area Codes276
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.63
Approximate Longitude-81.78

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)

StationABINGDON 3 S
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 43 F
Apr Temp39 to 67 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip47.4 inches
StationSALTVILLE 1 N
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 43 F
Apr Temp38 to 66 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.9 inches
StationMARION
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 68 F
Annual Precip45 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Abingdon8,020$63,908
Chilhowie1,855$56,563
Glade Spring1,429$62,383
Marion5,787$44,978
Saltville2,621$42,935
Troutdale167$29,464

Damascus Public Schools

Damascus Middle
32101 Government Rd
ZIP: 24236
(276) 739-4100
Middle
Total Enrollment 242
Holston High
21308 Monroe Rd
ZIP: 24236
(276) 739-4000
High
Total Enrollment 299
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