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Demographics

People

Total Population694
Male Share of the Population53.3%
Female Share of the Population46.7%
Senior Citizens21.3%
Employed Population 16+266
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married47.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.8%
Median Earnings25+$26,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,162

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,063
% Above Poverty Level88%
% Below Poverty Level12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone44.1%
Median Gross Rent$513
Median House Value$105,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.9%
Irish19.2%
English16.9%
German11%
Scottish5.6%
Dutch1.6%
Welsh0.9%
Polish0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
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Damascus Almanac

CategoryValue
County Washington 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
Abingdon8,117$60,526
Chilhowie1,936$48,413
Glade Spring1,527$58,651
Marion5,891$42,908
Saltville2,257$35,250
Troutdale143$32,500

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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