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Damascus, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Damascus Census Designated Place had a population of 487 as of July 1, 2015. Damascus ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Damascus is located at latitude 40.9061 and longitude -80.9493 in Mahoning County. The formal boundaries for the Damascus Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Mahoning County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,211 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Damascus Census Designated Place are located in Mahoning County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Columbiana County.

The Damascus Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Damascus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Damascus: Damascoville.

Damascus Census Designated Place, OH Boundary Map

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Damascus, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 487
Population in Households 484
Population in Familes 419
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 609
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 146
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $142,935
Average Home Value $165,127
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,022
Average Household Income $65,255
Per Capita Income $25,142
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.82% 0.53%
Households 2.18% 0.6%
Families 2.39% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Damascus, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Damascus to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 857 29th
Population Density1 # 957 21st
Diversity Index2 # 1088 10th
Median Household Income # 393 67th
Per Capita Income # 469 61st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.