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Damascus, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Damascus Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mahoning County at latitude 40.9061 and longitude -80.9493. Mahoning County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,211 feet.

The formal official name is the Damascus Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Damascus, Ohio.

The U5 Census Class Code for Damascus indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Damascus: Damascoville.

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Damascus, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 450
Population in Households 448
Population in Familes 387
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 563
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $127,500
Average Home Value $145,890


Median Household Income $51,016
Average Household Income $65,117
Per Capita Income $25,391
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.37% 0.09%
Households 0.67% 0.11%
Families 1.08% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.08%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.

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, 2014 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 # 875 27th
Population Density1 # 986 18th
Diversity Index2 # 1129 6th
Median Household Income # 517 57th
Per Capita Income # 405 66th

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