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Damascus, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Damascus Census Designated Place had a population of 468 as of July 1, 2017. 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 (GNIS ID: 2628881) 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.

The Damascus Census Designated Place is located within Township of Goshen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mahoning County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Damascus: Damascoville.

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Damascus, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 468
Daytime Population: Workers 191
Daytime Population: Residents 234
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 425
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 465
Population in Familes 402
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 586
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $59,921
Average Household Income $67,975
Per Capita Income $26,419


Total Housing Units 210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $158,333
Average Home Value $187,416


Total Households 187
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.04%
Households 0.92% 0.11%
Families 1.14% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Damascus, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Damascus to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 866 29th
Population Density # 973 20th
Diversity Index # 1109 9th
Median Household Income # 321 74th
Per Capita Income # 483 60th

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