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Damascus, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Damascus Census Designated Place had a population of 461 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Damascus: Damascoville.

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Damascus, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 461
Population in Households 458
Population in Familes 398
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 577
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $58,129
Average Household Income $68,823
Per Capita Income $26,758


Total Housing Units 209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $161,000
Average Home Value $194,536


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.48% -0.09%
Households 0.68% 0.0%
Families 0.82% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

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, 2018 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 28th
Population Density # 975 20th
Diversity Index # 1127 7th
Median Household Income # 403 67th
Per Capita Income # 504 59th

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