The Damascus Census Designated Place had a population of 15,915 as of July 1, 2016. Damascus ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Damascus is located at latitude 39.271 and longitude -77.1968 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Damascus Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 833 feet.
The Damascus Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389391) 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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Damascus: Black Ankle.
|Population in Households||15,906|
|Population in Familes||14,395|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||9|
|Average Household Size||3.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,253 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,451 (84.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||699 (13.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||103 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$409,793|
|Average Home Value||$448,630|
|Median Household Income||$111,139|
|Average Household Income||$128,269|
|Per Capita Income||$41,660|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.34%|
|Per Capita Income||1.48%|
The table below compares Damascus to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 88||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 256||51st|
|Diversity Index2||# 121||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 62||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 127||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.