Damascus Information

Damascus Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Damascus, VA

General Damascus Information

State: Virginia

County: Washington County

Close cities: Whitetop, VA, Glade Spring, VA, Meadowview, VA, Chilhowie, VA, Troutdale, VA, Damascus, VA, Emory, VA

Damascus Population (census data)
Total 1,072 (+8.8% since 2000)
Male 496 (46.3%)
Female 576 (53.7%)

Population Density: 1,265 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.5 (US Avg is 100)

Damascus Elevation: 1,928 feet above sea level

Land Area: 0.85 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,969

Zip Codes: 24236.

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Damascus Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (26.3%)
  • German (8.5%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • Irish (5.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.2%)
  • Norwegian (2.1%)

Local Damascus Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals

Damascus School Information

High Schools
Holston High (21308 Monroe Road, Damascus, VA, 24236 - Washington County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Damascus Middle (32101 Government Road, Damascus, VA, 24236 - Washington County Public Schools District)

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