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The Town of Damascus had a population of 382 as of July 1, 2020. Damascus ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Damascus is located at latitude 35.3673 and longitude -92.4096 in Van Buren County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Damascus encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Van Buren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Damascus are located in Van Buren County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Faulkner County.
The Town of Damascus (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Damascus: Hutto.
|Total Population||382 (100%)|
|Population in Households||382 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||322 (84.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$47,336|
|Average Household Income||$62,387|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,246|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||194 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||123 (63.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||32 (16.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||39 (20.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,250|
|Average Home Value||$167,149|
|Housing Affordability Index3||231|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.58%|
|Per Capita Income||2.17%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.16%|
The table below compares Damascus to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 347||36th|
|Population Density||# 408||25th|
|Median Household Income||# 152||72nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 238||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 195||64th|
|Diversity Index||# 343||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.