Damascus Columbia County, Arkansas

Damascus: Human settlement in United States of America

About

Damascus is a city located in the county of Columbia in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 382. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 384 inhabitants.

Damascus Quick Facts

Population : 384 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Columbia County
Different from : Damascus
Postal code : 72039
Phone Area Codes : 501
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 696 feet / 212 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 21:16:56 (20th January 2022)
Population growth : 0.52% (2010-2020)
Weather : 27℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

Geography

Damascus is located at 33°15'44"N 93°1'6"W (33.2623500, -93.0182200).

Damascus map

Weather

Damascus forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. more

Demographics

The population of Damascus increased by 0.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 382 - census
2011 391 2.3% estimation process
2012 390 -0.26% estimation process
2013 386 -1.04% estimation process
2014 389 0.77% estimation process
2015 385 -1.04% estimation process
2016 381 -1.05% estimation process
2017 380 -0.26% estimation process
2018 380 0% estimation process
2019 384 1.04% estimation process
2020 384 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 126,007
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 113,238
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 11.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 123,498
April 1, 2010 Population : 113,237
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.8%
People over 65 (%) : 12.9%
Female persons, % : 51.2%
White only, percent : 83.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 12.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 79.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 6,820
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 50,609

Damascus zip code is 72039. County name: Faulkner, County fips: 05045

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 50,609
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $161,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,202
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $373
2015-2019 median gross rent : $826
Permits for construction, 2020 : 891
2015-2019 Households : 44,575
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.66
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 198,731
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 450,607
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,202,961
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,435,806
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,096
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,827
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,913
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 2,673
2019 total employment : 36,425
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 1,436,880
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 8,835
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 9,133
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,769
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,994
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 939
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,827
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 762
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,873
2010 population per square mile : 174.8
2010 land area in square miles : 647.88
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,521
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $101,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $987
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $328
2015-2019 median gross rent : $644
Permits for construction, 2020 : 10
2015-2019 Households : 6,813
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 18.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,795
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 43,995
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 168,365
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,886
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,499
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,168
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 306
2019 total employment : 3,239
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 122,437
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,229
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,675
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,063
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 319
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 61
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,558
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,382
2010 population per square mile : 24.4
2010 land area in square miles : 708.14

Schools in Damascus

College & universities near Damascus, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107983 Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Magnolia (AR) 71753

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Damascus, AR

Code Name Address Type
HOP Hope 100 East Division Street RAIL
ARK Arkadelphia station 798 South 5th St. RAIL
TXA Texarkana 100 East Front Street RAIL
SHR Shreveport, Louisiana 451 Clyde Fant Parkway BUS
SHG Shreveport, LA 408 Fannin Street BUS

Post offices near Damascus

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mount Holly Post Office Mount Holly (AR) 71758

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Columbia County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Columbia County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Magnolia 11,443 City in and county seat of Columbia County, Arkansas, United States
Waldo 1,256 City in Columbia County, Arkansas, United States
Taylor 562 City in Arkansas, United States
McNeil 468 City in Columbia County, Arkansas, United States
Emerson 338 Location in Arkansas
Mount Vernon 149 Human settlement in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States of America