Damascus Early County, Georgia

Damascus: City in Early County, Georgia, United States

About

Damascus is a city located in the county of Early in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 254 and a population density of 55 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 223 inhabitants.

Damascus Quick Facts

Population : 223 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Early County
Phone Area Codes : 229
Area : 4.58 km2
Altitude : 236 feet / 72, 67 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:00:11 (22nd January 2022)
Postal code : 39841
Density : 49 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -13.9% (2010-2020)
Damascus locator map
Location of Damascus on Georgia map.
Damascus City Hall Police Department image
Damascus City Hall Police Department
Damascus City Hall Police Department image

Geography

Damascus is located at 31°17'57"N 84°43'8"W (31.2990700, -84.7188100).

Damascus map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Damascus decreased by 13.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 254 - census
2011 244 -4.1% estimation process
2012 241 -1.24% estimation process
2013 236 -2.12% estimation process
2014 234 -0.85% estimation process
2015 235 0.43% estimation process
2016 232 -1.29% estimation process
2017 230 -0.87% estimation process
2018 229 -0.44% estimation process
2019 224 -2.23% estimation process
2020 223 -0.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,886
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,563
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,951
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,568
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.7%
People over 65 (%) : 17.6%
Female persons, % : 53.9%
White only, percent : 91.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 830
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.1%

Damascus zip code is 39841. County name: Miller, County fips: 13201

Damascus, Kestler

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $142,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,220
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $490
2015-2019 median gross rent : $794
2015-2019 Households : 4,750
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,835
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 113,436
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 374,504
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 217,976
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,500
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,557
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,311
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 937
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 588
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 240
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 41
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 829
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 99
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 770
2010 population per square mile : 3,097.1
2010 land area in square miles : 3.41

People born in Damascus (2)

People born in Damascus, including football player, defensive back Shawn Williams, football player Artie Pew, .

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Schools in Damascus

College & universities near Damascus, GA

Code Name City ZIP
138761 Andrew College Cuthbert (GA) 39840-5550

Post offices near Damascus

Post Office Name City ZIP
Damascu Post Office Damascus (GA) 39841

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Early County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Early County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Centerville 8,001 City in Houston County, Georgia, United States
Blakely 4,491 County seat in Early County, Georgia, USA
Jakin 145 City in Early County, Georgia, United States