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Damascus, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Damascus had a population of 11,053 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Damascus is located at latitude 45.4264 and longitude -122.443 in Clackamas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Damascus (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 531 feet.

The City of Damascus (GNIS ID: 2410292) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Damascus is located within Northwest Clackamas Division of Clackamas County.

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: City of Damascus.


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Damascus, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,053
Population in Households 11,026
Population in Familes 9,711
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 689
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,797
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 3,045
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,374 (85.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $413,636
Average Home Value $464,793
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $84,181
Average Household Income $96,329
Per Capita Income $33,789
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 1.33%
Households 0.76% 1.3%
Families 0.32% 1.22%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Damascus, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Damascus to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 54 86th
Population Density1 # 239 37th
Diversity Index2 # 218 43rd
Median Household Income # 12 97th
Per Capita Income # 47 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.