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Damascus, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Damascus had a population of 11,417 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Damascus: City of Damascus.

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Damascus, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,417
Daytime Population: Workers 1,466
Daytime Population: Residents 5,626
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,092
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 11,390
Population in Familes 10,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 712
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $87,692
Average Household Income $103,419
Per Capita Income $36,022


Total Housing Units 4,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,493 (86.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 425 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $409,794
Average Home Value $463,810


Total Households 3,918
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 3,140
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 1.58%
Households 1.09% 1.52%
Families 0.71% 1.45%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

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, 2017 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 # 53 86th
Population Density # 236 38th
Diversity Index # 226 40th
Median Household Income # 15 96th
Per Capita Income # 43 89th

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