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Damascus, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Damascus had a population of 11,471 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Damascus: City of Damascus.

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Damascus, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,471
Population in Households 11,443
Population in Familes 10,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 715
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $95,332
Average Household Income $109,840
Per Capita Income $38,211


Total Housing Units 4,049 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,574 (88.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 355 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $442,716
Average Home Value $494,061


Total Households 3,929
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 3,153
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.03% 1.54%
Households 0.99% 1.48%
Families 0.67% 1.41%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

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, 2018 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 # 237 38th
Diversity Index # 230 39th
Median Household Income # 13 97th
Per Capita Income # 43 89th

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