Damascus SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
4

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Damascus, Oregon Info Snack

Damascus /dmęsks/ is an unincorporated community and former city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. Established in 1867, it was first incorporated in 2004 and was disincorporated July 18, 2016 upon voters' decision on May 17, 2016. Damascus is located east of Happy Valley and Interstate 205 and west of Boring. The area that later became the city had a population of 9,022 in 2000. The population was 10,539 residents as of the 2010 census.
Population
10,842
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
7.6%
Median Home
$360,300
Median Income
$82,830
Median Rent
$1,248

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Map Of Damascus, OR

Population over time in Damascus

Year Population % Change
2016 10,842 0.9%
2015 10,748 0.3%
2014 10,711 0.8%
2013 10,626 0.9%
2012 10,529 1.1%
2011 10,412 1.3%
2010 10,280 -

Race / Ethnicity in Damascus

White
87.4% (9,481)
African American
0.8% (91)
American Indian
1.6% (170)
Asian
2.3% (246)
Hawaiian
0.1% (16)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.6% (277)
Hispanic
5.2% (561)
Race Damascus OR USA
White 87.4% 77.0% 60.6%
African American 0.8% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 1.6% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 4.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.6% 3.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 5.2% 12.4% 17.3%

Household Income For Damascus, Oregon

Less than $10,000
2.8% (303)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (162)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (1,192)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (921)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.3% (466)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (1,778)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.5% (1,572)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.5% (2,547)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.3% (899)
$200,000 or more
9.2% (997)
Income Damascus OR USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 6.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 10.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 10.5% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.3% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 18.6% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.5% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.5% 13.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.3% 4.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 9.2% 4.3% 5.7%

Gender in Damascus

Female
49.2% (5,333)
Male
50.8% (5,508)
Gender Damascus OR USA
Female 49.2% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 50.8% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Damascus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.3% (138)
9-12th Grade
4.8% (516)
High School / GED
28.2% (3,053)
Some College
29.2% (3,163)
Associate's Degree
10.1% (1,092)
Bachelor's Degree
16.7% (1,807)
Master's Degree
6.8% (736)
Professional Degree
1.8% (194)
Doctorate Degree
1.3% (138)
Education Damascus OR USA
< 9th Grade 1.3% 3.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 4.8% 6.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 28.2% 23.9% 27.5%
Some College 29.2% 26.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.1% 8.5% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 16.7% 19.6% 18.8%
Master's Degree 6.8% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.8% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.3% 1.5% 1.3%

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