Damascus employment information

IndexDamascusMarylandNational
Income per capita$42,196$37,756$29,829
Median household income$116,890$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$123,176$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,176$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$65,734$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$38,491$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.0%9.9%15.1%
The Damascus, MD employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Damascus is $42,196, which is 12% higher than than the Maryland average and 41% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $116,890, which is 54% higher than than the Maryland average and 111% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Damascus is 3%, which is 44% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Damascus is 4% which is 73% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$77,918$116,890$233,780
City
$50,706$76,067$152,134
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Damascus is 41% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Damascus is 111% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Damascus is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Damascus is 73% lower than the national average.

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Damascus median earnings by income bracket

Damascus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%3.3%
Manufacturing sector7.8%0.7%
Financial & insurance services4.2%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services11.3%10.4%
Public administration12.8%9.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.2%32.8%
Other34.9%33.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Highland, MD950$212,955285%
Darnestown, MD6,509$188,565241%
North Potomac, MD24,148$150,976173%
Brookeville, MD161$150,417172%
Poolesville, MD5,108$150,000171%
Damascus, MD15,554$116,890111%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Adelphi, MD15,554$63,39615%
Susanville, CA15,555$46,86315%
Pacific Grove, CA15,546$81,30447%
Brunswick, ME15,564$51,9056%
La Marque, TX15,567$42,57223%
Damascus, MD15,554$116,890111%
Source: The Damascus, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).