Damascus employment information

Income per capita$16,795$33,958$28,555
Median household income$23,902$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$26,359$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,000$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$26,806$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$16,522$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate5.5%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level13.6%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Damascus is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Damascus is 55% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Damascus is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Damascus is 13% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Damascus median earnings by income bracket

Damascus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.7%2.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%16.0%
Public administration1.4%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%3.3%
Education, health & social services11.7%30.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Emory, VA1,326$71,45834%
Adwolf, VA1,630$52,0223%
Abingdon, VA8,176$38,52928%
Glade Spring, VA1,792$38,07729%
Chilhowie, VA1,865$36,99431%
Damascus, VA796$23,90255%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Choctaw, LA796$26,82750%
Mill Creek, WV796$30,07844%
Ouray, CO796$62,96918%
Landfall, MN796$30,46943%
Kreamer, PA796$54,2311%
Damascus, VA796$23,90255%
Source: The Damascus, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.