Damascus demographics profile

StatisticDamascusArkansasNational
Population4552,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2475591
Median age28.137.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1862%42%43%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%
Damascus, AR has a population of 455 and is the 20,126th largest city in the United States. The population density is 247 per sq mi which is 345% higher than the Arkansas average and 172% higher than the national average. The median age in Damascus is 28 which is approximately 25% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Damascus, 69% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 75% of Damascus residents were born in Arkansas, 24% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Damascus is 345% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Damascus is 25% lower than Arkansas.
  • In Damascus 94.73% of the population is White.
  • In Damascus 0.22% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Damascus 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Damascus population breakdown by race

RaceDamascusArkansasNational
White94.73%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American0.22%15.52%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.40%5.22%
American Indian1.54%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race1.32%2.23%3.06%
Other race2.20%2.28%4.75%
In Damascus, 3.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Damascus, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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