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Demographics Analysis

The people of Damascus Town, Virginia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 9 years : 10

10 to 14 years : 15

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 46

30 to 34 years : 13

35 to 39 years : 62

40 to 44 years : 1

45 to 49 years : 30

50 to 54 years : 2

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 2

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 5

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 11

Female:

Under 5 years : 13

5 to 9 years : 33

10 to 14 years : 7

15 to 17 years : 3

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 6

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 9

25 to 29 years : 32

30 to 34 years : 13

35 to 39 years : 37

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 73

50 to 54 years : 16

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 18

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 13

70 to 74 years : 8

75 to 79 years : 26

80 to 84 years : 31

85 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 397

Multiple ancestry : 196

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 167


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 760

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 17 years : 82

18 to 24 years : 31

25 to 34 years : 104

35 to 44 years : 107

45 to 54 years : 121

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 72

75 years and over : 106

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 17 years : 43

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 59

35 to 44 years : 44

45 to 54 years : 67

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 60

75 years and over : 85

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 39

18 to 24 years : 31

25 to 34 years : 45

35 to 44 years : 63

45 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 21

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 219

Female : 245

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 115

Female : 181

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 448

Born in other state in the United States : 268

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 30

Now married, except separated : 176

Divorced : 86

Separated : 21

Widowed : 91

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 50

Now married, except separated : 144

Divorced : 50

Separated : 5

Widowed : 18

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Speak only English : 733

German:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Damascus Town, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 258   (41.0%)
  • German: 83   (13.2%)
  • Other Groups: 67   (10.6%)
  • English: 55   (8.7%)
  • Irish: 52   (8.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 41   (6.5%)
  • Norwegian: 21   (3.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 11   (1.7%)
  • Italian: 9   (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 9   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 9   (1.4%)
  • Swiss: 4   (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 1   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 1   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Damascus Town, Virginia is 760



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Damascus Town, Virginia: 334
Female Population in Damascus Town, Virginia: 426


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Damascus Town, Virginia: 39.5
Median Female Resident Age in Damascus Town, Virginia: 48.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Damascus Town, Virginia


White


Both sexes

49.9

Male

46.0

Female

52.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

43.5

Male

31.5

Female

61.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

19.5

Male

30.5

Female

7.5

Asian


Both sexes

31.0

Male

18.5

Female

43.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

57.5

Male

0.0

Female

57.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

13.5

Male

12.5

Female

14.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

50.1

Male

46.4

Female

52.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Damascus Town, Virginia


  • White: 716
  • African American: 8
  • American Indian: 28
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 8



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Damascus Town, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Damascus Town, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (2.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (2.69%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 16   (4.78%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 38   (11.34%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (6.57%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (8.06%)
  • 11th Grade: 23   (6.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (4.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 91   (27.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 17   (5.07%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 32   (9.55%)
  • Associate Degree: 14   (4.18%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 15   (4.48%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (2.69%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (1.81%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 17   (3.84%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 16   (3.61%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 34   (7.67%)
  • 9th Grade: 28   (6.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (4.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (6.55%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (1.58%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 171   (38.6%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 35   (7.9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 37   (8.35%)
  • Associate Degree: 11   (2.48%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22   (4.97%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (0.9%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.45%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Damascus Town, Virginia

  • Damascus Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 32101 Government Rd, Damascus, VA 24236, Phone: (276) 739-4100, Students: 223 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Damascus Town, Virginia

  • Holston High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 21308 Monroe Rd, Damascus, VA 24236, Phone: (276) 739-4000, Students: 316 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Damascus Town, Virginia

  • Damascus Branch Library


    310 Water Street, Damascus, VA 24236

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Damascus Town, Virginia


  • Damascus Area Historical Society Of Ohio Inc


    Po Box 144, Damascus, OH 44619

  • Damascus Heritage Society Inc


    9701 Main St, Damascus, MD 20872

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Damascus Town, Virginia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Damascus Town, Virginia.

Area Features of Damascus Town, Virginia


Basin


(1) Rhea Valley   (2) Widener Valley  

Bridge


(1) Mast Bridge   (2) Wright Bridge  

Building


(1) Damascus Fire Department   (2) Damascus Volunteer Rescue Squad  

Cemetery


(1) Damascus Cemetery   (2) Dunn Cemetery   (3) Ketchum Cemetery   (4) Lewis Cemetery   (5) Oak Hill Cemetery   (6) Pleasant View Cemetery   (7) Roe Cemetery  

Church


(1) Cedar Bluff United Methodist Church   (2) Luther Chapel   (3) Pleasant View Church   (4) Rush Creek Church   (5) Walnut Grove Church   (6) Wright Chapel   (7) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) Taylor District   (2) Town Of Damascus  

Flat


(1) Chestnut Flats   (2) Sandy Flats  

Gap


(1) Bear Tree Gap   (2) Cherry Tree Gap   (3) Mcqueen Gap   (4) Shaw Gap   (5) The Cuckoo  

Locale


(1) Bear Tree Fisherman Parking   (2) Bear Tree Group Camp   (3) Camp Mcarthur Historical  

Populated Place


(1) Cedar Bluff   (2) Creek Junction   (3) Damascus   (4) Delmar   (5) Drowning Ford   (6) Groseclose Corner   (7) Ketron Corner   (8) Laureldale   (9) Masada   (10) Roetown   (11) Taylors Valley   (12) Vails Mill   (13) Vestal   (14) Widener Valley  

Range


(1) Iron Mountains  

Ridge


(1) Buzzard Den Ridge   (2) Chestnut Ridge   (3) Feathercamp Ridge   (4) Pond Ridge  

School


(1) Beech Grove School   (2) Damascus Middle School   (3) Holston High School   (4) Laurel School   (5) New Zion School Historical   (6) Rhea Valley Elementary School   (7) Widener Valley School Historical  

Spring


(1) Big Spring  

Stream


(1) Bear Branch   (2) Beaverdam Creek   (3) Beech Creek   (4) Blevins Branch   (5) Brush Creek   (6) Buzzard Den Branch   (7) Chestnut Branch   (8) Crecy Branch   (9) Feathercamp Branch   (10) Gimlet Branch   (11) Green Cove Creek   (12) Henry Widener Branch   (13) Laurel Creek   (14) London Bridge Branch   (15) Mcqueen Branch   (16) Ramsey Branch   (17) Star Hill Branch   (18) Steep Branch   (19) Straight Branch   (20) Sturgill Branch   (21) Sugarcamp Branch   (22) Valley Creek   (23) White Oak Branch   (24) Whitetop Laurel Creek   (25) Wright Branch  

Summit


(1) Chestnut Mountain   (2) Clark Mountain   (3) Fork Mountain   (4) Grosses Mountain   (5) Laurel Mountain   (6) Lost Mountain   (7) Mcqueen Knob   (8) Short Mountain  

Tower


(1) Feather Camp Lookout Tower  

Trail


(1) Clark Mountain Trail  

Valley


(1) Cedar Bluff Hollow   (2) Creasy Hollow   (3) Debusk Hollow   (4) Fall Hollow   (5) Fisher Hollow   (6) Frank Coe Hollow   (7) Grant Hollow   (8) Greasy Rock Hollow   (9) Wright Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Damascus Town, Virginia

24236 (pop. 3,174)


Cities Nearby Damascus Town, Virginia

Taylor District, VA  (pop. 7,216) 1.6 Miles
Emory-meadow View Cdp, VA  (pop. 2,249) 9.9 Miles
Glade Spring Town, VA  (pop. 1,311) 10.8 Miles
Abingdon Town, VA  (pop. 7,919) 11.7 Miles
Chilhowie District, VA  (pop. 5,139) 12.2 Miles
Chilhowie Town, VA  (pop. 2,138) 12.9 Miles
Adwolf Cdp, VA  (pop. 1,664) 15.1 Miles
Saltville Town, VA  (pop. 2,169) 16.6 Miles
Saltville District, VA  (pop. 4,354) 17.3 Miles
Wilson District, VA  (pop. 7,458) 17.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Damascus Town, Virginia

276



Elevation in Damascus Town, Virginia is 2,083.0 ft. (635.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Damascus Town, Virginia

Lat: 36.633933 N        Long: -81.787034 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Damascus Town, Virginia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Virginia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Damascus Town, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 31   (8.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 24   (6.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 19   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 22   (6.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 36   (9.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 35   (9.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 60   (16.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 26   (7.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 14   (3.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 30   (8.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 17   (4.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 42   (11.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 239

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 18

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 14

Walked : 3

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 7


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 49

5 to 9 minutes : 24

10 to 14 minutes : 0

15 to 19 minutes : 28

20 to 24 minutes : 46

25 to 29 minutes : 36

30 to 34 minutes : 16

35 to 39 minutes : 13

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 24

60 to 89 minutes : 27

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 201

No Social Security income : 225


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

With retirement income : 68

No retirement income : 358


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 22

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 14

$60,000 to $74,999 : 40

$75,000 to $99,999 : 13

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2

$125,000 to $149,999 : 11

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,477


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Damascus Town, Virginia

  • WMEV (1010 AM; 1.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; 7.0 kW; Boone, NC; Owner: George R. Reed, Receiver)
  • WABN (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Abingdon, VA; Owner: Information Communications Corporation)
  • WBEJ (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: Cb Radio, Inc.)
  • WITM (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation)
  • WITM (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation)
  • WLRV (1380 AM; 1.0 kW; Lebanon, VA; Owner: Gary W. Ward Braodcasting Corporation)
  • WMCT (1390 AM; 1.0 kW; Mountain City, TN; Owner: Johnson County Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WATA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Boone, NC; Owner: George R. Reed, Receiver)
  • WOPI (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Bristol, VA; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WIGN (1550 AM; 35.0 kW; Bristol, TN; Owner: Sunshine Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WIGN (1550 AM; 5.0 kW; Bristol, TN; Owner: Sunshine Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; 23.0 kW; Saltville, VA; Owner: Continental Media Group, Llc)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; 5.0 kW; Saltville, VA; Owner: Continental Media Group, Llc)
  • WGTH (540 AM; 1.0 kW; Cedar Bluff, VA; Owner: High Knob Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5.0 kW; West Jefferson, NC; Owner: Caddell Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10.0 kW; Bristol, VA; Owner: Ram Communications, Inc.)
  • WYRV (770 AM; 5.0 kW; Cedar Bluff, VA; Owner: Faith Christian Music Broadcasting Ministries, Inc.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5.0 kW; Bristol, VA; Owner: Bristol Broadcasting Company, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Damascus Town, Virginia

  • WFYE (100.5 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Asradio, Llc)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; Banner Elk, NC; Owner: George R. Reed, Receiver)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; Banner Elk, NC; Owner: George R. Reed, Receiver)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; Banner Elk, NC; Owner: George R. Reed, Receiver)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Emerald Sound, Inc.)
  • WFYE (102.7 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Asradio, Llc)
  • WZVA (103.5 FM; Atkins, VA; Owner: T.e.c.o. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WMMY (106.1 FM; Todd, NC; Owner: George R. Reed, Receiver)
  • WXLZ-FM (107.3 FM; Lebanon, VA; Owner: Yeary Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: East Tennessee State University)
  • WASU-FM (90.5 FM; Boone, NC; Owner: Appalachian State University)
  • WEHC (90.7 FM; Emory, VA; Owner: Emory & Henry College)
  • WEHC (90.7 FM; Emory, VA; Owner: Emory & Henry College)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; Sugar Grove, VA; Owner: Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc.)
  • WFHG-FM (92.7 FM; Bristol, VA; Owner: Bristol Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: Bristol Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WTZR (99.3 FM; Bluff City, TN; Owner: Bristol Broadcasting Company, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Damascus Town, Virginia

  • WJHL-TV (Channel 11; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: Media General Communications Holdings, Llc)
  • WKPT-TV (Channel 19; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; Elizabethton, TN; Owner: Bluestone License Holdings Inc.)
  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; Marion, VA; Owner: Blue Ridge Public Television, Inc.)
  • WLFG (Channel 68; Lebanon, VA; Owner: Living Faith Ministries, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Damascus Town, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 27  (13.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 16  (7.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 36  (17.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 55  (26.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 34  (19.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 50  (29.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 55  (32.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 105 Farms In Damascus Town, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Damascus Town, Virginia

The Bank Of Marion - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $357k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 24

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Damascus Town, Virginia

  • Mountain Empire


    (about 30.2 miles in Rural Retreat, Virginia; Airport Code: VA3)

  • Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA


    (about 36.1 miles in Blountville, Tennessee; Airport Code: TRI)

  • Wilkes County


    (about 47.7 miles in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina; Airport Code: IKB)

  • Lonesome Pine


    (about 47.9 miles in Coeburn, Virginia; Airport Code: LNP)

  • Mercer County


    (about 55.8 miles in Bluefield, West Virginia; Airport Code: BLF)

  • Morganton Lenoir


    (about 56.1 miles in Drexel, North Carolina; Airport Code: MRN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Damascus Town, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.31%

Carpooled

13.00%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.92%

Other Means

1.06%

Worked At Home

3.71%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Damascus Town, Virginia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 156

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 9

Female householder, no husband present : 52

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 206

Householder not living alone : 3


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 7

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 419


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 105

Renter-occupied housing units : 51

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16

Renter-occupied housing units : 36

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 83

Renter-occupied housing units : 126


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 94

$10,000 to $14,999 : 55

$15,000 to $19,999 : 45

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 42

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 17

$60,000 to $74,999 : 47

$75,000 to $99,999 : 13

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2

$125,000 to $149,999 : 11

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Total : 540


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Occupied : 426

Vacant : 114


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 3

Built 1990 to 1999 : 53

Built 1980 to 1989 : 47

Built 1970 to 1979 : 42

Built 1960 to 1969 : 88

Built 1950 to 1959 : 62

Built 1940 to 1949 : 65

Built 1939 or earlier : 177


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Utility gas : 0

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 11

Electricity : 293

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 112

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 4

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 3


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $69,999 : 8

$70,000 to $79,999 : 11

$80,000 to $89,999 : 12

$90,000 to $99,999 : 2

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $174,999 : 34

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 26

$250,000 to $299,999 : 3

$300,000 to $399,999 : 9

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 2

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 12

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 74

Housing units without a mortgage : 118


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Damascus Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $103,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $33,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $33,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $136,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $137,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $213,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $153,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Damascus Town, Virginia: 50.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Damascus Town, VA): $19,886
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Damascus Town): $58,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Damascus Town): $319
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Damascus Town, Virginia

Utility Gas: 0.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 6.7%
Electricity: 52.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 36.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Damascus Town, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Damascus Town, Virginia

Johnson Co Home Health


     Address: 1987 South Shady Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 9/6/1989

Johnston Memorial Home Care


     Address: 173 Johnson St, Abingdon, Virginia 24210
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 2/7/1995

Home Nsg Srvc Of Sw Va Inc


     Address: 611 Campus Drive Suite 300, Abingdon, Virginia 24210
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/25/1985

Intrepid Usa Healthcare Services


     Address: 15856 Porterfield Highway, Abingdon, Virginia 24210
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/15/1992

Bristol Home Health Services


     Address: 29 Lancaster Street, Bristol, Virginia 24201
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/12/1990

Hospitals Close To Damascus Town, Virginia

Johnston Memorial Hospital


     Address: "351 Court Street, Ne", Abingdon, Virginia 24210
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center


     Address: One Medical Park Blvd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute


     Address: 340 Bagley Circle, Marion, Virginia 24354
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Smyth County Community Hospital


     Address: 565 Radio Hill Road, Marion, Virginia 24354
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Ashe Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 Hospital Ave, Jefferson, North Carolina 28640
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Damascus Town, Virginia

Mountain City Care & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 919 Medical Park Drive, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 114
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Grace Healthcare Of Abingdon


     Address: 600 Walden Road, Abingdon, Virginia 24210
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Valley Health Care Center


     Address: 940 East Lee Highway, Chilhowie, Virginia 24319
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 175
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Cambridge House, The


     Address: 250 Bellebrook Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 125
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Wellmont Bristol Regional Center Snf


     Address: 1 Medical Park Blvd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Damascus Town, Virginia

Name: McGuire
Address: 12700 Hagers Ferry Road; Huntersville, NC 28078-9340
Distance: 99 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Damascus Town, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 525
    Disabled Workers: 230
    Widowers Workers: 105
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 85


(updated 2007)



Washington County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 32.60%
  • Bush & Cheney 65.51%
  • Other 1.89%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Damascus Town, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Washington County, VA

6.36 % of Washington County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,436

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Washington County, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Bristol , VA 0.90 % ($33,687 AGI )
  • Sullivan County , TN 0.85 % ($50,804 AGI )
  • Smyth County , VA 0.53 % ($29,566 AGI )

Relocation away from Washington County, VA

6.00 % of Washington County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,260

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Washington County, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Bristol , VA 1.19 % ($28,845 AGI )
  • Sullivan County , TN 1.09 % ($33,279 AGI )
  • Smyth County , VA 0.57 % ($24,358 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Damascus Town, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Damascus Town, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Damascus Town, Virginia

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 185 185 0 122 123
Robbery n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 92 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assault n/a n/a 1 n/a n/a 2 2 0 1 2 2 6 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 79 n/a n/a 183 184 0 93 185 243 730 123
Burglary n/a n/a 5 n/a n/a 4 2 3 1 1 0 1 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 397 n/a n/a 366 184 277 93 93 0 122 368
Larceny Theft n/a n/a 20 n/a n/a 22 35 30 24 15 35 19 17
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 1,587 n/a n/a 2,011 3,223 2,768 2,220 1,390 4,248 2,311 2,086
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a 4 n/a n/a 8 4 1 0 0 1 3 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 317 n/a n/a 731 368 92 0 0 121 365 0
Arson n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a 7 n/a n/a 9 10 9 6 4 9 6 5
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a 4 n/a n/a 5 6 4 4 3 5 4 3


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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