Damascus Information

Relocation, travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Damascus, MD

General Damascus Information

State: Maryland

County: Montgomery County

Close cities: Clarksburg, MD, Montgomery Village, MD, Germantown, MD, Mount Airy, MD, Laytonsville, MD, Green Valley, MD, Monrovia, MD, Woodbine, MD

Damascus Population (census data)
Total 12,121
Male 5,875 (48.5%)
Female 6,246 (51.5%)

Population Density: 1,259 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 115.8 (US Avg is 100)

Damascus Elevation: 828 feet above sea level

Land Area: 9.62 square miles

Median Household Income: $91,702

Zip Codes: 20872.

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Damascus Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.1%)
  • Black (4.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (28.6%)
  • Irish (18.5%)
  • English (14.0%)
  • United States (8.5%)
  • Italian (7.3%)
  • Polish (4.5%)
Foriegn Born: 593 people (4.9%)
  • Latin America (42.0%)
  • Asia (34.0%)
  • Europe (24.0%)

Local Damascus Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens
NBA Basketball: Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals
NCAA Sports: Mount St. Mary's University, University of Maryland

Damascus School Information

High Schools
Damascus High (25921 Ridge Road, Damascus, MD, 20872 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Damascus High School AOIT (25921 Ridge Road, Damascus, MD, 20872 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
John T. Baker Middle School (25400 Oak Drive, Damascus, MD, 20872 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Clearspring Elementary (9930 Moyer Road, Damascus, MD, 20872 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Damascus Elementary (10201 Bethesda Church Road, Damascus, MD, 20872 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Lois P. Rockwell Elementary (24555 Cutsail Drive, Damascus, MD, 20872 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)

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