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Damascus is a town in Van Buren County. (The community straddles Van Buren and Faulkner counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Damascus is 35.367N. The longitude is -92.409W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 308.


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Median household income
Local
$28,977
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Damascus demographic reports

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Damascus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Van Buren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72039 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Damascus residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Damascus ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Damascus was $18,342, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Damascus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Damascus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.


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Van Buren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Damascus political report.

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The average commute time for Damascus workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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