Damascus, VA 24236 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Damascus, VA 24236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 104
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,026
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 98
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.636, Longitude -81.802
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Damascus, VA 24236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,366
Daytime Population: Workers 967
Daytime Population: Residents 2,012
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,979
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 3,365
Population in Familes 2,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 53
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $35,443
Average Household Income $49,509
Per Capita Income $21,976


Total Housing Units 1,807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,013 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 481 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $104,012
Average Home Value $144,176


Total Households 1,494
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 958
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.07%
Households 0.37% 0.07%
Families 0.23% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Damascus, VA 24236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24236 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 428 51st
Population Density # 552 37th
Diversity Index # 801 8th
Median Household Income # 772 11th
Per Capita Income # 641 26th

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