Damascus is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 237 people and just one neighborhood, Damascus is the 449th largest community in Georgia.
Occupations and Workforce
Damascus is a blue-collar town, with 49.37% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Damascus is a city of construction workers and builders, production and manufacturing workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Damascus who work in management occupations (15.19%), office and administrative support (7.59%) and community and social services (7.59%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Damascus’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Damascus has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Damascus has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Damascus than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Damascus may be for you.
One downside of living in Damascus is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Damascus, the average commute to work is 30.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Damascus doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.