Damascus is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 802 people and just one neighborhood, Damascus is the 288th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Damascus isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Damascus are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Damascus is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Damascus who work in food service (14.24%), office and administrative support (13.90%) and sales jobs (12.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Damascus doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.