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|People QuickFacts||Damascus CDP||Maryland|
|Population, 2013 estimate||X||5,928,814|
|Population, 2012 estimate||X||5,884,868|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||X||5,773,623|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||X||2.7%|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012||X||1.9%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||6.4%||6.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||28.8%||23.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||6.4%||12.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||51.0%||51.6%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||78.6%||58.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||8.0%||29.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.4%||0.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||5.6%||5.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||3.3%||2.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||11.6%||8.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||72.2%||54.7%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||90.0%||86.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||12.6%||13.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||16.3%||16.5%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||92.5%||88.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||46.2%||36.3%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||37.1||31.8|
|Housing units, 2010||5,172||2,378,814|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||87.7%||68.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||7.1%||25.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$390,300||$304,900|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||3.14||2.64|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$37,778||$36,056|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$106,188||$72,999|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||6.4%||9.4%|
|Business QuickFacts||Damascus CDP||Maryland|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,720||528,112|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||19.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||6.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||4.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||32.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||41,456,097|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||51,276,797|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||112,368||75,664,186|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||NA||$13,429|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||11,131||10,758,428|
|Geography QuickFacts||Damascus CDP||Maryland|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||11.56||9,707.24|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,320.0||594.8|