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  • Community Characteristics: Close to Military Facility(ies), Stable Population / Low Residential Turnover, Many High-rise Apartment Complexes

  • Population: 12,294

  • Income Per Capita: $27,276

  • Average Household Expenditure: $62,408



Damascus real estate sits at the intersection of Routes 27 and 108 in northern Montgomery County, the most affluent and populated county in Maryland. The county has 13 Metro stations, which provide easy access to shopping in Rockville and White Flint and to the plethora of restaurants in Bethesda. Yet despite its recent growth, the city remains fairly rural. A major agricultural fair, the Damascus Community Fair, is a popular annual attraction for Damascus real estate owners and visitors alike. The area also boasts a number of 4-H clubs and three equestrian centers. Nevertheless, the town still serves as the commercial center for several smaller surrounding communities. Amenities abound, and outdoor recreation options, including Magruder Trail and nearby Butler’s Orchard, are a major draw for Damascus real estate owners.

In addition to the 90% graduation rate across county high schools, Damascus High School is nationally known for both it academics and its well-funded and exceptionally successful athletic programs. As a result, many families with school age children are attracted to Damascus real estate. And because home prices are somewhat lower compared to otherWashington, D.C. suburbs, commuters are also drawn to Damascus real estate. You can learn more about the Montgomery County housing market, including timely statistics about active inventory and the median sales price of area homes, by visiting the Montgomery County housing market. You can also refer to the facts below for additional details about living in Damascus. Interested in Damascus real estate or homes for sale? Search forDamascus real estate now.

Resource: Long & Foster


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