Staunton, Illinois Population 2021

5,432
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Staunton is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Staunton has a 2020 population of 5,432. Staunton is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -6.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,804 in 2010. Staunton reached it's highest population of 5,805 in 2011.

The average household income in Staunton is $63,575 with a poverty rate of 12.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $106,300. The median age in Staunton is 43.2 years, 39.6 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Staunton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Staunton was:

  • White: 99.62%
  • Two or more races: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Staunton, Illinois is 5,432 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,522.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,804.

Staunton, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,51399.62%
Two or More Races210.38%
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Staunton Population by Race

Staunton Population Pyramid $2021

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Staunton Median Age

43.2


Total

39.6


Male

46.4


Female

Staunton Adults

There are 4,461 adults, (1,057 of whom are seniors) in Staunton.

Staunton Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Staunton Sex Ratio

Female

2,718

49.11%

Male

2,816

50.89%

Staunton Population by Age

Staunton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Staunton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female60.6%39.4%
Male55.3%44.7%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Staunton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4302.2569.1
Married1,1622.9278.4
Non Family9151.261.2
Female2212.2960.6
Male1323.555.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Staunton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade220.56%
9th to 12th Grade2105.35%
High School Graduate1,60540.87%
Some College98124.98%
Associates Degree3448.76%
Bachelors Degree57214.57%
Graduate Degree1934.91%
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Staunton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Staunton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9133,681765
2+ Races1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.55%.

Staunton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,500$46,055$30,017
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,781$41,005$20,714
Some College$36,736$63,750$28,047
Bachelors Degree$55,521$91,196$45,815
Graduate Degree$67,847$58,529$71,016

$38,500

Average Earnings

$46,055

Average Male

$30,017

Average Female

Staunton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Staunton Language by Age

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Staunton Language

99.36% of Staunton residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Staunton Language

Staunton Poverty by Race

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12.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Staunton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Staunton is White, with 12.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Staunton is White, with 12.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.23%.

Staunton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.43%
High School8.63%
Some College5.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Staunton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.69%
Female Employed9.43%
Male Employed9.18%
Male Unemployed7.07%

Staunton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Staunton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,628$63,575
Families$65,417$76,344
Married Families$80,682-
Non Families$37,650$41,143
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Income by Household Type

Staunton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Staunton Married by Age and Sex

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Staunton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Staunton Marital Status by Race

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Staunton Marital Status

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352

Number of Veterans

335

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam154
First Gulf War76
Second Gulf War48
World War II16
Korea

Staunton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74121
35 to 54117
75+83
18 to 3431
55 to 64

Staunton Veterans by Age

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Staunton Veterans by Race

Staunton Veterans by Education

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12.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Staunton Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Staunton Employment by Age

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Staunton Employment by Race

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Staunton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.18%

Born in Staunton

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Staunton residents were born in the United States, with 79.18% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Staunton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,432-30-0.55%
20205,462-30-0.55%
20195,492-30-0.54%
20185,522-18-0.32%
20175,540-24-0.43%
20165,564-6-0.11%
20155,570-40-0.71%
20145,610-65-1.15%
20135,675-47-0.82%
20125,722-83-1.43%
20115,80510.02%
20105,8040.00%

Staunton Population by Year