Staunton, Illinois Population 2022

5,038
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Staunton is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Staunton has a 2020 population of 5,038. Staunton is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,054 in 2010.

The average household income in Staunton is $59,139 with a poverty rate of 13.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $100,900. The median age in Staunton is 43 years, 39.3 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Staunton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Stauntonwas:

  • White: 97.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Staunton, Illinois is 5,038 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,054.

Staunton, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,41097.39%
Black or African American80.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.13%
Asian491.08%
Two or More Races551.21%
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Staunton Population by Race

Staunton Population Pyramid 2022

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Staunton Median Age

42.9


Total

39.5


Male

49.1


Female

Staunton Adults

There are 3,668 adults, (897 of whom are seniors) in Staunton.

Staunton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Staunton Sex Ratio

Female

2,339

51.66%

Male

2,189

48.34%

Staunton Population by Age

Staunton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Staunton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.4%29.6%
Female69.9%30.1%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Male31.5%68.5%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Staunton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0132.2264.5
Married7853.0670.4
Male894.4631.5
Female2692.2569.9
Non Family8701.2160.9

2.91

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Staunton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade230.72%
9th to 12th Grade1434.46%
High School Graduate1,30140.54%
Some College80825.18%
Associates Degree34010.60%
Bachelors Degree42213.15%
Graduate Degree1725.36%
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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
Black888
Native American666
2+ Races222222
Hispanic666
White3,1242,958558
Asian4949

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Staunton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,312$42,683$31,921
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,607$39,659$21,458
Some College$35,587$50,179$30,122
Bachelors Degree$51,056$78,188$50,039
Graduate Degree$57,054$57,946$56,607

$37,312

Average Earnings

$42,683

Average Male

$31,921

Average Female

Staunton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Staunton Language by Age

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Staunton Language

97.72% of Staunton residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Staunton Language

Staunton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,33958413.46%
OtherNaN%
Multiple551527.27%

13.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.28%

Male Poverty Rate

16.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Staunton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Staunton is White, with 13.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Staunton is Multiple, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.50%.

Staunton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.10%
High School10.55%
Some College4.27%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Staunton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.99%
Male Unemployed10.11%
Female Employed9.69%
Female Unemployed38.00%

Staunton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Staunton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,725$59,945
Families$58,381$68,240
Married Families$70,650-
Non Families$41,776$47,698
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Income by Household Type

Staunton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

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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250

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War50
Vietnam132
Korea4
World War II4

Staunton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 5472
55 to 648
65 to 74115
75+38

Staunton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2426.80%
Black8100.00%

Staunton Veterans by Race

Staunton Veterans by Education

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16.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Staunton Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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80.61%

Born in Staunton

98.19%

Native Born

1.81%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.19% of Staunton residents were born in the United States, with 80.61% having been born in Illinois. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Staunton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,7860.00%
19105,0482,2626.12%
19206,0279791.79%
19304,618-1,409-2.63%
19404,212-406-0.92%
19504,047-165-0.40%
19604,2281810.44%
19704,3961680.39%
19804,7443480.76%
19904,806620.13%
20005,0302240.46%
20105,1391090.21%
20115,131-8-0.16%
20125,123-8-0.16%
20135,115-8-0.16%
20145,107-8-0.16%
20155,099-8-0.16%
20165,091-8-0.16%
20175,083-8-0.16%
20185,075-8-0.16%
20195,067-8-0.16%
20205,054-13-0.26%
20215,046-8-0.16%
20225,038-8-0.16%

Staunton Population by Year