Staunton, Illinois Population 2024

4,919

Staunton is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Staunton has a 2024 population of 4,919. Staunton is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,042 in 2020.

The average household income in Staunton is $66,990 with a poverty rate of 20.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Staunton is 41.8 years, 41.6 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Staunton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.54%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,262.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.44% (-123)
The current population of Staunton, Illinois is 4,919 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,042.

Staunton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,37395.54%
Two or more races1292.82%
Asian531.16%
Black or African American130.28%
Native American90.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Staunton Population by Race

Staunton Population Pyramid 2024

Staunton Median Age

41.8

Total

41.6

Male

42

Female

Staunton Adults

There are 3,680 adults, (864 of whom are seniors) in Staunton.

Staunton Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Staunton Sex Ratio

Female2,51754.99%
Male2,06045.01%

Staunton Population by Age

Staunton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8642.4274.125.9
Non Family8261.1874.825.2
Married6463.379.720.3
Female2343.0679.120.9
Male1584.3640.559.5
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3.23

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Staunton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Staunton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Staunton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Staunton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,636

Average Earnings

$39,209

Average Male

$38,213

Average Female

Staunton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Staunton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Staunton Language

98.3% of Staunton residents speak only English, while 1.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.2% of the population.

Staunton Language

Staunton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,28988120.54%
Multiple1292922.48%
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20.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.38%

Male Poverty Rate

22.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Staunton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Staunton is Multiple, with 22.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Staunton is White, with 20.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.19%.

Staunton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.34%
Some College11.19%
High School10.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%
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Staunton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed11.26%
Female Employed9.96%
Female Unemployed
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Staunton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Staunton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Staunton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Staunton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Staunton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

218

Number of Veterans

205

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Staunton Veterans by War

count

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Staunton Veterans by Age

count

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Staunton Veterans by Race

Staunton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Staunton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Staunton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Staunton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Staunton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.46%

Born in Staunton

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Staunton residents were born in the United States, with 83.46% having been born in Illinois. 0.94% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,764-31-0.65%
20284,795-31-0.64%
20274,826-31-0.64%
20264,857-31-0.63%
20254,888-31-0.63%
20244,919-31-0.63%
20234,950-31-0.62%
20224,981-31-0.62%
20215,012-30-0.6%
20205,042681.37%
20194,974-11-0.22%
20184,985-15-0.3%
20175,000-23-0.46%
20165,023-2-0.04%
20155,025-37-0.73%
20145,062-55-1.07%
20135,117-46-0.89%
20125,163-73-1.39%
20115,23630.06%
20105,2332034.04%
20005,0302244.66%
19904,806621.31%
19804,7443487.92%
19704,3961683.97%
19604,2281814.47%
19504,047-165-3.92%
19404,212-406-8.79%
19304,618-1,409-23.38%
19206,02797919.39%
19105,0482,26281.19%
19002,786
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Staunton Population by Year