Staunton is a city located in Augusta County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Augusta County. With a 2020 population of 25,672, it is the 21st largest city in Virginia and the 1509th largest city in the United States . Staunton is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 8.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,746 in 2010. Staunton reached it's highest population of 25,672 in 2021. Spanning over 20 miles, Staunton has a population density of 1,289 people per square mile.
The average household income in Staunton is $69,203 with a poverty rate of 11.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $861 per month, and the median house value is $169,000. The median age in Staunton is 42.8 years, 40.7 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.