Staunton, Virginia Population 2020

25,522
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Staunton is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 25,522, it is the 22nd largest city in Virginia and the 1501st largest city in the United States. Staunton is currently growing at a rate of 1.19% annually and its population has increased by 7.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,746 in 2010. Spanning over 20 miles, Staunton has a population density of 1,281 people per square mile.

The average household income in Staunton is $66,313 with a poverty rate of 13.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $863 per month, and the median house value is $164,800. The median age in Staunton is 42.5 years, 39.9 years for males, and 43.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males.

Staunton Demographics

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

  • White: 83.38%
  • Black or African American: 11.67%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Staunton, Virginia is 25,522, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,922.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,746.

Staunton, Virginia Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020125,0531,0230.82%
2019124,0301,0230.82%
2018123,0071,0230.83%
2017121,9841,1270.92%
2016120,8577870.65%
2015120,0705910.49%
2014119,4793630.30%
2013119,1166610.55%
2012118,455-305-0.26%
2011118,7604490.38%
2010118,3110.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,38783.38%
Black or African American2,85311.67%
Two or More Races7092.90%
Asian3501.43%
Some Other Race820.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native710.29%
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Staunton Population Pyramid 2020

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Staunton Median Age

42.5


Total

39.9


Male

43.7


Female

Staunton Adults

There are 19,778 adults, (5,072 of whom are seniors) in Staunton.

Staunton Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Staunton Sex Ratio

Female

13,254

54.20%

Male

11,198

45.80%

Staunton Households and Families

Staunton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Staunton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.6%28.4%
All56.8%43.2%
Male48.4%51.6%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female41.7%58.3%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5202.256.8
Non Family4,5931.2447.4
Married4,3612.9371.6
Female1,1983.0941.7
Male3682.6548.4

2.85

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Staunton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6103.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,2647.19%
High School Graduate5,20929.64%
Some College3,29918.77%
Associates Degree1,2156.91%
Bachelors Degree3,33818.99%
Graduate Degree2,64115.03%
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Staunton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,91613,5115,315
Black1,8331,465436
Hispanic32826660
Multiple Races25523654
Asian204204114
Native American5031
Other Race473716

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.88%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,603$38,587$31,622
Less Than High School$24,602$25,333$
High School Grad$26,328$32,586$22,464
Some College$35,051$39,569$27,527
Bachelors Degree$41,410$44,088$40,328
Graduate Degree$50,984$61,010$42,664

$35,603

Average Earnings

$38,587

Average Male

$31,622

Average Female

Staunton Language

Staunton Language by Age

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Staunton Language

94.73% of Staunton residents speak only English, while 5.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Staunton Poverty

Staunton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0932,66613.96%
Black2,45333713.74%
Hispanic58011720.17%
Native602643.33%
Asian320216.56%
Multiple662121.81%
Other66710.61%

13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.87%

Male Poverty Rate

16.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Staunton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Staunton is Native, with 43.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Staunton is Multiple, with 1.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.12%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.34%
High School15.38%
Some College9.95%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.94%
Male Unemployed35.75%
Female Employed9.05%
Male Employed4.91%

Staunton Income

Staunton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,049$66,313
Families$64,908$81,714
Married Families$79,375-
Non Families$31,712$43,981
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Staunton Marital Status

Staunton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

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 55-64.

Staunton Marital Status by Race

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Staunton Veterans

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1,666

Number of Veterans

1,452

Male Veterans

214

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam551
First Gulf War296
Second Gulf War287
Korea138
World War II134
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Age Group Veterans
75+485
35 to 54463
65 to 74402
55 to 64217
18 to 3499
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4318.52%
Black1948.80%
Hispanic469.07%
Other2334.33%
2 or More184.74%

Staunton Veterans by Education

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5.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Staunton Employment Status

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60%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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61.44%

Born in Virginia

96.06%

Native Born

3.94%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.06% of Staunton residents were born in the United States, with 61.44% having been born in Virginia. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202025,5223001.19%
201925,2223001.20%
201824,9223561.45%
201724,5663001.24%
201624,266470.19%
201524,219-68-0.28%
201424,2871860.77%
201324,1012941.23%
201223,807-213-0.89%
201124,0202841.20%
201023,736-117-0.05%
200023,853-608-0.25%
199024,4612,6041.13%
198021,857-2,647-1.14%
197024,5042,2720.98%
196022,2322,3051.10%
195019,9276,5904.10%
194013,3371,3471.07%
193011,9901,3671.22%
192010,623190.02%
191010,6043,3153.82%
19007,2893140.44%
18906,9753110.46%
18806,6641,5442.67%
18705,1201,2452.83%
18603,8750.00%