Staunton, Virginia Population 2021

Staunton, Virginia's estimated population is 25,672 with a growth rate of 1.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Staunton, Virginia is the 70th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 23,737 and has seen a growth of 8.15% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202125,6723701.46%
202025,3023701.48%
201924,9323701.51%
201824,5622370.97%
201724,3251690.70%
201624,156-29-0.12%
201524,185-98-0.40%
201424,2831820.76%
201324,1012921.23%
201223,809-214-0.89%
201124,0232861.20%
201023,737-724-2.96%
199024,4612,60411.91%
198021,857-2,647-10.80%
197024,5042,27210.22%
196022,2322,30511.57%
195019,9276,59049.41%
194013,3371,34711.23%
193011,9901,36712.87%
192010,623190.18%
191010,6043,31545.48%
19007,2890.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.46%
County Website
2010 Population
23,737
Growth Since 2010
8.15%
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Staunton, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,37683.40%
Black or African American2,75411.27%
Two or More Races7773.18%
Asian3371.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.34%
Some Other Race730.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.13%
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Staunton, Virginia Population by Race

Staunton, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Staunton, Virginia Median Age

42.8


Total

40.7


Male

44.1


Female

Staunton, Virginia Adults

There are 19,802 adults, (5,126 of whom are seniors) in Staunton, Virginia.

Staunton, Virginia Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Staunton, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,261

54.28%

Male

11,171

45.72%

Staunton, Virginia Population by Age

Staunton, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Staunton, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.8%27.2%
All57.3%42.7%
Female48%52%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Male40.6%59.4%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Staunton, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5972.1857.3
Non Family4,5591.1946.5
Married4,3702.9272.8
Female1,2792.9748
Male3892.8240.6

2.81

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Staunton, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5383.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,2727.21%
High School Graduate5,26129.82%
Some College3,43819.49%
Associates Degree1,2457.06%
Bachelors Degree3,11417.65%
Graduate Degree2,77615.73%
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Staunton, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Staunton, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,96513,6135,323
Black1,7921,460387
Hispanic36229657
2+ Races26322212
Asian220220111
Native American6131
Other Race37299
Islander1414

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 50.45%.

Staunton, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,772$41,406$33,399
Less Than 9th Grade$25,382$26,250$
High School Graduate$30,477$34,924$24,566
Some College$35,705$40,139$30,781
Bachelors Degree$43,317$46,285$42,676
Graduate Degree$52,108$69,583$44,890

$37,772

Average Earnings

$41,406

Average Male

$33,399

Average Female

Staunton, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Staunton, Virginia Language by Age

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Staunton, Virginia Language

94.61% of Staunton, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Staunton, Virginia Language

Staunton, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0661,96410.30%
Black2,38843218.09%
Hispanic59812020.07%
Native754357.33%
Multiple710172.39%
Asian30672.29%
Other5347.55%

11.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

13.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Staunton, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Staunton, Virginia is Native, with 57.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Staunton, Virginia is Asian, with 2.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.59%.

Staunton, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.82%
High School14.27%
Some College8.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Staunton, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed24.41%
Female Unemployed24.17%
Female Employed7.97%
Male Employed3.35%

Staunton, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Staunton, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,611$69,203
Families$71,182$84,790
Married Families$82,977-
Non Families$32,557$45,654
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Income by Household Type

Staunton, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Staunton, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Staunton, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Staunton, Virginia Marital Status

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1,764

Number of Veterans

1,487

Male Veterans

277

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam490
First Gulf War388
Second Gulf War341
Korea151
World War II120

Staunton, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54534
75+477
65 to 74354
55 to 64276
18 to 34123

Staunton, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5369.14%
Black1888.76%
Hispanic427.98%
2+ Races276.12%
Other Race1322.41%

Staunton, Virginia Veterans by Race

Staunton, Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Staunton, Virginia Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Staunton, Virginia Employment by Age

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Staunton, Virginia Employment by Race

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Staunton, Virginia 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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61.97%

Born in Staunton, Virginia

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Staunton, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 61.97% having been born in Virginia. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Staunton, Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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