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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Staunton is 4,997. Staunton, Illinois is the 4,814th largest city in the US.
Staunton is located entirely in Macoupin County.
The peak population of Staunton was in 2000, when its population was 5,142. In 2000, Staunton was the 4,336th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,814th largest city in the US. Staunton is currently 2.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Staunton has shrunk 2.8% since the year 2000. Staunton, Illinois's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Staunton has a population density of 1,678.3 people per square mile.
|4808||Circle Pines, Minnesota||5,005||7.2%|
|4810||Sergeant Bluff, Iowa||5,000||49.7%|
|4816||Kenneth City, Florida||4,994||12.4%|
|4820||Brielle, New Jersey||4,982||1.4%|
The total voting age population of Staunton, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,048. The voting age population is 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.3% of the residents of Staunton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Staunton are 99.9% White and 0.1% Two or more races.
In Staunton, 13.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.1%. On a per-household basis, 8.7% of families are below the poverty line in Staunton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.0% of Staunton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.5% of Staunton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Staunton residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Staunton is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Staunton, 8.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Staunton is $46,025.
In Staunton, 67.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.8% of housing units in Staunton.
Of all the housing units in Staunton, 32.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Staunton, 12.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 290 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Staunton is $692.
In Staunton, 83.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.