|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Staunton is 25,661. Staunton, Virginia is the 1,517th largest city in the US.
Staunton is located entirely in Staunton city.
The peak population of Staunton was in 2020, when its population was 25,800. In 2020, Staunton was the 1,500th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,517th largest city in the US. Staunton is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Staunton has grown 7.6% since the 2000. Staunton, Virginia's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Staunton has a population density of 1,188.8 people per square mile.
|1511||Peekskill, New York||25,740||14.2%|
|1512||Big Spring, Texas||25,735||2.5%|
|1515||Stevens Point, Wisconsin||25,692||2.1%|
|1516||Happy Valley, Oregon||25,679||315.1%|
|1518||Mauldin, South Carolina||25,654||63.8%|
|1521||Cliffside Park, New Jersey||25,594||11.2%|
|1522||Avon Lake, Ohio||25,588||39.3%|
|1523||Moses Lake, Washington||25,583||65.6%|
The total voting age population of Staunton, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 19,358. The voting age population is 44.3% male and 55.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.0% of the residents of Staunton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Staunton are 83.4% White, 11.3% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 1.4% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 0.3% Other and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Staunton, 11.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.0%. On a per-household basis, 6.2% of families are below the poverty line in Staunton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.1% of Staunton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.7% of Staunton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.4% have a bachelor's degree and 15.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Staunton residents aged 5 and older, 5.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Staunton is 3.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Staunton, 22.1% 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 $52,611.
In Staunton, 57.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.7% of housing units in Staunton.
Of all the housing units in Staunton, 19.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Staunton, 15.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Staunton is $861.
In Staunton, 74.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.