Staunton (city) County VA Information


Staunton (city) County Subdivisions

Staunton (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,487
Population in Households 23,949
Population in Familes 17,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,538
Population Density1 1,276
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 11,019
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 6,229
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,321 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,698 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,476 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $171,255
Average Home Value $219,415


Median Household Income $44,189
Average Household Income $58,301
Per Capita Income $27,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 0.85%
Households 0.81% 0.81%
Families 0.65% 0.7%
Median Household Income   -1.76%
Per Capita Income   0.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Staunton (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Staunton (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 70 49th
Population Density1 # 31 78th
Diversity Index2 # 84 37th
Median Household Income # 79 42nd
Per Capita Income # 52 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.