The City of Staunton had a population of 24,960 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Staunton is located at latitude 38.1496 and longitude -79.0717 in Staunton (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Staunton encompass a land area of 19.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Staunton (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,391 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Staunton are located in Staunton (city) County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Augusta County.
The City of Staunton (GNIS ID: 1789075) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Staunton: Augusta Court House, Mill Place.
|Total Population||24,960 (100%)|
|Population in Households||23,967 (96.0%)|
|Population in Families||17,456 (69.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||993 ( 4.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$47,467|
|Average Household Income||$67,160|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,065|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||12,565 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,170 (49.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,986 (39.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,409 (11.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,875|
|Average Home Value||$219,279|
|Housing Affordability Index3||154|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.88%|
|Per Capita Income||1.72%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.5%|
The table below compares Staunton to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 44||93rd|
|Population Density||# 201||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 382||36th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 222||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 253||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 372||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.