Staunton, VA

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2022 Population
25,581
0.879% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41
0.244% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.4%
6.82% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,731
12.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$219,500
22% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
12,367
2.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Staunton, VA had a population of 25.6k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $59,731. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Staunton, VA grew from 25,358 to 25,581, a 0.879% increase and its median household income grew from $53,041 to $59,731, a 12.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Staunton, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.01%), White (Hispanic) (1.9%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.42%).

None of the households in Staunton, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Staunton, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Staunton, VA are Mary Baldwin University (587 degrees awarded in 2022) and Staunton School of Cosmetology (233666) (23 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Staunton, VA was $219,500, and the homeownership rate was 59.5%.

Most people in Staunton, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Staunton, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Staunton, VA is home to a population of 25.6k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.19% of Staunton, VA residents were born outside of the country (1.07k people).

In 2022, there were 7.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.4k people) in Staunton, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.03k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Staunton, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Staunton, VA was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Staunton, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.4k ± 25
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.59k ± 277
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.03k ± 234
3.8%
Hispanic Population
972 people

In 2022, there were 7.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.4k people) in Staunton, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.03k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.8% of the people in Staunton, VA are hispanic (972 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,605 ± 8,003 people
  2. India
    98,735 ± 7,670 people
  3. Mexico
    59,855 ± 5,986 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,605 Virginia residents, followed by India with 98,735 and Mexico with 59,855.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.19%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.07k people
3.89%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
986 people

As of 2022, 4.19% of Staunton, VA residents (1.07k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Staunton, VA was 3.89%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    488 ± 146
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    466 ± 177
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    311 ± 148

Staunton, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Staunton, VA employs 12.4k people. The largest industries in Staunton, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,966 people), Educational Services (1,662 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,332 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,069), Wholesale Trade ($63,909), and Public Administration ($56,577).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,674. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

12.4k
2022 Value
± 792
2.28%
1 Year growth
± 8.83%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Staunton, VA grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 12.1k employees to 12.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Staunton, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,240 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,134 people), and Management Occupations (1,090 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Staunton, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.4k
2022 Value
± 792
2.28%
1 Year growth
± 8.83%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Staunton, VA grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 12.1k employees to 12.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Staunton, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,966 people), Educational Services (1,662 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,332 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Staunton, VA, though some of these residents may live in Staunton, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,989
Median earning men ± $4,314
$35,200
Median earning women ± $3,180

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($64,227), Public Administration ($58,919), and Manufacturing ($58,100).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,607), Information ($47,554), and Manufacturing ($45,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Staunton, VA awarded 610 degrees. The student population of Staunton, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 413 male students and 1,566 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Staunton, VA are White (386 and 63.5%), followed by Black or African American (98 and 16.1%), Unknown (53 and 8.72%), and Hispanic or Latino (38 and 6.25%).

The largest universities in Staunton, VA by number of degrees awarded are Mary Baldwin University (587 and 96.2%) and Staunton School of Cosmetology (233666) (23 and 3.77%).

The most popular majors in Staunton, VA are General Business Administration & Management (71 and 11.6%), Applied Behavior Analysis (46 and 7.54%), and Occupational Therapy (40 and 6.56%).

The median tuition cost in Staunton, VA for private four year colleges is $31,611.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2020 in Staunton, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 5.72%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,979 (20.9% men and 79.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,979 students enrolled in Staunton, VA, 20.9% men and 79.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,147 records, of which 80.3% were women and 19.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 53 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Staunton, VA was General Business Administration & Management with 53 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 587 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mary Baldwin University with 587 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 100 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Staunton, VA, which is 0.196 times less than the 510 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 386 degrees mean that there were 3.94 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 98 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($31,611) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($425) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Staunton, VA was $219,500 in 2022, which is 0.779 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $179,900 to $219,500, a 22% increase. The homeownership rate in Staunton, VA is 59.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Staunton, VA have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Staunton, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Staunton, VA is $59,731. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Staunton, VA was Census Tract 5 with a value of $80,846, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 6, with respective values of $60,382 and $56,722.

Property

$219,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,810
$6,581
Median Property Taxes
±$560

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Rent vs Own

59.5%
Homeownership
2022
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.5% of the housing units in Staunton, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5
  2. Census Tract 3
  3. Census Tract 6

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Staunton, VA was Census Tract 5 with a value of $80,846, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 6, with respective values of $60,382 and $56,722.

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Household Income

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$59,731
Median Household Income
± $5,343
11.1k
Number of Households
± 749

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.1k households in Staunton, VA grew to $59,731 from the previous year's value of $53,041.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Staunton, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (7.69%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.52%)

In 2022, 80.6% of workers in Staunton, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.69%) and those who worked at home (5.52%).

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Staunton, VA have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.01% of the workforce in Staunton, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Staunton, VA (2.76k out of 24.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Staunton, VA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.8% of the population of Staunton, VA has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 2.51% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Staunton city, VA see 2770 patients per year on average, which represents a 11.2% increase from the previous year (2492 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1200 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 149 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,770 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Staunton city, VA

Primary care physicians in Staunton city, VA see an average of 2,770 patients per year. This represents a 11.2% increase from the previous year (2,492 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.1% were men and 55.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.21%
Uninsured
45.3%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
16.9%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
2.51%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Staunton, VA declined by 6.03% from 8.74% to 8.21%.

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