Staunton, VA Population

Population: 23,853. Estimated population in July 2020: 23,337 (-2.2% change)
Males: 11,237 (47.1%), Females: 12,616 (52.9%)

Zip codes: 24401.

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $32,941
Median house value: $87,500

Races in Staunton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.7%)
  • Black (14.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (18.2%), German (13.9%), English (10.0%), Irish (9.0%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), Italian (2.9%).

Elevation: 1402 feet

Land area: 19.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Staunton

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Staunton city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -807 (-3.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Staunton:

  • WESTERN STATE HOSP (PO BOX 2500)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (PO BOX 2500)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Staunton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Staunton:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 15 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 44 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 59 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Staunton:

Amtrak station:
STAUNTON (1 MIDDLEBROOK AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Staunton:

  • MARY BALDWIN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,195; Location: NEW & FREDERICK ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mbc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • STAUNTON SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 20; Location: 128 E BEVERLEY ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Staunton:

  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 39 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 76 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,557)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)

Schools

Public high schools in Staunton:

  • ROBERT E. LEE HIGH (Students: 820; Location: 1200 N COALTER ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIVERHEADS HIGH (Students: 495; Location: 19 HOWARDSVILLE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Staunton:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 19 S MARKET ST; Grades: KG – 12)
  • STUART HALL (Students: 131; Location: 235 W FREDERICK ST BOX 210; Grades: 6 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Staunton:

  • BEVERLEY MANOR MIDDLE (Students: 842; Location: 58 CEDAR GREEN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHELBURNE MIDDLE (Students: 644; Location: 300 GRUBERT AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RIVERHEADS ELEM. (Students: 530; Location: 17 HOWARDSVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • THOMAS W. DIXON ELEM. (Students: 385; Location: 1751 SCHUTTERLEE MILL RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BEVERLEY MANOR ELEM. (Students: 316; Location: 116 CEDAR GREEN RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • A. R. WARE, JR. ELEM. (Students: 314; Location: 330 GRUBERT AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • THOMAS C. MCSWAIN ELEM. (Students: 284; Location: 1101 N COALTER ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BESSIE WELLER ELEM. (Students: 237; Location: 600 GREENVILLE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • VIRGINIA SCHOOL FOR DEAF (Students: 101; Location: EAST BEVERLEY STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • VIRGINIA SCHOOL FOR BLIND (Students: 27; Location: EAST BEVERLEY STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Staunton:

  • C F RICHARDS JR ACADEMY (Students: 68; Location: 414 STERLING STREET; Grades: KG – 10)
  • STAUNTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: PO BOX 722; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Staunton:

  • STAUNTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $974,576; Location: 1 CHURCHVILLE AVENUE; 150,980 books; 10,256 audio materials; 6,109 video materials; 252 serial subscriptions)