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Population in 2012: 23,921 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 

Males: 10,695  (44.7%)
Females: 13,226  (55.3%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24482.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,809 (it was $32,941 in 2000)
Staunton:

$39,809
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,899

Staunton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,000 (it was $88,000 in 2000)
Staunton:

$166,000
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $211,272; Detached houses: $212,074; Townhouses or other attached units: $220,192; In 2-unit structures: $192,949; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $811,256; Mobile homes: $48,455

Median gross rent in 2012: $724.

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  • White alone - 19,716 (82.5%)
  • Black alone - 2,940 (12.3%)
  • Two or more races - 557 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 532 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 138 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Staunton: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.2%), German (15.5%), English (10.2%), Irish (9.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1801

Elevation: 1402 feet

Land area: 19.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,214 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Staunton:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Staunton city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

651 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).

This city:  2.7%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 88 registered sex offenders living in Staunton, Virginia as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Staunton to the number of sex offenders is 272 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,386 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,433 (0.8%)

Staunton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (52.4 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (123.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (246.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jolivue, VA (1.7 miles ), Verona, VA (2.2 miles ), Laurel Hill, VA (2.6 miles ), Churchville, VA (2.6 miles) , Fishersville, VA (2.7 miles ), Mount Sidney, VA (3.1 miles ), Stuarts Draft, VA (3.1 miles ), New Hope, VA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 51 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2001: 64 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2005: 119 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2006: 94 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2008: 48 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $126,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.16 N, Longitude: 79.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,458 (+6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,155 (46.6%)

Area code: 540

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Crime rates in Staunton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1010022010
per 100,000 4.10.04.20.00.08.48.30.04.20.0
Rapes 5665452458
per 100,000 20.624.425.121.217.221.18.316.720.833.3
Robberies 367121913741611
per 100,000 12.424.429.250.981.954.729.116.766.645.8
Assaults 40412835483820242523
per 100,000 165.1166.8117.0148.5206.8160.083.1100.1104.095.7
Burglaries 10413681115995960573962
per 100,000 429.4553.4338.4487.9426.5248.5249.3237.7162.3258.0
Thefts 638680718637600523466465452456
per 100,000 2634.12766.82999.72702.62585.12202.51935.91939.21881.01897.5
Auto thefts 4250533831252010299
per 100,000 173.4203.4221.4161.2133.6105.383.141.7120.737.5
Arson 555116551265
per 100,000 20.620.320.946.725.921.120.850.025.020.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.9) 213.3228.5224.5219.6226.2198.3151.9137.5163.9158.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Staunton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 63 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Virginia average:

2.27

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Staunton, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Staunton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Staunton city center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/25/1985, a category F3 tornado 35.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Staunton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.5 miles away from Staunton center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from Staunton center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Augusta County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Staunton topographic map

Birthplace of: Woodrow Wilson - (1856 - 1924), president, Francis Collins - Geneticist, Eugene Lindsay Opie - Pathologist, John Davis Paris - Christian missionary, William Haines - Actor, Dave Fultz - Football and baseball player and coach, John Brown (Kentucky) - Politician, John D. Imboden - Confederate Army general, Randolph C. Berkeley - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Frederick Payne Watts - Psychologist.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Staunton: Randolph Carter Berkeley.

Main business address for: COMMUNITY FINANCIAL CORP /VA/ (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), VIRGINIA FINANCIAL GROUP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Staunton:

  • DAVITA - STAUNTON (Dialysis Facility, 29 IDLEWOOD BLVD)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSP (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1410 N AUGUSTA AVE)
  • SOUTHERNCARE, STAUNTON (Hospital, 2815 NORTH AUGUSTA STREET, SUITE C)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1301 RICHMOND ROAD)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, 1301 RICHMOND AVENUE)
  • ENVOY OF STAUNTON, LLC (Nursing Home, 512 HOUSTON STREET)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS COMMUNITY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 1410 NORTH AUGUSTA STREET)
  • OAK HILL NURS HOME (Nursing Home, 512 HOUSTON ST)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (LTC UNIT) (Nursing Home, BOX 2500)

Political contributions by individuals in Staunton, VA

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.

Local government website: www.staunton.va.us

Colleges/Universities in Staunton:

  • Mary Baldwin College (Full-time enrollment: 1,110; Location: New & Frederick St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mbc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Staunton School of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 20; Location: 128 E Beverley St; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Staunton:

  • James Madison University (about 23 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 17,462)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 33 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 20,854)
  • Washington and Lee University (about 33 miles; Lexington, VA; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Lynchburg College (about 53 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • Liberty University (about 56 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 25,053)
  • Longwood University (about 71 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,951)
  • Germanna Community College (about 73 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 2,296)

Public high schools in Staunton:

Private high schools in Staunton:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 19 S MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • STUART HALL (Students: 314; Location: 235 W FREDERICK ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Staunton:

Private elementary/middle school in Staunton:

  • STAUNTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 235 W FREDERICK ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Staunton, map of school districts: STAUNTON CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, AUGUSTA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Staunton:

  • STAUNTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,125,221; Location: 1 CHURCHVILLE AVENUE; 148,311 books; 210 e-books; 14,126 audio materials; 9,452 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 212 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private schools or Private high schools Guardian Angel Regional Catholic School Students:185 ; Location:300 Churchville Ave. ; Grades Prek-12
  • State School: Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind
  • Under"Private Primary/Middle Schools" Hunter McGuire School: 101 students, Location: 74 Quicks Mill Rd. Grades: K-5

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Notable locations in Staunton: Woodrow Wilson Birthplace (A), Commerce Square Business Park (B), Ingleside Resort and Golf Club (C), Woodrow Terrace Apartments (D), William Wyat King Building (E), William G Pannill Student Center (F), Tullidge Residence Hall (G), Scott House (H), Samuel R Spencer, Junior Residence Hall (I), Rosemarie Sena Center (J), Prospect Street House (K), Program for the Exceptionally Gifted Center (L), President's House - Mary Baldwin College (M), Martha Stackhouse Grafton Library (N), Market Street House (O), Margaret C Woodson Residence Hall (P), Lyda B Hunt Dining Hall (Q), Kable Residence Hall (R), Jesse Cleveland Pearce Science Center (S), James D Francis Auditorium (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Chestnut Hill Shopping Center (1), Statler Crossing Shopping Center (2), Statler Square Shopping Center (3), Terry Court Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Staunton include: Flora McElwee Miller Chapel (A), Olivet Church (B), Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Augusta Street Methodist Church (D), Beverly Street Methodist Church (E), Central United Methodist Church (F), Cherryvale United Methodist Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thornrose Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Oak Lawn Memory Gardens (3), Hospital Cemetery (4), Staunton National Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Massie Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Asylum Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Staunton include: Gypsy Hill Park (1), Montgomery Hall Park (2), Wharf Area Historic District (3), Stuart Addition Historic District (4), Newtown Historic District (5), Gospel Hill Historic District (6), Beverley Historic District (7), Betsy Bell Park (8), Wilson Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Frontier Culture Museum (1250 Richmond Avenue) (1), Augusta County Offices (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Staunton & Verona) (2), Augusta County Ofc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7 South New St) (3), Casterbridge Tours (Tours & Charters; 32 North Augusta Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Cafe On the Green (I 81 & Route 275) (1), GEEE (210 White Hill Rd) (2), Hampton Inn of Staunton (40 Payne Lane) (3), Frederick House (Frederick And New Sts) (4), Days Inn Staunton VA (273 D Bells Lane) (5), Best Western Staunton Inn (92 Rowe Road) (6), Econo Lodge (1013 Richmond Avenue) (7), Comfort Inn Staunton (1302 Richmond Avenue) (8), Armstrong's Restaurant & Motel (210 White Hill Rd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Augusta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for Black residents, 1.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Staunton, VA

People in group quarters in Staunton in 2010:

  • 594 people in college/university student housing
  • 277 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 139 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 74 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Staunton in 2000:

  • 764 people in state prisons
  • 668 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 475 people in nursing homes
  • 235 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 196 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 75 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 48 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 26 people in institutions for the blind
  • 21 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in halfway houses
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Staunton compared to Virginia state average:

Staunton, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Staunton (2011 data):

  • StellarOne Bank: Staunton Main Branch, Greenville Avenue Branch, West Beverley Street Branch. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Statler Square Kroger Branch, West Beverly Street Branch, Coalter Street Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Staunton Main Branch at 125 North Central Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01; Staunton Mall Branch at 488 Frontier Dr, branch established on 1916/08/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Community Bank: Richmond Road Branch at 101 Community Way, branch established on 1999/09/08; at 38 North Central Avenue, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $511.2 mil, Deposits: $365.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • United Bank: Staunton Branch at 49 Lee Jackson Highway, Suite 101, branch established on 2001/06/18. Info updated 2007/08/13: Bank assets: $3,634.1 mil, Deposits: $2,729.4 mil, headquarters in Fairfax, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 57 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Shenandoah National Bank Branch at 478 Frontier Drive, branch established on 1996/07/01. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Staunton Branch at 1 West Frederick Street, branch established on 1962/10/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Union First Market Bank: Staunton-Martins Branch at 1015 Richmond Road, branch established on 2011/06/27. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • The First Bank and Trust Company: Staunton Branch at 1030 Richmond Road, branch established on 2000/05/30. Info updated 2007/04/05: Bank assets: $1,247.0 mil, Deposits: $1,102.9 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Staunton, Virginia:

  • Comfort Inn, 1302 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401 , Phone: (540) 886-5000, Fax: (540) 886-6643
  • Holiday Inn Staunton Conf Center, 152 Fairway Ln, Staunton, VA 24401 , Phone: (540) 248-6020, Fax: (540) 248-2902
  • Econolodge East, 1031 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401 , Phone: (540) 885-5158, Fax: (540) 885-5281
  • Best Western Inn - Staunton In, 260 Rowe Rd, Staunton, VA 24401 , Phone: (540) 885-1112, Fax: (540) 885-1112
  • Hampton Inn - Staunton, 1490 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401 , Phone: (540) 886-7000, Fax: (540) 886-7098
  • Budget Inn Of Staunton, 816 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401 , Phone: (540) 886-1504
  • Sleep Inn, 222 Jefferson Hwy, Staunton, VA 24401 , Phone: (540) 887-6500, Fax: (540) 885-8325
  • Super 8 Motel, 1015 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401 , Phone: (540) 886-2888, Fax: (540) 886-7432
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Staunton, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Staunton travel time to work - commute


Staunton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Staunton city (based on Augusta County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.59%
Here46.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the Brethren
Adherents26.1%25.0%13.4%8.4%7.1%
Congregations24.6%20.8%7.7%9.2%6.2%
NameMennonite Church USAEpiscopal ChurchSalvation Army Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.4%2.8%2.0%1.6%9.1%
Congregations6.9%2.3%1.5%0.8%20.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Augusta County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Augusta County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Augusta County:

4.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Augusta County:

25.9%
Virginia:

26.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 23$101,700$53,0610$0
Other Government Administration 10$36,635$43,96210$10,428
Judicial and Legal 26$67,086$30,9632$2,796
Police Protection - Officers 52$197,890$45,6670$0
Police - Other 16$43,988$32,9919$5,854
Firefighters 29$111,672$46,20910$10,426
Correction 9$27,925$37,2331$2,298
Streets and Highways 19$51,881$32,7671$1,435
Solid Waste Management 22$50,282$27,4272$1,021
Sewerage 5$13,448$32,2750$0
Parks and Recreation 16$52,175$39,13130$29,829
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$4,592$27,5520$0
Water Supply 24$73,115$36,5581$1,683
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 398$1,117,312$33,68871$53,757
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 130$368,013$33,97042$28,672
Local Libraries 10$30,011$36,01328$24,715
Other and Unallocable 32$110,839$41,56524$28,873
Totals for Government 823$2,458,564$35,848231$201,787

Staunton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,976,000 ($667.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $769,000 ($32.15)
    Regular Highways: $459,000 ($19.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($19.06)
    General - Other: $313,000 ($13.08)
    Water Utilities: $285,000 ($11.91)
    Sewerage: $258,000 ($10.79)
    Correctional Institutions: $255,000 ($10.66)
    General Public Buildings: $121,000 ($5.06)
    Health - Other: $43,000 ($1.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.33)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,240,000 ($1138.75)
    General - Other: $6,057,000 ($253.21)
    Police Protection: $3,993,000 ($166.92)
    Regular Highways: $3,009,000 ($125.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,411,000 ($100.79)
    Water Utilities: $2,328,000 ($97.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,303,000 ($96.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,203,000 ($92.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,004,000 ($83.78)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,709,000 ($71.44)
    General Public Buildings: $1,709,000 ($71.44)
    Sewerage: $1,630,000 ($68.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,602,000 ($66.97)
    Financial Administration: $1,300,000 ($54.35)
    Libraries: $1,051,000 ($43.94)
    Correctional Institutions: $893,000 ($37.33)
    Central Staff Services: $873,000 ($36.50)
    Corrections - Other: $645,000 ($26.96)
    Health - Other: $432,000 ($18.06)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $382,000 ($15.97)
    Parking Facilities: $231,000 ($9.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,733,000 ($72.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Public Welfare - Other: $2,337,000 ($97.70)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,397,000 ($58.40)
    Other Higher Education: $4,000 ($0.17)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $153,000 ($6.40)
    General - Other: $70,000 ($2.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,683,000 ($1199.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $311,000 ($13.00)

Staunton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,104,000 ($129.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,292,000 ($95.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $573,000 ($23.95)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $362,000 ($15.13)
    Parking Facilities: $222,000 ($9.28)
    All Other: $120,000 ($5.02)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $53,000 ($2.22)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $20,000 ($0.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,263,000 ($94.60)
    Public Welfare: $405,000 ($16.93)
    Health and Hospitals: $405,000 ($16.93)
    All Other: $267,000 ($11.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $213,000 ($8.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,255,000 ($94.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,171,000 ($216.17)
    Interest Earnings: $1,159,000 ($48.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000,000 ($41.80)
    Rents: $89,000 ($3.72)
    Donations From Private Sources: $85,000 ($3.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $72,000 ($3.01)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,231,000 ($135.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $14,545,000 ($608.04)
    All Other: $10,137,000 ($423.77)
    Highways: $2,823,000 ($118.01)
    General Local Government Support: $976,000 ($40.80)
    Health and Hospitals: $473,000 ($19.77)
    Public Welfare: $473,000 ($19.77)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($1.00)
  • Tax - Property: $15,362,000 ($642.20)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,847,000 ($160.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,163,000 ($90.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,106,000 ($88.04)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,848,000 ($77.25)
    Other License: $1,334,000 ($55.77)
    Motor Vehicle License: $401,000 ($16.76)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $329,000 ($13.75)

Staunton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,445,000 ($2401.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,002,000 ($2090.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,675,000 ($404.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,232,000 ($93.31)

Staunton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,836,000 ($76.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,727,000 ($1535.35)

6.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Staunton city, VA  1.12% ($30,648 average AGI)
from Waynesboro city, VA  0.87% ($33,120)
from Rockingham County, VA  0.72% ($47,021)


5.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Staunton city, VA  1.10% ($27,502 average AGI)
to Waynesboro city, VA  0.85% ($31,729)
to Rockingham County, VA  0.57% ($33,072)

Strongest AM radio stations in Staunton:

  • WKDW (900 AM; 3 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTON (1240 AM; 1 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNLR (1150 AM; 3 kW; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Staunton:

  • WSVO (93.1 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBOP (106.3 FM; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WZXI (95.5 FM; BUFFALO GAP, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCY-FM (104.3 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Staunton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Staunton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Staunton, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Staunton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Staunton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 183
  • Hazardous Condition: 166
  • Good Intent Call: 24

Incident types - Staunton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Staunton, VA

Most common first names in Staunton, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary46479.5 years
William38473.1 years
John32572.4 years
James31572.9 years
Charles23572.5 years
Robert23171.1 years
Margaret18679.0 years
George16072.7 years
Virginia15779.2 years
Helen14879.0 years
Most common last names in Staunton, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19375.0 years
Miller13874.1 years
Johnson13674.9 years
Campbell11371.5 years
Jones10777.5 years
Brown10573.5 years
Harris8376.0 years
Simmons7774.5 years
Davis7375.9 years
Fitzgerald7373.3 years
Businesses in Staunton, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Microtel1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Bath & Body Works1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Quality1
CVS2Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves1Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn2Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Sleep Inn1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx8Staples1
GNC3Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway4
Goodwill2T-Mobile2
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS8
KFC1Vans1
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless2
Kroger1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
LensCrafters1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Staunton, VA

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John N. Ouwerkerk (21)
  • Roger B. Wright (8)
  • James Michael Lambert (6)
  • Roger Blake Wright (4)
  • James M. Lambert (3)
  • Wayne P. O'Brien (2)
  • Thomas E. Watson (2)
  • Ralph P. Kirtland (2)
  • Clarence Edgar Cook (2)
  • Harold G. Moore (2)

Total of 65 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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