Staunton, Virginia

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Population in 2014: 24,538 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 10,866  (44.3%)
Females: 13,672  (55.7%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24482.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,911 (it was $32,941 in 2000)
Staunton:

$40,911
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,081 (it was $19,161 in 2000)

Staunton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $171,924 (it was $88,000 in 2000)
Staunton:

$171,924
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $688.

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  • Races in Staunton, VA (2013)

    Staunton races chart
    • 19,72882.2%White alone
    • 2,97112.4%Black alone
    • 7483.1%Two or more races
    • 5792.4%Hispanic
    • 1790.7%Asian alone
    • 60.02%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Other race alone

Races in Staunton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Staunton: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.5%), German (15.0%), English (10.7%), Irish (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1801

Elevation: 1402 feet

Land area: 19.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,245 people per square mile   (low).

Staunton,VA real estate house value index trend

Staunton, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Staunton:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Staunton city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

752 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This city:

3.1%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Staunton, Virginia as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Staunton to the number of sex offenders is 825 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,334 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,402 (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
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $137,700

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: +1,199 (+5.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,137 (38.1%)

Area code: 540

Staunton household income distribution Staunton home values distribution

Crime rates in Staunton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 01002201011
per 100,000 0.04.20.00.08.48.30.04.20.04.24.1
Rapes 665452458156
per 100,000 24.425.121.217.221.18.316.720.833.362.524.5
Robberies 67121913741611514
per 100,000 24.429.250.981.954.729.116.766.645.820.857.1
Assaults 4128354838202425232910
per 100,000 166.8117.0148.5206.8160.083.1100.1104.095.7120.840.8
Burglaries 136811159959605739627168
per 100,000 553.4338.4487.9426.5248.5249.3237.7162.3258.0295.7277.6
Thefts 680718637600523466465452456510504
per 100,000 2,766.82,999.72,702.62,585.12,202.51,935.91,939.21,881.01,897.52,124.42,057.2
Auto thefts 505338312520102991714
per 100,000 203.4221.4161.2133.6105.383.141.7120.737.570.857.1
Arson 5511655126576
per 100,000 20.320.946.725.921.120.850.025.020.829.224.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.7) 229.4225.4220.5227.1199.1152.5138.0164.5158.9203.2161.8

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 64 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Virginia average:

2.27

Staunton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -807 (-3.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Staunton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Staunton, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Staunton, Virginia average temperatures Staunton, Virginia average precipitation Staunton, Virginia humidity Staunton, Virginia wind speed Staunton, Virginia snowfall Staunton, Virginia sunshine Staunton, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Staunton-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 62% 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 near Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 241.0 miles away from Staunton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 264.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 262.6 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 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 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 Recipients

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 and medical centers in Staunton:

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

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/Universities in Staunton:

  • Mary Baldwin College (Full-time enrollment: 1,532; Location: New & Frederick St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mbc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Staunton School of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 29; Location: 128 E Beverley St; Private, for-profit; Website: hairstylingschool.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Staunton:

  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 12 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,891)
  • James Madison University (about 23 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 33 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 34 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Lynchburg College (about 53 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 56 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 57 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)

Public high schools in Staunton:

Private high schools in Staunton:

  • STUART HALL (Students: 315, Location: 235 W FREDERICK ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 308, Location: 19 S MARKET ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • LIBERTY POINT BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE (Students: 28, Location: 1110 MONTGOMERY AVE, Grades: 7-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Staunton:

Private elementary/middle school in Staunton:

  • C F RICHARDS JR ACADEMY (Students: 44, Location: 414 STERLING ST, Grades: PK-8)
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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
  • Under"Private Primary/Middle Schools" Hunter McGuire School: 101 students, Location: 74 Quicks Mill Rd. Grades: K-5
  • State School: Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind

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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

Main business address in Staunton: VIRGINIA FINANCIAL GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 25.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 2.89. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.89
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.3%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for Black residents, 3.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.7% 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

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, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Virginia average:

12.3

Staunton travel time to work - commute Staunton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,90867
Mainline Protestant13,02660
Black Protestant721
Orthodox601
Other21-
None45,663-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Staunton:

51.1%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Staunton:

48.1%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Staunton:

19.9%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Staunton:

11.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Staunton:

57.1%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Staunton, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 26$132,955$61,3640$0
Other Government Administration 9$59,884$79,8457$6,044
Judicial and Legal 24$105,909$52,9551$1,227
Police Protection - Officers 47$187,683$47,9190$0
Police - Other 6$28,321$56,6427$5,836
Firefighters 23$110,921$57,87212$13,220
Fire - Other 3$17,570$70,2800$0
Correction 9$33,090$44,1202$4,426
Streets and Highways 21$88,846$50,7691$1,397
Solid Waste Management 14$41,743$35,7804$4,656
Sewerage 8$17,595$26,3930$0
Parks and Recreation 16$63,064$47,29820$13,784
Water Supply 22$78,373$42,7490$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 356$1,262,807$42,56764$45,719
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 107$217,515$24,39443$22,792
Local Libraries 8$29,816$44,72423$21,834
Other and Unallocable 37$148,497$48,16125$23,838
Totals for Government 736$2,624,589$42,792209$164,773

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

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,976,000 ($651.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $769,000 ($31.34)
    Regular Highways: $459,000 ($18.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($18.58)
    General - Other: $313,000 ($12.76)
    Water Utilities: $285,000 ($11.61)
    Sewerage: $258,000 ($10.51)
    Correctional Institutions: $255,000 ($10.39)
    General Public Buildings: $121,000 ($4.93)
    Health - Other: $43,000 ($1.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.33)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,240,000 ($1110.11)
    General - Other: $6,057,000 ($246.84)
    Police Protection: $3,993,000 ($162.73)
    Regular Highways: $3,009,000 ($122.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,411,000 ($98.26)
    Water Utilities: $2,328,000 ($94.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,303,000 ($93.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,203,000 ($89.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,004,000 ($81.67)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,709,000 ($69.65)
    General Public Buildings: $1,709,000 ($69.65)
    Sewerage: $1,630,000 ($66.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,602,000 ($65.29)
    Financial Administration: $1,300,000 ($52.98)
    Libraries: $1,051,000 ($42.83)
    Correctional Institutions: $893,000 ($36.39)
    Central Staff Services: $873,000 ($35.58)
    Corrections - Other: $645,000 ($26.29)
    Health - Other: $432,000 ($17.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $382,000 ($15.57)
    Parking Facilities: $231,000 ($9.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,733,000 ($70.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Public Welfare - Other: $2,337,000 ($95.24)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,397,000 ($56.93)
    Other Higher Education: $4,000 ($0.16)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $153,000 ($6.24)
    General - Other: $70,000 ($2.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,683,000 ($1168.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $311,000 ($12.67)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,104,000 ($126.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,292,000 ($93.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $573,000 ($23.35)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $362,000 ($14.75)
    Parking Facilities: $222,000 ($9.05)
    All Other: $120,000 ($4.89)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $53,000 ($2.16)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $20,000 ($0.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,263,000 ($92.22)
    Public Welfare: $405,000 ($16.51)
    Health and Hospitals: $405,000 ($16.51)
    All Other: $267,000 ($10.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $213,000 ($8.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,255,000 ($91.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,171,000 ($210.73)
    Interest Earnings: $1,159,000 ($47.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000,000 ($40.75)
    Rents: $89,000 ($3.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $85,000 ($3.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $72,000 ($2.93)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,231,000 ($131.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $14,545,000 ($592.75)
    All Other: $10,137,000 ($413.11)
    Highways: $2,823,000 ($115.05)
    General Local Government Support: $976,000 ($39.78)
    Health and Hospitals: $473,000 ($19.28)
    Public Welfare: $473,000 ($19.28)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($0.98)
  • Tax - Property: $15,362,000 ($626.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,847,000 ($156.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,163,000 ($88.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,106,000 ($85.83)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,848,000 ($75.31)
    Other License: $1,334,000 ($54.36)
    Motor Vehicle License: $401,000 ($16.34)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $329,000 ($13.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,445,000 ($2341.06)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,002,000 ($2037.74)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,675,000 ($394.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,232,000 ($90.96)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,836,000 ($74.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,727,000 ($1496.74)

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Staunton city, VA  1.04% ($33,017 average AGI)
from Waynesboro city, VA  0.72% ($33,990)
from Rockingham County, VA  0.57% ($35,870)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Staunton city, VA  0.96% ($31,938 average AGI)
to Waynesboro city, VA  0.80% ($28,717)
to Rockingham County, VA  0.50% ($35,923)

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 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 80m262ftTotal length
  • $1,394,000Total costs
  • 198,124Total average daily traffic
  • 6,982Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 61930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 81990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Staunton, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Staunton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (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: 30 (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: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (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: 153 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Staunton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Staunton)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Staunton and their reported violations in the past:

CAMP ALLEGHENY (Serves WV, Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
STAUNTON-WALNUT HILLS KOA (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2007)

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Staunton, Virginia:

  • Comfort Inn, 1302 Richmond Ave, Staunton, Virginia 24401 , Phone: (540) 886-5000, Fax: (540) 886-6643
  • Holiday Inn Staunton Conf Center, 152 Fairway Ln, Staunton, Virginia 24401 , Phone: (540) 248-6020, Fax: (540) 248-2902
  • Econolodge East, 1031 Richmond Ave, Staunton, Virginia 24401 , Phone: (540) 885-5158, Fax: (540) 885-5281
  • Sleep Inn, 222 Jefferson Hwy, Staunton, Virginia 24401 , Phone: (540) 887-6500, Fax: (540) 885-8325
  • Super 8 Motel, 1015 Richmond Ave, Staunton, Virginia 24401 , Phone: (540) 886-2888, Fax: (540) 886-7432
  • Shoneys Inn, RR 4 Box 99e I-81&250, Staunton, Virginia 24401 , Phone: (540) 885-3117, Fax: (540) 885-5620
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 200 Frontier Dr, Staunton, Virginia 24401 , Phone: (540) 887-0200, Fax: (540) 887-9676
  • Days Inn Staunton, 372 White Hill Rd, Staunton, Virginia 24401 , Phone: (540) 337-3031, Fax: (540) 337-3274
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Staunton, Virginia
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Staunton, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Martin's1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's2Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Microtel1
Bath & Body Works1Nike2
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves1Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Sleep Inn1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Staples1
GNC3Starbucks1
GameStop1Subaru1
Goodwill2Subway4
H&R Block2T-Mobile2
Hardee's1T.J.Maxx1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Honda1True Value1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul3
Hyundai1UPS8
JCPenney1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kincaid1Volkswagen1
Kroger1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
LensCrafters1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Staunton compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Staunton on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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