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Population (year 2000): 23,853. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,337 (-2.2% change)
Males: 11,237 (47.1%), Females: 12,616 (52.9%)

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Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $32,941 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,500 (year 2000)

Staunton, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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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%).

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Elevation: 1402 feet

Land area: 19.7 square miles

Staunton,

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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Lynchburg, (52.6 miles Augusta-County-Virginia.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (151.1 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (298.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (3.0 miles Jolivue, VA Verona, (5.7 miles VA (8.5 miles Fishersville, Draft, VA (9.6 miles Stuarts VA (12.0 miles Greenville, VA (12.5 miles Lyndhurst, VA Waynesboro, (13.9 miles Cave, VA Weyers (14.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 60 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 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

Latitude: 38.16 N, Longitude: 79.08 W

Area code: 540


Staunton, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.3%), Manufacturing (13.8%), Retail trade (13.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +949 (+4.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,012 (45.9%)


 

Crime in Staunton by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 4.2 0.0 4.2
Rapes 5 5 6 6
    per 100,000 21.0 21.0 25.2 25.2
Robberies 3 3 6 7
    per 100,000 12.6 12.6 25.2 29.3
Assaults 30 40 41 28
    per 100,000 125.8 167.7 171.9 117.4
Burglaries 121 104 136 81
    per 100,000 507.3 436.0 570.2 339.6
Thefts 790 638 680 718
    per 100,000 3312.0 2674.7 2850.8 3010.1
Auto thefts 37 42 50 53
    per 100,000 155.1 176.1 209.6 222.2
217.7 201.5 222.7 208.5


Average climate in Staunton, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Staunton,

Staunton-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.2 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 11/29/1963, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Woodrow Wilson - (1856 - 1924), president, Josh Fox - College basketball player (Radford Highlanders), Tyler Crawford - College basketball player (Georgetown Hoyas).


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


Hospitals/medical centers in Staunton:
  • WESTERN STATE HOSP (PO BOX 2500)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (PO BOX 2500)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Staunton:
  • AUGUSTA MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; FISHERSVILLE, VA)
  • WOODROW WILSON REHABILITATION CENTER (about 8 miles; FISHERSVILLE, VA)
  • ROCKINGHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Staunton:
  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 15 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; ID: SHD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 44 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; ID: CHO)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 59 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; ID: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Staunton:
  • EAGLE'S NEST (about 12 miles; WAYNESBORO, VA; ID: W13)
  • BRIDGEWATER AIR PARK (about 17 miles; BRIDGEWATER, VA; ID: VBW)
  • NEW MARKET (about 43 miles; NEW MARKET, VA; ID: 8W2)

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:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 20 $65,630 $39,378 3 $2,559
Police Protection - Officers 48 $154,225 $38,556 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $35,984 $25,400 11 $5,829
Firefighters 31 $87,294 $33,791 4 $1,833
Fire - Other 1 $2,154 $25,848 0 $0
Correction 10 $25,724 $30,868 1 $166
Streets and Highways 25 $65,581 $31,478 3 $2,936
Solid Waste Management 15 $39,892 $31,913 2 $1,610
Sewerage 6 $14,050 $28,100 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 16 $40,160 $30,120 43 $32,003
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $9,939 $39,756 1 $1,213
Water Supply 21 $59,565 $34,037 2 $2,502
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 351 $946,973 $32,375 162 $64,039
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 98 $163,836 $20,061 54 $33,837
Local Libraries 8 $22,674 $34,011 34 $25,076
Other and Unallocable 24 $68,023 $34,011 25 $26,223
Financial Administration 24 $82,773 $41,386 3 $1,200
Other Government Administration 7 $31,124 $53,355 8 $7,142
Totals for Government 725 $1,915,600 $31,706 356 $208,169


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 (FT enrollment: 20; Location: 128 E BEVERLEY ST; Private, for-profit)
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; FT enrollment: 2,063)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 39 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 19,602)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 5,348)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 76 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 3,557)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Staunton: Ingleside Resort and Golf Club (A), Woodrow Wilson Birthplace (B), Commerce Square Business Park (C), Staunton Public Library (D), Staunton Correctional Center (E), Staunton City Hall (F), Statler Brothers Museum (G), Augusta Art Center (H), Augusta County Courthouse (I), King Memorial Auditorium and Gymnasium (J), Museum of American Frontier Culture (K), Central Fire Station (L), Martha S Grafton Library (M).

Shopping Centers: Statler Square Shopping Center (1), Statler Crossing Shopping Center (2), Chestnut Hill Shopping Center (3), Terry Court Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Staunton include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), College of the Holy Child Jesus (C), Augusta Street Methodist Church (D), Saint Francis Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Johns Methodist Church (F), Saint Pauls United Brethren Church (G), Saint Stephens Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Hospital Cemetery (1), Oak Lawn Memory Gardens (2), Thornrose Cemetery (3), Staunton National Cemetery (4), Fairview Cemetery (5).

Reservoir: Massie Pond (A).

Creek: Asylum Creek (A).

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

Post office: (A).  


Staunton compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median house value 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

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)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WZXI (95.5 FM; BUFFALO GAP, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WKCY-FM (104.3 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)


 

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