Staunton, Indiana

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Staunton, Indiana

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High Points

Staunton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Staunton Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Staunton Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Staunton, Indiana

Comparing Staunton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 4 5
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
Median Family Income 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Staunton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles E of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clay
Metro Area Terre Haute
P.O. Box Zip Codes 47881
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.487
Longitude -87.188

Staunton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
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Staunton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 550 100%
Male 249 45.3%
Female 301 54.7%
Under 18 166 30.2%
18+ 384 69.8%
65+ 66 12%
Median Age 33.3
Average Family Size 3.19
White 542 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Staunton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 563
Growth 13
Growth % 2.4%

Staunton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.5%
US/American 31.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Irish 7.5%
Scottish 4.7%
English 4.4%
Dutch 2.2%
Norwegian 1.9%
Polish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Swedish 1.1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Belgian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Staunton 550 $43,125
Brazil 8,188 $37,569
Carbon 334 $37,656
Harmony 589 $41,750
Knightsville 624 $40,481
Riley 160 $35,833
Seelyville 1,182 $45,167
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