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Staunton is a township in Macoupin County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Staunton. For links to other places called Staunton, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Staunton is 39.018N. The longitude is -89.751W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,731.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Staunton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macoupin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62069 ZIP code.
34% of Staunton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Staunton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Staunton was $16,941, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Staunton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Staunton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $316. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $732.
Macoupin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Staunton political report.
The average commute time for Staunton workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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