Abingdon is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 31,249 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Abingdon is the 35th largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Abingdon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Abingdon is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Abingdon who work in management occupations (14.42%), office and administrative support (13.85%), and sales jobs (9.16%).
Also of interest is that Abingdon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Abingdon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Abingdon, the average commute to work is 32.10 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Abingdon citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.29% of adults in Abingdon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Abingdon in 2010 was $37,251, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,004 for a family of four.
Abingdon is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Abingdon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Abingdon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Abingdon include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Abingdon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.