Abingdon, MD


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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.

Abingdon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.11%), office and administrative support (12.38%), and sales jobs (9.51%).

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 32.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Abingdon is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.15% of adults in Abingdon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Abingdon in 2010 was $37,187, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,748 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.