Abingdon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,321 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Abingdon is the 82nd largest community in Virginia.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.77 minutes getting to work every day.
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: 34.99% of adults in Abingdon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Abingdon in 2018 was $36,815, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,260 for a family of four. However, Abingdon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Abingdon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.