Abingdon, Illinois Population 2021

3,007
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Abingdon is a city located in Knox County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 3,007, it is the 416th largest city in Illinois and the 6256th largest city in the United States . Abingdon is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -9.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,319 in 2010. Abingdon reached it's highest population of 4,210 in 1980. Spanning over 1 miles, Abingdon has a population density of 2,111 people per square mile.

The average household income in Abingdon is $49,960 with a poverty rate of 24.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $547 per month, and the median house value is $61,700. The median age in Abingdon is 39.2 years, 38.9 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Abingdon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Abingdon was:

  • White: 95.58%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Black or African American: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Abingdon, Illinois is 3,007 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,073.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,319.

Abingdon, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,35495.58%
Two or More Races1002.85%
Black or African American551.57%
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Abingdon Population by Race

Abingdon Population Pyramid $2021

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Abingdon Median Age

39.2


Total

38.9


Male

39.4


Female

Abingdon Adults

There are 2,740 adults, (599 of whom are seniors) in Abingdon.

Abingdon Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Abingdon Sex Ratio

Female

1,934

55.12%

Male

1,575

44.88%

Abingdon Population by Age

Abingdon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Abingdon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All70.9%29.1%
Female69.2%30.8%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Male39.1%60.9%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Abingdon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3832.570.9
Non Family5551.361.3
Married5023.0188.2
Female2343.0269.2
Male925.6439.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Abingdon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade421.73%
9th to 12th Grade28511.71%
High School Graduate1,13246.53%
Some College41116.89%
Associates Degree33913.93%
Bachelors Degree1747.15%
Graduate Degree502.06%
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Abingdon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Abingdon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3412,024224
2+ Races7969
Black1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.57%.

Abingdon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,234$32,224$25,425
Less Than 9th Grade$16,750$16,875$
High School Graduate$25,250$31,983$21,327
Some College$27,437$34,875$26,535
Bachelors Degree$45,000$54,750$32,000
Graduate Degree$31,528$$31,528

$27,234

Average Earnings

$32,224

Average Male

$25,425

Average Female

Abingdon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Abingdon Language by Age

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Abingdon Language

99.40% of Abingdon residents speak only English, while 0.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.39% of the population.

Abingdon Language

Abingdon Poverty by Race

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24.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.48%

Male Poverty Rate

24.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abingdon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abingdon is White, with 26.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abingdon is White, with 26.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.19%.

Abingdon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
High School25.68%
Some College10.95%
Bachelors or Greater7.14%

Abingdon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed35.90%
Female Employed9.60%
Male Employed5.38%

Abingdon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Abingdon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,072$49,960
Families$56,702$56,603
Married Families$76,042-
Non Families$23,125$34,015
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Income by Household Type

Abingdon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Abingdon Married by Age and Sex

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Abingdon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Abingdon Marital Status by Race

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Abingdon Marital Status

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223

Number of Veterans

217

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
First Gulf War29
Korea25
World War II4
Second Gulf War

Abingdon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7489
75+75
35 to 5439
55 to 6420
18 to 34

Abingdon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2158.12%
Black861.54%

Abingdon Veterans by Race

Abingdon Veterans by Education

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1.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abingdon Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Abingdon Employment by Age

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Abingdon Employment by Race

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Abingdon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.27%

Born in Abingdon

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Abingdon residents were born in the United States, with 83.27% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Abingdon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,007-22-0.73%
20203,029-22-0.72%
20193,051-22-0.72%
20183,073-44-1.41%
20173,117-24-0.76%
20163,141-30-0.95%
20153,171-41-1.28%
20143,212-14-0.43%
20133,226-16-0.49%
20123,242-31-0.95%
20113,273-12-0.37%
20103,285-327-0.94%
20003,612150.04%
19903,597-613-1.56%
19804,2102740.68%
19703,9364671.27%
19603,4691690.50%
19503,300820.25%
19403,2184471.51%
19302,771500.18%
19202,7210.00%

Abingdon Population by Year