Abingdon, Virginia Population 2024

8,304

Abingdon is a city located in Washington County Virginia. Abingdon has a 2024 population of 8,304. It is also the county seat of Washington County. Abingdon is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,368 in 2020.

The average household income in Abingdon is $92,551 with a poverty rate of 15.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Abingdon is 46.4 years, 45.2 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Abingdon Demographics

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

  • White: 92.12%
  • Black or African American: 3.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.42%
  • Asian: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,032.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.76% (-64)
The current population of Abingdon, Virginia is 8,304 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,368.

Abingdon, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,68892.12%
Black or African American2603.12%
Two or more races2022.42%
Asian1742.08%
Native American220.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Abingdon Population by Race

Abingdon Population Pyramid 2024

Abingdon Median Age

46.4

Total

45.2

Male

47

Female

Abingdon Adults

There are 7,197 adults, (1,989 of whom are seniors) in Abingdon.

Abingdon Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Abingdon Sex Ratio

Female4,20650.4%
Male4,14049.6%

Abingdon Population by Age

Abingdon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1221.9754.645.4
Non Family2,0281.1839.760.3
Married1,5792.6877.622.4
Female4092.7446.253.8
Male1063.6129.270.8

2.65

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Abingdon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3495.35%
Associates Degree6269.59%
Bachelors Degree1,53623.54%
Graduate Degree89513.72%
High School Graduate1,63225.01%
Less Than 9th Grade1552.38%
Some College1,33220.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Abingdon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Abingdon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,0195,5372,272
Black20418917
2+ Races15414751
Asian14114187
Hispanic373030
Native American774

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 81.08%.

Abingdon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,306$86,694$46,058
Graduate Degree$58,705$76,521$39,659
High School Graduate$32,942$34,795$28,350
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,346$50,804$33,357
Some College$32,010$40,688$31,267

$40,346

Average Earnings

$50,804

Average Male

$33,357

Average Female

Abingdon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Abingdon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Abingdon Language

96.44% of Abingdon residents speak only English, while 3.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Abingdon Language

Abingdon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,5511,14715.19%
Black2456827.76%
Hispanic1044644.23%
Multiple202188.91%
Asian169127.1%

15.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.65%

Male Poverty Rate

16.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abingdon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abingdon is Hispanic, with 44.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abingdon is Asian, with 7.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.23%.

Abingdon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.56%
High School23.56%
Some College10.49%
Bachelors or Greater7.79%

Abingdon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.07%
Male Unemployed36.15%
Female Employed9.27%
Male Employed4.16%

Abingdon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Abingdon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,992$141,074
Households$56,164$92,551
Married Families$108,631$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,289$41,267

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Abingdon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Abingdon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Abingdon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Abingdon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Abingdon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

487

Number of Veterans

453

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam192
Second Gulf War95
First Gulf War44
Korea21
World War II8

Abingdon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+225
65 to 74132
35 to 5478
55 to 6435
18 to 3417

Abingdon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4366.55%
Black4120.1%
2+ Races105.59%
Hispanic1013.16%

Abingdon Veterans by Race

Abingdon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abingdon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Abingdon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Abingdon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Abingdon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.98%

Born in Abingdon

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of Abingdon residents were born in the United States, with 54.98% having been born in Virginia. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Abingdon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,224-16-0.19%
20288,240-16-0.19%
20278,256-16-0.19%
20268,272-16-0.19%
20258,288-16-0.19%
20248,304-16-0.19%
20238,320-16-0.19%
20228,33660.07%
20218,330-38-0.45%
20208,3684876.18%
20197,881-59-0.74%
20187,940-35-0.44%
20177,975-66-0.82%
20168,041-14-0.17%
20158,055-63-0.78%
20148,118-36-0.44%
20138,154-23-0.28%
20128,177-5-0.06%
20118,182-44-0.53%
20108,2264465.73%
20007,78077711.1%
19907,0032,68562.18%
19804,318-58-1.33%
19704,376-382-8.03%
19604,758491.04%
19504,7091,55149.11%
19403,1582819.77%
19302,87734513.63%
19202,53200%
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Abingdon Population by Year