Abingdon, Virginia Population 2020

7,865
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Abingdon is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 7,865, it is the 47th largest city in Virginia and the 3669th largest city in the United States. Abingdon is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -3.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,191 in 2010. Abingdon reached it's highest population of 8,207 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Abingdon has a population density of 977 people per square mile.

The average household income in Abingdon is $57,216 with a poverty rate of 18.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $161,200. The median age in Abingdon is 44.8 years, 42.3 years for males, and 47.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males.

Abingdon Demographics

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

  • White: 92.98%
  • Black or African American: 3.34%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Abingdon, Virginia is 7,865, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,963.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,191.

Abingdon, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,45792.98%
Black or African American2683.34%
Asian1622.02%
Some Other Race861.07%
Two or More Races380.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.11%
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Abingdon Population Pyramid 2020

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Abingdon Median Age

44.8


Total

42.3


Male

47.9


Female

Abingdon Adults

There are 6,661 adults, (1,758 of whom are seniors) in Abingdon.

Abingdon Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Abingdon Sex Ratio

Female

4,138

51.60%

Male

3,882

48.40%

Abingdon Households and Families

Abingdon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Abingdon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.6%29.4%
All49.6%50.4%
Male42.2%57.8%
Non Family38.2%61.8%
Female35.7%64.3%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8422.0249.6
Non Family1,9681.1638.2
Married1,3692.9470.6
Female3892.9935.7
Male1162.6942.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Abingdon Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2914.71%
9th to 12th Grade3084.98%
High School Graduate1,44723.41%
Some College1,39322.54%
Associates Degree5999.69%
Bachelors Degree1,18719.21%
Graduate Degree95515.45%
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Abingdon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7015,1372,054
Black21319520
Hispanic1271198
Asian11311349
Other Race5244
Multiple Races171711
Native American9

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 64.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,906$37,930$25,852
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$19,357$32,031$14,574
Some College$25,095$26,597$24,320
Bachelors Degree$45,702$50,536$43,202
Graduate Degree$52,500$75,449$40,385

$31,906

Average Earnings

$37,930

Average Male

$25,852

Average Female

Abingdon Language

Abingdon Language by Age

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Abingdon Language

96.05% of Abingdon residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Abingdon Poverty

Abingdon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2241,25017.30%
Asian1626841.98%
Hispanic1694426.04%
Black2583513.57%
Multiple382155.26%
Native99100.00%

18.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.48%

Male Poverty Rate

18.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abingdon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abingdon is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abingdon is Black, with 13.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.29%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.97%
High School17.95%
Some College14.04%
Bachelors or Greater6.49%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.87%
Male Unemployed52.78%
Female Employed8.01%
Male Employed4.12%

Abingdon Income

Abingdon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,716$57,216
Families$63,908$82,020
Married Families$69,125-
Non Families$24,839$32,781
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Abingdon Marital Status

Abingdon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Abingdon Marital Status by Race

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Abingdon Veterans

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565

Number of Veterans

462

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam237
First Gulf War145
Korea62
Second Gulf War34
World War II19
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74204
35 to 54152
75+141
55 to 6468
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5228.46%
Black4318.45%

Abingdon Veterans by Education

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0.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abingdon Employment Status

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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54.10%

Born in Virginia

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.98% of Abingdon residents were born in the United States, with 54.10% having been born in Virginia. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,865-49-0.62%
20197,914-49-0.62%
20187,963-22-0.28%
20177,985-49-0.61%
20168,034-6-0.07%
20158,040-53-0.65%
20148,093-38-0.47%
20138,131-24-0.29%
20128,155-6-0.07%
20118,161-46-0.56%
20108,2074270.54%
20007,7807771.06%
19907,0032,6854.95%
19804,318-58-0.13%
19704,376-382-0.83%
19604,758490.10%
19504,7091,5514.08%
19403,1582810.94%
19302,8773451.29%
19202,5320.00%