Abingdon, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 3,125 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 1,417  (45.4%)
Females: 1,708  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61410.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,580 (it was $35,642 in 2000)
Abingdon:

$38,580
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,462 (it was $15,711 in 2000)

Abingdon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $71,947 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
Abingdon:

$71,947
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $77,626; detached houses: $79,566; mobile homes: $2,822

Median gross rent in 2017: $513.

March 2019 cost of living index in Abingdon: 74.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.4%
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  • Races in Abingdon, IL (2010)
    • 3,16095.2%White alone
    • 571.7%Hispanic
    • 451.4%Two or more races
    • 361.1%Black alone
    • 140.4%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

Races in Abingdon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Abingdon, Illinois as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Abingdon is 244 to 1.


Crime rates in Abingdon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(58.4)
1
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(94.1)
6
(180.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(437.7)
6
(177.6)
12
(358.0)
6
(182.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
38
(1,109)
37
(1,095)
26
(775.7)
30
(914.4)
9
(275.3)
45
(1,411)
10
(300.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(1,868)
47
(1,391)
52
(1,551)
29
(883.9)
9
(275.3)
28
(878.0)
34
(1,021)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(58.4)
1
(29.6)
9
(268.5)
4
(121.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)291.2193.8209.4170.130.3167.1122.0

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Crime rate in Abingdon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: American (28.1%), German (13.2%), Swedish (6.1%), Scottish (5.3%), Irish (4.9%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/09/1920

Elevation: 753 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,141 people per square mile   (low).

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11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Illinois:

12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,493 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $928 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (41.9 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (150.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (158.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

St. Augustine, IL (2.4 miles),
London Mills, IL (3.1 miles ),
Knoxville, IL (3.1 miles ),
Avon, IL (3.2 miles ),
Galesburg, IL (3.2 miles ),
East Galesburg, IL (3.3 miles ),
Gilson, IL (3.3 miles),
Maquon, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 90.40 W

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Abingdon, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Abingdon, IL in 2017

Abingdon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $151,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $198,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $198,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Abingdon, IL residents
Average permit cost in Abingdon, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Abingdon, IL
Historical housing units in Abingdon, IL
Most common industries in Abingdon, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (9.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (9.7%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Rail transportation (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.7%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Abingdon, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)

Average climate in Abingdon, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Abingdon-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Abingdon city center injured 2 people.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abingdon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from Abingdon center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 210.7 miles away from Abingdon center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abingdon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Abingdon:

  • CARE CENTER OF ABINGDON (801 WEST MARTIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Abingdon:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN N H-KNOXVILLE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, IL)
  • SAUNDERS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; AVON, IL)
  • ST MARY'S SQUARE LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)
  • KNOX COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, IL)
  • AVON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; AVON, IL)
  • FROEHLICH HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)
  • PLONKA TERRACE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GALESBURG, IL)

Airports located in Abingdon:

Amtrak station near Abingdon:

  • 10 miles: GALESBURG (EX-BN) (GALESBURG, 225 S. SEMINARY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abingdon:

  • Western Illinois University (about 28 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 41 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Bradley University (about 42 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 47 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Black Hawk College (about 47 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Augustana College (about 49 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 51 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Public high school in Abingdon:

Public elementary/middle school in Abingdon:

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Library in Abingdon:

  • JOHN MOSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $66,526; Location: 106 WEST MEEK STREET; 26,344 books; 306 audio materials; 991 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Abingdon: Abingdon Water Works (A), Abingdon Fire Protection District Station 1 (B), John Mosser Public Library (C), Abingdon City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Abingdon include: All Souls Roman Catholic Church (A), First Christian Church (B), First Church of the Nazarene (C), First Congregational Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), Sacred Hearth Catholic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Abingdon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Abingdon: Legion Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: James Stockdale - (born 1923), Navy admiral, Robert Hugo Dunlap - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Dan Leadbetter - College basketball player (UMKC Kangaroos), Tyler McCurry - College basketball player (Mercer Bears).

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abingdon that have no violations reported:

  • ABINGDON (Population served: 3,654, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.3%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Abingdon (2011 data):

  • Raritan State Bank: Abingdon Banking Center Branch at 805 N Monroe St., branch established on 1999/03/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $156.2 mil, Deposits: $141.7 mil, headquarters in Raritan, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Raritan State Bancorp, Inc.
  • Tompkins State Bank: Abingdon Branch at 204 North Monroe Street, branch established on 1991/04/05. Info updated 2008/12/22: Bank assets: $183.4 mil, Deposits: $151.7 mil, headquarters in Avon, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Tompkins Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Abingdon:

Marital status in Abingdon, IL
  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Abingdon:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Abingdon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Abingdon, IL (based on Knox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,95235
Evangelical Protestant5,20844
Catholic3,3476
Other7265
Black Protestant4223
None34,264-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Knox County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Knox County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Knox County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

7.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

26.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.4%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Abingdon:

29.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Abingdon:

15.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Abingdon:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

48.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Abingdon:

75.8%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Abingdon, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,879$40,5104$1,568
Streets and Highways 5$12,632$30,3170$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,637$27,8220$0
Water Supply 2$7,396$44,3760$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,688$32,2560$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,551$30,6120$0
Sewerage 1$3,189$38,2680$0
Totals for Government 17$49,972$35,2744$1,568

Abingdon government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $449,000 ($143.68)
    Sewerage: $279,000 ($89.28)
    Regular Highways: $274,000 ($87.68)
    Police Protection: $262,000 ($83.84)
    Financial Administration: $193,000 ($61.76)
    General - Other: $112,000 ($35.84)
    Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($19.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $55,000 ($17.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($7.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($15.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($12.80)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($8.00)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($5.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $605,000 ($193.60)

Abingdon government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $262,000 ($83.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $23,000 ($7.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($10.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($8.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($5.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $529,000 ($169.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $649,000 ($207.68)
    Highways: $112,000 ($35.84)
  • Tax - Property: $251,000 ($80.32)
    Other License: $12,000 ($3.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($2.88)

Abingdon government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,090,000 ($348.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,035,000 ($331.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($17.60)

Abingdon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,383,000 ($762.56)

4.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Warren County, IL  0.49% ($42,677 average AGI)
from Peoria County, IL  0.38% ($49,697)
from Henry County, IL  0.27% ($35,340)


4.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Peoria County, IL  0.53% ($38,048 average AGI)
to Warren County, IL  0.43% ($34,553)
to Henry County, IL  0.25% ($42,490)

Businesses in Abingdon, IL

  • Hardee's: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U.S. Cellular: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Abingdon:

  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIL (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRAM (1330 AM; 1 kW; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abingdon:

  • WAAG (94.9 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLSR (92.7 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; KNOXVILLE, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLMD (104.7 FM; BUSHNELL, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WVKC (90.7 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: KNOX COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Abingdon:

  • W50BY (Channel 50; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Abingdon: James B. Stockdale, Robert. Hugo Dunlap.

  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.7mTotal length
  • 3,610Total average daily traffic
  • 247Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,790Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Abingdon, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Abingdon, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, 705 Il Route 41 -- 688411 (Lat: 40.817028 Lon: -90.403583), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland And Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, 705 Il Route 41 -- 688411 (Lat: 40.817028 Lon: -90.403583), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland And Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ABINGDON, Rr 1- 702 Fearing Avenue (Lat: 40.815861 Lon: -90.405944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPJB316,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10558.1 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • Lat: 40.800056 Lon: -90.400139, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQKP533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2009, Expiration Date: 08/04/2019, Certifier: Alan C Derbyshire, Registrant: Derbynet, LLC., 700 16th Ave, East Moline, IL 61244, Phone: (309) 755-2662, Email:
  • AbingHSAvonHS, Lat: 40.798583 Lon: -90.408500, Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.2 m, Call Sign: WQKP533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2009, Expiration Date: 08/04/2019, Certifier: Alan C Derbyshire, Registrant: Derbynet, LLC., 700 16th Ave, East Moline, IL 61244, Phone: (309) 755-2662, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abingdon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Abingdon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of fires - 41 took place in 2006, and the least - 11 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Abingdon, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.1%), and Structure Fires (25.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Abingdon, IL
    • 19859.1%Outside Fires
    • 8625.7%Structure Fires
    • 4413.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Abingdon, IL
Most common first names in Abingdon, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5480.6 years
John3776.6 years
Robert3370.7 years
William3273.9 years
Charles2581.4 years
James2372.9 years
George2276.5 years
Ruth2182.4 years
Donald1669.7 years
Harold1681.3 years
Most common last names in Abingdon, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3576.3 years
Smith1972.6 years
Anderson1880.9 years
Courson1672.4 years
Schisler1576.9 years
Lewis1476.5 years
Jones1381.5 years
Stegall1284.2 years
Wilson1079.7 years
Landon1069.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Abingdon, IL
  • 83.7%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Abingdon, IL
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity


Abingdon compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.