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Population in 2012: 8,188 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 

Males: 3,737  (45.6%)
Females: 4,451  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24210, 24211.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,948 (it was $30,976 in 2000)
Abingdon:

$37,948
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,493

Abingdon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $178,850 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Abingdon:

$178,850
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $197,450; Detached houses: $208,980; Townhouses or other attached units: $165,997; In 2-unit structures: $220,087; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,489; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $277,888; Mobile homes: $21,248

Median gross rent in 2012: $603.

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  • White alone - 7,540 (92.1%)
  • Black alone - 257 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 209 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 86 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 79 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Abingdon: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (16.7%), United States (12.9%), Irish (11.2%), German (10.4%), Scotch-Irish (7.1%), Polish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1778

Elevation: 2069 feet

Land area: 8.34 square miles.

Population density: 982 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Abingdon:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abingdon town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

232 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This town:  2.8%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Abingdon, Virginia as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Abingdon to the number of sex offenders is 171 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,275 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,269 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (34.0 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (122.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (434.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Meadow View, VA (2.6 miles ), Emory-Meadow View, VA (3.0 miles ), Emory, VA (3.0 miles ), Holston Valley, TN (3.3 miles) , Damascus, VA (3.4 miles ), Glade Spring, VA (3.5 miles ), Shady Valley, TN (3.6 miles) , Bristol, VA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $201,600
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $263,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $234,300

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.71 N, Longitude: 81.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,906 (+84.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,495 (44.1%)

Area code: 276

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Crime rates in Abingdon by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010010000102
per 100,000 0.012.50.00.012.40.00.00.00.012.40.024.2
Rapes 023346352121
per 100,000 0.025.038.938.349.775.037.762.624.912.424.112.1
Robberies 224232031553
per 100,000 25.325.051.825.637.325.00.037.512.462.060.336.3
Assaults 231482091711711858
per 100,000 291.1174.7103.7255.5111.8212.4138.387.6136.999.360.396.7
Burglaries 234036353540223528283036
per 100,000 291.1499.0466.6447.2434.6499.8276.6438.0348.5347.4361.9435.2
Thefts 165266320285318396332304262250244227
per 100,000 2088.63318.44147.23641.23948.84947.54174.53804.33261.13102.12943.72743.9
Auto thefts 8143121232417798117
per 100,000 101.3174.7401.8268.3285.6299.9213.887.6112.099.3132.784.6
Arson 000101010012
per 100,000 0.00.00.012.80.012.50.012.50.00.012.124.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 162.0245.0271.5262.2281.8334.1238.0244.7195.7209.1185.1214.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
Virginia average:

2.27

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Abingdon, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +589 (+8.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Abingdon-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Abingdon town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/25/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abingdon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from Abingdon center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Abingdon center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Solomon P. Sharp - Politician, Rick Boucher - Virginia politician, Granville Henderson Oury - Politician, Scott Cooper (director) - Film actor, William Y.C. Humes - Confederate Army general, Adrian Blevins - Poet, Eric McClure - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 11, 1978), Henry Warren Ogden - Confederate States of America Army officer and politician, Hiram Emory Widener, Jr. - Federal judge, John S. Preston - Confederate Army general.

Main business address for: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (BITUMINOUS COAL & LIGNITE SURFACE MINING), Alpha NR Holding Inc , HIGHLANDS BANKSHARES INC /VA/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Abingdon:

  • FMC - ABINGDON (Dialysis Facility, 341 FALLS DR)
  • HOME NSG SRVC OF SW VA INC (Home Health Center, 611 CAMPUS DRIVE SUITE 300)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 15856 PORTERFIELD HIGHWAY)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 312 CUMMINGS STREET)
  • AMEDISYS HOSPICE CARE OF VIRGINIA (Hospital, 100 ABINGDON PLACE, SUITE 212)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 16000 JOHNSTON MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • WELLMONT HOSPICE (Hospital, 988 WEST MAIN STREET UNIT C)
  • ABINGDON HEALTH CARE LLC (Nursing Home, 15051 HARMONY HILLS LANE)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF ABINGDON (Nursing Home, 600 WALDEN ROAD)

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Local government website: www.abingdon.com

Colleges/Universities in Abingdon:

  • Virginia Highlands Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,180; Location: 100 VHCC Drive; Public; Website: www.vhcc.edu)
  • Washington County Adult Skill Center (FT enrollment: 99; Location: 848 Thompson Dr; Public; Website: wcsc.wcs.k12.va.us)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abingdon:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 29 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 36 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Appalachian State University (about 38 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • Tusculum College (about 58 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 66 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • Concord University (about 73 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • New River Community College (about 77 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)

Public high school in Abingdon:

Private high school in Abingdon:

  • TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 15157 INSPIRATION DR; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Abingdon:

See full list of schools located in Abingdon, School District: WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Abingdon:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,415,755; Location: 205 OAK HILL STREET; 119,238 books; 24,208 e-books; 7,784 audio materials; 4,510 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 461 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Abingdon: Latture Field (A), Glenrochie Country Club (B), Washington County Public Library (C), Washington County Jail (D), Washington County Courthouse (E), Abingdon City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Abingdon Town Centre Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Abingdon include: Abingdon Bible Church (A), Abington United Methodist Church (B), Charles Wesley United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (E), Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church (F), Valley Street Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Campbell Cemetery (1), Knollkreg Cemetery (2), High Point Cemetery (3), Sinking Spring Cemetery (4), Hayter Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: East Fork Wolf Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Abingdon include: Overmountain Victory National History Trail (1), Abington Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum (208 West Main Street) (1), Highlands Educational Literacy Program (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 205 Oak Hill Street Northeast) (2), Abingdon Town - Public Information Service (335 Cummings Street) (3), Clevinger B H (22212 Sugarbush Lane) (4), Abingdon Town - Convention & Visitors Bureau (335 Cummings Street) (5), Flyaway Hot Air Balloons (15415 Briarwood Lane) (6), HARR William Charles (15415 Briarwood Lane) (7), Balloon Virginia Inc (22212 Sugarbush Lane) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Abingdon- Va. (340 Commerce Dr) (1), Budget Inn (15886 Porterfield Highway) (2), Comfort Inn (170 Old Jonesboro Road) (3), Best Western Inn & Suites (1093 Ole Berry Drive) (4), Comfort Inn Abingdon (170 Jonesboro Road) (5), Alpine Motel (882 East Main Street) (6), Holiday Inn-Express Abingdon (940 East Main Street) (7), Holiday Lodge Motel (25000 Lee Highway) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Court of Appeals- Judge's Chambers (180 West Main Street) (1), Washington County - General District Court Judge (191 East Main Street) (2), Washington County - Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court- Juvenile & Domestic Relations- C (Relations Court) (3), Courts - Federal - District Courts- Eastern District Of Tennessee- District C (180 West Main Street) (4), Washington County - Accounting (205 Academy Drive Northwest) (5), Boucher Rick Representative (188 East Main) (6), Washington County - General District Court Clerk (191 East Main Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3]

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0302. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0302
U.S.:

0.0222

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abingdon and their reported violations in the past:

WOODLAND COVE CAMPGROUND (Serves TN, Population served: 281, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2004. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2004. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2004. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2004. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2004. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
RIVERSIDE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WATERS EDGE R V PARK (Serves TN, Population served: 118, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2000 and MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2000), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • HAYTER'S GAP (Population served: 254, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.7%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 48.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 79.3% for other race residents, 55.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.0%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Abingdon, VA

People in group quarters in Abingdon in 2010:

  • 132 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Abingdon in 2000:

  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 84 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 66 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill

Abingdon compared to Virginia state average:

Abingdon, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Abingdon (2011 data):

  • Highlands Union Bank: Maringo Drive Branch, at 340 West Main Street, Jonesborough Road Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $620.6 mil, Deposits: $516.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: West Main Branch at 238 West Main Street, branch established on 2003/11/03; Camp Comfort Branch at 27255 Lee Highway, branch established on 2005/02/14. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • The First Bank and Trust Company: Abingdon Branch at 667 West Main Street, branch established on 1984/11/15; East Abingdon Branch at 933 East Main Street, branch established on 1993/07/08. Info updated 2007/04/05: Bank assets: $1,247.0 mil, Deposits: $1,102.9 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.
  • TruPoint Bank: West Abingdon Branch at 914 West Main Street, branch established on 1995/08/14; East Abingdon Branch at 600 East Main Street, branch established on 2009/05/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $455.3 mil, Deposits: $395.0 mil, headquarters in Grundy, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Miners And Merchants Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Bank of Marion: Abingdon Branch at 201 Valley Street, branch established on 2008/09/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $348.9 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Virginia Bankshares, Inc.
  • Grundy National Bank: Abingdon Branch at 498 Cummings Street, branch established on 2006/05/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $352.0 mil, Deposits: $287.6 mil, headquarters in Grundy, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Gnb Bankshares Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Abingdon at 332 Cummings Street, branch established on 1991/05/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Abingdon Branch at 271 West Main Street, branch established on 1963/09/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Bank: Abingdon Branch at 102 Wall Street, branch established on 2004/01/20. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Abingdon, Virginia:

  • Martha Washington Inn, 150 West Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210 , Phone: (276) 628-3161, Fax: (276) 628-7652
  • Comfort Inn, 170 Jonesboro Rd, Abingdon, VA 24210 , Phone: (276) 676-2222, Fax: (276) 676-2222
  • Holiday Inn Express, 940 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210 , Phone: (276) 676-2829, Fax: (276) 676-2605
  • Hampton Inn Abingdon, 340 Commerce Dr, Abingdon, VA 24211 , Phone: (276) 619-4600, Fax: (276) 619-4605
  • Super 8 Motel, 298 Towne Centre Dr, Abingdon, VA 24210 , Phone: (276) 676-3329, Fax: (276) 676-3329
  • Comfort Suites Abingdon, 1093 Ole Berry Dr, Abingdon, VA 24210 , Phone: (276) 698-3040, Fax: (276) 698-3050
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 930 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210 , Phone: (276) 676-9090, Fax: (276) 676-9091
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Abingdon, Virginia

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Abingdon travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Abingdon town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.85%
Here42.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents40.9%25.1%9.8%6.2%3.7%
Congregations21.3%29.5%11.5%6.6%2.5%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.4%1.4%7.8%
Congregations0.8%4.9%1.6%0.8%20.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Washington County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Washington County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Washington County:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

25.3%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.7%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$22,992$27,5900$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,945$56,8355$1,351
Police Protection - Officers 23$62,570$32,6450$0
Police - Other 2$6,248$37,4880$0
Firefighters 0$0 28$14,477
Streets and Highways 38$87,885$27,7530$0
Sewerage 14$33,090$28,3630$0
Parks and Recreation 20$38,253$22,9527$3,662
Other and Unallocable 11$24,908$27,1723$3,102
Totals for Government 122$294,891$29,00643$22,592

Abingdon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $544,000 ($66.44)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,483,000 ($181.12)
    General - Other: $1,242,000 ($151.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,157,000 ($141.30)
    Sewerage: $1,121,000 ($136.91)
    Police Protection: $1,054,000 ($128.72)
    Central Staff Services: $330,000 ($40.30)
    Financial Administration: $260,000 ($31.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $256,000 ($31.27)
    Fire Protection: $217,000 ($26.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $93,000 ($11.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($6.72)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($6.72)
    Transit Utilities: $21,000 ($2.56)
    Housing & Community Development: $17,000 ($2.08)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $663,000 ($80.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,733,000 ($211.65)

Abingdon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,788,000 ($218.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $303,000 ($37.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $260,000 ($31.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $91,000 ($11.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $351,000 ($42.87)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($4.15)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $961,000 ($117.37)
    General Support: $685,000 ($83.66)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,845,000 ($347.46)
    Property: $1,965,000 ($239.99)
    Public Utilities: $139,000 ($16.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $116,000 ($14.17)

Abingdon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,048,000 ($1349.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,198,000 ($1245.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,000 ($2.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $827,000 ($101.00)

Abingdon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $888,000 ($108.45)

6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bristol city, VA  0.90% ($33,687 average AGI)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.85% ($50,804)
from Smyth County, VA  0.53% ($29,566)


6.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bristol city, VA  1.19% ($28,845 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, TN  1.09% ($33,279)
to Smyth County, VA  0.57% ($24,358)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abingdon:

  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALTVILLE, VA; Owner: CONTINENTAL MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLZ (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. PAUL, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abingdon:

  • WFHG-FM (92.7 FM; ABINGDON, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXLZ-FM (107.3 FM; LEBANON, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Abingdon:

  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFG (Channel 68; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAPW-CA (Channel 31; ABINGDON, ETC., VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Abingdon, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Abingdon fatal accident list:

May 9, 2003 10:29 AM, Sr-236, Vehicles: 7, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 1990 01:15 AM, I81, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 22, 1990 10:06 PM, Mainstreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 1990 03:20 PM, Cummingsst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 1981 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 12, 1981 03:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 6, 1976 09:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Abingdon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Abingdon, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abingdon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Abingdon)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$131,37621$148,11054$138,60912$29,4471$1,485,53013$112,1554$15,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$17,0601$92,4702$185,4850$00$01$184,9301$17,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$102,3752$99,62019$172,0733$54,4901$57,2402$145,0302$23,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$45,1303$139,2506$186,1271$85,3100$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$94,6704$119,9880$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$181,3582$111,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$41,2801$84,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$206,4000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 138
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 19

Incident types - Abingdon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Abingdon, VA

Most common first names in Abingdon, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23772.8 years
William20274.3 years
John17375.5 years
Mary16678.6 years
Robert14773.5 years
Charles12974.5 years
Margaret10977.4 years
George8376.7 years
David6068.4 years
Virginia5981.1 years
Most common last names in Abingdon, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7275.3 years
Johnson7174.7 years
Price6875.6 years
Jones6272.0 years
Taylor5574.8 years
Campbell5476.8 years
Reynolds5369.2 years
Moore5173.3 years
Fields4974.0 years
Brown4878.4 years
Businesses in Abingdon, VA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets4
CVS1McDonald's2
Comfort Inn1New Balance3
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx6SAS Shoes1
GNC1Sears2
H&R Block1Subway3
Hardee's1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul3
Kmart1UPS8
Kroger1Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2
Browse common businesses in Abingdon, VA

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