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Total population: 7,999 (All urban)

Abingdon,VA index of house prices


Houses: 3,879 (3,613 occupied: 2,136 owner occupied, 1,477 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

45%

Housing density: 465 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $310,495.


Median contract rent in 2009: $414 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $527)


Median gross rent in Abingdon, VA in 2009: $606


Housing units in Abingdon with a mortgage: 917 (54 second mortgage, 168 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 881


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $66,744


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,208


Median monthly housing costs: $617





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Abingdon, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $144,752 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Abingdon:

$144,752
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $103,604 - $209,978

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $320,499
Here:

$320,499
State:

$330,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $265,873
Here:

$265,873
State:

$310,878

In 2-unit structures: $1,110,486
Here:

$1,110,486
State:

$285,516

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $500,858
Here:

$500,858
State:

$242,971

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,362
Here:

$191,362
State:

$270,208

Mobile homes: $24,942
Here:

$24,942
State:

$37,843

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,471
  • In family households: 5,831 (1,569 male householders, 531 female householders)
    1,664 spouses, 1,741 children (1,523 natural, 116 adopted, 102 stepchildren), 88 grandchildren, 61 brothers or sisters, 51 parents, 84 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,640 (487 male householders (401 living alone)), 1,000 female householders (928 living alone)), 153 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 448 (329 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,152 2-persons, 485 3-persons, 324 4-persons, 99 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,329 1-person, 146 2-persons, 12 3-persons.

965 married couples with children.
351 single-parent households (65 men, 286 women).

97.4% of residents of Abingdon speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 63% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 67 (0.8%)
(34.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Abingdon, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 35
  • 4 rooms: 183
  • 5 rooms: 354
  • 6 rooms: 444
  • 7 rooms: 398
  • 8 rooms: 281
  • 9 or more rooms: 433
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 129
  • 3 rooms: 278
  • 4 rooms: 635
  • 5 rooms: 224
  • 6 rooms: 94
  • 7 rooms: 64
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9 or more rooms: 17
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Abingdon, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 49
  • 2 bedrooms: 415
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,061
  • 4 bedrooms: 469
  • 5+ bedrooms: 142
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 403
  • 2 bedrooms: 755
  • 3 bedrooms: 246
  • 4 bedrooms: 40
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
Cars and other vehicles available in Abingdon, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 108
  • 1 vehicle: 505
  • 2 vehicles: 996
  • 3 vehicles: 400
  • 4 vehicles: 78
  • 5+ vehicles: 49
  • no vehicle: 298
  • 1 vehicle: 810
  • 2 vehicles: 345
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 148
  • 2000 to 2004: 283
  • 1990 to 1999: 625
  • 1980 to 1989: 735
  • 1970 to 1979: 592
  • 1960 to 1969: 367
  • 1950 to 1959: 515
  • 1940 to 1949: 333
  • 1939 or earlier: 532

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Abingdon, VA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Abingdon, VA:

  • Less than $10,000: 18
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 9
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 9
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 17
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 20
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 12
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 8
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 10
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 25
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 18
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 26
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 36
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 32
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 114
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 160
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 259
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 219
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 342
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 234
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 209
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 139
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 161
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 87
  • $1,000,000 or more: 34
 


Abingdon rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Abingdon:

  • Less than $100: 11 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 24
  • $200 to $249: 48
  • $250 to $299: 36
  • $300 to $349: 71
  • $350 to $399: 188
  • $400 to $449: 162
  • $450 to $499: 45
  • $500 to $549: 73
  • $550 to $599: 140
  • $600 to $649: 196
  • $650 to $699: 283
  • $700 to $749: 55
  • $750 to $799: 34
  • $800 to $899: 184
  • $900 to $999: 75
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 20
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 38
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 6
  • 1980 to 1984: 6
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 31


Abingdon, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.1%
Number of people working at home: 90 (2.5% of all workers)


Abingdon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 149
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 748
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 717
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 454
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 431
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 164
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 362
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 100
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 81
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 99
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 100
  • 90 or more minutes: 70
 


Abingdon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,140 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 253 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 58 (2%)
  • Other means: 9 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 90 (3%)
 


Abingdon, VA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 457
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 345
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 291
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 350
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 281
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 232
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 176
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 219
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 83
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 260
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 315
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 215
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 139
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 65
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 86
  • $200,000 or more: 73
 

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 1344
 English: 634
 German: 576
 Other groups: 541
 Irish: 537
 Scotch-Irish: 326
 Scottish: 169
 European: 149
 Italian: 72
 Greek: 52
 Swiss: 49
 British: 48
 Arab:: 47
 Lebanese: 47
 Subsaharan African:: 39
 African: 39
 Swedish: 35
 French (except Basque): 31
 Ukrainian: 28
 Dutch: 25
 Welsh: 17
 Hungarian: 16
 Canadian: 15
 Croatian: 14
 Polish: 13
 Czechoslovakian: 9
 Portuguese: 9
 French Canadian: 8
 Norwegian: 8
 Scandinavian: 7


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Canada (22%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (19%)
  • Other Western Europe (13%)
  • Netherlands (9%)
  • Italy (9%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Turkey (9%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5045
  • Northeast: 435
  • Midwest: 391
  • South: 1726
  • West: 215

50% of Abingdon residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 54
  • 7th and 8th grade: 169
  • 9th grade: 84
  • 10th grade: 102
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 474
  • Less than 1 year of college: 175
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 307
  • Associate degree: 128
  • Bachelor's degree: 417
  • Master's degree: 172
  • Professional school degree: 151
  • Doctorate degree: 80

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 24
  • 5th and 6th grade: 104
  • 7th and 8th grade: 189
  • 9th grade: 108
  • 10th grade: 84
  • 11th grade: 109
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 56
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 678
  • Less than 1 year of college: 237
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 494
  • Associate degree: 282
  • Bachelor's degree: 501
  • Master's degree: 246
  • Professional school degree: 106
  • Doctorate degree: 65

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.7%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 22.5%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $40,354
  • Black householders: $26,142
  • Two or more races householders: $22,011
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $31,109
Abingdon household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Abingdon household income for Black householders
Abingdon household income for Asian householders
Abingdon household income for Some other race householders
Abingdon household income for Two or more races householders
Abingdon household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Abingdon marital status for males
Abingdon marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $148,691
  • Black or African American householders: $82,298
  • Two or more races householders: $164,159

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,280
  • One, attached: 210
  • Two: 218
  • 3 or 4: 382
  • 5 to 9: 365
  • 10 to 19: 160
  • 20 to 49: 112
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 145

Median worth of mobile homes: $7,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Abingdon:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Abingdon
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.8%)
  • Utility gas (34.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.3%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Electricity (69.7%)
  • Utility gas (17.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Wood (1.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

1.0%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

10.9%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

20.7%
Virginia:

20.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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