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Abingdon, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Abingdon,VA index of house prices

Total population: 8,146 (Urban population: 7,919 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 4,473 (4,010 occupied: 1,997 owner occupied, 2,025 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

50%
State:

35%

Housing density: 536 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $173,689.

Median contract rent in 2016: $367 (lower quartile is $270, upper quartile is $460)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,637


Median gross rent in Abingdon, VA in 2016: $440

Housing units in Abingdon with a mortgage: 1,068 (22 second mortgage, 99 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 944

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,270

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,182

Median monthly housing costs: $620


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Abingdon, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $166,541 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Abingdon:

$166,541
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,689 - $261,187

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $312,298
Here:

$312,298
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $113,209
Here:

$113,209
State:

$343,400

In 2-unit structures: $405,559
Here:

$405,559
State:

$233,827

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,836
Here:

$248,836
State:

$312,703

Mobile homes: $107,171
Here:

$107,171
State:

$68,737
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,216
  • In family households: 5,515 (1,078 male householders, 836 female householders)
    1,482 spouses, 1,683 children (1,530 natural, 112 adopted, 34 stepchildren), 88 grandchildren, 117 brothers or sisters, 70 parents, 43 other relatives, 101 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,496 (940 male householders (819 living alone)), 1,179 female householders (1,073 living alone)), 372 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 239

Size of family households: 1,090 2-persons, 462 3-persons, 176 4-persons, 137 5-persons, 52 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,893 1-person, 149 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 41 4-persons.

897 married couples with children.
217 single-parent households (31 men, 186 women).

94.8% of residents of Abingdon speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (96% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 321 (3.9%)
(35.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Abingdon, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 4632 bedrooms
  • 1,0213 bedrooms
  • 3654 bedrooms
  • 1165+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Abingdon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abingdon, Virginia:

  • 45no bedroom
  • 6431 bedroom
  • 9912 bedrooms
  • 2603 bedrooms
  • 634 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Abingdon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Abingdon in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 127no vehicle
  • 5941 vehicle
  • 7342 vehicles
  • 3813 vehicles
  • 1034 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Abingdon population

Cars and other vehicles available in Abingdon in renter-occupied apartments

  • 335no vehicle
  • 1,1771 vehicle
  • 3802 vehicles
  • 1203 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Abingdon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Abingdon, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 1904 rooms
  • 3825 rooms
  • 4256 rooms
  • 2147 rooms
  • 2578 rooms
  • 4949+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Abingdon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abingdon, Virginia:

  • 391 room
  • 1252 rooms
  • 5253 rooms
  • 6744 rooms
  • 3005 rooms
  • 1116 rooms
  • 947 rooms
  • 1058 rooms
  • 499+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Abingdon population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Abingdon, VA household income distribution

  • Abingdon, VA household income distribution
  • 460Less than $10,000
  • 264$10,000 to $14,999
  • 318$15,000 to $19,999
  • 314$20,000 to $24,999
  • 185$25,000 to $29,999
  • 396$30,000 to $34,999
  • 145$35,000 to $39,999
  • 294$40,000 to $44,999
  • 103$45,000 to $49,999
  • 286$50,000 to $59,999
  • 295$60,000 to $74,999
  • 361$75,000 to $99,999
  • 190$100,000 to $124,999
  • 122$125,000 to $149,999
  • 118$150,000 to $199,999
  • 95$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Abingdon, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Abingdon, VA
  • 66Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 84$50,000 to $59,999
  • 81$60,000 to $69,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 122$80,000 to $89,999
  • 93$90,000 to $99,999
  • 157$100,000 to $124,999
  • 183$125,000 to $149,999
  • 144$150,000 to $174,999
  • 112$175,000 to $199,999
  • 295$200,000 to $249,999
  • 182$250,000 to $299,999
  • 92$300,000 to $399,999
  • 105$400,000 to $499,999
  • 63$500,000 to $749,999
  • 22$750,000 to $999,999
  • 10$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 16$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Abingdon, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Abingdon, VA
  • 30Less than $100
  • 101$100 to $149
  • 90$150 to $199
  • 29$200 to $249
  • 55$250 to $299
  • 65$300 to $349
  • 188$350 to $399
  • 237$400 to $449
  • 302$450 to $499
  • 119$500 to $549
  • 142$550 to $599
  • 129$600 to $649
  • 33$650 to $699
  • 59$700 to $749
  • 38$750 to $799
  • 39$800 to $899
  • 16$900 to $999
  • 47$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9$1,250 to $1,499
  • 19$1,500 to $1,999
  • 178No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1072010 or later
  • 842000 to 2009
  • 681990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 40Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Abingdon population
Abingdon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 312
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 610
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 772
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 562
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 396
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 65
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 292
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 55
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 49
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 154
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 63
  • 90 or more minutes: 105
Abingdon, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 73.9%
Number of people working at home: 213 (5.8% of all workers)

Abingdon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,271 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 846 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 50 (1%)
  • Taxi: 193 (2%)
  • Walked: 128 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 213 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,439
 English: 582
 Irish: 335
 German: 270
 Scotch-Irish: 247
 European: 126
 British: 69
 Scottish: 59
 Dutch: 42
 Italian: 35
 Swiss: 27
 African: 25
 Polish: 19
 Canadian: 17
 Welsh: 17
 Norwegian: 13
 Lithuanian: 10
 Swedish: 7
 French (except Basque): 5
 Lebanese: 5
 Australian: 4

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

  • 20%Mexico
  • 16%Pakistan
  • 11%Taiwan
  • 10%Venezuela
  • 10%Canada
  • 9%Indonesia
  • 5%Morocco

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

  • This state: 4,441
  • Other state: 3,350
  • Northeast: 620
  • Midwest: 569
  • South: 1,836
  • West: 321

81% of Abingdon residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Virginia.

Abingdon:

80.6%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 31
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 22
  • 7th and 8th grade: 146
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 87
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 60
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 658
  • Less than 1 year of college: 85
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 443
  • Associate degree: 233
  • Bachelor's degree: 699
  • Master's degree: 266
  • Professional school degree: 99
  • Doctorate degree: 75

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 27
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 42
  • 5th and 6th grade: 27
  • 7th and 8th grade: 55
  • 9th grade: 103
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 67
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 70
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 826
  • Less than 1 year of college: 278
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 387
  • Associate degree: 338
  • Bachelor's degree: 628
  • Master's degree: 380
  • Professional school degree: 56
  • Doctorate degree: 62

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 40.6%Females
Abingdon marital status for males
Abingdon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,194
  • One, attached: 257
  • Two: 386
  • 3 or 4: 393
  • 5 to 9: 488
  • 10 to 19: 281
  • 20 to 49: 122
  • 50 or more: 75
  • Mobile homes: 261
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,340

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 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 (59.7%)
  • Utility gas (32.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Electricity (85.2%)
  • Utility gas (10.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 128
Here:

22.1%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

1.3%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 136
Here:

57.6%
Virginia:

19.9%

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)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)