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People

Total Population 8,143
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 3,592
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,375
% Above Poverty Level 82.5%
% Below Poverty Level 17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.8%
Median Gross Rent $609
Median House Value $168,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.1%
US/American 0%
English 20.2%
Irish 9.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Abingdon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Washington
Metro Area Johnson City - Kingsport - Bristol
Standard Zip Codes 24210, 24211
P.O. Box Zip Codes 24212
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.709
Longitude -81.977

Abingdon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ABINGDON 3 S
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station SALTVILLE 1 N
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 66 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station MARION
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Abingdon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Osceola (24210)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bristol 17,524 $45,363
Cleveland 198 $22,708
Damascus 759 $35,833
Glade Spring 1,575 $56,500
Lebanon 3,388 $48,504
Saltville 2,343 $33,702

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Abingdon Public Libraries

Library
Washington County Public Library
205 OAK HILL STREET
Abingdon, Virginia
(276) 676-6222
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Abingdon Hospitals

JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
351 COURT STREET, NE
(276) 676-7117
Emergency Service: Yes

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Abingdon High Schools

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ABINGDON HIGH
705 THOMPSON DR
276-628-1850
Serves 984 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

A. LINWOOD HOLTON GOV SCH
SOUTHWEST VA HIGHER ED CENTER
276-469-4027
A Magnet School.

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