Abingdon, VA Population

Population: 7,780. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,925 (+1.9% change)
Males: 3,481 (44.7%), Females: 4,299 (55.3%)

Washington County

Zip codes: 24210, 24211.

Median resident age: 42.4 years
Median household income: $30,976
Median house value: $100,100

Races in Abingdon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.3%), German (11.4%), English (10.7%), Irish (9.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%), Scottish (2.5%).

Elevation: 2069 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Abingdon

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abingdon town

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0.9% Foreign born

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

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Abingdon:

  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (351 N COURT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Abingdon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Abingdon:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 34 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 79 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 95 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Abingdon:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Abingdon:

  • VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,367; Location: PO BOX 828; Public; Website: www.vh.cc.va.us)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY ADULT SKILL CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 231; Location: 848 THOMPSON DR; Public)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abingdon:

  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 66 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; HICKORY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 85 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)

Schools

Public high schools in Abingdon:

  • ABINGDON HIGH (Students: 984; Location: 705 THOMPSON DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • A. LINWOOD HOLTON GOV SCH (Location: SOUTHWEST VA HIGHER ED CENTER; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Abingdon:

  • TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: PO BOX 1182 WALDEN RD; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Abingdon:

  • E. B. STANLEY MIDDLE (Students: 699; Location: 297 STANLEY ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WATAUGA ELEM. (Students: 506; Location: 23181 WATAUGA RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ABINGDON ELEM. (Students: 446; Location: 19431 WOODLAND HILLS RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GREENDALE ELEM. (Students: 358; Location: 13092 MCGUFFIE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • W.N.NEFF CTR FOR SCI & TECH (Location: 255 STANLEY ST; Grades: 00 – 00)
  • WASHINGTON CO. TECHNICAL (Location: 850 THOMPSON DR; Grades: 00 – 00)

Libraries

Library in Abingdon:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,312,008; Location: 205 OAK HILL STREET; 102,983 books; 8,393 audio materials; 2,816 video materials; 240 serial subscriptions)