Abingdon, MD

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Living in Abingdon

Abingdon is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 31,895 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Abingdon is the 35th largest community in Maryland.

Abingdon is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Abingdon is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Abingdon who work in office and administrative support (12.60%), sales jobs (11.30%), and management occupations (11.28%).

Also of interest is that Abingdon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Abingdon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Abingdon, the average commute to work is 32.51 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Abingdon ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Abingdon, 40.26% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Abingdon in 2018 was $42,516, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $170,064 for a family of four.

Abingdon is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Abingdon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Abingdon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Abingdon include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Abingdon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.