Abingdon Knox County, Illinois

Abingdon: City in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America

About

Abingdon is a city located in the county of Knox in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,319 and a population density of 2,321 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,008 inhabitants.

The city was created 194 years ago in 1827.

Abingdon Quick Facts

Population : 3,008 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Knox County
Postal code : 61410
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 1.43 km2
Named for : Abingdon
Altitude : 751 feet / 229 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1828 (194 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 14:49:20 (25th May 2022)
Density : 2,103 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.34% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Abingdon is located at 40°48'16"N 90°24'6"W (40.8044800, -90.4018000).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Abingdon decreased by 10.34% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,319 - census
2011 3,273 -1.41% estimation process
2012 3,242 -0.96% estimation process
2013 3,226 -0.5% estimation process
2014 3,212 -0.44% estimation process
2015 3,171 -1.29% estimation process
2016 3,141 -0.96% estimation process
2017 3,117 -0.77% estimation process
2018 3,073 -1.43% estimation process
2019 3,051 -0.72% estimation process
2020 3,008 -1.43% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,662
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,145
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,006
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,053
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.9%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 39.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 57.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 39.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 324
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 46.0%

Abingdon zip code is 61410. County name: Knox, County fips: 17095

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 46.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $81,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $953
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $377
2015-2019 median gross rent : $630
2015-2019 Households : 3,346
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 69.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 51.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.2%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 47,121
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 153,521
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 167,555
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,518
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $24,885
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $14,992
Percentage of people living in poverty : 35.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 944
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 553
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 300
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 279
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 621
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 251
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 629
2010 population per square mile : 1,022.0
2010 land area in square miles : 8.86

People born in Abingdon (5)

People born in Abingdon, including United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient James Stockdale, naturalist George Latimer Bates, politician Guy U. Hardy, .

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Schools in Abingdon

College & universities near Abingdon, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146427 Knox College Galesburg (IL) 61401-9999
143613 Carl Sandburg College Galesburg (IL) 61401
147341 Monmouth College Monmouth (IL) 61462-1998

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Abingdon, IL

Code Name Address Type
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Abingdon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Abingdon Post Office Abingdon (IL) 61410

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Knox County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Knox County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Galesburg 29,803 County seat of Knox County, Illinois, United States
Truro 18,532 Human settlement in United States of America
Knox 2,692 County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee
Knoxville 2,692 City in Knox County, Illinois, United States
Ontario 871 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Wataga 773 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
East Galesburg 761 Human settlement in Knox Township, Illinois, United States of America
Oneida 653 City in Illinois, USA
Yates City 641 Village in Illinois, United States
Williamsfield 538 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Altona 490 Village in Illinois, United States
Victoria 282 Village in Illinois, United States
Rio 280 Village in Illinois, USA
Maquon 259 Township in Knox County, Illinois
Saint Augustine 111 Human settlement in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Abingdon distances to largest Illinois cities