Abbeville County, South Carolina Population 2019

Abbeville County, South Carolina's estimated population is 24,560 with a growth rate of -0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Abbeville County, South Carolina is the 37th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201824,541-19-0.08%
201724,560-73-0.30%
201624,633-142-0.57%
201524,7750.00%
201424,775-105-0.42%
201324,880-120-0.48%
201225,000-60-0.24%
201125,060-250-0.99%
201025,3101,4486.07%
199023,8621,2355.46%
198022,6271,5157.18%
197021,112-305-1.42%
196021,417-1,039-4.63%
195022,456-475-2.07%
194022,931-392-1.68%
193023,323-3,816-14.06%
192027,139-7,665-22.02%
191034,8041,4044.20%
190033,400-13,454-28.71%
189046,8546,03914.80%
188040,8159,68631.12%
187031,129-1,256-3.88%
186032,385670.21%
185032,3182,96710.11%
184029,3511,2024.27%
183028,1494,98221.50%
182023,1672,0119.51%
181021,1567,60356.10%
180013,5534,35647.36%
17909,1970.00%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,269
Black or African American6,844
Two or More Races507
Some Other Race73
Asian71
American Indian and Alaska Native24

Abbeville County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Abbeville County, South Carolina Median Age

43.7


Total

41.2


Male

45


Female

Abbeville County, South Carolina Adults

There are 19,541 adults, (4,974 of whom are seniors) in Abbeville County, South Carolina.

Abbeville County, South Carolina Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Abbeville County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,744

51.41%

Male

12,044

48.59%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Households and Families

Abbeville County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Abbeville County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All77%23%
Male73.8%26.2%
Non Family69%31%
Female64%36%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3922.5477
Married4,2693.1687.6
Non Family3,2551.1669
Female1,3043.5564
Male5643.5173.8

3.2

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Abbeville County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2387.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,44914.31%
High School Graduate5,86434.27%
Some College3,26419.08%
Associates Degree1,77810.39%
Bachelors Degree1,7089.98%
Graduate Degree8094.73%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,9949,7692,251
Black4,8253,453229
Hispanic1607611
Multiple Races86805
Other Race3420
Native American2424
Asian212121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,852$34,355$22,609
Less Than High School$21,199$25,023$14,306
High School Grad$24,128$31,033$18,511
Some College$30,738$41,398$23,737
Bachelors Degree$35,325$41,023$28,750
Graduate Degree$46,232$48,594$45,982

$27,852

Average Earnings

$34,355

Average Male

$22,609

Average Female

Abbeville County, South Carolina Language

Abbeville County, South Carolina Language by Age

Abbeville County, South Carolina Language

97.14% of Abbeville County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Abbeville County, South Carolina Poverty

Abbeville County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,5832,88717.41%
Black6,6832,35535.24%
Multiple48716734.29%
Hispanic29912441.47%
Other6464100.00%

22.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.12%

Male Poverty Rate

22.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abbeville County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abbeville County, South Carolina is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abbeville County, South Carolina is White, with 17.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.89%
High School20.32%
Some College13.85%
Bachelors or Greater7.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.82%
Male Unemployed26.57%
Female Employed13.78%
Male Employed8.49%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Income

Abbeville County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,254$47,480
Families$46,177$57,459
Married Families$56,447-
Non Families$19,094$27,535

Abbeville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Abbeville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Abbeville County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Abbeville County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Abbeville County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Abbeville County, South Carolina Veterans

1,521

Number of Veterans

1,430

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam610
First Gulf War280
Korea228
Second Gulf War186
World War II78

Abbeville County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0937.94%
Black4237.80%
2 or More52.79%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

8.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abbeville County, South Carolina Employment Status

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Abbeville County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Abbeville52785168-110-2.08%
Honea Path 356137471865.22%
Ware Shoals 2174218390.41%
Calhoun Falls20041953-51-2.54%
Due West12471292453.61%
Donalds348341-7-2.01%
Lowndesville125123-2-1.60%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990