Abbeville, Alabama Population 2021

2,538
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Abbeville is a city located in Henry County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Henry County. With a 2020 population of 2,538, it is the 151st largest city in Alabama and the 6787th largest city in the United States . Abbeville is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -5.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,688 in 2010. Abbeville reached it's highest population of 3,173 in 1990. Spanning over 16 miles, Abbeville has a population density of 163 people per square mile.

The average household income in Abbeville is $56,507 with a poverty rate of 24.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $84,000. The median age in Abbeville is 46.9 years, 41.5 years for males, and 53.2 years for females.

Abbeville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Abbeville was:

  • White: 54.68%
  • Black or African American: 41.51%
  • Other race: 2.25%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Abbeville, Alabama is 2,538 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,571.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,688.

Abbeville, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,40754.68%
Black or African American1,06841.51%
Some Other Race582.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.66%
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Abbeville Population by Race

Abbeville Population Pyramid $2021

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Abbeville Median Age

46.9


Total

41.5


Male

53.2


Female

Abbeville Adults

There are 2,085 adults, (692 of whom are seniors) in Abbeville.

Abbeville Age Dependency

84.7

Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Abbeville Sex Ratio

Female

1,241

48.23%

Male

1,332

51.77%

Abbeville Population by Age

Abbeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Abbeville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married84.2%15.8%
All66%34%
Female54.3%45.7%
Non Family50.6%49.4%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Abbeville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0292.3366
Non Family4251.1350.6
Married3423.2684.2
Female1882.8654.3
Male743.59100

3.06

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Abbeville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1427.59%
9th to 12th Grade27414.65%
High School Graduate67536.10%
Some College34118.24%
Associates Degree21511.50%
Bachelors Degree924.92%
Graduate Degree1317.01%
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Abbeville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,109924196
Black71249027
Hispanic2617
Native American2323
Other Race1717

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 white people with a rate of 17.67%.

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,096$35,729$26,875
Less Than 9th Grade$42,083$52,885$
High School Graduate$22,486$26,000$21,208
Some College$36,250$40,375$28,750
Bachelors Degree$53,125$55,000$
Graduate Degree$53,365$117,917$48,472

$32,096

Average Earnings

$35,729

Average Male

$26,875

Average Female

Abbeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Abbeville Language by Age

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Abbeville Language

96.88% of Abbeville residents speak only English, while 3.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Abbeville Language

Abbeville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,01641540.85%
White1,21314812.20%
Islander1717100.00%

24.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.17%

Male Poverty Rate

26.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abbeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is White, with 12.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.50%.

Abbeville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.85%
High School17.74%
Some College17.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%

Abbeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed17.14%
Male Employed3.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Abbeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Abbeville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,875$56,507
Families$51,477$63,630
Married Families$76,983-
Non Families$20,352$43,853
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Income by Household Type

Abbeville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Abbeville Married by Age and Sex

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Abbeville 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 Marital Status by Race

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Abbeville Marital Status

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191

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam74
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War41
Korea19
World War II6

Abbeville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7450
55 to 6449
75+48
35 to 5431
18 to 3413

Abbeville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13611.13%
Black425.24%
Hispanic1315.12%
Other Race1334.21%

Abbeville Veterans by Race

Abbeville Veterans by Education

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3.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abbeville Veterans by Education

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40.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Abbeville Employment by Age

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Abbeville Employment by Race

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Abbeville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.92%

Born in Abbeville

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Abbeville residents were born in the United States, with 80.92% having been born in Alabama. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Abbeville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,538-11-0.43%
20202,549-11-0.43%
20192,560-11-0.43%
20182,571-4-0.16%
20172,575-9-0.35%
20162,584-16-0.62%
20152,600-8-0.31%
20142,608-20-0.76%
20132,628-15-0.57%
20122,643-51-1.89%
20112,694-5-0.19%
20102,699-288-1.01%
20002,987-186-0.60%
19903,173180.06%
19803,1551590.52%
19702,9964721.73%
19602,5240.00%

Abbeville Population by Year