Abbeville, Alabama Population 2020

2,549

Abbeville is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,549, it is the 151st largest city in Alabama and the 6757th largest city in the United States. Abbeville is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -5.17% 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 164 people per square mile.

The average household income in Abbeville is $58,890 with a poverty rate of 15.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $563 per month, and the median house value is $85,400. The median age in Abbeville is 46.8 years, 43.1 years for males, and 52.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.5 males.

Abbeville Demographics

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

  • White: 59.95%
  • Black or African American: 39.70%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Abbeville, Alabama is 2,549, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,563.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,688.

Abbeville, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,54859.95%
Black or African American1,02539.70%
Some Other Race90.35%

Abbeville Population Pyramid 2020

Abbeville Median Age

46.8


Total

43.1


Male

52.3


Female

Abbeville Adults

There are 2,132 adults, (672 of whom are seniors) in Abbeville.

Abbeville Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

46

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Abbeville Sex Ratio

Female

1,269

49.15%

Male

1,313

50.85%

Abbeville Households and Families

Abbeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Abbeville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.8%14.2%
All69.6%30.4%
Female59%41%
Non Family51.5%48.5%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9932.4269.6
Married4153.1785.8
Non Family3791.1451.5
Female1443.0859
Male553.91100

3.08

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Abbeville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1296.83%
9th to 12th Grade25813.66%
High School Graduate69436.74%
Some College35919.00%
Associates Degree1688.89%
Bachelors Degree965.08%
Graduate Degree1859.79%

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1681,002221
Black71350060
Hispanic8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,474$30,724$28,313
Less Than High School$14,479$$13,984
High School Grad$22,031$22,399$20,795
Some College$35,938$35,938$38,750
Bachelors Degree$56,500$66,250$38,611
Graduate Degree$48,036$$44,318

$29,474

Average Earnings

$30,724

Average Male

$28,313

Average Female

Abbeville Language

Abbeville Language by Age

Abbeville Language

98.14% of Abbeville residents speak only English, while 1.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Abbeville Poverty

Abbeville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black97326026.72%
White1,3231198.99%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.59%

Male Poverty Rate

15.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abbeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is Black, with 26.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is White, with 8.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.47%
High School16.80%
Some College14.15%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%
Name Poverty
Female Employed12.83%
Male Employed3.59%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Abbeville Income

Abbeville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,877$58,890
Families$53,036$63,972
Married Families$72,218-
Non Families$29,427$47,531

Abbeville Marital Status

Abbeville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Abbeville Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Abbeville Marital Status by Race

Abbeville Veterans

189

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
Second Gulf War40
First Gulf War37
Korea30
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
75+65
65 to 7453
55 to 6434
35 to 5420
18 to 3417
Name Veterans % of Total
White14210.84%
Black415.04%
Hispanic67.89%
Other666.67%

$Abbeville Veterans by Education

2.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abbeville Employment Status

40%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Abbeville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.99%

Born in Alabama

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.54% of Abbeville residents were born in the United States, with 76.99% having been born in Alabama. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,549-7-0.27%
20192,556-7-0.27%
20182,563-3-0.12%
20172,566-7-0.27%
20162,573-15-0.58%
20152,588-7-0.27%
20142,595-17-0.65%
20132,612-17-0.65%
20122,629-48-1.79%
20112,677-7-0.26%
20102,684-303-1.06%
20002,987-186-0.60%
19903,173180.06%
19803,1551590.52%
19702,9964721.73%
19602,5240.00%