Abbeville, Georgia Population 2021

2,452
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Abbeville is a city located in Wilcox County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Wilcox County. With a 2020 population of 2,452, it is the 216th largest city in Georgia and the 6887th largest city in the United States . Abbeville is currently declining at a rate of -4.52% annually and its population has decreased by -15.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,908 in 2010. Abbeville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Abbeville has a population density of 803 people per square mile.

The average household income in Abbeville is $57,923 with a poverty rate of 38.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $322 per month, and the median house value is $34,900. The median age in Abbeville is 40 years, 39.5 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.

Abbeville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Abbevillewas:

  • Black or African American: 61.90%
  • White: 37.41%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Abbeville, Georgia is 2,452 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,684.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,908.

Abbeville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,72961.90%
White1,04537.41%
Two or More Races190.68%
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Abbeville Population by Race

Abbeville Population Pyramid $2021

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Abbeville Median Age

40


Total

39.5


Male

49.1


Female

Abbeville Adults

There are 2,588 adults, (266 of whom are seniors) in Abbeville.

Abbeville Age Dependency

20.3

Age Dependency Ratio

11.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Abbeville Sex Ratio

Female

446

15.97%

Male

2,347

84.03%

Abbeville Population by Age

Abbeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Abbeville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female22.6%77.4%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Married71.3%28.7%
Male100%0%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Abbeville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3382.2556.2
Non Family1261.0161.9
Married1222.5571.3
Female843.6522.6
Male62.5100

2.93

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Abbeville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1928.07%
9th to 12th Grade39216.48%
High School Graduate1,14548.15%
Some College42717.96%
Associates Degree1004.21%
Bachelors Degree1004.21%
Graduate Degree220.93%
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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
Black1,4481,05765
White78965957
Hispanic13774
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.22%.

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,333$31,563$17,578
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$13,839$$13,359
Some College$38,125$46,136$13,906
Bachelors Degree$31,563$$30,156
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,333

Average Earnings

$31,563

Average Male

$17,578

Average Female

Abbeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Abbeville Language by Age

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Abbeville Language

93.81% of Abbeville residents speak only English, while 6.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.83% of the population.

Abbeville Language

Abbeville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26818167.54%
White47311023.26%
Multiple19421.05%

38.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.68%

Male Poverty Rate

37.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abbeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is Black, with 67.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is Multiple, with 21.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 57.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.63%.

Abbeville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School37.81%
Less Than 9th Grade27.38%
Some College13.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.66%

Abbeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed42.24%
Male Employed4.92%

Abbeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Abbeville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,813$57,923
Families$24,375$38,664
Married Families$45,313-
Non Families$20,132$88,444
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Income by Household Type

Abbeville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

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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105

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War14
Korea6
World War II
Second Gulf War

Abbeville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6456
35 to 5428
75+12
65 to 749
18 to 34

Abbeville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White545.66%
Black513.13%

Abbeville Veterans by Race

Abbeville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abbeville Veterans by Education

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9.4%

Labor Force Participation

9.2%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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70.89%

Born in Abbeville

93.56%

Native Born

6.44%

Foreign Born

5.94%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.56% of Abbeville residents were born in the United States, with 70.89% having been born in Georgia. 5.94% 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

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,452-116-4.52%
20202,568-116-4.32%
20192,684-116-4.14%
20182,800170.61%
20172,783160.58%
20162,767-162-5.53%
20152,929672.34%
20142,862-71-2.42%
20132,93310.03%
20122,932-19-0.64%
20112,951-31-1.04%
20102,9820.00%

Abbeville Population by Year