Abbeville, Georgia Population 2024

2,893

Abbeville is a city located in Wilcox County Georgia. Abbeville has a 2024 population of 2,893. It is also the county seat of Wilcox County.Abbeville is currently growing at a rate of 2.41% annually and its population has increased by 5.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,741 in 2020.

The average household income in Abbeville is $34,969 with a poverty rate of 46.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Abbeville is 40 years, 39.9 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Abbeville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 62.46%
  • White: 33.58%
  • Two or more races: 3.2%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
946.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.55% (152)
The current population of Abbeville, Georgia is 2,893 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,741.

Abbeville, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,71962.46%
White92433.58%
Two or more races883.2%
Other race210.76%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Abbeville Population by Race

Abbeville Population Pyramid 2024

Abbeville Median Age

40

Total

39.9

Male

40.2

Female

Abbeville Adults

There are 2,430 adults, (325 of whom are seniors) in Abbeville.

Abbeville Age Dependency

30.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Abbeville Sex Ratio

Female60421.95%
Male2,14878.05%

Abbeville Population by Age

Abbeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3103.2446.853.2
Non Family1091.3961.538.5
Female935.2930.169.9
Married903.348.951.1
Male183.4433.366.7
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3.88

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

46.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Abbeville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 12%.

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,679

Average Earnings

$28,116

Average Male

$21,641

Average Female

Abbeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Abbeville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Abbeville Language

94.85% of Abbeville residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.07% of the population.

Abbeville Language

Abbeville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black54737368.19%
White4259422.12%
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46.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.71%

Male Poverty Rate

53.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abbeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is Black, with 68.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is White, with 22.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 62.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.28%.

Abbeville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade65.38%
High School38.69%
Bachelors or Greater37.21%
Some College14.79%
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Abbeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed39.62%
Male Employed25.66%
Female Unemployed
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Abbeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Abbeville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Abbeville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

15.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.3%

Male Marriage Rate

22.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Abbeville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Abbeville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Abbeville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Abbeville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

61

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Abbeville Veterans by War

count

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Abbeville Veterans by Age

count

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Abbeville Veterans by Race

Abbeville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

38.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abbeville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

15.1%

Labor Force Participation

13.5%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Abbeville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Abbeville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Abbeville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.15%

Born in Abbeville

95.13%

Native Born

4.87%

Foreign Born

4.87%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.13% of Abbeville residents were born in the United States, with 73.15% having been born in Georgia. 4.87% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,233682.15%
20283,165682.2%
20273,097682.24%
20263,029682.3%
20252,961682.35%
20242,893682.41%
20232,825682.47%
20222,757682.53%
20212,689-52-1.9%
20202,741682.54%
20192,673-114-4.09%
20182,787120.43%
20172,775140.51%
20162,761-161-5.51%
20152,922672.35%
20142,855-71-2.43%
20132,92610.03%
20122,925-20-0.68%
20112,945-33-1.11%
20102,978
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Abbeville Population by Year