Abbeville, Louisiana Population 2021

11,760
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Abbeville is a city located in Vermilion Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 11,760, it is the 29th largest city in Louisiana and the 2765th largest city in the United States . Abbeville is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -4.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,257 in 2010. Abbeville reached it's highest population of 12,391 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Abbeville has a population density of 1,945 people per square mile.

The average household income in Abbeville is $50,841 with a poverty rate of 30.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $95,400. The median age in Abbeville is 39.4 years, 37.2 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Abbeville Demographics

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

  • White: 49.61%
  • Black or African American: 42.82%
  • Asian: 4.84%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Abbeville, Louisiana is 11,760 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,177.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,257.

Abbeville, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,07049.61%
Black or African American5,23942.82%
Asian5924.84%
Two or More Races1561.27%
Some Other Race1160.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.51%
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Abbeville Population by Race

Abbeville Population Pyramid $2021

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Abbeville Median Age

39.4


Total

37.2


Male

41


Female

Abbeville Adults

There are 9,272 adults, (2,141 of whom are seniors) in Abbeville.

Abbeville Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Abbeville Sex Ratio

Female

6,773

55.35%

Male

5,463

44.65%

Abbeville Population by Age

Abbeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Abbeville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All56.5%43.5%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Female39.1%60.9%
Male14%86%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Abbeville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7612.5156.5
Non Family2,0091.2944.2
Married1,6843.184.2
Female9254.139.1
Male1432.4814

3.38

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Abbeville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade82910.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,60219.73%
High School Graduate2,90935.83%
Some College1,07713.27%
Associates Degree6738.29%
Bachelors Degree5016.17%
Graduate Degree5276.49%
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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
White4,5823,673854
Black2,8581,789148
Asian434521
Hispanic10158
Other Race9249
Native American634125
2+ Races3125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 80.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 39.68%.

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,264$34,347$25,653
Less Than 9th Grade$17,917$22,165$11,768
High School Graduate$28,553$36,944$26,364
Some College$42,207$48,074$40,026
Bachelors Degree$44,875$45,536$43,750
Graduate Degree$90,392$115,050$76,250

$30,264

Average Earnings

$34,347

Average Male

$25,653

Average Female

Abbeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Abbeville Language by Age

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Abbeville Language

83.92% of Abbeville residents speak only English, while 16.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.44% of the population.

Abbeville Language

Abbeville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2182,57849.41%
White5,56072613.06%
Other116116100.00%
Hispanic36310930.03%
Asian5927412.50%
Multiple1506543.33%
Native573256.14%

30.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.49%

Male Poverty Rate

36.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abbeville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abbeville is Asian, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.74%.

Abbeville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.38%
High School24.29%
Some College20.77%
Bachelors or Greater14.47%

Abbeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed85.49%
Male Unemployed21.88%
Female Employed17.94%
Male Employed8.13%

Abbeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Abbeville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,900$50,841
Families$52,244$65,419
Married Families$67,009-
Non Families$21,405$29,186
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Income by Household Type

Abbeville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Abbeville Marital Status by Race

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Abbeville Marital Status

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441

Number of Veterans

385

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam187
First Gulf War113
Second Gulf War110
Korea52
World War II5

Abbeville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+145
65 to 74139
35 to 5487
55 to 6444
18 to 3426

Abbeville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3135.98%
Black1033.06%
Native American2539.68%

Abbeville Veterans by Race

Abbeville Veterans by Education

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5.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abbeville Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

12.9%

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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85.67%

Born in Abbeville

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

3.72%

Non Citizen

1.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Abbeville residents were born in the United States, with 85.67% having been born in Louisiana. 3.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Abbeville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,760-139-1.17%
202011,899-139-1.15%
201912,038-139-1.14%
201812,177-69-0.56%
201712,246-111-0.90%
201612,3570.00%
201512,35710.01%
201412,356-23-0.19%
201312,379530.43%
201212,3261451.19%
201112,181-44-0.36%
201012,2253380.28%
200011,8877000.61%
199011,187-1,204-1.02%
198012,3911,3951.20%
197010,9965820.55%
196010,4141,0761.10%
19509,3382,6663.42%
19406,6722,3164.36%
19304,3568952.33%
19203,4615541.76%
19102,9070.00%

Abbeville Population by Year