Abbeville, South Carolina Population 2020

5,013

Abbeville is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,013, it is the 65th largest city in South Carolina and the 4743rd largest city in the United States. Abbeville is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -4.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,237 in 2010. Abbeville reached it's highest population of 5,840 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Abbeville has a population density of 807 people per square mile.

The average household income in Abbeville is $40,703 with a poverty rate of 41.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $84,600. The median age in Abbeville is 42.8 years, 40.8 years for males, and 45.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.9 males.

Abbeville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.73%
  • White: 44.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Abbeville, South Carolina is 5,013, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,043.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,237.

Abbeville, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,67852.73%
White2,24144.12%
Two or More Races1442.84%
Some Other Race160.32%

Abbeville Population Pyramid 2020

Abbeville Median Age

42.8


Total

40.8


Male

45.7


Female

Abbeville Adults

There are 3,843 adults, (1,135 of whom are seniors) in Abbeville.

Abbeville Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Abbeville Sex Ratio

Female

2,491

49.05%

Male

2,588

50.95%

Abbeville Households and Families

Abbeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Abbeville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male80.3%19.7%
Married79.8%20.2%
All61.7%38.3%
Female54.3%45.7%
Non Family54.2%45.8%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1942.2761.7
Non Family8951.0954.2
Female6613.2454.3
Married5212.9379.8
Male1172.880.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Abbeville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2407.15%
9th to 12th Grade66919.93%
High School Graduate1,09332.56%
Some College59417.69%
Associates Degree2577.66%
Bachelors Degree40312.00%
Graduate Degree1013.01%

Abbeville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,7121,08667
White1,5791,296437
Multiple Races5050
Hispanic1616
Other Race1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,357$33,333$22,143
Less Than High School$22,566$33,854$
High School Grad$20,849$25,116$19,435
Some College$32,922$47,813$25,976
Bachelors Degree$33,815$50,368$33,168
Graduate Degree$37,206$$45,243

$26,357

Average Earnings

$33,333

Average Male

$22,143

Average Female

Abbeville Language

Abbeville Language by Age

Abbeville Language

99.49% of Abbeville residents speak only English, while 0.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Abbeville Poverty

Abbeville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,6581,47955.64%
White2,17555025.29%
Hispanic5454100.00%
Multiple1444329.86%
Other1111100.00%

41.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.02%

Male Poverty Rate

41.49%

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 White, with 25.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.33%
High School43.22%
Bachelors or Greater17.64%
Some College13.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed73.96%
Male Unemployed21.79%
Female Employed17.78%
Male Employed14.29%

Abbeville Income

Abbeville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,493$40,703
Families$30,337$42,665
Married Families$62,344-
Non Families$14,688$37,573

Abbeville Marital Status

Abbeville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Abbeville Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Abbeville Marital Status by Race

Abbeville Veterans

139

Number of Veterans

139

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
Korea17
First Gulf War15
World War II
Second Gulf War

$Abbeville Veterans by Education

36.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abbeville Employment Status

54%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

17.6%

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

87.01%

Born in South Carolina

99.90%

Native Born

0.10%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.90% of Abbeville residents were born in the United States, with 87.01% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% 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
20205,013-15-0.30%
20195,028-15-0.30%
20185,043-13-0.26%
20175,056-15-0.30%
20165,071-37-0.72%
20155,108-20-0.39%
20145,128-22-0.43%
20135,150-30-0.58%
20125,180-18-0.35%
20115,198-55-1.05%
20105,253-587-1.05%
20005,840620.11%
19905,778-55-0.09%
19805,8333180.56%
19705,515790.14%
19605,436410.08%
19505,3954650.91%
19404,9305161.11%
19304,414-156-0.35%
19204,5701110.25%
19104,4596931.70%
19003,7660.00%