Abbeville County, South Carolina Population 2020

Abbeville County, South Carolina's estimated population is 24,560 with a growth rate of -0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Abbeville County, South Carolina is the 37th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201824,541-19-0.08%
201724,560-73-0.30%
201624,633-142-0.57%
201524,7750.00%
201424,775-105-0.42%
201324,880-120-0.48%
201225,000-60-0.24%
201125,060-250-0.99%
201025,3101,4486.07%
199023,8621,2355.46%
198022,6271,5157.18%
197021,112-305-1.42%
196021,417-1,039-4.63%
195022,456-475-2.07%
194022,931-392-1.68%
193023,323-3,816-14.06%
192027,139-7,665-22.02%
191034,8041,4044.20%
190033,400-13,454-28.71%
189046,8546,03914.80%
188040,8159,68631.12%
187031,129-1,256-3.88%
186032,385670.21%
185032,3182,96710.11%
184029,3511,2024.27%
183028,1494,98221.50%
182023,1672,0119.51%
181021,1567,60356.10%
180013,5534,35647.36%
17909,1970.00%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,22069.84%
Black or African American6,76127.42%
Two or More Races5452.21%
Asian800.32%
Some Other Race510.21%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Abbeville County, South Carolina Median Age

43.8


Total

41.6


Male

45.2


Female

Abbeville County, South Carolina Adults

There are 19,493 adults, (5,066 of whom are seniors) in Abbeville County, South Carolina.

Abbeville County, South Carolina Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Abbeville County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,691

51.47%

Male

11,966

48.53%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Households and Families

Abbeville County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Abbeville County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Male68.1%31.9%
Female59.8%40.2%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4552.5176.3
Married4,2873.1386.5
Non Family3,2771.1570.9
Female1,3373.4259.8
Male5543.6268.1

3.17

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Abbeville County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1366.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,26613.22%
High School Graduate5,93934.65%
Some College3,12918.25%
Associates Degree1,94811.36%
Bachelors Degree1,94911.37%
Graduate Degree7754.52%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,00010,0482,320
Black4,8393,517343
Hispanic1705312
Multiple Races1059421
Asian282828
Other Race2616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,386$33,776$25,180
Less Than High School$25,377$26,202$13,505
High School Grad$25,846$31,185$20,838
Some College$31,813$40,916$25,356
Bachelors Degree$33,726$36,807$29,717
Graduate Degree$46,184$37,308$46,420

$29,386

Average Earnings

$33,776

Average Male

$25,180

Average Female

Abbeville County, South Carolina Language

Abbeville County, South Carolina Language by Age

Abbeville County, South Carolina Language

97.11% of Abbeville County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.73% of the population.

Abbeville County, South Carolina Poverty

Abbeville County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4772,78016.87%
Black6,6132,40636.38%
Multiple52016631.92%
Hispanic3128627.56%
Other4242100.00%

22.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.24%

Male Poverty Rate

22.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abbeville County, South Carolina

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abbeville County, South Carolina is White, with 16.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.93%
High School21.20%
Some College11.19%
Bachelors or Greater8.31%

Abbeville County, South Carolina Income

Abbeville County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,685$51,486
Families$48,949$60,662
Married Families$61,644$73,218
Non Families$20,777$33,380

Abbeville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Abbeville County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Abbeville County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Abbeville County, South Carolina 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 County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Abbeville County, South Carolina Veterans

1,561

Number of Veterans

1,504

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam713
First Gulf War245
Second Gulf War202
Korea184
World War II91

$Abbeville County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

8.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abbeville County, South Carolina Employment Status

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Abbeville County, South Carolina 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

76.57%

Born in South Carolina

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.65% of Abbeville County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 76.57% having been born in South Carolina. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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