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Abbeville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Abbeville had a population of 5,182 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Abbeville is located at latitude 34.1785 and longitude -82.3777 in Abbeville County. The formal boundaries for the City of Abbeville (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Abbeville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 591 feet.

The City of Abbeville (GNIS ID: 2403055) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Abbeville is located within Abbeville Division of Abbeville County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Abbeville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Abbeville: Townville.


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Abbeville, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,182
Daytime Population: Workers 1,899
Daytime Population: Residents 3,492
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 5,040
Population in Familes 4,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density2 834
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,697
Average Household Income $46,109
Per Capita Income $19,719

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,438 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 773 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 405 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $101,698
Average Home Value $128,321
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,211
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,447
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.26% -0.22%
Households -0.21% -0.2%
Families 0.4% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.35%

Abbeville, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abbeville to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 98 76th
Population Density # 159 60th
Diversity Index # 150 62nd
Median Household Income # 278 30th
Per Capita Income # 231 42nd

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