Abbeville County SC Information


Abbeville County Subdivisions

Abbeville County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,484
Population in Households 24,521
Population in Familes 20,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 963
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $36,772
Average Household Income $48,670
Per Capita Income $20,015


Total Housing Units 12,079 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,646 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,317 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,116 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $112,940
Average Home Value $143,300


Total Households 9,963
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,814
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.03% -0.02%
Households -0.03% -0.05%
Families -0.22% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.8%


Abbeville County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abbeville County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 37 22nd
Population Density # 34 28th
Diversity Index # 42 11th
Median Household Income # 34 28th
Per Capita Income # 33 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.