Abbeville County SC Information


Abbeville County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,238
Daytime Population: Workers 5,581
Daytime Population: Residents 15,903
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,484
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 24,335
Population in Familes 20,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 903
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $36,642
Average Household Income $48,216
Per Capita Income $19,921


Total Housing Units 12,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,545 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,393 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,172 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $106,035
Average Home Value $137,995


Total Households 9,938
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 6,815
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% -0.12%
Households -0.07% -0.1%
Families -0.25% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.5%


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, 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 # 37 22nd
Population Density # 34 28th
Diversity Index # 42 11th
Median Household Income # 31 35th
Per Capita Income # 30 37th

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