Abbeville is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,620 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Abbeville is the 168th largest community in Alabama.
Abbeville is a blue-collar town, with 35.81% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Abbeville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Abbeville who work in office and administrative support (13.36%), sales jobs (8.26%), and management occupations (7.71%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Abbeville is worth considering.
Being a small city, Abbeville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Abbeville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.28% of adults in Abbeville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Abbeville in 2010 was $19,262, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,048 for a family of four. However, Abbeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Abbeville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Abbeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Abbeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Abbeville include Irish, German, African, and Finnish.
The most common language spoken in Abbeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.