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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Abbeville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.81% of the Abbeville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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.
Abbeville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
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.