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.
When you are in Abbeville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.81% of Abbeville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Abbeville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Abbeville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Abbeville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Abbeville may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Abbeville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Abbeville rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.28% of adults 25 and older in Abbeville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
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.