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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Abbeville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Abbeville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Abbeville who work in maintenance occupations (15.50%), sales jobs (12.26%), and office and administrative support (9.70%).
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Abbeville rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.74% 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 $18,396, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,584 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 Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Abbeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Chinese.