Abbeville is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 5,191 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Abbeville is the 74th largest community in South Carolina.
Abbeville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Abbeville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Abbeville who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), sales jobs (10.64%), and food service (9.15%).
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: 13.29% of adults in Abbeville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Abbeville in 2010 was $14,937, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,748 for a family of four. Abbeville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.56% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Abbeville include Scots-Irish, German, Scottish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Abbeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.