Abbeville, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 5,840. Estimated population in 2021: 5,732 (-1.8% change)
Males: 2,603 (44.6%), Females: 3,237 (55.4%)

Abbeville County

Zip code: 29620

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $25,756
Median house value: $59,200

Races in Abbeville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.2%)
  • Black (48.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (9.6%), United States (8.8%), Irish (6.8%), German (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%), Italian (1.3%).

Elevation: 597 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Abbeville

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abbeville city

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -500 (-7.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Abbeville:

  • ABBEVILLE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (PO BOX 887)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Abbeville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Abbeville:

  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 31 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 40 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 50 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Abbeville:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abbeville:

  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 16 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)

Schools

Public high schools in Abbeville:

  • ABBEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 536; Location: 701 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ABBEVILLE COUNTY VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 100 OLD CALHOUN FALLS RD.; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high school in Abbeville:

  • COLD SPRINGS MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 226 COLD SPRING CHURCH ROAD; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Abbeville:

  • LONG CANE ELEMENTARY (Students: 500; Location: 815 EAST GREENWOOD STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESTWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 487; Location: 124 HWY. 28 BY-PASS; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WRIGHT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 700 BRANCH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DIAMOND HILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 340; Location: 104 LAKE SECESSION RD.; Grades: PK – 07)
  • ABBEVILLE PREMIER ACADEMY (Students: 29; Location: 701 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: 09 – 09)

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