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Abbeville, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The City of Abbeville had a population of 2,613 as of July 1, 2017. Abbeville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Abbeville is located at latitude 31.5647 and longitude -85.2591 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Abbeville (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Abbeville (GNIS ID: 2403054) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Abbeville is located within Abbeville Division of Henry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Abbeville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Abbeville: Abbieville.

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Abbeville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,613
Daytime Population: Workers 1,842
Daytime Population: Residents 1,824
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,666
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 2,449
Population in Familes 1,997
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 168
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $33,759
Average Household Income $47,807
Per Capita Income $20,305


Total Housing Units 1,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 669 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 383 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $87,281
Average Home Value $165,135


Total Households 1,052
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 675
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.39% -0.08%
Households -0.32% -0.06%
Families -0.48% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Abbeville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abbeville to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 177 70th
Population Density # 377 35th
Diversity Index # 52 91st
Median Household Income # 428 26th
Per Capita Income # 333 43rd

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