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Abbeville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Abbeville had a population of 2,624 as of July 1, 2019. 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 31.5718 and longitude -85.2505 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Abbeville 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Abbeville: Abbieville.

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Abbeville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Abbeville, AL Housing Affordability Index is 229
State of Alabama Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Abbeville, AL Wealth Index is 43
State of Alabama Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,624
Population in Households 2,460
Population in Familes 2,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density 169
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,706
Average Household Income $48,610
Per Capita Income $19,514
Wealth Index3 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 337 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $81,502
Housing Affordability Index2 229
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,053
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 673
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.26% -0.09%
Households -0.24% -0.1%
Families -0.41% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Abbeville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abbeville to the other 585 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 381 35th
Diversity Index # 50 92nd
Median Household Income # 461 21st
Per Capita Income # 428 27th

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