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Population in 2012: 12,382 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 6,004  (48.5%)
Females: 6,378  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  33.6 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70510.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,071 (it was $19,714 in 2000)
Abbeville:

$29,071
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,573

Abbeville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,993 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Abbeville:

$76,993
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,266; Detached houses: $93,587; Townhouses or other attached units: $72,276; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,970; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $60,208; Mobile homes: $32,529

Median gross rent in 2012: $574.

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  • White alone - 6,338 (51.8%)
  • Black alone - 4,729 (38.6%)
  • Asian alone - 610 (5.0%)
  • Hispanic - 323 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 158 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 89 (0.7%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Abbeville: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (14.8%), French Canadian (7.9%), United States (5.0%), English (3.3%), German (2.5%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1850

Elevation: 18 feet

Land area: 5.65 square miles.

Population density: 2,192 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Abbeville:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abbeville city:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

739 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia).

This city:  6.0%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 76 registered sex offenders living in Abbeville, Louisiana as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Abbeville to the number of sex offenders is 163 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (17.7 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (68.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (195.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Erath, LA (2.4 miles ), Delcambre, LA (2.9 miles ), Maurice, LA (3.1 miles ), Milton, LA (3.1 miles ), Kaplan, LA (3.1 miles ), Youngsville, LA (3.5 miles ), Broussard, LA (3.9 miles ), Cade, LA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 29.97 N, Longitude: 92.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,190 (+17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,939 (44.3%)

Area code: 337

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Crime rates in Abbeville by Year
Type 2000 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1126
per 100,000 7.68.116.248.4
Rapes 0543
per 100,000 0.040.632.324.2
Robberies 10141719
per 100,000 75.9113.7137.4153.4
Assaults 621038390
per 100,000 470.8836.7671.0726.5
Burglaries 78160182191
per 100,000 592.31299.81471.41541.7
Thefts 388259324332
per 100,000 2946.52104.02619.52679.8
Auto thefts 091618
per 100,000 0.073.1129.4145.3
Arson 00N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.8) 295.5437.1458.0541.6

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Crime rate in Abbeville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Abbeville, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -174 (-1.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Abbeville-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Abbeville city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abbeville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vermilion Parish (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abbeville topographic map

Birthplace of: Charlton Lyons - Businessman and politician, Bobby Charles - Singer-songwriter, Brandon Mitchell - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Jun 19, 1975), Chris Scelfo - Football coach, Deb Richard - College golfer, Ray Broussard - Jockey, Robert Angers - Magazine publisher, George Caldwell (Louisiana) - Building contractor, Brandon Mitchell (defensive end) - Football player, Roy Young (American football) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Abbeville:

  • FMCNA - ABBEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, 904 N JOHN HARDY DR)
  • MD HOMECARE NETWORK (Home Health Center, 2018 VETERANS MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • ABBEVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 118 N HOSPITAL DR)
  • ABBEVILLE GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1706 MICHAEL STREET)
  • VERMILION REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 118 NORTH HOSPITAL DRIVE, 2ND FLOOR)
  • EASTRIDGE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 2305 RICHARD ST.)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF ABBEVILLE (Nursing Home, 2403 ALONZO STREET)
  • MAISON DU MONDE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 4000 RODEO ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Abbeville, LA

Airports and heliports located in Abbeville:


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Amtrak stations near Abbeville:

  • 19 miles: NEW IBERIA (WASHINGTON ST. & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 19 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Abbeville:

  • Louisiana Technical College-Gulf Area Campus (Full-time enrollment: 279; Location: 1115 Clover St; Public; Website: www.greateracadianaregion.net/gulfarea)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abbeville:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 19 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 13,419)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 65 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • McNeese State University (about 67 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 6,406)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 68 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 69 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Nicholls State University (about 81 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 106 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)

Public high school in Abbeville:

Private high schools in Abbeville:

  • VERMILION CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 425 PARK AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HARVEST TIME CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 129; Location: 903 ROBERTSWELL DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 6526 CHIASSON RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Abbeville:

Private elementary/middle school in Abbeville:

  • MOUNT CARMEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 470; Location: 405 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Abbeville:

  • VERMILION PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,685,196; Location: 405 EAST SAINT VICTOR STREET; 239,020 books; 6,184 audio materials; 7,078 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 240 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Abbeville: Abbeville Sewage Treatment Facility (A), Louisiana State University AgCenter Vermillion Parish Office (B), Airway Industrial Park (C), Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office - Detective Officer (D), Vermilion Parish Office (E), Abbeville Police Department - Chief (F), Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance (G), Vermilion Parish Library (H), Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office - Bonds and Fines (I), Abbeville Police Department (J), Vermilion Parish Police Jury (K), Vermilion Parish Courthouse (L), Heritage Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center of Abbeville (M), Abbeville Fire Department (N), Abbeville City Hall (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Abbeville Shopping Center (1), Lafitte Shopping Center (2), Tiffany Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Abbeville include: Harvest Time Tabernacle Church (A), Faith Hope Missionary Baptist Church (B), Abbeville's Greater Church (C), Abbeville Church of Christ (D), Abbeville United Methodist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Pentecostal Church (H), Macedonia Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Mary Magdalen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Valcourt Coulee (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Abbeville include: Magdalen Square (1), Abbeville Residential Historic District (2), Abbeville Commercial Historic District (3), Comeaux Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Abbeville Skating Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1105 South John M Hardy Drive), Abbeville City - Tourist Information Center (1905 Veterans Memorial Drive).

Hotels: Extended Stay Inn & Suites (3523 Veterans Memorial Drive), Scottish Inn Intercoastal City (25204 La Highway 333), Sunbelt Lodge (1903 Veterans Memorial Drive), Leblanc Apartments (1903 Veterans Memorial Drive), Vermilion Motel (1713 Charity Street), Audubon Acres Rv Park (11310 Audubon Road).

Courts: Abbeville City - Judge's Office- City Court- Traffic Violations (208 South State Street), Vermilion Parish Clerk Of Court (Courthouse Building), Vermilion Parish - Sheriff- Court Security (101 South State Street), Vermilion Parish - Civil & Tax Dept- Sheriff- Court Fines (14202 Savoy Road).

 
Vermilion Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abbeville and their reported violations in the past:

ABBEVILLE CITY OF WATER SYSTEM (Address: 101 NORTH STATE STREET , Population served: 12620, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2003), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-05-2003 to DEC-05-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-15-2001 and AUG-14-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2006)
GRAND PRAIRIE SUBDIVISION WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-19-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (NOV-12-2002), Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-19-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-17-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-17-2001)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abbeville that have no violations reported:

  • THE OASIS WATER SYSTEM (Address: P O BOX 1449, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.0%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.1% for Black residents, 0.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Abbeville, LA

People in group quarters in Abbeville in 2010:

  • 296 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Abbeville in 2000:

  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other group homes

Abbeville compared to Louisiana state average:

Abbeville, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Abbeville (2011 data):

  • Gulf Coast Bank: at 221 South State Street, North Abbeville Branch, Charity Street Branch, Wal-Mart Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.5 mil, Deposits: $275.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Gulf Coast Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: By-Pass Branch at 2425 Veterans Memorial Drive, branch established on 1974/10/09; Abbeville Branch- Drive Up at 407 Charity Street, branch established on 1901/04/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company: Drive-In Branch at 115 South Jefferson Street, branch established on 1960/04/09; Bank Of Abbeville & Trust Company at 123 Concord Street, branch established on 1894/03/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $161.2 mil, Deposits: $132.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Abbeville Building & Loan (A State-Chartered Savings Bank): Abbeville Building & Loan (A State-C at 1212 Charity Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $41.6 mil, Deposits: $28.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of Erath: Abbeville Branch at 1309 Charity Street, branch established on 1986/05/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $87.9 mil, Deposits: $74.9 mil, headquarters in Erath, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Erath Holding Company
  • Iberiabank: Abbeville Branch at 2635 Veterans Memorial Drive, branch established on 1995/01/30. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Abbeville Branch at 500 Charity Street, branch established on 1991/05/10. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • First Guaranty Bank: Abbeville Branch at 799 West Summers Drive, branch established on 1998/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,353.3 mil, Deposits: $1,208.9 mil, headquarters in Hammond, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Abbeville, Louisiana:

  • Heritage Inn, 2115 Charity, Abbeville, LA 70510 , Phone: (337) 893-6420
  • Best Western Abbeville Inn & Suites, 3515 Veterans Memorial Dr, Abbeville, LA 70510 , Phone: (337) 740-4100, Fax: (337) 740-4101
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Abbeville, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Abbeville travel time to work - commute


Abbeville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Abbeville city (based on Vermilion Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 96.53%
Here96.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Church of Christ
Adherents92.1%3.1%2.1%1.0%0.6%
Congregations42.5%15.0%15.0%2.5%7.5%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.4%0.2%0.2%0.1%0.2%
Congregations2.5%5.0%2.5%2.5%5.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
This county:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Vermilion Parish:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Vermilion Parish:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Vermilion Parish:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Vermilion Parish:

12.1%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$14,411$28,8220$0
Other Government Administration 13$24,409$22,5310$0
Judicial and Legal 8$12,279$18,4190$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$102,497$34,1660$0
Police - Other 6$14,249$28,4980$0
Firefighters 37$99,174$32,1650$0
Streets and Highways 10$21,679$26,0150$0
Sewerage 12$33,117$33,1170$0
Parks and Recreation 3$4,709$18,8360$0
Water Supply 10$27,474$32,9690$0
Electric Power 16$45,544$34,1580$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,544$30,5280$0
Totals for Government 158$402,086$30,5380$0

Abbeville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $102,000 ($8.24)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($8.08)
    Air Transportation: $98,000 ($7.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000 ($5.90)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($2.50)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,894,000 ($879.83)
    General - Other: $3,074,000 ($248.26)
    Police Protection: $1,777,000 ($143.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,394,000 ($112.58)
    Regular Highways: $1,154,000 ($93.20)
    Water Utilities: $835,000 ($67.44)
    Financial Administration: $691,000 ($55.81)
    Sewerage: $668,000 ($53.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $645,000 ($52.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $203,000 ($16.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000 ($16.07)
    Air Transportation: $162,000 ($13.08)
    Central Staff Services: $134,000 ($10.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($1.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $852,000 ($68.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000 ($17.28)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($3.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($2.83)
    Electric Utilities: $20,000 ($1.62)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($1.21)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,413,000 ($356.40)

Abbeville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $637,000 ($51.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $266,000 ($21.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $555,000 ($44.82)
    Air Transportation: $155,000 ($12.52)
    All Other: $80,000 ($6.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $175,000 ($14.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $256,000 ($20.68)
    Rents: $98,000 ($7.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $83,000 ($6.70)
    Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($3.63)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,866,000 ($1200.61)
    Water Utilities: $1,095,000 ($88.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $252,000 ($20.35)
    Electric Utilities: $216,000 ($17.44)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($2.34)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,762,000 ($223.07)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $420,000 ($33.92)
    Property: $338,000 ($27.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $196,000 ($15.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $38,000 ($3.07)

Abbeville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,199,000 ($177.60)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,785,000 ($144.16)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $612,000 ($49.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $198,000 ($15.99)

Abbeville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,049,000 ($84.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,800,000 ($145.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $197,000 ($15.91)

6.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.80% ($33,677 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.69% ($32,953)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.33% ($26,492)


5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.98% ($43,228 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.59% ($71,156)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.33% ($31,328)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abbeville:

  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KANE (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAFOURCHE, L.L.C.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNIR (1360 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abbeville:

  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KPEL-FM (105.1 FM; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Abbeville:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Abbeville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $1,056,000
Total average daily traffic: 61,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,440
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 77,238

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Abbeville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Abbeville, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abbeville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 72 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Abbeville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 96
  • Hazardous Condition: 33

Incident types - Abbeville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Abbeville, LA

Most common first names in Abbeville, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph15772.0 years
John9271.9 years
Marie7882.5 years
Mary7073.5 years
James6169.0 years
Robert6170.3 years
Louise4980.9 years
William4973.7 years
Agnes4978.9 years
Paul4971.5 years
Most common last names in Abbeville, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard37577.8 years
Hebert22876.1 years
Leblanc18477.1 years
Trahan15473.9 years
Landry12877.7 years
Guidry9075.4 years
Frederick8975.8 years
Touchet8373.2 years
Duhon7676.5 years
Meaux7177.2 years
Businesses in Abbeville, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Popeyes1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value2
Lane Furniture2U-Haul1
Lowe's1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike1

Abbeville on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Mining (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 (70510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Acadian/Cajun first ancestries"
  • #57 (70510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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