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Population in 2012: 5,179 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 

Males: 2,364  (45.7%)
Females: 2,815  (54.3%)

Median resident age:  40.4 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29620.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,628 (it was $25,756 in 2000)
Abbeville:

$21,628
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,643

Abbeville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,389 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Abbeville:

$86,389
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,454; Detached houses: $99,968; In 2-unit structures: $60,157; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $47,396; Mobile homes: $35,706

Median gross rent in 2012: $613.

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  • Black alone - 2,552 (48.5%)
  • White alone - 2,426 (46.1%)
  • Two or more races - 228 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.2%)

Races in Abbeville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Abbeville: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (15.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.5%), Irish (5.2%), English (5.1%), Subsaharan African (3.8%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 597 feet

Land area: 5.87 square miles.

Population density: 883 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Abbeville:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 21.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abbeville city:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

85 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Abbeville, South Carolina as of August 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Abbeville to the number of sex offenders is 152 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $618 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $274 (0.3%)

Abbeville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (46.0 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (113.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (566.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Promised Land, SC (2.9 miles ), Due West, SC (3.3 miles ), Hodges, SC (3.3 miles) , Bradley, SC (3.5 miles) , Cokesbury, SC (3.5 miles ), Antreville, SC (3.6 miles) , Greenwood, SC (3.6 miles ), Calhoun Falls, SC (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 82.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,203 (+22.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 631 (43.0%)

Area code: 864

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Crime rates in Abbeville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000003100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.051.517.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 121134140461
per 100,000 16.933.517.017.151.268.717.772.30.073.5113.319.1
Robberies 757436224415
per 100,000 118.483.6118.868.351.2103.135.336.272.573.518.995.6
Assaults 12816213510798126897788456453
per 100,000 2164.42709.52292.01826.91673.82164.61572.71392.71595.9826.71208.01013.0
Burglaries 503738433663652338443159
per 100,000 845.5618.8645.2734.2614.91082.31148.6416.0689.2808.4585.11127.7
Thefts 262263263198162200130111149169108143
per 100,000 4430.24398.74465.23380.62766.93435.82297.22007.62702.23104.92038.52733.2
Auto thefts 181041561981051282
per 100,000 304.4167.367.9256.1102.5326.4141.4180.990.7220.5151.038.2
Arson 344000101111
per 100,000 50.766.967.90.00.00.017.70.018.118.418.919.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 731.2813.6725.5597.3544.5847.9549.6463.9496.8437.7465.2431.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.59
South Carolina average:

2.48

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Abbeville, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Average climate in Abbeville, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Abbeville-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Abbeville city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abbeville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from Abbeville center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from Abbeville center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Abbeville County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John C. Calhoun - Politician, Thomas D. Howie - Army officer, Christie Benet - Politician, Curtis Crider - Former NASCAR driver, John McLaren McBryde - University president, Josh Chiles - College basketball player (Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs), Joshua Hill (politician) - Politician, Leomont Evans - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Abbeville:

  • ABBEVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 904 W GREENWOOD ST)
  • HEALTH RELATED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 104 W PICKENS STREET)
  • ABBEVILLE AREA MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 420 THOMSON CIRCLE)
  • ABBEVILLE NURSING HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, 83 THOMSON CIRCLE)

Political contributions by individuals in Abbeville, SC

Airports and heliports located in Abbeville:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abbeville:

  • Lander University (about 13 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,603)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 16 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,675)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 41 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Clemson University (about 43 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 44 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 45 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Bob Jones University (about 47 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)

Public high schools in Abbeville:

Private high school in Abbeville:

  • COLD SPRINGS MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 168 COLD SPRINGS CHURCH RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Abbeville:

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Library in Abbeville:

  • ABBEVILLE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $277,834; Location: 201 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 47,459 books; 2,369 audio materials; 2,797 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Abbeville is the home of Leamont Evans professional football player for the Redskins.Please add his name to your list for Abbeville, South Carolina

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Notable locations in Abbeville: Abbeville County Courthouse (A), Abbeville Opera House (B), Abbeville Museum (C), Abbeville Public Library (D), Abbeville County Health Center (E), Abbeville Water Plant (F), Abbeville City Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Abbeville include: Abbeville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (A), Pentecostal Holiness Church (B), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (C), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Westside Baptist Church (F), Grace Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), South Side Baptist Church (H), Union Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Trinity Cemetery (1), Hobson Cemetery (2), Melrose Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Abbeville include: Abbeville Historic District (1), Court Square (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Belmont Inn (104 East Pickens Street), Abbevilla Motel (801 East Greenwood Street).

Court: Court Square Cafe (102 Trinity).

 
Abbeville County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.06353
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 12.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.9
U.S.:

11.7

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

ABBEVILLE CITY OF (Address: COURT SQUARE , Population served: 6044, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-19-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-1998)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-1997
COLONY EAST II (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-25-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2002 and DEC-06-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and DEC-06-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-18-2002 to JUL-18-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-06-2002 to DEC-06-2002)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JAN-01-2001 and DEC-06-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2002)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
YODERS RESTAURANT (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2003)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.1%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.6%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Abbeville, SC

People in group quarters in Abbeville in 2010:

  • 89 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Abbeville compared to South Carolina state average:

Abbeville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Abbeville (2011 data):

  • Park Sterling Bank: West Abbeville Branch at 536 W Greenwood Street, branch established on 2005/04/07; The Bank Of Abbeville Branch at 203 South Main Street, branch established on 1987/05/14. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Abbeville Main Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1963/11/08. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: South Abbeville Branch at 104 West Greenwood Street, branch established on 1961/09/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Abbeville Savings and Loan, SSB: Abbeville Savings And Loan, Ssb at 209 South Main St, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.0 mil, Deposits: $58.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The Palmetto Bank: Abbeville Branch at 100 West Greenwood St, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp

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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:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Abbeville city (based on Abbeville County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.83%
Here50.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents61.1%13.1%7.3%3.7%3.6%
Congregations38.2%18.2%14.5%3.6%1.8%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Beachy Amish Mennonite ChurchesOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%2.0%1.3%2.6%
Congregations5.5%5.5%3.6%1.8%7.3%
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: 2
Abbeville County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Abbeville County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Abbeville County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Abbeville County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

13.4%

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 2$6,002$36,0121$1,107
Other Government Administration 5$16,510$39,62410$2,632
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,168
Police Protection - Officers 20$51,872$31,1230$0
Police - Other 2$4,087$24,5221$1,076
Firefighters 4$10,450$31,3501$658
Fire - Other 1$2,314$27,7680$0
Streets and Highways 11$22,709$24,7730$0
Solid Waste Management 5$9,350$22,4400$0
Sewerage 2$5,772$34,6320$0
Parks and Recreation 4$9,390$28,1701$828
Water Supply 10$27,861$33,4330$0
Electric Power 18$52,270$34,8471$1,169
Totals for Government 84$218,587$31,22717$9,638

Abbeville government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $122,000 ($23.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($7.34)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($5.21)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,396,000 ($848.81)
    Water Utilities: $1,507,000 ($290.98)
    Police Protection: $870,000 ($167.99)
    Central Staff Services: $555,000 ($107.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $354,000 ($68.35)
    Regular Highways: $318,000 ($61.40)
    Fire Protection: $305,000 ($58.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000 ($45.95)
    General - Other: $138,000 ($26.65)
    Financial Administration: $92,000 ($17.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($6.18)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($5.79)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($5.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $461,000 ($89.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $133,000 ($25.68)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($15.45)
    Police Protection: $60,000 ($11.59)
    Electric Utilities: $50,000 ($9.65)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($8.69)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($6.18)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.77)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.77)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,570,000 ($689.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Abbeville government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $282,000 ($54.45)
    All Other: $101,000 ($19.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($2.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000 ($12.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $339,000 ($65.46)
    All Other: $95,000 ($18.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $227,000 ($43.83)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($5.41)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,432,000 ($1048.85)
    Water Utilities: $1,814,000 ($350.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $315,000 ($60.82)
    All Other: $22,000 ($4.25)
  • Tax - Property: $693,000 ($133.81)
    NEC: $529,000 ($102.14)
    Public Utilities: $117,000 ($22.59)

Abbeville government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,676,000 ($1482.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $32,000 ($6.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,211,000 ($1392.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $432,000 ($83.41)

Abbeville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,275,000 ($439.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

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 Greenwood County, SC  1.22% ($28,144 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.93% ($26,165)
from Greenville County, SC  0.34% ($27,379)


5.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

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 Greenwood County, SC  1.66% ($29,127 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  1.26% ($29,528)
to Greenville County, SC  0.44% ($34,289)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abbeville:

  • WABV (1590 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, SC; Owner: MARK HELLINGER)
  • WCZZ (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abbeville:

  • WZLA-FM (92.9 FM; ABBEVILLE, SC; Owner: RONALD SHELLEY REID)
  • WZSN (103.5 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W274AE (102.7 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEPC (88.5 FM; BELTON, SC; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Abbeville:

  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Abbeville, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

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: 14
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $170,000
Total average daily traffic: 48,438
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,616

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Abbeville, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Abbeville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

74 (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, SC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Sc Hwy 72 3 Mi S (Lat: 34.140944 Lon: -82.404278), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WNTQ997
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.612 MHz, 928.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/1997, Expiration Date: 02/16/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (803) 682-3169
  • ABBEVILLE, South Carolina Hwy 28 Bypass (Lat: 34.158278 Lon: -82.409222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WPTD426
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2011, Expiration Date: 09/04/2021, Certifier: Douglas J Minster
    Registrant: Allied Wireless Communications Corporation, 1001 Technology Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223, Phone: (501) 448-1249, Fax: (501) 448-1580, Email:
  • ANTREVILLE, 489 Brown Lee Road (Lat: 34.254000 Lon: -82.528222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 121.3 m, Call Sign: WQIT324
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abbeville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 73

Incident types - Abbeville


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

Most common first names in Abbeville, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21071.5 years
William13272.7 years
John12971.2 years
Mary11377.1 years
Robert8172.0 years
Willie6575.5 years
George5472.3 years
Annie4381.3 years
Thomas4273.6 years
Charles3972.9 years
Most common last names in Abbeville, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson6575.8 years
Martin5778.2 years
Smith5773.1 years
Johnson5371.0 years
Williams5278.6 years
Campbell5079.5 years
Brown4973.1 years
Davis4574.5 years
Hall4576.3 years
Ferguson4174.8 years
Businesses in Abbeville, SC
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
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