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Abbeville County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2017: 25,451 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 26,167 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,042
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,606
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,146
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,342 (it was 1,985 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%

Land area: 508 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Abbeville County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (32.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Abbeville County, SC (2017)
    • 17,50366.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,96526.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4591.8%Two or more races
    • 3551.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 740.3%Asian alone
    • 220.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Males: 12,348  (48.5%)
Females: 13,103  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Abbeville County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,546 ($32,635 in 1999)
This county:

$36,546
South Carolina:

$50,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $425 (lower quartile is $293, upper quartile is $513)
This county:

$425
State:

$665


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,826 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Abbeville:

$100,826
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,947 - $185,290

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $161,585
Here:

$161,585
State:

$244,698

Townhouses or other attached units: $45,706
Here:

$45,706
State:

$192,420

Mobile homes: $39,432
Here:

$39,432
State:

$70,687

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $997
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $319

Institutionalized population: 185

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 83
  • Thefts: 198
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: 140
  • Thefts: 204
  • Auto thefts: 22
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 118 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 1998: 98 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 1999: 108 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2001: 102 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2002: 112 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2003: 56 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2007: 50 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $198,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Abbeville, SC residents
Average permit cost in Abbeville, SC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $644 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $438 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Abbeville, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Abbeville, SC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Abbeville, SC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.0%
Abbeville County:

21.0%
South Carolina:

15.4%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Black residents, 38.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.1% for other race residents, 30.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.1 years old
(Males: 41.8 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 44.4 years old, American Indian residents: 67.6 years old, Asian residents: 20.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Abbeville County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $584 a month.

Cities in this county include: Abbeville, Calhoun Falls, Due West, Lake Secession, Donalds, Lowndesville, Antreville.

Abbeville County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Swamps: River Swamp (A), Iron Springs Bay (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Skeebo Branch (A), Juniper Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Curry County, New Mexico , Marion County , Pickens County , Pontotoc County, Mississippi , Saline County, Arkansas , Lumpkin County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Abbeville, SC
County total employment by year in Abbeville, SC
County average yearly wages by year in Abbeville, SC

Current college students: 1,241
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 237 (35.9% naturalized citizens)

Abbeville County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 252010 or later
  • 1512000 to 2009
  • 341990 to 1999
  • 301980 to 1989
  • 431970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.0%

Abbeville County marital status for males Abbeville County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,217
  • One, attached: 136
  • Two: 87
  • 3 or 4: 331
  • 5 to 9: 152
  • 20 or more: 96
  • Mobile homes: 3,383

Housing units in Abbeville County with a mortgage: 3,224 (65 second mortgage, 171 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,200

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

57.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Abbeville County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,48146
Black Protestant3,52924
Mainline Protestant2,30417
Catholic1211
Orthodox631
Other25-
None8,894-
Abbeville County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Abbeville County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Abbeville County:

13.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Abbeville County:

30.3%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Abbeville County:

Average size of farms: 177 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,735
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $211.45
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,212
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,932
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.47%
Corn for grain: 58 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 595 harvested acres
Vegetables: 15 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 55 acres

Tornado activity:

Abbeville County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 12653207.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/28/1984, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abbeville County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 25.4 miles away from Abbeville County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 162.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from Abbeville County center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3378: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3378, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3373: October 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 3373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4241: October 05, 2015, FEMA Id: 4241, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 19, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3369: February 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 3369, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3233: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1313: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: March 28, 1984 to March 29, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-700: March 30, 1984, FEMA Id: 700, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • South Carolina Drought, Incident Period: August 04, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3047: August 04, 1977, FEMA Id: 3047, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Abbeville County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Abbeville

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,713 (75.0%)
  • Carpooled: 667 (10.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 157 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 763 (12.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Russia (46%)
  • Ukraine (23%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • Pakistan (15%)
  • England (6%)
  • Australia (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Abbeville County


  • American (29%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Abbeville County, South Carolina in 2000:

  • 429 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Abbeville County, South Carolina in 2010:

  • 513 people in college/university student housing
  • 119 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 56 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,697.

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
South Carolina average:

7.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.38% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($27,140 average AGI)
1.29% relocated from other states ($8,291 average AGI)
Abbeville County:

1.29%
South Carolina average:

4.20%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenwood County, SC  1.51% ($37,566 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  1.47% ($31,441)
from Greenville County, SC  0.34% ($38,148)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
South Carolina average:

6.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.48% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($31,794 average AGI)
0.91% relocated to other states ($6,540 average AGI)
Abbeville County:

0.91%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenwood County, SC  1.71% ($38,146 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  1.37% ($36,282)
to Greenville County, SC  0.42% ($41,529)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Abbeville County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Abbeville County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Abbeville County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Abbeville County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Abbeville County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Abbeville County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Abbeville County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Abbeville County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Abbeville County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,850 (3,710 aged, 1,140 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 535 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Abbeville County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (384)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (317)
  • Unspecified dementia (190)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (180)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (173)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (141)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (131)
  • Congestive heart failure (129)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (69)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (69)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,497
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 152
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,598

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,152
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 995
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 126.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,451
  • In family households: 20,669 (2,966 male householders, 3,244 female householders)
    4,358 spouses, 7,548 children (6,933 natural, 359 adopted, 271 stepchildren), 754 grandchildren, 214 brothers or sisters, 608 parents, 415 other relatives, 544 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,882 (1,805 male householders (1,652 living alone)), 1,549 female householders (1,384 living alone)), 531 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 892

Size of family households: 3,264 2-persons, 1,293 3-persons, 1,028 4-persons, 414 5-persons, 120 6-persons, 95 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,030 1-person, 320 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 2 5-persons.

3,155 married couples with children.
1,642 single-parent households (400 men, 1,242 women).

97.1% of residents of Abbeville speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 1% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $129,637,000 ($4,928 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,286,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,613,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,530,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $484,000
Federal grants: $39,877,000
Federal procurement contracts: $632,000 ($25,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,501,000 ($3,289,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $50,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,389,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,130,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,771
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,383
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +79
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -447
Here -17 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Abbeville County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.87 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • 1892014 or later
  • 3662010 to 2013
  • 1,3472000 to 2009
  • 2,2581990 to 1999
  • 1,8201980 to 1989
  • 1,6701970 to 1979
  • 1,4851960 to 1969
  • 1,2471950 to 1959
  • 6541940 to 1949
  • 1,1791939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Abbeville County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • 171 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2103 rooms
  • 7874 rooms
  • 1,7805 rooms
  • 1,7306 rooms
  • 1,3167 rooms
  • 8658 rooms
  • 6689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • 41 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 3773 rooms
  • 6614 rooms
  • 5045 rooms
  • 2316 rooms
  • 1647 rooms
  • 1318 rooms
  • 639+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Abbeville County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • 19no bedroom
  • 1011 bedroom
  • 1,5362 bedrooms
  • 4,4053 bedrooms
  • 1,0314 bedrooms
  • 2435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  • 4no bedroom
  • 3571 bedroom
  • 7462 bedrooms
  • 9393 bedrooms
  • 1264 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Abbeville County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Abbeville County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Abbeville County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 346no vehicle
  • 1,9611 vehicle
  • 2,5092 vehicles
  • 1,7283 vehicles
  • 6194 vehicles
  • 2205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Abbeville County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Abbeville County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 520no vehicle
  • 9061 vehicle
  • 4832 vehicles
  • 2453 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.8% of Abbeville County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in South Carolina.

Abbeville County:

89.8%
State average:

85.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,128
  • Other state: 5,829
  • Northeast: 1,353
  • Midwest: 1,045
  • South: 3,009
  • West: 404
Year householders moved into unit in Abbeville County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Abbeville County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 23.0%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.0%Electricity
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 293
Here:

12.0%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

2.7%
South Carolina:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 583
Here:

40.9%
South Carolina:

19.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Abbeville County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,265,000
    Solid Waste Management: $898,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $722,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,631,000
    Police Protection: $2,406,000
    Health - Other: $2,025,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $871,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $770,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Libraries: $339,000
    Local Fire Protection: $336,000
    Regular Highways: $331,000
    Housing and Community Development: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $156,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $155,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $122,000
    General Local Government Support: $109,000
    Other: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,516,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,990,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,049,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $685,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $195,000
    Interest Earnings: $104,000
    Rents: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,804,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $307,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,312,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,325,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
    Highways: $46,000
    Education: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,210,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,569,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $593,000
    Other: $167,000
    Other Selective Sales: $159,000
    Public Utility License: $139,000
    Other License: $97,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,111,000

Abbeville County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,265,000
    Solid Waste Management: $898,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $722,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,631,000
    Police Protection: $2,406,000
    Health - Other: $2,025,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $871,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $770,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Libraries: $339,000
    Local Fire Protection: $336,000
    Regular Highways: $331,000
    Housing and Community Development: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $156,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $155,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $122,000
    General Local Government Support: $109,000
    Other: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,516,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,990,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,049,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $685,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $195,000
    Interest Earnings: $104,000
    Rents: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,804,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $307,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,312,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,325,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
    Highways: $46,000
    Education: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,210,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,569,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $593,000
    Other: $167,000
    Other Selective Sales: $159,000
    Public Utility License: $139,000
    Other License: $97,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,111,000

Abbeville County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,265,000
    Solid Waste Management: $898,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $722,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,631,000
    Police Protection: $2,406,000
    Health - Other: $2,025,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $871,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $770,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Libraries: $339,000
    Local Fire Protection: $336,000
    Regular Highways: $331,000
    Housing and Community Development: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $156,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $155,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $122,000
    General Local Government Support: $109,000
    Other: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,516,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,990,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,049,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $685,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $195,000
    Interest Earnings: $104,000
    Rents: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,804,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $307,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,312,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,325,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
    Highways: $46,000
    Education: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,210,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,569,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $593,000
    Other: $167,000
    Other Selective Sales: $159,000
    Public Utility License: $139,000
    Other License: $97,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,111,000

Abbeville County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,265,000
    Solid Waste Management: $898,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $722,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,631,000
    Police Protection: $2,406,000
    Health - Other: $2,025,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $871,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $770,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Libraries: $339,000
    Local Fire Protection: $336,000
    Regular Highways: $331,000
    Housing and Community Development: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $156,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $155,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $122,000
    General Local Government Support: $109,000
    Other: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,516,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,990,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,049,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $685,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $195,000
    Interest Earnings: $104,000
    Rents: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,804,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $307,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,312,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,325,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
    Highways: $46,000
    Education: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,210,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,569,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $593,000
    Other: $167,000
    Other Selective Sales: $159,000
    Public Utility License: $139,000
    Other License: $97,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,111,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 660
  • Number of aged recipients: 94
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 566
  • Number of recipients under 18: 87
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 384
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 189
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 286
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 275
Most common first names in Abbeville County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James40671.6 years
William29573.0 years
John26073.2 years
Mary23477.6 years
Robert17272.2 years
Willie12174.3 years
George11072.4 years
Annie9682.2 years
Thomas9373.1 years
Charles9270.6 years
Most common last names in Abbeville County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13474.6 years
Brown13074.1 years
Hall9877.3 years
Campbell9778.6 years
Johnson9771.6 years
Williams9676.1 years
Davis9172.7 years
Martin8777.6 years
Wilson8674.8 years
Jones6871.7 years
Businesses in Abbeville County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1

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