According to the most recent Abbeville County South Carolina demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Abbeville County shows it has a Population 2021 of 24,374 which is in the mid range of other counties in the local area. The county with the highest population in the area is Anderson County which depicts a population of 202,223 ( substantially bigger). Figure 3 uses the Abbeville County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Abbeville County South Carolina depicts a decline of 1,043 (4%).
The total Abbeville County South Carolina greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Abbeville County depicts it has a Population Change of -4.1% which is the second smallest as measured by population percent change of all the other counties in the surrounding region.
Looking at the Abbeville County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Abbeville County South Carolina shows it has 50 people per square mile which is less than most other counties in the metro area. The next higher in terms of population density is Elbert County 11.5% larger with population density of 55. The county with the highest population density in the area is Anderson County which depicts a people per square mile of 283 ( substantially bigger). Figure 6 provides Abbeville County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Abbeville County shows it has a Median Age of 44.3 which is in the intermediate range of other counties in the local area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is McCormick County which shows an age of 56.9 (28.4% larger). Figure 9 shows the Abbeville County South Carolina Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Abbeville County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 1.7% which is the second smallest when sorted by people who are Hispanic or Latino of all the other counties in the area.
Abbeville County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Abbeville County households. Abbeville County shows it has a Family Size of 3.2 which is in the center range of other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Greenwood County which depicts an average family size of 3.2 ( only slightly larger).
Looking at Abbeville County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Abbeville County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 73% which is in the mid range of other counties in the metropolitan area. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is McCormick County which shows a husband and wife family percent of 77% (only about 5.5% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Abbeville County shows it has a Birth Rate of 3.7% which is the second smallest as measured by percent of women who gave birth of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is McCormick County which depicts a birth rate of 8.1% (about twice as large). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and has the percentage of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 the second smallest in terms of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 of all the other counties in the local area at 6% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 40% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the smallest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 19% of the total.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Abbeville County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Abbeville County depicts it has a Total Single People of 48% which is less than most other counties in the area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Greenwood County which depicts a percent single of 54% (12.4% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Abbeville County is about 5.3% smaller. Also, in contrast to the state of South Carolina, percent of people who are single for any reason of 50%, Abbeville County is only about 4.2% smaller.
Abbeville County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 at 72% of the total and is ranked #1.
Abbeville County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
Abbeville County, South Carolina Demographics Data
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