Abbeville, a town in Louisiana, has a population of slightly more than 12,000. Families with young children are typical, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young professionals appear in smaller numbers. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 37% of residents rent. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $645/month, which is $239/month less than the state average.
Abbeville residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing way to get to work, selected by 34% of residents, while public transportation isn't used. Few commuters (2%) walk to work, though the number does exceed the national average.
Compared to the national average, Abbeville has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have a high school degree or equivalent (23%). In addition, 5% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Abbeville residents work in one of two industries: healthcare and retail. Combined, these industries make up 12% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 6% of residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of around $50,000, Abbeville workers earn less than the average Louisiana resident. Abbeville's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).
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