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Living in Abbeville County, South Carolina

A complete guide of the county from schools to diversity

Should You Move to Abbeville County?

Abbeville County is home to 129,839 South Carolina residents. Over the past ten years, the county has seen an increase in growth of 80.42%, ranking it #471 in the US and #10 in South Carolina for population growth.

Based on the counties residents and economy, Abbeville County, SC is OK for retirees and great for families.

When considering schools and educational attainment, 94.5% of residents over 25 years of age graduated high school and 46.1% completed their bachelor’s degree or higher. The majority of students in Abbeville County attend public school.

If diversity is essential, Abbeville County received a F grade in diversity.

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Who Lives in Abbeville County?

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Total Population

129,839

10-Year Change

80.42%

Households are Families

74.8%

Per Households

46

F
Diversity Grade
White alone
89.5%
Black or African American alone
1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
0.8%
Asian alone
2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
0%
Hispanic or Latino
3.5%
C
Retirement
B
Raising a Family
Under 5 years
3.6%
Under 18 years
14.7%
Over 65 years
27.7%

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Housing in Abbeville County

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Total Households

Own vs. Rent

Own 76.6%
Rent 23.4%

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Typical Age of Homes

1980 to 1999

Common Residence Type

single-family homes

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Abbeville County Schools

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C+

C

C

C

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C

B-

B

B-

C+

B-

NR

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C+

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C

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Student-Teacher Ratio

The Abbeville 60 School District in Abbeville County, SC, is home to 2,946 students across 9 schools. Based on enrollment numbers, Abbeville 60 ranks #51 in South Carolina. Grades from Pre-K to 12 are offered in the district.

Abbeville 60 School District received a student-teacher ratio grade of A, averaging 13.22 students per teacher.

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District Schools

9

Student Enrollments

2,946

Student-Teacher Ratio

13.22:1

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South Carolina Cost of Living

How Does South Carolina Compare?

20
in Cost of Living
31
in Minimum Wage
32
in Living Wage

South Carolina State Taxes

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Should you move to South Carolina?

South Carolina, the Palmetto State, is a place of coastal beauty, historic charm, and vibrant Southern culture. Known for its warm climate, renowned cuisine, and booming manufacturing industry, South Carolina offers a relaxed yet exciting lifestyle.

South Carolina’s economy is diverse, with strong sectors in manufacturing, healthcare, and tourism. Its cities, such as Charleston, Greenville, and Columbia, offer rich history, thriving arts scenes, and growing economies.

Living in South Carolina offers a variety of experiences. From exploring the historic city of Charleston to enjoying the beach lifestyle of Myrtle Beach or hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina is rich in natural beauty and culture. When it comes to education, South Carolina is home to many top-rated schools and universities, including Clemson University and the University of South Carolina.

If you’re looking for a state that offers a mix of history, natural beauty, and a growing economy, South Carolina could be your next home. Just be prepared for hot summers and a slower-paced way of life!

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Abbeville County Economy

The industries, jobs, and economics of the zip code

Median Household Income

$92,001

US Average $74,580

How does Abbeville County compare?

Unemployment rate

6%

Poverty rate

8%

Primary Occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Secondary Occupations

Sales and related occupations

Crime in Abbeville County

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Crime Rating: High Crime

Total Crimes (2022)

1,168

Crime Rate

Per 100,000 residents

Violent crimes: 1037.3

Murder: 0.0

Violent crimes: 1037.3

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