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  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Abbeville is a town in Louisiana with a population of 12,236. Abbeville is in Vermilion Parish. Living in Abbeville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Abbeville there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Abbeville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Abbeville are above average.

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About Abbeville...
Population
12,236

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$95,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$682
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    617.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    16.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    189.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    749.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,828.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    16.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    30%
    national  12%

Working in Abbeville

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,900
National
$62,843

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