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Overview
Population:117,063
Pop. Change:4%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Abilene Metro Area
County: Taylor County
City:Abilene
Zip Code:79605, 79601, ... 6 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Abilene's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Abilene, Texas

As of 2012, Abilene's population is 117,063 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.51 percent.

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The median home cost in Abilene is $114,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.39 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Abilene's cost of living is 15.40% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Abilene public schools spend $4,146 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Abilene.

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The unemployment rate in Abilene is 6.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Abilene jobs have Decreased by 4.01 percent.


Ranked #32 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #60 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #85 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #116 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Abilene

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Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Abilene's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes