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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Abilene, Texas is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Abilene, Texas is more expensive.

Abilene, Texas cost of living is 87.80.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGAbilene, TexasUnited States
  Overall  88100
  Grocery  91.4100
  Health  97100
  Housing  73100
  Utilities  91100
  Transportation  96100
  Miscellaneous  96100


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High Crime?

I am considering different places to move in Texas (from Utah) and am doing a little research on Abilene. I found article about growing crime there and was wondering how... (Read More)




Grew up in the Houston area and went to college at ACU. I just moved back to Abilene after 2 years in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and 8 in Houston. Upon first glance,... (Read More)



Single scene is lacking for over 30

I have lived here for five years being stationed at Dyess AFB. I love the sense of community here and the first I noticed was how friendly the people were. I have... (Read More)



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