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  HOUSING OVERVIEW
  

The median home value in Abilene, Texas, is $95,200. Home appreciation is 5.60% over the last year. The median age of Abilene, Texas, real estate is 42 years.

Abilene, Texas Apartments and Rentals

Renters make up 37.31% of the Abilene, Texas, population. 11.27% of houses and apartments in Abilene, Texas, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).

  HOUSINGAbilene, TexasUnited States
  Median Home Age  4237
  Median Home Cost  $95,200$170,100
  Home Appr. Last 12 months  5.60%4.90%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.  6.80%-4.60%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.  41.30%12.70%
  Property Tax Rate  $14.91$12.07
  Homes Owned  51.42%57.34%
  Housing Vacant  11.27%12.47%
  Homes Rented  37.31%30.19%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment  $514$661
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $591$765
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $797$957
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,009$1,289
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,287$1,490
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent  3.84%2.50%
  Vacant Rented  0.73%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale  0.91%1.38%
  Vacant Sold  0.55%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation  0.35%3.81%
  Vacant Other  4.89%3.87%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,000  4.72%3.30%
  $20,000 to $39,999  9.69%3.44%
  $40,000 to $59,999  12.98%4.18%
  $60,000 to $79,999  15.08%5.80%
  $80,000 to $99,999  12.20%7.08%
  $100,000 to $149,999  23.18%15.77%
  $150,000 to $199,999  12.14%15.03%
  $200,000 to $299,999  6.57%18.50%
  $300,000 to $399,999  1.92%10.39%
  $400,000 to $499,999  0.67%5.66%
  $500,000 to $749,999  0.50%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,999  0.18%2.28%
  $1,000,000 or more  0.17%2.18%
  HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
  2010 and newer  0.39%0.29%
  2000 to 2009  9.23%14.18%
  1990 to 1999  9.55%13.96%
  1980 to 1989  17.31%13.99%
  1970 to 1979  13.76%16.09%
  1960 to 1969  9.55%13.96%
  1950 to 1959  20.53%11.05%
  1940 to 1949  7.58%5.59%
  1939 or Earlier  8.84%13.68%
  HOUSING COMMENTS
  
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)
Hot
Climate here in abilene is hot. Also, like much of texas, we have pretty bad thunderstorms in the... (read more)
Excellent Educational Institutions
Abilene has 3 universities as well as several technical colleges. The town is home to a large Air Force base. There are a large number of retirees in the community. ... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Abilene
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)
Comfortable, Easy Living
Cost of living is low, pace of life is easy, climate is mild, people are... (read more)
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