Abilene, Texas 

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Population

122,762

+5.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$42,766

Median Home Price

$120,400

Best Places to Live in Abilene, Texas

Small city - North-central Texas, 185 miles west of Dallas. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Abilene, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Historic/cultural interest
Small-town atmosphere
Cost of living
Cons
Low incomes
Recreation
Isolation
 $595 
1146 Palm St
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 1544 SqFt
 $232,540 
7413 First Texas Trl
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1661 SqFt
 $415,000 
8126 Saddle Creek Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3399 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Abilene Metro Area

Abilene is a former watering hole and junction where the Chisolm Trail met the railroad. Today the area is largely supported by agriculture but also has some minor manufacturing, three small colleges and universities, and nearby Dyess Air Force Base. The town has a good set of arts and cultural amenities for a town its size, and has been recognized for its use of the arts to preserve and revitalize the historic district.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Texas
County: Taylor County
Metro Area: Abilene Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Abilene
Zip Codes: 79605 79601 79602 79606 79603 79607 79699
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1790 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Abilene is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Abilene jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Abilene's cost of living is 21.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Abilene's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Abilene, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Taylor county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Abilene's population is 122,762 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Abilene is $120,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Abilene public schools spend $8,669 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Abilene. More Education



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Reviews for Abilene   17 Reviews
Abilene, Abilene, prettiest city I ever seen - 11/11/2020
I've lived in 9 states, traveled over much of the U.S., and Abilene TEXAS is by far the best city I've ever lived. I find it beautiful here, love the climate and low... Read More

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Don"t move here! - 6/15/2020
We moved to Abilene for a military assignment and have never got out of here. We stayed initially for children and grandchildren then elderly parents. Now we can't... Read More

Abilene, A Family Friendly Christian City - 5/20/2020
I've lived in Abilene for the last 45 years and It's the best place to raise a family. Great churches, schools, jobs and sense of community. There is always something... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ABILENE, TEXAS
79605 79601 79602 79606 79603 79607 79699

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$595
1146 Palm St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$232,540
7413 First Texas Trl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$415,000
8126 Saddle Creek Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$79,900
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