Abilene, Texas 

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Population

121,721

14% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$42,766

Avg. Home Price

$135,864

Best Places to Live in Abilene, Texas

Small city - North-central Texas, 185 miles west of Dallas
Pros
-Historic/cultural interest
-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of living
Cons
-Low incomes
-Recreation
-Isolation

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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.


QUICK FACTS

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

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Abilene is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Abilene jobs have decreased by 0.65%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Abilene's cost of living is 12.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Abilene's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Abilene's population is 121,721 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.13%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Abilene is $135,864. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 28.64%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Abilene

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Reviews for Abilene    13 Reviews
Never been there.. - 6/9/2018
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This place is literally hell - 4/15/2018
I will never be able to stress enough why you should never move, or visit, this terrible black-hole of a town. If you are military and get dragged into this hellhole, I... (Read More)

I love Abilene - 10/15/2017
Abilene, TX has the most genuine nice people in one spot that I have ever encountered and is the reason I fell in love with it. I also found everything I could want... (Read More)


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