Abilene, Texas 

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Population

122,762

+5.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$42,766

Median Home Price

$125,800

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

Local Listings in Abilene, TX
 $139,900 
2718 S 40th St
Bed 4 | Bath 0.0 | 0 SqFt
 $139,900 
2718 S 40th St
Bed 4 | Bath 0.0 | 0 SqFt
 $135,000 
5318 Belton St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1185 SqFt
 $139,900 
3217 Wenwood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1689 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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Abilene jobs have increased by 2.01%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Abilene's cost of living is 16.30% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Abilene's Cost of Living

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 5.25%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Abilene is $125,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.89%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Abilene

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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Housing Market in Abilene

It's a good time to buy in Abilene. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Abilene Real Estate or Find top agents in Abilene

The median home price in Abilene is $125,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Abilene   14 Reviews
Abilene- A truly terrible place to live - 5/3/2019
There is nothing here but terribly bad weather and winds, no rivers, mountains or decent lakes to even swim in. No outdoor activities, flooding rains or torturous heat... Read More

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Never been there.. - 6/9/2018
..and not planning to... Read More

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


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

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NEW LISTINGS IN ABILENE TX
$139,900
2718 S 40th St
Bed 4 | Bath 0.0 |

$135,000
5318 Belton St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$139,900
3217 Wenwood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$115,000
3501 Grand Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$149,500
1410 S 32nd St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$105,000
1181 Meander St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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