Abilene Metro Area, Texas 

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Population

169,000

+3.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$44,249

Median Home Price

$127,400

United States / Texas / Abilene Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Abilene Metro Area, 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 2.0 | 1470 SqFt
 $139,900 
2718 S 40th St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1470 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County:
Metro Area: Abilene Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Abilene, Clyde, 17 total
Zip Codes: 79605, 79601, 79602, 79606, 79603, 79510, 79536, 79562, 79607, 79553, 24 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1790 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Abilene Metro Area is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Abilene Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.00%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Abilene Metro Area's cost of living is 16.10% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Abilene Metro Area's Cost of Living

VOTING
The Abilene metro area voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Abilene Metro Area's population is 169,000 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.62%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Abilene Metro Area is $127,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.48%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Abilene Metro Area

SCHOOLS
Abilene Metro Area public schools spend $9,279 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.1 students per teacher in Abilene Metro Area. More Education


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Housing Market in Abilene

It's a good time to buy in Abilene. Home Appreciation is up 5.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Abilene Real Estate or Find top agents in Abilene

The median home price in Abilene is $127,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN ABILENE METRO AREA, TEXAS
79605, 79601, 79602, 79606, 79603, 79510, 79536, 79562, 79607, 79553, 24 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ABILENE TX
$139,900
2718 S 40th St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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

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

$139,000
5701 Quail Run St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$105,000
3242 Ivy Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$135,000
2341 Portland Ave
Bed 6 | Bath 3.0 |

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