Abilene (zip 79602), Texas 

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Population

24,027

+11.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$49,587

Median Home Price

$158,000

Best Places to Live in Abilene (zip 79602), Texas

Small city - North-central Texas, 185 miles west of Dallas. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the 79602 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Historic/cultural interest
Small-town atmosphere
Cost of living
Cons
Low incomes
Recreation
Isolation
 $209,790 
213 Spring Park Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1648 SqFt
 $600 
1841 S 14th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 750 SqFt
 $159,900 
3833 Wake Forrest Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1286 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
Country:
United States
State: Texas
County: Taylor County
Metro Area: Abilene Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Abilene
Zip Codes: Abilene (zip 79602)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1790 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Abilene (zip 79602) is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Abilene (zip 79602) jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Abilene (zip 79602)'s cost of living is 16.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Abilene (zip 79602)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the 79602 zip code, 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 (zip 79602)'s population is 24,027 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Abilene (zip 79602) is $158,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Abilene (zip 79602) 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 (zip 79602). More Education



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NEW LISTINGS IN 79602
$209,790
213 Spring Park Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$600
1841 S 14th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$159,900
3833 Wake Forrest Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$222,900
7329 Wildflower Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$229,900
914 Key Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$135,000
3649 Duke Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$225,000
113 Foxtrot Ln
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