Abilene (zip 79606), Texas 

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Population

23,879

34% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$57,106

Avg. Home Price

$190,100

Best Places to Live in Abilene (zip 79606), 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: Abilene (zip 79606)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1790 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Abilene (zip 79606) is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Abilene (zip 79606) jobs have decreased by 0.65%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Abilene (zip 79606)'s cost of living is 5.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Abilene (zip 79606)'s Cost of Living
POPULATION
Abilene (zip 79606)'s population is 23,879 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 34.00%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 12 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Abilene (zip 79606) is $190,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.30%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Abilene (zip 79606) 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 79606). Learn More...

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