Abilene (zip 79606), Texas 

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Population

23,929

+4.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$57,106

Median Home Price

$193,100

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

Local Listings in 79606
 $214,900 
5314 Catclaw Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1600 SqFt
 $214,900 
5314 Catclaw Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1600 SqFt
 $169,900 
4665 Carrie Ann Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 2022 SqFt
 $220,000 
5041 Crystal Crk
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1891 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: Somewhat conservative
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 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Abilene (zip 79606) jobs have increased by 2.01%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Abilene (zip 79606)'s cost of living is 4.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Abilene (zip 79606)'s Cost of Living

VOTING
Taylor county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Abilene (zip 79606)'s population is 23,929 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.56%. 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 (zip 79606) is $193,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.30%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Abilene (zip 79606)

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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NEW LISTINGS IN 79606
$214,900
5314 Catclaw Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$169,900
4665 Carrie Ann Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$220,000
5041 Crystal Crk
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$162,000
5002 Oaklawn Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$218,000
3725 Bettes Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$209,900
3902 Ridgmar Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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