Merkel (zip 79536), Texas 

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Population

4,593

-7.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Best Places to Live in Merkel (zip 79536), 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 79536
 $80,000 
806 Trundy
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1564 SqFt
 $80,000 
806 Trundy
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1564 SqFt
 $106,000 
1529 Sunset St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1528 SqFt
 $89,900 
10041 County Road 414
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1200 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: Merkel
Zip Codes: Merkel (zip 79536)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1790 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Merkel (zip 79536) is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Merkel (zip 79536) jobs have increased by 2.01%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Merkel (zip 79536)'s cost of living is 20.60% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Merkel (zip 79536)'s Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Merkel (zip 79536)'s population is 4,593 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 7.92%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Merkel (zip 79536) is $99,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.65%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Merkel (zip 79536)

SCHOOLS
Merkel (zip 79536) public schools spend $9,776 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.9 students per teacher in Merkel (zip 79536). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 79536
$80,000
806 Trundy
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$106,000
1529 Sunset St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$89,900
10041 County Road 414
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$95,000
9 Twin County Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$104,690
1074 Fm 126
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

  

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