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Population in 2012: 118,887 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.6%
 

Males: 60,723  (51.1%)
Females: 58,164  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  31.6 years
Texas median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 79563, 79601, 79602, 79603, 79605, 79606, 79607, 79699.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,197 (it was $33,007 in 2000)
Abilene:

$41,197
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,170

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,300 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Abilene:

$95,300
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,827; Detached houses: $104,497; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,879; In 2-unit structures: $92,390; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,576; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,681; Mobile homes: $60,740; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $38,468

Median gross rent in 2012: $768.

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  • White alone - 71,490 (60.1%)
  • Hispanic - 31,227 (26.3%)
  • Black alone - 11,663 (9.8%)
  • Asian alone - 2,382 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1,707 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 309 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 102 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Abilene: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.7%), Irish (10.2%), English (9.4%), United States (5.7%), French (2.5%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1718 feet

Land area: 105.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,131 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Abilene:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abilene city:

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

5,753 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This city:  5.0%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 373 registered sex offenders living in Abilene, Texas as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Abilene to the number of sex offenders is 319 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,783 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,156 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (142.0 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (174.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Impact, TX (1.9 miles) , Tye, TX (2.7 miles ), Potosi, TX (3.0 miles ), Hawley-Noodle, TX (3.4 miles) , Hawley, TX (3.5 miles ), Buffalo Gap, TX (3.5 miles ), Clyde, TX (3.8 miles ), Merkel, TX (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 209 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 1998: 234 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2000: 153 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2001: 171 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2002: 153 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2003: 189 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2004: 262 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2005: 273 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2006: 318 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2007: 277 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2008: 183 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2009: 201 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2010: 269 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2011: 148 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2012: 233 buildings, average cost: $200,100

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Latitude: 32.45 N, Longitude: 99.75 W

Abilene nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): ABTEX, The Key City, Lene Town

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,246 (+6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 43,677 (88.7%)

Area code: 325

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Crime rates in Abilene by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1246655977453
per 100,000 0.91.73.35.15.14.34.27.96.06.03.44.22.5
Rapes 436663715878678988114683338
per 100,000 37.955.752.060.749.666.856.877.675.797.858.227.631.7
Robberies 10588111129178146107167180137112120127
per 100,000 92.674.291.7110.2152.4125.190.7145.7154.8117.595.8100.4105.9
Assaults 255227266311256347375396373400394270304
per 100,000 224.9191.5219.7265.8219.1297.4317.8345.4320.8343.2336.9225.9253.6
Burglaries 9601,0841,2891,8141,6941,5211,2821,3241,2061,3011,3401,1191,037
per 100,000 846.7914.31064.51550.21450.11303.41086.41154.91037.31116.21145.9936.2865.0
Thefts 3,2033,5043,4323,9913,9153,6853,4603,2953,0613,2673,3753,0933,185
per 100,000 2824.82955.42834.33410.63351.33157.82932.02874.12632.72802.92886.12587.72656.7
Auto thefts 230215229302272298303292233262182172171
per 100,000 202.8181.3189.1258.1232.8255.4256.8254.7200.4224.8155.6143.9142.6
Arson 16373727152433314130263118
per 100,000 14.131.230.623.112.820.628.027.035.325.722.225.915.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 298.2310.2328.0417.4400.2403.6364.5413.5383.4409.1363.5291.0295.9

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Crime rate in Abilene detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 241 (181 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Texas average:

2.17

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Abilene, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +9,114 (+8.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Abilene-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Abilene city center killed 5 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abilene-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from Abilene center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taylor County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Billy Gillispie - College basketball coach, Mason Williams - Guitarist, Gordon Wood (American football coach) - Football coach, Jessica Simpson - (born 1980), singer, Sarah Weddington - Texas attorney, Grady Little - Former Major League Baseball manager, Ahmad D. Brooks - Football player, Ann Wedgeworth - Actor, Anthony Weaver - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Jul 28, 1980), Scott Nagy - Basketball player-coach.

Main business address for: FIRST FINANCIAL BANKSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Abilene:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF ABILENE SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, 2009 HOSPITAL PLACE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE ABILENE (Dialysis Facility, 1802 PINE ST)
  • ABILENE HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CARE INC (Home Health Center, 265 SOUTH LEGGETT DRIVE SUITE 1)
  • ADVANCE HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, 1665 ANTILLEY RD SUITE 300)
  • BEYONDFAITH HOMECARE AND REHAB OF ABILENE LLC (Home Health Center, 500 CHESTNUT STREET SUITE 1509)
  • BIG COUNTRY HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 3444 NORTH FIRST ST SUITE 403)
  • CAPROCK HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 500 CHESTNUT SUITE 1000)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF WEST TEXAS (Home Health Center, ONE VILLAGE DRIVE SUITE 200)
  • GENERATIONS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1290 SOUTH WILLIS SUITE 209)
  • HENDRICK HOUSECALLS (Home Health Center, 1393 AMBLER STREET)
  • INTEGRACARE OF ABILENE LLC (Home Health Center, 1742 HICKORY)
  • KINDER HEARTS HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, 842 N MOCKINGBIRD)
  • PRIMARY NURSE CARE INC (Home Health Center, 3747 WEST LAKE ROAD)
  • SEARS HOME HEALTH AND SPECIALTY SERVICES (Home Health Center, ONE VILLAGE DRIVE SUITE 300)
  • SOUTHWEST HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 402 CYPRESS ST STE 601)
  • TEXAS HOME HEALTH SKILLED SERVICES (Home Health Center, 3274 SOUTH 27TH STREET)
  • ABILENE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, 3110 BUFFALO GAP RD)
  • ABILENE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, 4225 WOODS PLACE)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 6250 HWY 83/84)
  • ABILENE STATE SCHOOL (Hospital, 2500 MAPLE ST)
  • BACON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 634 BACON DR)
  • BIG SKY RANCH (Hospital, 2234 B AMY LYN AVE)
  • BRENDA COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 2326 BRENDA ST)
  • HAWTHORNE HOUSE (Hospital, 526 HAWTHORNE ST)
  • HENDRICK CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1242 N 19TH STREET)
  • HENDRICK HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, 1682 HICKORY)
  • HENDRICK MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1900 PINE)
  • HIGH LIFE (Hospital, #2 HIGH LIFE CIR)
  • HIGHLAND COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 1366 HIGHLAND AVE)
  • HOSPICE OF THE BIG COUNTRY (Hospital, 4601 HARTFORD)
  • LAWYERS PLACE (Hospital, 1317 LAWYERS LN)
  • LEA FARMS RESIDENCE (Hospital, 1318 PIEDMONT)
  • MEDIPLEX HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 2 VILLAGE DR SUITE 500)
  • MESQUITE VILLA (Hospital, 2234 A AMY LYN AVE)
  • NORTH 9TH HOUSE (Hospital, 4210 N 9TH)
  • NORTH WILLIS (Hospital, 1855 N WILLIS ST)
  • OVER STREET (Hospital, 3190 OVER ST)
  • PARSONS COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 910 PARSONS RD)
  • RICHLAND (Hospital, 2010 RICHLAND ST)
  • ROYAL COURT (Hospital, 4601 ROYAL CT)
  • SEARS MEHTHODIST HOSPICE (Hospital, 3233 SOUTH WILLIS)
  • STEPPING STONES RESIDENTIAL RESOURCES (Hospital, 965 WASHINGTON BLVD)
  • WEST TEXAS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 5602 HEALTH CENTER DRIVE)
  • WOODRIDGE (Hospital, 3410 WOODRIDGE ST)
  • WOODS PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE (Hospital, 1115 INDUSTRIAL BLVD BOX 5749)
  • ABILENE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 2630 OLD ANSON RD)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER SKILLED NURSING UN (Nursing Home, 6250 HWY 83 84 AT ANTILLEY RD)
  • ANSON PLACE I (Nursing Home, 2722 OLD ANSON ROAD)
  • CARE INN OF ABILENE (Nursing Home, 4934 S 7TH ST)
  • CORONADO NURSING CENTER LP (Nursing Home, 1751 N 15TH ST)
  • HENDRICK SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, 1900 PINE)
  • MESA SPRINGS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 7171 BUFFALO GAP RD)
  • NORTHERN OAKS LIVING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2722 OLD ANSON RD)
  • RADFORD HILLS CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 725 MEDICAL DR)
  • SHADY OAKS MANOR NO 1 (Nursing Home, 2722 OLD ANSON RD)
  • THE OAKS AT RADFORD HILLS (Nursing Home, 725 MEDICAL DR)
  • WESLEY COURT METHODIST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 2617 ANTILLEY ROAD)
  • WINDCREST HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 6050 HOSPITAL DR)
  • WISTERIA PLACE (Nursing Home, 3202 S WILLIS ST)

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Amtrak station:

ABILENE (GREYHOUND STA., 535 CEDAR ST.) - Bus Station

Local government website: www.abilenetx.com

Colleges/Universities in Abilene:

  • Abilene Christian University (Full-time enrollment: 3,947; Location: 1600 Campus Court; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.acu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Hardin-Simmons University (FT enrollment: 1,946; Location: 2200 Hickory; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hsutx.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • McMurry University (FT enrollment: 1,216; Location: S 14th and Sayles Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcm.edu/)
  • American Commercial College (FT enrollment: 109; Location: 402 Butternut St; Private, for-profit; Website: acc-careers.com)
  • Texas College of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 109; Location: 117 Sayles Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: texascollege.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Abilene:

  • Angelo State University (about 82 miles; San Angelo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,118)
  • Tarleton State University (about 91 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Weatherford College (about 116 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Midwestern State University (about 122 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Texas Christian University (about 141 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 7,829)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 143 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)
  • Texas Wesleyan University (about 145 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 2,189)

Biggest public high schools in Abilene:

Private high school in Abilene:

  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 268; Location: 2550 N JUDGE ELY BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Abilene:

Private elementary/middle schools in Abilene:

  • A HABITAT FOR LEARNING (Students: 157; Location: 3242 BELTWAY S; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 1600 SHERMAN DR; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HAPPY DAYS SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 1957 SAYLES BLVD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • EVERGREEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 2742 BUFFALO GAP RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ABILENE JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 7; Location: 2542 E OVERLAND TRL; Grades: 1 - 6)
See full list of schools located in Abilene, map of school districts: WYLIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, ABILENE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Abilene:

  • ABILENE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,851,694; Location: 202 CEDAR ST; 252,483 books; 13,710 audio materials; 22,998 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 250 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Southwest Shopping Center (southwest side of town, just outside the loop). Mall of Abilene (slightly west of Southwest Shopping Center)
  • Abilene christian university now has 5,000 students Hardin Simmons has 2,800 and McMurry has 2,000 Churches in abilene: university church of christ, hillcrest church of christ, southern hills church of christ,

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Notable locations in Abilene: Abilene Country Club (A), Blue Sox Sadium (B), Kirby Filtration Plant (C), Lake Abilene Filter Plant (D), Boys Ranch (E), Sayles Boulevard Historic District (F), State Epileptic Colony Historic District (G), Parramore Historic District (H), West Texas Utilities Company Power Plant (I), Abilene Commercial Historic District (J), West Texas Fairground (K), E D Williamson House (L), Ed S Hughes Company Warehouse (M), Taylor County Courthouse (N), Acadia Abilene (O), Eugene L Finley House (P), George W and Lavina McDaniel House (Q), George R Davis House (R), Henry Sayles House (S), Hilton Hotel (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Westgate Towne Centre Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Abilene include: Saint Southwest Park Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Ash Street Baptist Church (D), Ambler Baptist Church (E), Abilene Primitive Baptist Church (F), Abilene Baptist Church (G), Lighthouse Assembly of God Church (H), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Abilene State Hospital Cemetery (1), Cedar Hill Cemetery (2), Elmwood Memorial Park (3), Little Elm Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lytle Lake (A), Kirby Lake (B), Lake Fort Phantom Hill (C), Clear Fork Diversion Dam (D), Fort Phantom Hill Lake (E), Truitt Davis Lake (F), Woodrow Griffith Lake (G), J C Griffith Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Lytle Creek (A), Indian Creek (B), Little Elm Creek (C), Cat Claw Creek (D), Buttonwillow Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Abilene include: Hair Park (1), Scarborough Park (2), Red Bud Park (3), Oscar Rose Park (4), Fair Park (5), Nelson Wilson Park (6), Stevenson Park (7), Will Hair Park (8), Vaughn Camp Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Big Country Squadron Confederate Air Force (Museums; 4886 Newman Road) (1), 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum Foundation (1289 North 2nd Street) (2), Abilene Zoo Information Line (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2070 Zoo Lane Nelson Park) (3), Abilene City - Zoological Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 534 Cypress Street) (4), Frontier Texas (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 625 North 1st Street) (5), Discovery Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; South 8th & Butternut) (6), Grace Museum (Historical Places & Services; 102 Cypress Street) (7), Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau (1101 North 1st Street) (8), Fantasy World (4033 North 1st Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Alamo Motel (2957 South 1st Street) (1), Best Western Mall South (3950 Ridgemont Drive) (2), Comfort Inn Abilene (1758 East I-20) (3), Comfort Inn (1758 East Interstate 20) (4), Budget Host Colonial Inn (3210 Pine Street) (5), Best Budget Inn (3153 South 1st Street) (6), Best Western Inn & Suites (350 I 20 West) (7), Century Lodge (3509 South 1st Street) (8), Abilene Best Western Inn (350 West Interstate 20) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Judicial Branch-U S Courts- U S District C (341 Pine Street) (1), Taylor-County - County Court At Law No 1 (300 Oak Street) (2), Taylor-County - County Court At Law No 2 (300 Oak Street) (3), Congress - Senators- Abilene District Office- Texas- Hutchison Kay Ba (500 Chestnut Street) (4), United States Government - Judicial Branch-U S Courts- Probation Of (341 Pine Street) (5), United States Government - Judicial Branch-U S Courts- Pre-Trial Serv (341 Pine Street) (6), Abilene-City - Clerks Office- Municipal Court- Court-Municipal- Office (555 Walnut Street) (7), Abilene-City - Teen Court Office- Teen Court- Office (555 Walnut Street) (8), Abilene-City Frequently Called Numbers - Traffic Tickets Helpline Municipal C (Abilene Regional Air) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Taylor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abilene and their reported violations in the past:

TXDOT WESTBROOK REST STATION (Population served: 300, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TXDOT TRENT REST STATION (Population served: 300, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.2%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Abilene, TX

People in group quarters in Abilene in 2010:

  • 4,190 people in state prisons
  • 2,686 people in college/university student housing
  • 816 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 621 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 460 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 314 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 200 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 114 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 60 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 53 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 38 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Abilene in 2000:

  • 4,650 people in state prisons
  • 2,822 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 890 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 754 people in nursing homes
  • 715 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 383 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 347 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 196 people in other group homes
  • 72 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 45 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 14 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Abilene compared to Texas state average:

Abilene, Texas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Taylor County Expo Center. Capacity: 5,000.

Banks with most branches in Abilene (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,415.0 mil, Deposits: $1,104.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
  • American State Bank: Abilene Seasonal Branch, Barrow Street Branch, Judge Ely Branch, 12th Street Branch, Antilley Road Branch, Cypress Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,079.1 mil, Deposits: $2,459.5 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: American State Financial Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: Buffalo Gap Road Branch, 3800 South Clack Branch, 3409 South 14th Branch, Cedar Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Baird: Abilene Branch, Judge Ely Branch, Abilene Office Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.3 mil, Deposits: $230.0 mil, headquarters in Baird, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Baird Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Abilene Drie-Up Branch, Buffalo Gap Branch, Abilene Main Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Compass Bank: Wylie Branch, 14th Street Branch, North 3rd & Abilene Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Chestnut Branch, South Abilene Branch, Chestnut Motor Bank Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Coleman County State Bank: Coleman County Branch at 4609 Southwest Drive, branch established on 2004/03/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $78.5 mil, Deposits: $70.4 mil, headquarters in Coleman, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Coleman Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank, National Association: at 4201 S Treadaway Blvd, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $92.3 mil, Deposits: $80.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Big Country Bancshares, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Abilene, Texas:

  • Ramada Limited University, 1625 State Hwy 351, Abilene, TX 79601 , Phone: (325) 673-5271, Fax: (325) 673-8240
  • La Quinta Motor Inns Inc #544 Abilene, 3501 W LK Rd, Abilene, TX 79601 , Phone: (325) 676-1676, Fax: (325) 672-8323
  • Ambassador Suites, 4250 Ridgemont Dr, Abilene, TX 79606 , Phone: (325) 698-1234, Fax: (325) 698-2771
  • Clarion Hotel & Conference CTR, 5403 S 1ST, Abilene, TX 79605 , Phone: (325) 695-2150, Fax: (325) 698-6742
  • Best Western Mall South, 3950 Ridgemont Dr, Abilene, TX 79606 , Phone: (325) 695-1262, Fax: (325) 695-2593
  • Motel 6 #0079 Abilene, 4941 W Stamford St, Abilene, TX 79603 , Phone: (325) 672-8462
  • Abilene Fairfield Inn, 3902 Turner PLZ, Abilene, TX 79606 , Phone: (325) 695-2448
  • Abilene Hampton Inn, 3917 Ridgemont Dr, Abilene, TX 79606 , Phone: (325) 695-0044, Fax: (325) 695-4192
  • 25 other hotels and motels
All 33 fire-safe hotels and motels in Abilene, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Abilene travel time to work - commute


Abilene mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Abilene city (based on Taylor County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.09%
Here67.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents50.5%14.1%11.9%9.8%1.8%
Congregations25.2%25.8%11.9%3.1%1.3%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.3%1.2%6.4%
Congregations0.6%1.3%1.3%5.7%23.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Taylor County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
This county:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Taylor County:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Taylor County:

9.2%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 36$117,703$39,2340$0
Other Government Administration 49$223,532$54,7432$3,697
Judicial and Legal 26$80,151$36,9931$2,657
Police Protection - Officers 178$865,437$58,3440$0
Police - Other 59$161,250$32,79711$8,097
Firefighters 160$719,353$53,9510$0
Fire - Other 5$33,294$79,9060$0
Streets and Highways 85$185,013$26,11911$2,717
Airports 18$44,772$29,8484$3,731
Welfare 8$17,592$26,38814$13,202
Health 75$188,403$30,1445$2,522
Solid Waste Management 62$115,445$22,3443$3,633
Sewerage 25$63,205$30,3380$0
Parks and Recreation 70$145,249$24,90013$11,522
Housing and Community Development(Local) 25$68,756$33,0031$1,656
Natural Resources 16$32,568$24,4260$0
Water Supply 98$225,631$27,6281$1,928
Local Libraries 35$83,975$28,79111$8,801
Other and Unallocable 79$176,735$26,84616$8,907
Totals for Government 1,109$3,548,064$38,39293$73,070

Abilene government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $7,138,000 ($60.04)
    Air Transportation: $3,490,000 ($29.36)
    Sewerage: $3,200,000 ($26.92)
    Water Utilities: $3,200,000 ($26.92)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,485,000 ($138.66)
    Water Utilities: $12,772,000 ($107.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,762,000 ($98.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,985,000 ($67.16)
    Regular Highways: $7,177,000 ($60.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,291,000 ($44.50)
    Financial Administration: $5,002,000 ($42.07)
    Sewerage: $4,725,000 ($39.74)
    Health - Other: $3,529,000 ($29.68)
    General - Other: $3,042,000 ($25.59)
    Transit Utilities: $2,533,000 ($21.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,314,000 ($19.46)
    Libraries: $2,242,000 ($18.86)
    Central Staff Services: $2,083,000 ($17.52)
    Air Transportation: $1,371,000 ($11.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,312,000 ($11.04)
    General Public Buildings: $884,000 ($7.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $717,000 ($6.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $17,222,000 ($144.86)
    Corporate Bonds: $7,962,000 ($66.97)
    Other Investments - Other: $3,409,000 ($28.67)
    Benefit Payments: $2,046,000 ($17.21)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $708,000 ($5.96)
    Withdrawals: $7,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,953,000 ($16.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $481,000 ($4.05)
    Libraries: $371,000 ($3.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($1.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($0.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($0.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($0.16)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($0.15)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($0.03)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.03)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $53,800,000 ($452.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,917,000 ($24.54)

Abilene government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,285,000 ($86.51)
    Sewerage: $6,824,000 ($57.40)
    All Other: $3,117,000 ($26.22)
    Air Transportation: $1,098,000 ($9.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $623,000 ($5.24)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($0.10)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,184,000 ($18.37)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,247,000 ($10.49)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,121,000 ($9.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $3,015,000 ($25.36)
    Transit Utilities: $2,271,000 ($19.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,854,000 ($15.59)
    Sewerage: $968,000 ($8.14)
    All Other: $266,000 ($2.24)
    Highways: $182,000 ($1.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,290,000 ($36.08)
    Interest Earnings: $1,200,000 ($10.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,089,000 ($9.16)
    Rents: $411,000 ($3.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $104,000 ($0.87)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($0.09)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,732,000 ($140.74)
    Transit Utilities: $335,000 ($2.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,759,000 ($23.21)
    All Other: $2,569,000 ($21.61)
    General Local Government Support: $1,314,000 ($11.05)
  • Tax - Property: $22,895,000 ($192.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,842,000 ($183.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,707,000 ($48.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,839,000 ($15.47)
    Other License: $966,000 ($8.13)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $116,000 ($0.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000 ($0.23)

Abilene government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,742,000 ($881.02)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,406,000 ($819.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,619,000 ($122.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,283,000 ($61.26)

Abilene government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,380,000 ($137.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,061,000 ($25.75)
    Total Other Securities: $1,817,000 ($15.28)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,016,000 ($244.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $289,000 ($2.43)

9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,462 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.60% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,086 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.60%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jones County, TX  0.53% ($141,385 average AGI)
from Callahan County, TX  0.51% ($29,009)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.38% ($28,269)


9.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.58%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.49% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,760 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.49%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.55% ($31,231 average AGI)
to Jones County, TX  0.46% ($28,906)
to Callahan County, TX  0.46% ($34,228)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abilene:

  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: DYNAMIC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSLI (1280 AM; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZQQ (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ADRIAN LLOYD MYNATT)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abilene:

  • KFQX-FM (98.1 FM; ANSON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKHR (106.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K217CB (91.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAQD (91.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KACU (89.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KAGT-FM (90.5 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: GOSPEL RADIO NETWORK)
  • KGNZ (88.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEYJ-FM (107.9 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHYS (100.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEAN-FM (105.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHXS (102.7 FM; MERKEL, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCE (95.1 FM; BAIRD, TX; Owner: DOUD MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KBCY (99.7 FM; TYE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KULL (92.5 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCDD (103.7 FM; HAMLIN, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Abilene:

  • KIDZ-LP (Channel 54; ABILENE, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K51CK (Channel 51; ABILENE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K07UF (Channel 7; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KRBC-TV (Channel 9; ABILENE, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXVA (Channel 15; ABILENE, TX; Owner: STAR BROADCASTING LIMITED)
  • KTAB-TV (Channel 32; ABILENE, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ABILENE, LLC)
  • KTES-LP (Channel 40; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTXS-TV (Channel 12; SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTA-LP (Channel 63; ABILENE-SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIDV-LP (Channel 59; ALBANY, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Abilene fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 227
Total length: 1,653 meters (5,423ft)
Total costs: $9,345,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,599,960
Total average daily truck traffic: 609,905

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 16
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 16
  • 1960-1969: 112
  • 1970-1979: 19
  • 1980-1989: 28
  • 1990-1999: 19
  • 2000-2009: 15
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Abilene, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Abilene)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 458 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Abilene, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 193 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 505 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abilene)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 145 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Abilene)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 29 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED633$112,091425$102,285713$114,815191$43,136234$65,6559$45,267
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$91,45112$71,33063$111,2209$23,3574$55,9458$63,556
APPLICATIONS DENIED50$95,55060$78,576223$99,669114$18,17230$64,77822$52,659
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$101,32427$103,617158$107,39215$45,05112$83,0381$63,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$84,1593$240,87018$131,4232$63,0651$177,9900$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed mortgage data for all 32 tracts in Abilene, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$129,84630$158,9505$163,646
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$203,6409$162,2410$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$203,3434$139,1280$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$94,0003$170,3331$23,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$101,3330$02$42,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 865
  • Hazardous Condition: 454
  • Service Call: 42
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Abilene


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Abilene, TX

Most common first names in Abilene, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary67478.6 years
William66675.1 years
James65073.8 years
John63274.1 years
Robert44271.9 years
Charles31172.8 years
George27075.9 years
Thomas22073.4 years
Ruby20581.3 years
Willie19278.3 years
Most common last names in Abilene, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith40475.7 years
Williams24774.1 years
Jones24576.9 years
Johnson24574.7 years
Brown20974.1 years
Davis20875.8 years
Wilson15976.1 years
Moore15875.1 years
Martin12776.7 years
Taylor12176.3 years
Businesses in Abilene, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven42Lane Bryant1
AT&T2Lane Furniture4
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
Albertsons1Little Caesars Pizza3
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's2
Arby's3Lowe's2
Ashley Furniture1Marriott3
AutoZone3MasterBrand Cabinets1
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's5
Best Western2Motel 61
Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity1
Budget Car Rental1Nike4
Burger King4Office Depot1
Catherines1OfficeMax1
Chick-Fil-A3Old Navy1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback1
Church's Chicken3Outback Steakhouse1
Cinnabon 1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless3
ColorTyme1Penske2
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut4
Dairy Queen1Popeyes2
Days Inn2Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos2
Discount Tire1RadioShack3
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
Express1Red Robin1
FedEx22Rue211
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3SONIC Drive-In5
Foot Locker1Sam's Club1
GNC1Sears3
GameStop3Shoe Carnival1
Goodwill2Spencer Gifts1
H&R Block5Sprint Nextel1
Havertys Furniture1Starbucks2
Hobby Lobby1Subway13
Holiday Inn3Super 82
Hollister Co.1T-Mobile5
Home Depot1Taco Bell4
Hot Topic1Target1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
Jack In The Box1UPS20
Jimmy John's1Vans2
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
KFC1Walgreens2
Kmart1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's2
La Quinta2Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Abilene, TX


Abilene on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 (79607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #54 (79601) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #74 (79601) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belizean first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 (79607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of U.S. Virgin Islander first ancestries"
  • #101 (79563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch West Indian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jon A. Weidanz (10)
  • Thomas F. Bailey (6)
  • Daniel F. Eppley (5)
  • Monte A. Mcglaun (4)
  • David Compton (3)
  • Charles Mckinney (2)
  • Mariana Long (2)
  • R. Randy Nicholson (2)
  • William R. Hawkins (2)
  • Gideon Petrus Botha (2)

Total of 79 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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