Abilene, Texas

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Population in 2017: 121,885 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 63,612  (52.2%)
Females: 58,273  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

31.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,365 (it was $33,007 in 2000)
Abilene:

$49,365
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,206 (it was $16,577 in 2000)

Abilene city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,900 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Abilene:

$114,900
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,626; detached houses: $150,510; townhouses or other attached units: $92,111; in 2-unit structures: $166,120; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $315,645; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,052; mobile homes: $33,286; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $56,803

Median gross rent in 2017: $822.

March 2019 cost of living index in Abilene: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.8%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for American Indian residents, 68.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.5% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Abilene, TX (2017)
    • 71,69558.1%White alone
    • 33,27127.0%Hispanic
    • 12,81410.4%Black alone
    • 2,9162.4%Asian alone
    • 2,1511.7%Two or more races
    • 2980.2%Other race alone
    • 1590.1%American Indian alone

Races in Abilene detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 445 registered sex offenders living in Abilene, Texas as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Abilene is 288 to 1.


Crime rates in Abilene by year

Type

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2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(4.3)
5
(4.2)
9
(7.9)
7
(6.0)
7
(6.0)
4
(3.4)
5
(4.2)
3
(2.5)
1
(0.8)
7
(5.8)
7
(5.7)
8
(6.5)
4
(3.3)
8
(6.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
78
(66.8)
67
(56.8)
89
(77.6)
88
(75.7)
114
(97.8)
68
(58.2)
33
(27.6)
38
(31.7)
37
(31.0)
93
(77.1)
84
(69.0)
70
(57.1)
100
(81.3)
97
(79.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
146
(125.1)
107
(90.7)
167
(145.7)
180
(154.8)
137
(117.5)
112
(95.8)
120
(100.4)
127
(105.9)
125
(104.7)
128
(106.1)
128
(105.1)
133
(108.6)
138
(112.2)
104
(84.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
347
(297.4)
375
(317.8)
396
(345.4)
373
(320.8)
400
(343.2)
394
(336.9)
270
(225.9)
304
(253.6)
314
(263.0)
343
(284.2)
394
(323.6)
335
(273.4)
394
(320.4)
382
(311.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,521
(1,303)
1,282
(1,086)
1,324
(1,155)
1,206
(1,037)
1,301
(1,116)
1,340
(1,146)
1,119
(936.2)
1,037
(865.0)
1,055
(883.6)
1,095
(907.3)
1,168
(959.2)
905
(738.6)
N/A734
(599.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,685
(3,158)
3,460
(2,932)
3,295
(2,874)
3,061
(2,633)
3,267
(2,803)
3,375
(2,886)
3,093
(2,588)
3,185
(2,657)
3,460
(2,898)
3,887
(3,221)
3,798
(3,119)
3,113
(2,541)
2,605
(2,118)
2,561
(2,091)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
298
(255.4)
303
(256.8)
292
(254.7)
233
(200.4)
262
(224.8)
182
(155.6)
172
(143.9)
171
(142.6)
254
(212.7)
362
(300.0)
388
(318.6)
251
(204.9)
260
(211.4)
233
(190.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
24
(20.6)
33
(28.0)
31
(27.0)
41
(35.3)
30
(25.7)
26
(22.2)
31
(25.9)
18
(15.0)
16
(13.4)
28
(23.2)
28
(23.0)
21
(17.1)
20
(16.3)
3
(2.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)397.0358.5406.8377.1402.4357.6286.3291.1305.2378.2380.3315.7322.4305.1

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City-data.com crime index in Abilene, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 268 (202 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (9.9%), German (7.0%), English (7.0%), Irish (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1718 feet

Land area: 105.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,159 people per square mile   (low).

Abilene, Texas map

8,012 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Africa).

This city:

6.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,446 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,324 (1.4%)

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 )

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: +8,837 (+7.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 52,910 (91.2%)

Area code: 325

Distribution of median household income in Abilene, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Abilene, TX in 2017
Abilene satellite photo by USGS

Abilene tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 280 buildings, average cost: $219,100
  • 2014: 278 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2015: 299 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2016: 294 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2017: 273 buildings, average cost: $217,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Abilene, TX residents
Average permit cost in Abilene, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +9,114 (+8.5%).
Most common industries in Abilene, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Abilene, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in Abilene, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Abilene-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 52% 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 slightly above Texas state average. It is 67% 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 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from Abilene center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from Abilene center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taylor County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abilene topographic map

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

Hospitals in Abilene:

  • ABILENE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (3110 BUFFALO GAP RD)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 6250 HWY 83/84)
  • BIG SKY RANCH (2234 B AMY LYN AVE)
  • HENDRICK CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE (provides emergency services, 1242 N 19TH STREET)
  • HIGH LIFE (#2 HIGH LIFE CIR)
  • LAWYERS PLACE (1317 LAWYERS LN)
  • MESQUITE VILLA (2234 A AMY LYN AVE)
  • OVER STREET (3190 OVER ST)
  • ROYAL COURT (4601 ROYAL CT)
  • WEST TEXAS HOSPITAL (5602 HEALTH CENTER DRIVE)
  • WOODS PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE (1115 INDUSTRIAL BLVD BOX 5749)

Airports and heliports located in Abilene:

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Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/Universities in Abilene:

  • Abilene Christian University (Full-time enrollment: 4,025; Location: 1600 Campus Court; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.acu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Hardin-Simmons University (Full-time enrollment: 1,917; Location: 2200 Hickory; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hsutx.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • McMurry University (Full-time enrollment: 1,224; Location: S 14th and Sayles Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcm.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Texas College of Cosmetology-Abilene (Full-time enrollment: 117; Location: 117 Sayles Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.texascollegecosmetology.com)
  • American Commercial College-Abilene (Location: 402 Butternut St; Private, for-profit; Website: americancommercialcollege.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Abilene:

  • Cisco College (about 45 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Angelo State University (about 82 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Tarleton State University (about 91 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Howard College (about 101 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Weatherford College (about 116 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Vernon College (about 122 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Midwestern State University (about 122 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)

Biggest public high schools in Abilene:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Abilene:

  • WYLIE J H (Students: 942, Location: 4010 BELTWAY S, Grades: 7-8)
  • CRAIG MIDDLE (Students: 906, Location: 702 S JUDGE ELY BLVD, Grades: 6-8)
  • MADISON MIDDLE (Students: 864, Location: 3145 BARROW ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • CLACK MIDDLE (Students: 820, Location: 1610 CORSICANA AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • WYLIE INT (Students: 756, Location: 3158 BELTWAY S, Grades: 3-4)
  • WYLIE EL (Students: 714, Location: 7650 HARDWICK RD, Grades: 1-2)
  • BASSETTI EL (Students: 614, Location: 5749 HWY 277 S, Grades: PK-5)
  • DYESS EL (Students: 483, Location: 402 DELAWARE, Grades: PK-5)
  • LONG EL (Location: 3600 SHERRY LN, Grades: PK-5)
  • MANN MIDDLE (Location: 2545 MIMOSA DR, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Abilene:

  • A HABITAT FOR LEARNING (Students: 225, Location: 3242 BELTWAY S, Grades: UG-7)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 160, Location: 1600 SHERMAN DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 57, Location: 718 BARROW ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Abilene

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,

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Abilene: FIRST FINANCIAL BANKSHARES INC (A). 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

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.

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

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 intellectually disabled
  • 7 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
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

For population 15 years and over in Abilene:

Marital status in Abilene, TX
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Abilene:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Abilene
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Abilene, TX (based on Taylor County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,442166
Mainline Protestant12,58829
Catholic7,6005
Other1,8378
Black Protestant5583
Orthodox421
None44,439-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Taylor County:

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.
State:

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
Taylor County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

27.0%
Texas:

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

10.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Abilene:

47.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Abilene:

44.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Abilene:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Abilene:

11.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Abilene:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Abilene:

32.3%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Abilene:

79.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Abilene, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 213$1,401,495$78,9578$10,970
Firefighters 174$1,103,232$76,0850$0
Water Supply 105$324,395$37,0740$0
Parks and Recreation 85$225,071$31,77541$44,239
Other and Unallocable 81$232,573$34,45514$13,374
Health 78$259,463$39,9173$1,444
Solid Waste Management 68$161,399$28,4822$2,748
Police - Other 63$191,000$36,38121$8,058
Streets and Highways 53$156,867$35,5170$0
Other Government Administration 51$302,082$71,0789$7,201
Financial Administration 33$131,008$47,6390$0
Sewerage 28$86,282$36,9780$0
Local Libraries 28$87,263$37,39812$9,459
Natural Resources 22$59,710$32,5690$0
Airports 20$75,288$45,1736$5,290
Judicial and Legal 18$72,934$48,6230$0
Welfare 8$20,790$31,1858$7,695
Fire - Other 5$19,406$46,5740$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$10,733$32,1990$0
Totals for Government 1,137$4,920,991$51,937124$110,478

Abilene government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $57,449,000 ($471.34)
    Water Utilities: $57,449,000 ($471.34)
    Air Transportation: $5,297,000 ($43.46)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $24,585,000 ($201.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,565,000 ($152.32)
    Water Utilities: $17,717,000 ($145.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,506,000 ($86.20)
    Sewerage: $9,540,000 ($78.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,048,000 ($66.03)
    General - Other: $7,864,000 ($64.52)
    Regular Highways: $6,423,000 ($52.70)
    Health - Other: $5,100,000 ($41.84)
    Financial Administration: $4,919,000 ($40.36)
    Transit Utilities: $3,608,000 ($29.60)
    Central Staff Services: $3,013,000 ($24.72)
    Libraries: $2,524,000 ($20.71)
    General Public Buildings: $2,190,000 ($17.97)
    Air Transportation: $2,022,000 ($16.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,355,000 ($11.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,183,000 ($9.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $842,000 ($6.91)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $7,488,000 ($61.43)
    Corporate Stocks: $5,271,000 ($43.25)
    Benefit Payments: $4,959,000 ($40.69)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $480,000 ($3.94)
    Withdrawals: $48,000 ($0.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,222,000 ($18.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,803,000 ($31.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,124,000 ($485.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,925,000 ($48.61)

Abilene government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,962,000 ($106.35)
    Sewerage: $12,204,000 ($100.13)
    Air Transportation: $1,894,000 ($15.54)
    Other: $1,290,000 ($10.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $668,000 ($5.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $132,000 ($1.08)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $1,719,000 ($14.10)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-1,208,000 ($-9.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $5,275,000 ($43.28)
    Transit Utilities: $1,968,000 ($16.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,029,000 ($8.44)
    Highways: $250,000 ($2.05)
    Other: $29,000 ($0.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $151,000 ($1.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,228,000 ($26.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,850,000 ($15.18)
    Rents: $1,572,000 ($12.90)
    Interest Earnings: $782,000 ($6.42)
    Sale of Property: $732,000 ($6.01)
    Donations From Private Sources: $330,000 ($2.71)
    Royalties: $22,000 ($0.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,231,000 ($256.23)
    Transit Utilities: $443,000 ($3.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,988,000 ($16.31)
    Other: $367,000 ($3.01)
    General Local Government Support: $326,000 ($2.67)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $46,352,000 ($380.29)
    Property: $36,327,000 ($298.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,400,000 ($60.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,249,000 ($26.66)
    Other License: $1,468,000 ($12.04)
    Amusements Sales: $105,000 ($0.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000 ($0.43)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($0.23)

Abilene government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,403,000 ($2341.58)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $164,125,000 ($1346.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,519,000 ($1234.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,241,000 ($239.91)

Abilene government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,071,000 ($525.67)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $38,492,000 ($315.81)
    Total Federal Securities: $619,000 ($5.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $125,872,000 ($1032.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,199,000 ($18.04)

7.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,598 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.27%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jones County, TX  0.46% ($38,209 average AGI)
from Callahan County, TX  0.36% ($44,254)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.30% ($40,768)


8.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,457 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.25%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.49% ($41,889 average AGI)
to Jones County, TX  0.44% ($39,523)
to Callahan County, TX  0.44% ($42,393)
Businesses in Abilene, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven42La-Z-Boy2
AT&T2Lane Bryant1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Furniture4
Advance Auto Parts2LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza3
Albertsons1Long John Silver's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's2
Arby's3Marriott3
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone3Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's5
Best Western2Motel 61
Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity1
Budget Car Rental1Nike4
Burger King4Nissan1
Catherines1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
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
Ford1Sears3
GNC1Shoe Carnival1
GameStop3Spencer Gifts1
Goodwill2Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block5Starbucks2
Havertys Furniture1Subway13
Hilton1Super 82
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile5
Holiday Inn3Taco Bell4
Hollister Co.1Target1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1U-Haul3
Hot Topic1UPS20
JCPenney1Vans2
Jack In The Box1Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York2Volkswagen1
Journeys1Walgreens2
Justice1Walmart2
KFC1Wendy's2
Kmart1Wet Seal1
Kohl's1YMCA2
La Quinta2

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
See more detailed statistics of Abilene fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 561Number of bridges
  • 6,280ft / 1,914mTotal length
  • $16,663,000Total costs
  • 7,139,537Total average daily traffic
  • 916,423Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,777,854Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Abilene, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 231920-1929
  • 111930-1939
  • 191940-1949
  • 851950-1959
  • 2001960-1969
  • 311970-1979
  • 501980-1989
  • 531990-1999
  • 612000-2009
  • 282010-2018
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: 745 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Abilene, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 220 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 31 (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: 602 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abilene)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 137 (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 33 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 in Abilene, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Abilene, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 608. The highest number of reported fires - 865 took place in 2006, and the least - 440 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Abilene, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.9%), and Structure Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Abilene, TX
    • 5,36651.9%Outside Fires
    • 3,20131.0%Structure Fires
    • 1,55215.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2122.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Abilene, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Abilene, Texas:

  • Ramada Limited University, 1625 State Hwy 351, Abilene, Texas 79601 , Phone: (915) 673-5271, Fax: (915) 673-8240
  • La Quinta Motor Inns Inc #544 Abilene, 3501 W LK Rd, Abilene, Texas 79601 , Phone: (325) 676-1676, Fax: (325) 672-8323
  • Clarion Hotel & Conference CTR, 5403 S 1ST, Abilene, Texas 79605 , Phone: (325) 695-2150, Fax: (325) 698-6742
  • Best Western Mall South, 3950 Ridgemont Dr, Abilene, Texas 79606 , Phone: (325) 695-1262, Fax: (325) 695-2593
  • Abilene Hampton Inn, 3917 Ridgemont Dr, Abilene, Texas 79606 , Phone: (325) 695-0044, Fax: (325) 695-4192
  • Regency Inn & Suites, 3450 S Clark, Abilene, Texas 79606 , Phone: (325) 695-7700, Fax: (325) 698-0546
  • Comfort Inn, 1758 E Interstate 20, Abilene, Texas 79601 , Phone: (325) 676-0203
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 3112 S Clack St, Abilene, Texas 79606 , Phone: (325) 695-0500, Fax: (325) 695-0509
  • 21 other hotels and motels
All 29 fire-safe hotels and motels in Abilene, Texas
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Abilene, TX
  • 57.5%Utility gas
  • 40.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Abilene, TX
  • 66.0%Electricity
  • 32.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Abilene compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Abilene on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #4 (79607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #17 (79607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #29 (79607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #30 (79607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #47 (79607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 1,000+)"
  • #61 (79601) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #82 (79607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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