Abilene, Texas

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Population in 2014: 120,958 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 62,966  (52.1%)
Females: 57,992  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  30.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,059 (it was $33,007 in 2000)
Abilene:

$43,059
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,032 (it was $16,577 in 2000)

Abilene city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,700 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Abilene:

$89,700
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $720.

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  • Races in Abilene, TX (2013)

    Abilene races chart
    • 70,50259.2%White alone
    • 32,38427.2%Hispanic
    • 10,8819.1%Black alone
    • 2,6262.2%Two or more races
    • 2,2481.9%Asian alone
    • 2720.2%American Indian alone
    • 1230.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Abilene: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.5%), Irish (8.6%), English (8.2%), United States (5.9%), French (2.0%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1718 feet

Land area: 105.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,151 people per square mile   (low).

Abilene,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Abilene:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abilene city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

7,357 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% Africa).

This city:

6.2%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 379 registered sex offenders living in Abilene, Texas as of December 08, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Abilene to the number of sex offenders is 314 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,912 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $855 (1.2%)

Abilene satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 280 buildings, average cost: $219,100
  • 2014: 278 buildings, average cost: $205,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: +8,296 (+7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 50,452 (92.3%)

Area code: 325

Abilene household income distribution Abilene home values distribution

Crime rates in Abilene by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 4665597745317
per 100,000 3.35.15.14.34.27.96.06.03.44.22.50.85.8
Rapes 637158786789881146833383793
per 100,000 52.060.749.666.856.877.675.797.858.227.631.731.077.1
Robberies 111129178146107167180137112120127125128
per 100,000 91.7110.2152.4125.190.7145.7154.8117.595.8100.4105.9104.7106.1
Assaults 266311256347375396373400394270304314343
per 100,000 219.7265.8219.1297.4317.8345.4320.8343.2336.9225.9253.6263.0284.2
Burglaries 1,2891,8141,6941,5211,2821,3241,2061,3011,3401,1191,0371,0551,095
per 100,000 1,064.51,550.21,450.11,303.41,086.41,154.91,037.31,116.21,145.9936.2865.0883.6907.3
Thefts 3,4323,9913,9153,6853,4603,2953,0613,2673,3753,0933,1853,4603,887
per 100,000 2,834.33,410.63,351.33,157.82,932.02,874.12,632.72,802.92,886.12,587.72,656.72,897.83,220.8
Auto thefts 229302272298303292233262182172171254362
per 100,000 189.1258.1232.8255.4256.8254.7200.4224.8155.6143.9142.6212.7300.0
Arson 37271524333141302631181628
per 100,000 30.623.112.820.628.027.035.325.722.225.915.013.423.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 328.8418.4401.2404.5365.3414.5384.3410.0364.4291.7296.6311.0385.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Abilene detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 238 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Texas average:

2.05

Abilene tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9,114 (+8.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Abilene: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 (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, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abilene topographic 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.

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 (FT enrollment: 1,917; Location: 2200 Hickory; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hsutx.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • McMurry University (FT 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 (FT 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,

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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

Taylor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.2% for American Indian residents, 70.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.2% for other race residents, 18.4% for two or more races 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

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, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Texas average:

14.4

Abilene travel time to work - commute Abilene mode of transportation to work chart

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

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 35$138,357$47,4371$2,094
Other Government Administration 52$274,992$63,4603$8,736
Judicial and Legal 17$75,296$53,1501$974
Police Protection - Officers 191$1,171,879$73,6260$0
Police - Other 61$194,763$38,31411$13,094
Firefighters 176$1,109,471$75,6461$1,530
Streets and Highways 57$155,460$32,72817$4,601
Airports 19$67,647$42,7246$4,920
Welfare 8$19,047$28,5718$8,367
Health 70$213,272$36,5614$5,391
Solid Waste Management 67$147,136$26,3530$0
Sewerage 30$91,130$36,4520$0
Parks and Recreation 71$184,282$31,1469$9,593
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$11,953$35,8591$1,707
Natural Resources 22$56,045$30,5700$0
Water Supply 99$281,838$34,1621$454
Local Libraries 28$82,899$35,52814$12,363
Other and Unallocable 72$196,807$32,80113$11,699
Totals for Government 1,079$4,472,274$49,73890$85,523

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $7,138,000 ($59.01)
    Air Transportation: $3,490,000 ($28.85)
    Sewerage: $3,200,000 ($26.46)
    Water Utilities: $3,200,000 ($26.46)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,485,000 ($136.29)
    Water Utilities: $12,772,000 ($105.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,762,000 ($97.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,985,000 ($66.01)
    Regular Highways: $7,177,000 ($59.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,291,000 ($43.74)
    Financial Administration: $5,002,000 ($41.35)
    Sewerage: $4,725,000 ($39.06)
    Health - Other: $3,529,000 ($29.18)
    General - Other: $3,042,000 ($25.15)
    Transit Utilities: $2,533,000 ($20.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,314,000 ($19.13)
    Libraries: $2,242,000 ($18.54)
    Central Staff Services: $2,083,000 ($17.22)
    Air Transportation: $1,371,000 ($11.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,312,000 ($10.85)
    General Public Buildings: $884,000 ($7.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $717,000 ($5.93)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $17,222,000 ($142.38)
    Corporate Bonds: $7,962,000 ($65.82)
    Other Investments - Other: $3,409,000 ($28.18)
    Benefit Payments: $2,046,000 ($16.91)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $708,000 ($5.85)
    Withdrawals: $7,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,953,000 ($16.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $481,000 ($3.98)
    Libraries: $371,000 ($3.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($1.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($0.43)
    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 ($0.02)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.02)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $53,800,000 ($444.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,917,000 ($24.12)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,285,000 ($85.03)
    Sewerage: $6,824,000 ($56.42)
    All Other: $3,117,000 ($25.77)
    Air Transportation: $1,098,000 ($9.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $623,000 ($5.15)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($0.10)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,184,000 ($18.06)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,247,000 ($10.31)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,121,000 ($9.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $3,015,000 ($24.93)
    Transit Utilities: $2,271,000 ($18.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,854,000 ($15.33)
    Sewerage: $968,000 ($8.00)
    All Other: $266,000 ($2.20)
    Highways: $182,000 ($1.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,290,000 ($35.47)
    Interest Earnings: $1,200,000 ($9.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,089,000 ($9.00)
    Rents: $411,000 ($3.40)
    Donations From Private Sources: $104,000 ($0.86)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($0.09)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,732,000 ($138.33)
    Transit Utilities: $335,000 ($2.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,759,000 ($22.81)
    All Other: $2,569,000 ($21.24)
    General Local Government Support: $1,314,000 ($10.86)
  • Tax - Property: $22,895,000 ($189.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,842,000 ($180.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,707,000 ($47.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,839,000 ($15.20)
    Other License: $966,000 ($7.99)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $116,000 ($0.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000 ($0.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,742,000 ($865.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,406,000 ($805.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,619,000 ($120.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,283,000 ($60.21)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,380,000 ($135.42)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,061,000 ($25.31)
    Total Other Securities: $1,817,000 ($15.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,016,000 ($239.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $289,000 ($2.39)

8.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,370 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.29%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jones County, TX  0.48% ($27,580 average AGI)
from Callahan County, TX  0.40% ($30,270)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.33% ($38,181)


8.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.39% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,615 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.39%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.47% ($34,176 average AGI)
to Jones County, TX  0.37% ($31,785)
to Callahan County, TX  0.36% ($31,187)

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 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 558Number of bridges
  • 3,461m11,355ftTotal length
  • $16,790,000Total costs
  • 7,482,592Total average daily traffic
  • 969,619Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 141920-1929
  • 201930-1939
  • 161940-1949
  • 921950-1959
  • 2141960-1969
  • 351970-1979
  • 471980-1989
  • 481990-1999
  • 552000-2009
  • 172010-2015
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: 591 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Abilene, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 81 (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: 203 (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: 555 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abilene)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 148 (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

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Abilene, Texas:

  • 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
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 3112 S Clack St, Abilene, Texas 79606 , Phone: (325) 695-0500, Fax: (325) 695-0509
  • Royal Inn Of Abilene, 5695 S First St, Abilene, Texas 79605 , Phone: (325) 692-3022, Fax: (325) 692-3137
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1802 E Overland Trl, Abilene, Texas 79601 , Phone: (325) 675-9800, Fax: (325) 675-9810
  • America's Best Inn & Suites - Abilene, 5403 S First St, Abilene, Texas 79605 , Phone: (325) 795-8888, Fax: (325) 795-8889
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Abilene I-20, 3526 W Lake Rd, Abilene, Texas 79601 , Phone: (325) 673-4400, Fax: (325) 673-4405
  • 15 other hotels and motels
All 23 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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

Abilene compared to Texas state average:

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

Abilene on our top lists:

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  • #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+)"
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  • #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+)"
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  • #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+)"
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  • Mark Randall Stewart (2)

Total of 112 patent applications in 2008-2016.