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79603 Zip Code (Abilene, TX) Detailed Profile




Cities: Abilene, TX (19.98%), Tye, TX (2.76%), Impact, TX (0.15%)
County: Taylor County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 23,709
Zip code population in 2010: 24,288
Zip code population in 2000: 23,812

Houses and condos: 9,887
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,517
% of renters here:

41%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79603: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 58.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 406 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79603
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,053)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,543 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $824 (1.1%)

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Males: 11,069  (46.7%)
Females: 12,640  (53.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 79603:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79603:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Zip code 79603 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79603 (2019)
    • 11,40447.0%White
    • 9,56239.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,61010.7%Black
    • 4281.8%Two or more races
    • 1680.7%Asian
    • 830.3%American Indian
    • 160.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 170.07%Some other race
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Urban population: 23,048
Rural population: 660

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $87,686
79603:

$87,686
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 113 registered sex offenders living in 79603 zip code as of February 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79603 is 219 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79603, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $31,410 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,410
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $28,546 (reported on 87.4% of returns)
Here:

$28,546
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.7% for AGIs below $25k, 84.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $818 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$818
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,562 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,562
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,469 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
Here:

+$5,469
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,647 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,647
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,773 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
79603:

$7,773
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,663 (27% of AGI, reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,663
State:

$24,724

Here:

26.6% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $5,647 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
Here:

$5,647
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,003 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
79603:

$3,003
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,525 (reported on 36.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,525
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.9%
Here:

54%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 53.0% for AGIs below $25k, 52.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79603, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,698 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,698
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $23,937 (reported on 87.4% of returns)
Here:

$23,937
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.5% for AGIs below $10k, 83.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 41.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,462 (reported on 24.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,462
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,959 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,959
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,176 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,176
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,294 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$6,294
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,976 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
79603:

$2,976
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $1,700 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $15,589 (25% of AGI, reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

$15,589
State:

$19,631

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,948 (8% of AGI, reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,948
State:

$4,753

Here:

7.7% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,279 (reported on 60.2% of returns)
79603:

$3,279
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,999 (reported on 35.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,999
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.6%
Here:

66%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 62.7% for AGIs below $10k, 70.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$43,102
Texas:

$64,034
Abilene, TX (79603) map Nearest zip codes: 79563, 79606, 79562, 79508, 79607, 79536.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.7%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

63.4%
Texas:

49.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,801
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,738


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 400 (246 now married, 153 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,571 (2,190 now married, 3,385 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79603 with a mortgage: 2,000 (16 second mortgage, 50 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,158

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,039
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $386

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

19.3%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

10.6%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 992014 or later
  • 1082010 to 2013
  • 3312000 to 2009
  • 4201990 to 1999
  • 3971980 to 1989
  • 1,0751970 to 1979
  • 1,5421960 to 1969
  • 4,4131950 to 1959
  • 7811940 to 1949
  • 5851939 or earlier

Zip code 79603 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Abilene, TX (79603)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Abilene, TX (79603)
  • 6no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 1,0472 bedrooms
  • 3,2483 bedrooms
  • 6624 bedrooms
  • 595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abilene, TX (79603)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abilene, TX (79603)
  • 59no bedroom
  • 6621 bedroom
  • 8342 bedrooms
  • 1,7083 bedrooms
  • 2214 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79603) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79603) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 232no vehicle
  • 1,4621 vehicle
  • 2,1152 vehicles
  • 7753 vehicles
  • 4774 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79603) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79603) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 376no vehicle
  • 1,6431 vehicle
  • 1,1062 vehicles
  • 3123 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79603 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 79603 household income distribution in 2019
  • 732Less than $10,000
  • 583$10,000 to $14,999
  • 462$15,000 to $19,999
  • 370$20,000 to $24,999
  • 589$25,000 to $29,999
  • 459$30,000 to $34,999
  • 745$35,000 to $39,999
  • 551$40,000 to $44,999
  • 302$45,000 to $49,999
  • 652$50,000 to $59,999
  • 859$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,110$75,000 to $99,999
  • 493$100,000 to $124,999
  • 225$125,000 to $149,999
  • 226$150,000 to $199,999
  • 74$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79603

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79603
  • 75Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 89$15,000 to $19,999
  • 116$20,000 to $24,999
  • 143$25,000 to $29,999
  • 157$30,000 to $34,999
  • 157$35,000 to $39,999
  • 342$40,000 to $49,999
  • 479$50,000 to $59,999
  • 333$60,000 to $69,999
  • 339$70,000 to $79,999
  • 484$80,000 to $89,999
  • 275$90,000 to $99,999
  • 586$100,000 to $124,999
  • 274$125,000 to $149,999
  • 153$150,000 to $174,999
  • 141$175,000 to $199,999
  • 161$200,000 to $249,999
  • 68$250,000 to $299,999
  • 41$300,000 to $399,999
  • 38$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 5$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79603

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79603
  • 65$100 to $149
  • 95$150 to $199
  • 46$200 to $249
  • 53$250 to $299
  • 147$300 to $349
  • 240$350 to $399
  • 97$400 to $449
  • 163$450 to $499
  • 296$500 to $549
  • 266$550 to $599
  • 251$600 to $649
  • 116$650 to $699
  • 76$700 to $749
  • 198$750 to $799
  • 473$800 to $899
  • 318$900 to $999
  • 151$1,000 to $1,249
  • 45$1,500 to $1,999
  • 212No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $930.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $216,532.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $103,939
  • Black or African American householders: $82,125
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $81,911
  • Asian householders: $120,407
  • Some other race householders: $58,813
  • Two or more races householders: $62,877
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $62,449

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $87,686
79603:

$87,686
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,069 - $120,523

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $112,921
Here:

$112,921
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $58,947
Here:

$58,947
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $43,588
Here:

$43,588
State:

$94,014
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79603
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,069
  • One, attached: 104
  • Two: 264
  • 3 or 4: 427
  • 5 to 9: 160
  • 10 to 19: 310
  • 20 to 49: 105
  • 50 or more: 151
  • Mobile homes: 257

Unemployment: 3.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79603

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79603
  • 78.8%8,718Drove a car alone
  • 13.2%1,463Carpooled
  • 0.5%50Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.8%83Taxi
  • 0.0%3Bicycle
  • 1.1%118Walked
  • 1.3%142Other means
  • 4.3%479Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79603

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79603
  • 217Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,5925 to 9 minutes
  • 3,42810 to 14 minutes
  • 3,59015 to 19 minutes
  • 68620 to 24 minutes
  • 12525 to 29 minutes
  • 46830 to 34 minutes
  • 4935 to 39 minutes
  • 13140 to 44 minutes
  • 6445 to 59 minutes
  • 10460 to 89 minutes
  • 10590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 93.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,709
  • Male householders: 4,070 (1,087 living alone), Female householders: 4,563 (1,079 living alone)
  • 3,493 spouses (3,469 opposite-sex spouses), 784 unmarried partners, (782 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,532 children (6,895 natural, 201 adopted, 440 stepchildren), 1,158 grandchildren, 355 brothers or sisters, 220 parents, 55 foster children, 557 other relatives, 529 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 441 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,186 2-persons, 1,368 3-persons, 1,283 4-persons, 805 5-persons, 96 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,164 1-person, 598 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 10 5-persons

2,697 married couples with children.
2,267 single-parent households (203 men, 2,064 women).

70.2% of residents of 79603 zip code speak English at home.
28.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% very well, 10% well, 8% not well, 5% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% very well, 41% well, 6% not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% very well, 25% well, 18% not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (59% very well, 6% well, 35% not well).

Foreign born population: 2,014 (8.5%)
(33.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

8.5%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 67%Honduras
  • 11%Cameroon
  • 7%Costa Rica
  • 3%Sweden
  • 2%Japan
  • 2%Ghana
  • 2%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 79603
  • 5%American
  • 3%German
  • 2%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Liberian
  • 1%Scottish
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3702010 or later
  • 7472000 to 2009
  • 3731990 to 1999
  • 715Before 1990

Zip code 79603 topographic map

There are 35 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 79603.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ABILENE STATE SCH (842 N MOCKINGBIRD in ABILENE, TX)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-221901129
    Organizations: ABILENE ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: ABILENE ISD
  • ABILENE H S (2800 N 6TH ST in ABILENE, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-221901001
    Organizations: ABILENE ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ABILENE AUTO DOCTOR (TXU010659) (4126 N. 1ST STREET in ABILENE, TX)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2005-2530, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • ABILENE WWTP (1801 N. DANVILLE in ABILENE, TX)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Organizations: INGRAM ENTERPRISES, LP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: INGRAM ENTERPRISES, LP
  • BARRETT BODY SHOP INC (214 N LEGGETT in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
  • AB TEX BEVERAGES INCORPORATED (650 COLONIAL DR. in ABILENE, TX)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: BOTTLED AND CANNED SOFT DRINKS AND CARBONATED WATERS
    Business NAICS classification: SOFT DRINK MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: ABTEX BEVERAGE CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ABTEX BEVERAGE CORP
  • AFCO NO 10102 (3402 N 10TH ST in ABILENE, TX)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MICOR ENERGY LLC DBA AFCO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AFCO NO 10108 (1150 N MOCKINGBIRD in ABILENE, TX)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MICOR ENERGY LLC DBA AFCO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ABILENE NORTH APARTMENTS (2411 N WILLIS in ABILENE, TX)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)

Zip code 79603 marital status for males
Zip code 79603 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 69.1%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 24,123.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,691
  • Northeast: 701
  • Midwest: 1,089
  • South: 1,687
  • West: 1,271

57% of the 79603 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

87% of the 79603 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Abilene, TX (79603)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 106
Here:

4.4%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 89
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 568
Here:

52.0%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 57,336Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 52,983Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 47,814Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 44,485Management occupations
  • 40,289Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 40,101Production occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (ABILENE, TX):

  • ABTEX BEVERAGE LTD (650 COLONIAL DR) : $1,731,638 in 30 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Food Items For Resale by Defense Commissary Agency, Department of Defense
    Signed by year: 2000: $61,376; 2001: $0; 2002: $25,653; 2003: $116,342; 2004: $215,303; 2005: $897,421; 2006: $362,694.

    Biggest contracts:
    $211,735 with Defense Commissary Agency for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2006-01-01. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $176,366, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $135,619, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $106,435, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
  • ABILENE GOODWILL INDUSTRIES (1730 N 1ST ST) : $91,675 in 15 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services, Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $43,408; 2004: $14,427; 2005: $35,147; 2006: -$1,307.

    Biggest contracts:
    $22,730 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2005-07-21. Completion date: 2006-08-31.
    $21,735, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-08. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $21,626, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-24. Completion date: 2004-08-31.
    $19,265 with Army for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2003-08-11. Completion date: 2004-07-31.
  • BUNKLEYS SOUND SYSTEMS INC (1181 WOODLAWN; small business)
    $63,699 with Air Force for Intercommunication and Public Address Systems, Except Airborne. Signed on 2003-08-20. Completion date: 2004-01-16.
  • HERALD OF TRUTH INC (3444 N 1ST ST STE 400)
    $29,600 with Army for Books and Pamphlets. Signed on 2004-09-30. Completion date: 2004-10-29.
  • GIBBS PAINT & BODY (210 COMMERCE DR; small business) : $13,193 in 2 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $7,902 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Vehicular Equipment Components. Signed on 2006-05-05. Completion date: 2006-06-29.
    $5,291 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2005-08-08. Completion date: 2006-01-15.
  • FORBUS, DORTHY (2111 N 7TH ST; small business)
    $10,710 with Army for Other Management Support Services. Signed on 2006-04-26. Completion date: 2006-05-01.
  • FIRE SENTRY INC (149 N WILLIS ST STE 6; small business) : $6,864 in 2 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $3,498 with Air Force for Fire Protection Services. Taking place in NM. Signed on 2006-06-02. Completion date: 2007-05-31.
    $3,366, same as above. Signed on 2005-07-13. Completion date: 2006-05-31.
  • PATHFINDERS CO INC (3419 N 1ST; small business)
    $5,243 with Air Force for Installation of Equipment -- Automatic Data Processing Equipment (Including Firmware), Software, Supplies and Support Equipment. Signed on 2006-06-23. Completion date: 2006-07-17.
  • HIPPLE ICE COMPANY (5513 N 1ST ST; small business)
    $3,170 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-09-21. Completion date: 2005-08-12.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 3)
  • Finance and Insurance: Credit Unions (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 294 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 157 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 85 people in other group homes
  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 8 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 ORIGINATED191$77,72781$57,135139$57,43462$26,75675$44,2707$49,814
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$66,2232$46,37518$57,0065$24,3360$04$52,708
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$65,19423$62,55787$53,12367$17,83413$36,23012$54,819
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$79,08610$39,74345$66,8754$28,6936$45,1753$89,570
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$34,9871$57,5708$66,2561$74,0000$01$57,570
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$103,1674$103,3850$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$88,1750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$23,3500$01$23,350
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 79603
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 79603 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 141. The highest number of fires - 188 took place in 2003, and the least - 95 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 79603 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.6%), and Structure Fires (32.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 79603
    • 1,21750.6%Outside Fires
    • 79032.9%Structure Fires
    • 35114.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 461.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 79603, Texas

Most common first names in zip code 79603 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15871.9 years
Mary14677.5 years
John14572.3 years
William14474.6 years
Robert8569.8 years
Charles7772.7 years
George6772.2 years
Ruby5880.4 years
Joe4372.8 years
Thomas4370.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 79603 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8774.2 years
Johnson7072.2 years
Jones5879.3 years
Brown5673.3 years
Williams5473.4 years
Davis5178.4 years
Martinez4568.3 years
Wilson4374.0 years
Rodriguez4368.7 years
Moore3972.7 years
Businesses in zip code 79603
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Motel 61
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Goodwill1Subway2
La-Z-Boy1T-Mobile1
Little Caesars Pizza1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS2
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