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79605 Zip Code (Abilene, TX) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 30,056
Zip code population in 2010: 30,098
Zip code population in 2000: 32,643

Houses and condos: 13,388
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,259
% of renters here:

46%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79605: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 11.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,740 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79605
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.5% ($1,832)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,274 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,384 (1.3%)

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Males: 14,955  (49.8%)
Females: 15,100  (50.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 79605:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79605:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Zip code 79605 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Races in zip code 79605 (2019)
    • 20,43467.9%White
    • 6,33521.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,0947.0%Black
    • 6302.1%Two or more races
    • 4181.4%Asian
    • 1250.4%American Indian
    • 430.1%Some other race
    • 190.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 29,842
Rural population: 213

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $120,858
79605:

$120,858
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 111 registered sex offenders living in 79605 zip code as of May 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79605 is 274 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79605, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $45,847 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,847
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $35,419 (reported on 85.5% of returns)
Here:

$35,419
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.4% for AGIs below $25k, 82.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 27.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,564 (reported on 24.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,564
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,562 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$8,562
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$16,906 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$16,906
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,214 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$13,214
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,695 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
79605:

$14,695
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $19,117 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
79605:

$19,117
Texas:

$23,938

Total itemized deductions: $21,848 (17% of AGI, reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$21,848
State:

$24,724

Here:

17.4% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $8,683 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

$8,683
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,517 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
79605:

$4,517
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,403 (reported on 26.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,403
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.3%
Here:

52%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 49.7% for AGIs below $25k, 49.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 84.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79605, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,100 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,100
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $29,782 (reported on 83.4% of returns)
Here:

$29,782
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.9% for AGIs below $10k, 81.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 43.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,868 (reported on 35.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,868
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,149 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,149
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,221 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,221
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,016 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

+$11,016
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,952 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
79605:

$2,952
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $15,067 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$15,067
Texas:

$16,401
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,202 (19% of AGI, reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,202
State:

$19,631

Here:

19.2% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $7,254 (7% of AGI, reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$7,254
State:

$4,753

Here:

7.3% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,730 (reported on 68.8% of returns)
79605:

$5,730
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,895 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,895
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.3%
Here:

62%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 60.1% for AGIs below $10k, 65.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$50,287
Texas:

$64,034
Abilene, TX (79605) map Nearest zip codes: 79607, 79699, 79606, 79563, 79602, 79508.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.7%
Texas:

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

66.0%
Texas:

49.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 113.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,561
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,766


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 416 (321 now married, 96 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,958 (2,952 now married, 4,004 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79605 with a mortgage: 3,241 (12 second mortgage, 63 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,878

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,175
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $458

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

14.6%
Whole state:

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

7.2%
Whole state:

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

6.1
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79605: Blue Sox Sadium (A), Sayles Boulevard Historic District (B), Henry Sayles House (C), McMurry College Administration Building (D), Abilene Fire Department Station 3 (E), Abilene Fire Department Station 6 (F), MetroCare Services (G), Texas Rehabilitation Center (H), Albert S and Ruth Goodloe House (I), William J Fulwiler House (J), Thomas L Blanton House (K), Roland AD Green House (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Churches in zip code 79605 include: Saint Southwest Park Church (A), Abilene Baptist Church (B), Lighthouse Assembly of God Church (C), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (D), Church of Christ - Southern Hills (E), Church of Christ - Baker Heights (F), Church of Christ (G), Brook Hollow Christian Church of Christ (H), Westside Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Little Elm Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 79605 include: Scarborough Park (1), Red Bud Park (2), Oscar Rose Park (3), Fair Park (4), C W Gill Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Bilbrey Tours (Tours & Charters; 3262 South 27th Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 392014 or later
  • 952010 to 2013
  • 3122000 to 2009
  • 5051990 to 1999
  • 1,3431980 to 1989
  • 2,2061970 to 1979
  • 2,3991960 to 1969
  • 4,3811950 to 1959
  • 9101940 to 1949
  • 9891939 or earlier

Zip code 79605 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Abilene, TX (79605)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Abilene, TX (79605)
  • 15no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 9912 bedrooms
  • 3,8513 bedrooms
  • 1,0294 bedrooms
  • 1115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abilene, TX (79605)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abilene, TX (79605)
  • 172no bedroom
  • 8961 bedroom
  • 2,1582 bedrooms
  • 1,5943 bedrooms
  • 3144 bedrooms
  • 1025+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79605) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79605) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 111no vehicle
  • 1,6231 vehicle
  • 2,8812 vehicles
  • 1,0623 vehicles
  • 3004 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79605) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79605) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 508no vehicle
  • 2,5241 vehicle
  • 1,8642 vehicles
  • 2663 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79605 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 79605 household income distribution in 2019
  • 739Less than $10,000
  • 568$10,000 to $14,999
  • 502$15,000 to $19,999
  • 645$20,000 to $24,999
  • 561$25,000 to $29,999
  • 765$30,000 to $34,999
  • 410$35,000 to $39,999
  • 791$40,000 to $44,999
  • 600$45,000 to $49,999
  • 845$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,202$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,253$75,000 to $99,999
  • 993$100,000 to $124,999
  • 462$125,000 to $149,999
  • 540$150,000 to $199,999
  • 344$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79605

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79605
  • 62Less than $10,000
  • 37$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 15$20,000 to $24,999
  • 60$25,000 to $29,999
  • 49$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 207$40,000 to $49,999
  • 298$50,000 to $59,999
  • 134$60,000 to $69,999
  • 294$70,000 to $79,999
  • 487$80,000 to $89,999
  • 604$90,000 to $99,999
  • 798$100,000 to $124,999
  • 635$125,000 to $149,999
  • 505$150,000 to $174,999
  • 331$175,000 to $199,999
  • 408$200,000 to $249,999
  • 189$250,000 to $299,999
  • 182$300,000 to $399,999
  • 59$400,000 to $499,999
  • 32$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • 5$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 4$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79605

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79605
  • 64Less than $100
  • 15$100 to $149
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 60$200 to $249
  • 45$250 to $299
  • 56$300 to $349
  • 86$350 to $399
  • 100$400 to $449
  • 148$450 to $499
  • 255$500 to $549
  • 390$550 to $599
  • 573$600 to $649
  • 430$650 to $699
  • 544$700 to $749
  • 255$750 to $799
  • 669$800 to $899
  • 297$900 to $999
  • 509$1,000 to $1,249
  • 177$1,250 to $1,499
  • 47$1,500 to $1,999
  • 271No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $937.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $116,168.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $129,607
  • Black or African American householders: $100,918
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $118,009
  • Asian householders: $148,325
  • Some other race householders: $100,511
  • Two or more races householders: $67,550
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $98,273

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $120,858
79605:

$120,858
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,051 - $170,376

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $141,545
Here:

$141,545
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $200,348
Here:

$200,348
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $252,147
Here:

$252,147
State:

$309,107

Mobile homes: $172,765
Here:

$172,765
State:

$94,014
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79605
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,410
  • One, attached: 265
  • Two: 415
  • 3 or 4: 615
  • 5 to 9: 706
  • 10 to 19: 788
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 264
  • Mobile homes: 802

Unemployment: 2.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79605

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79605
  • 78.9%12,603Drove a car alone
  • 11.0%1,757Carpooled
  • 0.3%40Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%9Taxi
  • 0.3%50Motorcycle
  • 0.2%25Bicycle
  • 2.3%361Walked
  • 0.3%42Other means
  • 6.8%1,086Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79605

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79605
  • 756Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,6245 to 9 minutes
  • 4,86910 to 14 minutes
  • 3,77115 to 19 minutes
  • 1,49920 to 24 minutes
  • 16225 to 29 minutes
  • 47830 to 34 minutes
  • 6835 to 39 minutes
  • 5640 to 44 minutes
  • 12745 to 59 minutes
  • 11260 to 89 minutes
  • 38490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,056
  • Male householders: 4,949 (1,174 living alone), Female householders: 6,416 (1,819 living alone)
  • 5,185 spouses (5,156 opposite-sex spouses), 1,030 unmarried partners, (973 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,253 children (7,487 natural, 285 adopted, 487 stepchildren), 1,068 grandchildren, 227 brothers or sisters, 230 parents, 35 foster children, 462 other relatives, 1,401 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 838 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,401 2-persons, 1,883 3-persons, 1,062 4-persons, 462 5-persons, 393 6-persons, 62 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,995 1-person, 858 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 119 4-persons, 43 6-persons

3,418 married couples with children.
2,243 single-parent households (266 men, 1,977 women).

83.7% of residents of 79605 zip code speak English at home.
13.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% very well, 8% well, 4% not well, 2% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% very well, 13% well, 7% not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% very well, 12% well, 43% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (78% very well, 11% well, 4% not well, 7% not at all).

Foreign born population: 1,389 (4.6%)
(44.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 39%Honduras
  • 7%Burma
  • 6%Congo
  • 6%Cameroon
  • 5%Uzbekistan
  • 4%Mexico
  • 4%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 79605
  • 11%American
  • 9%German
  • 6%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%European
  • 2%Scottish
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3562010 or later
  • 3352000 to 2009
  • 3181990 to 1999
  • 903Before 1990

Zip code 79605 topographic map

There are 228 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 79605.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • 1ST AMERICAN BANK (5257 BUFFALO GAP ROAD in ABILENE, TX)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2004-2180, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-2004-2181,
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2004-2180, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-2004-2181,
  • ABILENE STATE SCHOOL (S 24TH & MAPLE ST in ABILENE, TX)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1987-0010, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • AUSTIN EL (2341 GREENBRIAR DR in ABILENE, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-221901102
    Organizations: ABILENE ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ABILENE DISCOUNT CLEANERS (4629 S 14TH ST in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: TIPTONMAX (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ARROW FORD INC (4001 S 1ST ST in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
  • AFCO NO 10104 (3301 S 14TH 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 10105 (2450 S 14TH 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 10107 (3301 S 1ST 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 10125 (3001 S TREADAWAY 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)

Zip code 79605 marital status for males
Zip code 79605 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 57.0%Utility gas
  • 41.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 29,862. Population change in the 1990s: +2,781 (+9.3%).

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

  • This state: 20,934
  • Northeast: 742
  • Midwest: 1,937
  • South: 1,995
  • West: 2,478

50% of the 79605 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

88% of the 79605 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Abilene, TX (79605)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 208
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,433
Here:

69.0%
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 ($)
  • 71,634Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 68,760Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,709Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 47,406Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 46,931Business and financial operations occupations
  • 45,745Legal occupations

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

  • EPIC CONSTRUCTION CO (4210 SAYLES BLVD; small business) : $14,262,607 in 64 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Residential Buildings, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Educational Buildings, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Airfield Structures by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $287,581; 2001: $268,638; 2002: $13,253,051; 2003: $238,146; 2004: $117,099; 2005: $98,092; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $12,956,936 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Residential Buildings. Signed on 2002-09-19. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
    $200,400 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Educational Buildings. Signed on 2000-09-07. Completion date: 2001-09-28.
    $110,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-02-23. Completion date: 2001-12-11.
    $98,565, same as above. Signed on 2001-12-26. Completion date: 2002-01-24.
  • CORPORATE ASSETS INC (2701 SOUTHWEST DR; small business) : $722,700 in 2 contracts in 2003
    $361,350 with Air Force for Guard Services. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2003-10-01.
    $361,350, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-05. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC (902 S CLACK ST) : $327,954 in 11 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Utilities by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $47,661; 2002: $47,661; 2003: $73,170; 2004: $77,130; 2005: $81,792; 2006: $540.

    Biggest contracts:
    $81,983 with Air Force for Other Utilities. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2005-10-01.
    $76,968, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2004-10-01.
    $73,170, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-09. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $47,661, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • BORDEN CHEMICAL INC (309 S PIONEER DR) : $207,586 in 5 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Food Items For Resale by Defense Commissary Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $62,013; 2005: $145,573; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $69,543 with Defense Commissary Agency for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $62,013, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $27,094, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-01. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $26,870, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
  • BTCS (3482 S 7TH STREET; small business) : $189,999 in 2 contracts from 1999 to 2000
    $96,000 with Air Force for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2000-10-24. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $93,999, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-25. Completion date: 2000-09-30.
  • UNITED ELEVATOR SERVICE, INC (4640 S 14TH ST #104; small business) : $107,211 in 7 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Facilities Operations Support Services, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies, Miscellaneous Service and Trade Equipment by Air Force, Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $72,345; 2005: $34,866; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $52,345 with Air Force for Facilities Operations Support Services. Signed on 2004-11-09. Completion date: 2005-03-25.
    $22,000 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $20,000 with Air Force for Facilities Operations Support Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $8,000 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Miscellaneous Service and Trade Equipment. Signed on 2005-08-05. Effective on 2005-08-09. Completion date: 2005-09-09.
  • CC & COMPANY PEST CONTROL INC (5757 HOLLIDAY ST; small business) : $97,538 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Insect and Rodent Control Services by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $49,998; 2003: $0; 2004: $10,000; 2005: $37,540; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $49,998 with Air Force for Insect and Rodent Control Services. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $19,506, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-07. Completion date: 2005-08-06.
    $12,260, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-04. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $10,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • KEY CITY ELECTRIC CO INC (1425 MARSHALL ST; small business) : $83,620 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $75,892 with Air Force for Other Utilities. Signed on 2004-08-02. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $7,728 with Air Force for ADP Input/Output and Storage Devices. Signed on 2005-04-22. Completion date: 2005-05-01.
  • YOST, MATTHEW (1742 SNIPE LANE; small business)
    $55,000 with Air Force for Programming Services. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • MY PHYSIQUE INC (417 LEXINGTON AVE; small business) : $46,589 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $29,475 with Air Force for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $20,332, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    -$3,218, same as above. Signed on 2005-07-08. Completion date: 2005-09-30.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 3 establishments, 20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 7 establishments, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 10, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 10, 1-4: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Continuing Care Retirement Communities (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Civic and Social Organizations (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (100-249: 1, 1-4: 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:

  • 565 people in college/university student housing
  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 449 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 280 people in nursing homes
  • 130 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 61 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 16 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 ORIGINATED441$107,987253$85,431457$108,564144$49,509138$67,9577$58,401
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$96,6869$68,26244$117,6345$46,4365$64,6823$55,870
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$94,09938$92,469128$95,51661$18,99014$78,15116$55,703
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$87,32620$88,61098$113,28410$41,4556$63,8931$61,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$93,5503$94,31313$148,7391$30,0002$65,8000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$101,38221$156,5470$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$175,0020$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$118,2403$120,6470$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$66,1406$170,3331$22,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 79605
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 79605 - 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 146. The highest number of fires - 265 took place in 2006, and the least - 99 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 79605 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.2%), and Structure Fires (35.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 79605
    • 1,19948.2%Outside Fires
    • 88035.4%Structure Fires
    • 36214.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 451.8%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 79605, Texas

Most common first names in zip code 79605 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William21676.5 years
Mary20379.5 years
John19776.6 years
James16774.6 years
Robert14473.4 years
George8577.0 years
Charles8472.9 years
Thomas7575.5 years
Ruth7283.2 years
Walter5778.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 79605 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10276.5 years
Jones7677.6 years
Williams6673.5 years
Davis6073.1 years
Johnson5677.1 years
Brown4977.8 years
Martin4576.5 years
Wilson4278.2 years
Taylor3674.1 years
King3577.6 years
Businesses in zip code 79605
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven11Mazda1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Church's Chicken1Red Lobster1
ColorTyme1SONIC Drive-In2
Curves1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx5Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block3Taco Bell3
Havertys Furniture1U-Haul1
Hobby Lobby1UPS6
Honda1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA1
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