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79601 Zip Code (Abilene, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Abilene, TX (16.12%)
Counties: Jones County, TX (54.39%), Shackelford County, TX (19.90%), Taylor County, TX (17.88%), Callahan County, TX (7.84%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 27,807
Zip code population in 2010: 25,085
Zip code population in 2000: 24,269

Houses and condos: 9,615
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,150
% of renters here:

54%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79601: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 249.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 112 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79601
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.4% ($1,639)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,672 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,095 (1.2%)

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Males: 16,564  (59.6%)
Females: 11,241  (40.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 79601:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79601:

  • Never married: 50.8%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

Zip code 79601 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79601 (2019)
    • 15,36761.3%White
    • 5,69522.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,26913.0%Black
    • 3271.3%Asian
    • 3291.3%Two or more races
    • 590.2%American Indian
    • 320.1%Some other race
    • 70.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 23,473
Rural population: 4,333

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $115,329
79601:

$115,329
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 107 registered sex offenders living in 79601 zip code as of May 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79601 is 261 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.5 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79601, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,565 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,565
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $34,558 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$34,558
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.5% for AGIs below $25k, 82.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 19.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,358 (reported on 26.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,358
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,297 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$7,297
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,639 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

+$11,639
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,253 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

+$13,253
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,660 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
79601:

$11,660
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $20,333 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
79601:

$20,333
Texas:

$23,938

Total itemized deductions: $20,770 (22% of AGI, reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$20,770
State:

$24,724

Here:

21.8% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $8,144 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$8,144
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,133 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
79601:

$4,133
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,245 (reported on 25.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,245
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.5%
Here:

52%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 49.1% for AGIs below $25k, 51.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79601, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,379 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,379
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $27,148 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$27,148
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 149.1% for AGIs below $10k, 82.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 35.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,900 (reported on 33.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,900
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,120 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,120
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,386 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,386
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,719 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,719
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,177 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
79601:

$3,177
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $13,529 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$13,529
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $16,664 (23% of AGI, reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$16,664
State:

$19,631

Here:

23.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $6,541 (9% of AGI, reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$6,541
State:

$4,753

Here:

8.5% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,019 (reported on 64.9% of returns)
79601:

$5,019
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,870 (reported on 26.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,870
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.3%
Here:

63%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 58.8% for AGIs below $10k, 68.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$41,140
Texas:

$64,034
Abilene, TX (79601) map Nearest zip codes: 79699, 79525, 79605, 79607, 79602, 79606.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.4%
Texas:

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

20.5%
Texas:

49.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,167
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,441


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 276 (134 now married, 140 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,069 (1,561 now married, 4,541 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79601 with a mortgage: 1,371 (20 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,149

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,364
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $371

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

21.2%
Whole state:

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

13.4%
Whole state:

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

5.9
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79601: Cosden Refinery (A), Lanius (B), Ackers Ranch (C), Buck Nail Ranch (D), Davis Ranch (E), Parramore Historic District (F), West Texas Utilities Company Power Plant (G), Abilene Commercial Historic District (H), Fort Phantom Hill (I), Spring Creek Ranch (J), Hilton Hotel (K), Horace O Wooten House (L), Horace O Wooten Grocery Company Warehouse (M), Luce Hall (N), Abilene Fire Department Station 5 (O), National Center for Childrens Illustrated Literature (P), Grace Cultural Center and Museum (Q), Women for Abilene Christian University Museum (R), Museums of Abilene (S), Hamby Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 79601 include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Ash Street Baptist Church (B), Abilene Primitive Baptist Church (C), Apostolic Assembly Church (D), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Saint John Baptist Church (G), North Park Baptist Church (H), New Fellowship Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1), Fort Phantom Hill Cemetery (2), Hamby Cemetery (3), Round Mound Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Creeks: Buck Creek (A), Mulberry Creek (B), Spring Creek (C), Long Creek (D), Deadman Creek (E), Elm Creek (F), Indian Creek (G), Rainy Creek (H), Chimney Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 79601 include: Hair Park (1), Nelson Wilson Park (2), Stevenson Park (3), Will Hair Park (4), A C C Stadium (5), Moody Coliseum (6), Elmer Gray Stadium (7), A E 'Poly' and Zieta Wells Field (8), Crutcher Scott Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 7872014 or later
  • 1622010 to 2013
  • 1,2612000 to 2009
  • 8321990 to 1999
  • 1,5001980 to 1989
  • 1,1691970 to 1979
  • 1,2161960 to 1969
  • 1,3031950 to 1959
  • 6621940 to 1949
  • 8861939 or earlier

Zip code 79601 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Abilene, TX (79601)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Abilene, TX (79601)
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1251 bedroom
  • 8202 bedrooms
  • 1,9203 bedrooms
  • 5084 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abilene, TX (79601)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abilene, TX (79601)
  • 187no bedroom
  • 1,0521 bedroom
  • 1,3952 bedrooms
  • 1,1033 bedrooms
  • 4024 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79601) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79601) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 146no vehicle
  • 1,1441 vehicle
  • 1,4642 vehicles
  • 5793 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79601) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Abilene, TX (79601) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 478no vehicle
  • 1,9451 vehicle
  • 1,2312 vehicles
  • 2583 vehicles
  • 1424 vehicles
  • 1035+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79601 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 79601 household income distribution in 2019
  • 686Less than $10,000
  • 575$10,000 to $14,999
  • 472$15,000 to $19,999
  • 489$20,000 to $24,999
  • 561$25,000 to $29,999
  • 291$30,000 to $34,999
  • 603$35,000 to $39,999
  • 313$40,000 to $44,999
  • 339$45,000 to $49,999
  • 480$50,000 to $59,999
  • 549$60,000 to $74,999
  • 936$75,000 to $99,999
  • 430$100,000 to $124,999
  • 350$125,000 to $149,999
  • 269$150,000 to $199,999
  • 121$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79601

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79601
  • 133Less than $10,000
  • 69$10,000 to $14,999
  • 124$15,000 to $19,999
  • 146$20,000 to $24,999
  • 64$25,000 to $29,999
  • 134$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 76$40,000 to $49,999
  • 136$50,000 to $59,999
  • 152$60,000 to $69,999
  • 122$70,000 to $79,999
  • 170$80,000 to $89,999
  • 123$90,000 to $99,999
  • 289$100,000 to $124,999
  • 218$125,000 to $149,999
  • 314$150,000 to $174,999
  • 132$175,000 to $199,999
  • 323$200,000 to $249,999
  • 294$250,000 to $299,999
  • 99$300,000 to $399,999
  • 18$400,000 to $499,999
  • 23$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79601

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79601
  • 31Less than $100
  • 20$100 to $149
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 25$200 to $249
  • 91$250 to $299
  • 79$300 to $349
  • 15$350 to $399
  • 80$400 to $449
  • 237$450 to $499
  • 594$500 to $549
  • 381$550 to $599
  • 152$600 to $649
  • 305$650 to $699
  • 208$700 to $749
  • 182$750 to $799
  • 241$800 to $899
  • 156$900 to $999
  • 308$1,000 to $1,249
  • 133$1,250 to $1,499
  • 309$1,500 to $1,999
  • 122$2,000 to $2,499
  • 290No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $823.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $138,560.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,574
  • Black or African American householders: $60,430
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $50,802
  • Asian householders: $206,896
  • Some other race householders: $56,947
  • Two or more races householders: $73,335
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $55,513

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $115,329
79601:

$115,329
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,406 - $186,922
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79601
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,418
  • One, attached: 447
  • Two: 407
  • 3 or 4: 352
  • 5 to 9: 390
  • 10 to 19: 984
  • 20 to 49: 451
  • 50 or more: 455
  • Mobile homes: 664
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 42

Unemployment: 4.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79601

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79601
  • 81.5%8,055Drove a car alone
  • 7.0%691Carpooled
  • 0.6%62Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%3Motorcycle
  • 0.5%46Bicycle
  • 4.3%428Walked
  • 0.5%46Other means
  • 5.5%541Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79601

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79601
  • 779Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,8345 to 9 minutes
  • 2,29710 to 14 minutes
  • 2,15115 to 19 minutes
  • 1,24620 to 24 minutes
  • 13925 to 29 minutes
  • 49830 to 34 minutes
  • 5635 to 39 minutes
  • 8940 to 44 minutes
  • 3945 to 59 minutes
  • 12860 to 89 minutes
  • 7990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 85.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,807
  • Male householders: 3,865 (1,410 living alone), Female householders: 3,781 (1,228 living alone)
  • 2,989 spouses (2,975 opposite-sex spouses), 225 unmarried partners, (209 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,510 children (4,130 natural, 43 adopted, 338 stepchildren), 574 grandchildren, 234 brothers or sisters, 191 parents, 9 foster children, 195 other relatives, 1,725 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 9,406 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,088 2-persons, 829 3-persons, 718 4-persons, 267 5-persons, 215 6-persons, 88 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,635 1-person, 484 2-persons, 109 3-persons, 211 4-persons, 22 5-persons

2,334 married couples with children.
1,102 single-parent households (304 men, 798 women).

81.5% of residents of 79601 zip code speak English at home.
15.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% very well, 11% well, 8% not well, 3% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% very well, 6% well, 5% not at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% very well, 35% well, 8% not well, 11% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (96% very well, 4% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,579 (5.7%)
(36.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.7%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 34%Honduras
  • 11%Malaysia
  • 7%Bangladesh
  • 6%Liberia
  • 6%Guatemala
  • 5%Zimbabwe
  • 3%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 79601
  • 7%American
  • 4%English
  • 3%German
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%European
  • 1%Scottish
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8172010 or later
  • 3902000 to 2009
  • 2911990 to 1999
  • 490Before 1990

Zip code 79601 topographic map

There are 370 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 79601.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER FORT PHANTOM POWER PLANT (9450 EAST LAKE ROAD in ABILENE, TX)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: AEP TEXAS NORTH COMPANY (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WEST TEXAS UTILITIES COMPANY (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWSER FORT PHANTOM POWER PLANT, FORT PHANTOM POWER STATION, WEST TEXAS UTILITIES COMPANY, WTU FORT PHANTOM POWER STATION
  • AAMCO TRANSMISSIONS (949 PINE ST in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ABILENE LINEN SUPPLY COMPANY (768 WALNUT in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: DICKIES WORK CLOTHES RENTAL SVC
  • ABILENE QUICK PRINT (218 CEDAR in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ACME SIGN & PLASTICS CO INC (1225 WALNUT in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AEP TEXAS NORTH COMPANY (301 N CYPRESS ST in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION.
    Alternative names: ABILENE SERVICE CENTER
  • AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY (4600 N PINE in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AMERICAN TEL & TEL CO LONG LINES
  • ABCO INDUSTRIES INC (2675 E US HIGHWAY 80 in ABILENE, TX)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: PLATE WORK MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: NASH ABILENE PARTNERS LIMITED (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (1342 AVENUE E, ABILENE, TX 79601 in ABILENE, TX)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • BARNARDS FURNITURE REFINISHING (1234 N 5TH in ABILENE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: BARNARDS REFINISHING
  • AFCO NO 10124 (2155 PNE 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)
  • ABILENE GAS LIGHT,FUEL & POWER COMPANY (741 S 1ST STREET in ABILENE, TX)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
  • AIRGAS SOUTHWEST (222 N TREADAWAY in ABILENE, TX)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL GASES; CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS

Zip code 79601 marital status for males
Zip code 79601 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.6%Electricity
  • 31.8%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood

Population in 1990: 16,713. Population change in the 1990s: +7,556 (+45.2%).

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

  • This state: 19,878
  • Northeast: 436
  • Midwest: 1,889
  • South: 2,103
  • West: 1,542

36% of the 79601 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

76% of the 79601 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Abilene, TX (79601)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 326
Here:

21.7%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

1.0%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,311
Here:

79.5%
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 ($)
  • 76,334Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 52,162Legal occupations
  • 45,811Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 41,817Transportation occupations
  • 40,655Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 38,549Architecture and engineering occupations

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

  • PRIDE COMPANIES L P (1209 N 4TH ST; small business) : $111,224,671 in 5 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base, Equipment and Materials Testing -- Fuels, Lubricants, Oils, and Waxes by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $33,354,976; 2001: $32,652,962; 2002: $31,133,305; 2003: $0; 2004: $14,080,428; 2005: $0; 2006: $3,000.

    Biggest contracts:
    $33,354,976 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2000-02-25. Completion date: 2001-03-31.
    $32,652,962, same as above. Signed on 2001-03-12. Completion date: 2002-04-30.
    $31,133,305, same as above. Signed on 2002-02-27. Completion date: 2003-04-30.
    $14,080,428, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-01. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
  • WEST TEXAS UTILITIES COMPANY I (301 CYPRESS ST) : $9,292,884 in 45 contracts from 1999 to 2002
    Contracts for Water Services, Electric Services, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $5,771,762; 2001: $2,201,450; 2002: $316,897; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $445,195 with Air Force for Water Services. Signed on 2000-09-25. Completion date: 2000-10-25.
    $398,754, same as above. Signed on 2000-09-25. Completion date: 2000-09-25.
    $391,451, same as above. Signed on 2000-08-29. Completion date: 2000-08-29.
    $386,087, same as above. Signed on 2000-11-30. Completion date: 2000-11-30.
  • THE TITTLE LUTHER PARTNERSHIP, (340 BEECH ST; small business) : $760,890 in 12 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    Contracts for Other Architect and Engineering Services by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $512,419; 2001: $0; 2002: $149,233; 2003: $0; 2004: $99,238; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $224,991 with Air Force for Other Architect and Engineering Services. Signed on 2000-09-22. Completion date: 2001-10-15.
    $224,971, same as above. Signed on 2000-09-22. Completion date: 2001-10-15.
    $70,544, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-13. Completion date: 2004-07-30.
    $59,315, same as above. Signed on 2002-05-20. Completion date: 2003-01-31.
  • KNOX WASTE SERVICE (2701 FM 3034; small business) : $607,294 in 16 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $259,446; 2004: $181,484; 2005: $131,425; 2006: $34,939.

    Biggest contracts:
    $198,934 with Air Force for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $172,968, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $164,038, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $86,478, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-31. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • TARTAN TEXTILE SERVICE (768 WALNUT ST) : $345,927 in 11 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for Laundry and DryCleaning Services by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $71,334; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $125,500; 2005: $80,691; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $100,000 with Air Force for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $80,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $71,334, same as above. Signed on 2000-11-15. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $68,402, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-25. Completion date: 2000-09-30.
  • CINTAS CORPORATION (768 WALNUT STREET) : $343,789 in 9 contracts from 2001 to 2004
    Contracts for Laundry and DryCleaning Services by Air Force, Defense Commissary Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $130,914; 2002: $104,445; 2003: $107,837; 2004: $593; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $81,617 with Air Force for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $78,225, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $75,612, same as above. Signed on 2001-11-01. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $30,222, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-01. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
  • ABILENE LANDFILL TX LP (HWY 277/83 NORTH FM 3) : $106,113 in 4 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $60,000 with Air Force for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $60,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    -$2,387, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-16. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    -$11,500, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
  • SOUND SHOP THE (1626 N 2ND ST; small business)
    $80,417 with Air Force for Intercommunication and Public Address Systems, Except Airborne. Signed on 2003-09-30. Completion date: 2003-11-28.
  • MOTORCYCLE SAFETY SCHOOL OF AB (241 PINE ST STE 6B; small business) : $53,700 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    $24,225 with Air Force for Other Education and Training Services. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $24,225 with Air Force for Education Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $5,250, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-03. Completion date: 2006-07-25.
  • BANYAN INTERNATIONAL CORPORATI (2118 E INTERSTATE 20; small business) : $45,700 in 4 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $23,536 with Navy for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2005-10-28.
    $10,187 with Army for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2004-09-21. Completion date: 2004-10-08.
    $8,629 with Army for Replenishable Field Medical Sets, Kits, and Outfits. Signed on 2005-09-01. Completion date: 2005-09-16.
    $3,348 with Navy for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2005-01-13. Completion date: 2005-01-26.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 8, 5-9: 20, 1-4: 30)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 3)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Telemarketing Bureaus (250-499: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (20-49: 6, 10-19: 6, 1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 3, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 9)
  • Information: Newspaper Publishers (100-249: 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:

  • 4,590 people in state prisons
  • 1,821 people in college/university student housing
  • 200 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 4,650 people in state prisons
  • 2,373 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 279 people in nursing homes
  • 72 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 60 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 4 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 ORIGINATED120$127,572120$91,901145$103,74131$42,88070$69,2976$52,118
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$126,22611$81,44717$127,1722$8,4102$55,96510$66,887
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$130,72920$59,37239$91,35216$16,6366$67,39016$50,852
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$153,5506$105,76743$108,3504$56,7453$141,5471$104,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$57,5801$31,5902$78,6950$00$03$48,917
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$115,1788$150,5593$106,043
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$131,4808$130,3850$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$34,0000$01$34,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 79601
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 79601 - 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 136. The highest number of fires - 200 took place in 2005, and the least - 73 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 79601 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.2%), and Structure Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 79601
    • 1,29956.2%Outside Fires
    • 58625.4%Structure Fires
    • 36715.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 592.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 79601, Texas

Most common first names in zip code 79601 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13575.8 years
Mary13179.3 years
John11975.4 years
William11874.1 years
Robert6974.1 years
Willie5677.1 years
Charles5475.9 years
George5276.9 years
Thomas4275.3 years
Joe4075.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 79601 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8876.4 years
Williams6275.1 years
Johnson6175.3 years
Brown4974.8 years
Jones4575.3 years
Wilson3876.2 years
Moore3782.3 years
Lewis3677.3 years
Davis3579.0 years
Jackson2877.3 years
Businesses in zip code 79601
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven11Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Arby's1La Quinta1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture2
Best Western1Lowe's1
Church's Chicken1Marriott1
Cinnabon 1McDonald's1
Comfort Suites1Nike1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn2Quality1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx4SONIC Drive-In1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway4
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1UPS5
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Jack In The Box1
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