Abilene, Taylor County, Texas

Abilene is a city in Taylor County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 120,958. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 105.1 square miles. An elevation is 1,718 feet (523.64 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,151 people per square mile. The median age was 30.9 years (Texas state median age was 34 years). For every 100 females there were 109 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
120,958 residents
Population Change
+4.3% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
30.9 years (State: 34)
Below the Poverty Line
19.5% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
62,966 residents
Population Females
57,992 residents
Population Urban
96% of residents
Population Rural
4% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
3.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% Africa
Daytime Population Change
+8,296 (+7%)
Live and Work in the City
50,452 (92.3%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
3.7% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Abilene Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Abilene Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Abilene Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $104,054
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $89,700 (State: $132,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$29,700 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              $720
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $301 – $491
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $432
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              83 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,912 (1.80%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $855 (1.20%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $44,176 (State: $51,704)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$11,169 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              $21,032
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$4,455 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

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

                    Other Colleges & Universities

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

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • ABILENE H S
                      Students: 2,094
                      Location: 2800 N 6TH ST
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • COOPER H S
                      Students: 1,981
                      Location: 3639 SAYLES BLVD
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • WYLIE H S
                      Students: 759
                      Location: 4502 ANTILLEY RD
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • WOODSON CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE
                      Students: 222
                      Location: 342 COCKERELL
                      Grades: 7-12
                    • ACADEMY FOR TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING MATH & SCIENCE
                      Students: 88
                      Location: 650 E HWY 80
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • SAM HOUSTON
                      Students: 37
                      Location: 317 N 6TH ST
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER
                      Students: 22
                      Location: 889 S 25TH ST
                      Grades: 7-11
                    • TAYLOR COUNTY LEARNING CENTER
                      Students: 17
                      Location: 2002 JAMESON ST
                      Grades: 7-10
                    • ABILENE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
                      Students: 12
                      Location: 4225 WOODS PL
                      Grades: 2-12
                    • JEFFERSON OPPORTUNITY CTR
                      Location: 1741 S 14TH ST
                      Grades: 6-11

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

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

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • A HABITAT FOR LEARNING
                      Students: 225
                      Location: 3242 BELTWAY S
                      Grades: UG-7
                    • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
                      Students: 160
                      Location: 1600 SHERMAN DR
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 57
                      Location: 718 BARROW ST
                      Grades: PK-5
                    Abilene Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2013)
                    238 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    170 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.42 policemen (State: 2.05)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Abilene Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              12 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.95 (State: 1.47)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              2 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.16 (State: 0.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              8 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.63 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              77 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              6.09 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              80 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              6.33 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              45,596

                              Hospitals in Abilene

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

                              Airports & Heliports in Abilene

                              • Abilene Regional Airport
                                ABI
                              • Elmdale Airpark Airport
                                82TS
                              • Abilene Executive Airpark Airport
                                TX00
                              • Dyess Afb Airport
                                DYS
                              • Flying B Ranch Airstrip Airport
                                35TX
                              • Portlock Airfield Airport
                                TX02
                              • Abilene Regional Medical Center Heliport
                                4TX1
                              • Hendrick Medical Center Heliport
                                TA38

                              Amtrak Stations in Abilene

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

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Abilene by Race (According to 2013)

                                   

                                    Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2014)

                                     

                                      Natural Disasters in Abilene

                                       
                                        Common Weather Information
                                        Tornadoes Average Activity
                                        52% (Greater then US)
                                        Earthquakes Average Activity
                                        67% (Smaller then US)
                                        Number of Natural Disasters
                                        14 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                        Number of Major Disasters
                                        6 pc.
                                        Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                        6 pc.
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                                        ZIP Codes for Abilene: 79563, 79601, 79602, 79603, 79605, 79606, 79607, 79699
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