Abilene, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 118,881

Homefacts City Report

Abilene is located in Taylor County, TX. The population is 118,881, making Abilene the largest city in Taylor County.

There are 44 public schools in Abilene with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Abilene is moderate, and there are 384 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Abilene is moderate and the median home sales price is $0.

Cities near Abilene include Impact, Tye and Potosi.

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.8%

Crime Rate

41.37% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 319
  • Violent Crimes: 503
  • Robbery: 105
  • Burglary: 959
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

51.27% Higher than national avg.
  • 384 offenders in Abilene
  • 32.30 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $160,000
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 40
  • Homes For Sale: 655
  • Homes For Rent: 146

Environmental Hazards

720 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 19
  • Superfunds: 15
  • Tanks & Spills: 685

Unemployment

Moderate 4.1%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

44 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 44 K-12 public schools in Abilene, TX and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Abilene's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

384 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Abilene, TX

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$160,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    13.9%
  • Rented
    39.1%
  • Owned
    47%

655 Homes For Sale View All

$NR
1409 Fannin Street
Abilene, TX 79603
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$126,140
3901 Notre Dame
Abilene, TX 79602
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$289,000
606 East County Rd 132
Abilene, TX 79606
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$499,500
27 Oaklawn Park
Abilene, TX 79605
3 Beds | 3 Baths

40 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$27,850
Yorktown
Abilene, TX 79603
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
Minter
Abilene, TX 79603
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Belton
Abilene, TX 79605
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Arrowhead
Abilene, TX 79606
4 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

278 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Abilene, TX issued 278 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Abilene, TX issued 282 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 282 permits, 280 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Building Permits By Year

146 Rental Properties View All

$995
634 Glenhaven Drive
Abilene, TX 79603
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$2,200
13 Fairway Oaks Boulevard
Abilene, TX 79606
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,400
1318 Tulane Drive
Abilene, TX 79602
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,300
2349 Kenny Circle
Abilene, TX 79606
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Abilene, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $585
  • 1 Bedroom: $636
  • 2 Bedrooms: $847
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,060
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,411

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Environmental Hazards

720 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Abilene, TX
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (447/462)
    Abilene, TX has 96.75% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Abilene, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.17 Average
    Abilene, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.35°
  • February 50.2°
  • March 58.67°
  • April 67.12°
  • May 73.51°
  • June 82.46°
  • July 84.02°
  • August 84.72°
  • September 75.8°
  • October 65.63°
  • November 56.53°
  • December 44.57°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Abilene, TX

Earthquakes
Abilene, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Abilene, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Abilene, TX has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Abilene, TX has a high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Abilene, TX: $44,176

Unemployment

Unemployment in Abilene is 4.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.44%
White Collar - 53.56%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Randy Neugebauer

Neighborhood Info

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