Abilene, TX Demographic Data

Abilene, TX Summary

Abilene is located in Taylor County in Texas
  • Population: 118,881
  • Area: 112.21 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 106.79 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.41 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,059.48 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,712.60 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Abilene, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
60,664
48%
50.8
Male
65,212
52%
49.2
Total Population
125,876
 
321,419,000

Abilene, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
8,529
6.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
8,345
6.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
8,028
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
9,262
7.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
15,631
12.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
20,014
15.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
14,352
11.4% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
12,503
9.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
7,487
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
5,427
4.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
8,964
7.1% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
4,566
3.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,768
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
96,847
76.9%
77.1
Female
46,460
48.0%
51.4
Male
50,387
52.0%
48.6
21 Years and over
87,875
69.8%
72.9
62 Years and over
19,616
15.6%
18.3
65 Years and over
16,298
12.9%
14.9
Female
9,657
59.3%
55.9
Male
6,641
40.7%
44.1
Median Age (years)
31
NR
NR

Abilene, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
121,185
96.3% 
96.9
White
91,254
72.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
12,829
10.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
959
0.8% 
0.8
Asian
1,695
1.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
14,448
11.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
4,691
3.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
33,222
26.4% 
17.6
Mexican
30,460
24.2% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
609
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,153
1.7% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
92,654
73.6% 
82.4

Abilene, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
3,966
5.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
6,152
8.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
25,078
33.0% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
18,969
24.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
6,109
8.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
10,486
13.8% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
5,321
7.0% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
10,118
13.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
65,963
86.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
15,807
20.8%
30.6

Abilene, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
37,465
37.1%
33.5%
Now Married
41,125
40.7%
47.5
Divorced
12,775
12.7%
11.0%
Separated
3,442
3.4%
2.1
Widowed
6,167
6.1
5.8%

Abilene, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
97,620
83.2%
78.5%
Languages other than english
19,727
16.8%
21.5%
Spanish
NR
NR
13.3
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.5
Other Languages
NR
NR
1

Abilene, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,526
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
2,156
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
5,874
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
5,659
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
6,420
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
8,185
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
4,582
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
4,915
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,051
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
1,139
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
44,176
 
55,775
Per capita income
22,807
 
29,979

Abilene, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
943
1.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
6,614
12.1%
9.8
Construction
2,894
5.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
16,413
30.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
3,120
5.7%
6.5
Information
509
0.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
3,102
5.7%
10.3
Other services except public administration
3,300
6.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
3,382
6.2%
11.3
Public administration
3,145
5.8%
4.6
Retail trade
6,940
12.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
3,121
5.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
1,064
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,691
10.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
16,237
29.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
7,185
13.2%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
12,978
23.8%
23.6%
Service occupations
12,456
22.8%
18.0%

Abilene, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
58,119
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
48,565
83.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6,087
10.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
235
0.4%
5.2
Walked
896
1.5%
2.8
Other means
595
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
1,741
3.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
14.0
 
26.0

Abilene, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,282
5.4%
8.9
1 vehicles
16,214
38.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
17,977
42.3%
37.2
3 or more
6,034
14.2%
20.3

Abilene, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
42,507
86.1%
87.7
Owner Occupied
23,209
54.6%
63.0
Renter Occupied
19,298
45.4%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
6,882
13.9%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Abilene, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
49,389
1 room
790
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
605
1.2%
2.5
3 rooms
4,943
10.0%
9.0
4 rooms
8,874
18.0%
16.6
5 rooms
11,813
23.9%
20.0
6 rooms
11,442
23.2%
17.9
7 rooms
4,727
9.6%
12.1
8 rooms
3,246
6.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
2,949
6.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Abilene, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
49,389
 
 
1-unit, detached
35,240
71.4%
61.4
1-unit, attached
1,661
3.4%
5.8
2-units
1,765
3.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
2,092
4.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
2,337
4.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
2,901
5.9%
4.6
20 or more units
1,865
3.8%
8.8
Mobile home
1,528
3.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Abilene, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
4,085
8.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
3,062
6.2%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
11,577
23.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
5,990
12.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
6,718
13.6%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
5,726
11.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
6,155
12.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
4,524
9.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
1,366
2.8%
2.5%
2014 or later
186
0.4%
0.5%

Abilene, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.7
Electricity
NR
NR
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
5.1
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.0
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.1
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.5
No fuel used
NR
NR
1.2

Abilene, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
11,794
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
119
1.0%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
141
1.2%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
284
2.4%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
332
2.8%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
1,882
16.0%
20.3%
$500 to $999
3,710
31.5%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
5,326
45.2%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
6,163
52.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,310
11.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,764
15.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
560
4.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
1,997
16.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Abilene, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
18,168 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
73
0.4%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
474
2.6%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,163
6.4%
11.0%
Less than $500
2,237
12.3%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
4,097
22.6%
27.9%
$500 to $999
10,124
55.7%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
1,130
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
812
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
2,077
11.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
3,462
19.2%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,176
12.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,432
13.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,416
7.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
6,490
35.9%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,245
NR
NR

Abilene, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
23,209
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
3,821
16.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
5,961
25.7%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
6,758
29.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
2,579
11.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,845
12.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
869
3.7%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
257
1.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
119
0.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
113,400
 
194,500
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