Abilene, TX Metro Area

Moving to Abilene? Let us help you find your best place to live in this metro area. First, some basics: The Abilene metro area comprises 3 counties in Texas. The largest cities in the Abilene metro area are Clyde, Potosi and of course, Abilene.

167,171 people live in Abilene within 60,343 households. The population of Abilene is 67% White, 8% Black and 1% Asian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 22% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 5% of residents are foreign-born. The median age is 34.1, and the largest number of residents falls into the 25 to 34 age range. 24% of residents are under age 18. 14% are over age 65. 51% of Abilene’s residents are male.

Who lives in Abilene? There are 18,945 married couples without children and another 10,742 married couples with kids under the age of 18. There are 1,374 single dads and 4,415 single mothers. 16,813 residents of Abilene live alone.

How affordable is Abilene? The median household income in Abilene is $44,249 compared to $53,482 for the nation as a whole. The per capita income is $22,373 compared to $28,555 for the nation as a whole.

The highest incomes in the Abilene area are found in Potosi with a median household income of $86,083, followed by Hawley and Tuscola. The lowest incomes are in Tye with a median household income of $32,188, followed by Cross Plains and Hamlin.

The highest home values in the Abilene area are found in Potosi with a median home value of $194,300, followed by Abilene and Clyde. The lowest home values are in Hamlin with a median home value of $41,400, followed by Stamford and Tye.

15% of households earn more than $100,000 annually. Conversely, 40% earn less than $35,000. 10.0% of married families with children live below the poverty line. Overall, 22.9% of Abilene's children live below the poverty line.


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