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Abilene, TX: What you need to know

Abilene's low cost of living, abundant parks, zoo and large student population give it a modern feel, but a stroll through the city's historic downtown reveals a Texas town twang. The city was listed as one of CNNMoney.com's Best Places to Launch a Small Business after seeing a rebirth in cultural activity. 


Abilene, TX City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 122,226
Median Age 31
Median Household Income $43,189
Median Home Price $97,300
Walkscore 29

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Abilene, TX Demographics

Median Population in Abilene, TX

Median Age 31.1%
Age 18 Over 77.2%
Age 21 Over 70.5%
Age 62 Over 14.9%
Age 65 Over 12.4%

Race in Abilene, TX

  Ethnicity White 77.1%
  Ethnicity Black 10.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.9%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 26%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.7%
  Ethnicity Other 7%

Population By Gender in Abilene, TX

  Male 51.7%
  Female 48.3%

Language in Abilene, TX

  English Only 82%
  English Other 18%

Economics in Abilene, TX

  Median Household Income $43,189
  Median Home Price $97,300
  Homes Owned 44.4%
  Homes Rent 55.6%
  Median Property Rent $778

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Commute Types in Abilene, TX

  Walked 2.4%
  Worked at Home 2.5%
  Public Transportation 0.7%
  Other Means 1.5%
  Drove Alone 80.9%
  Carpooled 11.9%

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