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Population (year 2000): 115,930. Estimated population in July 2005: 114,757 (-1.0% change)
Males: 58,529 (50.5%), Females: 57,401 (49.5%)

Taylor County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 31.1 years
Median household income: $33,007 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,100 (year 2000)

Abilene, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Abilene:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.8%)
  • Hispanic (19.4%)
  • Black (8.8%)
  • Other race (8.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (12.0%), German (10.2%), English (8.7%), Irish (8.1%), Scottish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).Texas

Elevation: 1718 feet

Land area: 105.1 square miles

Abilene,

For population 25 years and over in Abilene

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abilene city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

4.1% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,114 (+8.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (204.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Impact, TX (3.7 miles) , TX (8.4 miles Tye, TX (9.4 miles Potosi, TX (12.4 miles Hawley, Gap, TX (12.8 miles Buffalo TX (16.8 miles Tuscola, TX (17.2 miles Clyde, TX (18.5 miles Merkel,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 242 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 1997: 209 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 1998: 234 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2000: 153 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2001: 171 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2002: 153 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2003: 189 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2004: 262 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2005: 273 buildings, average cost: $168,800

Latitude: 32.45 N, Longitude: 99.75 W

Area code: 325

Abilene, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.9%), Retail trade (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,895 (+6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 46,862 (91.5%)

Crime in Abilene by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 12 1 2 4 6 6
    per 100,000 10.4 0.9 1.7 3.5 5.2 5.2
Rapes 36 43 66 63 71 58
    per 100,000 31.1 37.1 56.9 54.3 61.2 50.0
Robberies 123 105 88 111 129 178
    per 100,000 106.1 90.6 75.9 95.7 111.3 153.5
Assaults 324 255 227 266 311 256
    per 100,000 279.5 220.0 195.8 229.4 268.3 220.8
Burglaries 1,023 960 1,084 1,289 1,814 1,694
    per 100,000 882.4 828.1 935.0 1111.9 1564.7 1461.2
Thefts 3,207 3,203 3,504 3,432 3,991 3,915
    per 100,000 2766.3 2762.9 3022.5 2960.4 3442.6 3377.0
Auto thefts 255 230 215 229 302 272
    per 100,000 220.0 198.4 185.5 197.5 260.5 234.6
300.5 271.2 287.6 311.9 384.8 371.6

Average climate in Abilene, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Abilene,

Abilene-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1950, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Abilene city center killed 5 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jessica Simpson - (born 1980), singer, Anthony Weaver - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Jul 28, 1980), Hollis Thomas - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Jan 10, 1974), John Lackey - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Los Angeles Angels, born: Oct 23, 1978), Danny Briggs - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 11/30/60), Mike Standly - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 5/19/64).

Main business address for: FIRST FINANCIAL BANKSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Abilene:
  • ABILENE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (4225 WOODS PLACE)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (6250 HWY 83-84 AT ANTILLEY ROAD)
  • HENDRICK CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE (1242 N 19TH ST)
  • HENDRICK MEDICAL CENTER (1242 NORTH 19TH STREET)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Abilene:
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 7 miles; ABILENE, TX; ID: ABI)
  • DYESS AFB (about 8 miles; ABILENE, TX; ID: DYS)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 91 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; ID: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Abilene:
  • ELMDALE AIRPARK (about 7 miles; ABILENE, TX; ID: 6F4)
  • ARLEDGE FIELD (about 32 miles; STAMFORD, TX; ID: F56)
  • TAYLOR (about 38 miles; ALBANY, TX; ID: 6F5)

Amtrak station:
ABILENE (GREYHOUND STA., 535 CEDAR ST.) - Bus Station
Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Abilene:
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,380; Location: 1600 Campus Court; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.acu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 2,026; Location: 2200 Hickory; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hsutx.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • MCMURRY UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 1,206; Location: S 14TH AND SAYLES BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcm.edu)
  • STENOGRAPH INSTITUTE OF TEXAS (FT enrollment: 85; Location: 202 PINE ST; Private, for-profit)
  • TEXAS COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 51; Location: 117 SAYLES ST; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN COMMERCIAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 40; Location: 402 BUTTERNUT ST; Private, for-profit; Website: accedu.com)
  • HENDRICK MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RADIOGRAPHY (FT enrollment: 21; Location: 1242 N 19TH; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ehendrick.org/radiography)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 8 (Location: 2940 N FIRST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Abilene:
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 108 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 128 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; FT enrollment: 4,619)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 165 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 165 miles; KILLEEN, TX; FT enrollment: 6,777)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 165 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 169 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 15,454)
Public high schools in Abilene:
  • ABILENE H S (Students: 2,299; Location: 2800 N 6TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • COOPER H S (Students: 2,105; Location: 3639 SAYLES BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WYLIE H S (Students: 854; Location: 4502 ANTILLEY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EXCEL ALTER H S (Students: 158; Location: 342 COCKERELL; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Abilene:
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 2550 N JUDGE ELY BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 75; Location: 301 PALM ST; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Abilene:
  • LINCOLN MIDDLE (Students: 767; Location: 1699 S 1ST ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MADISON MIDDLE (Students: 759; Location: 3145 BARROW ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CLACK MIDDLE (Students: 699; Location: 1610 CORSICANA AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BOWIE EL (Students: 621; Location: 1733 S 20TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DYESS EL (Students: 614; Location: 402 DELAWARE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FRANKLIN MIDDLE (Students: 612; Location: 1200 MERCHANT ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MANN MIDDLE (Students: 589; Location: 2545 MIMOSA DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BASSETTI EL (Students: 579; Location: 5749 HWY 277 S; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BONHAM EL (Students: 535; Location: 4250 POTOMAC AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • THOMAS EL (Students: 530; Location: 1240 LAKESIDE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Abilene:
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 1600 SHERMAN STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HAPPY DAYS SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 1957 SAYLES; Grades: PK - 1)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 2933 S 7TH ST; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Abilene:
  • ABILENE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,937,306; Location: 202 CEDAR ST; 181,221 books; 7,661 audio materials; 6,770 video materials; 420 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Abilene: Abilene Commercial Historic District (A), Abilene Country Club (B), Parramore Historic District (C), Lake Abilene Filter Plant (D), Kirby Filtration Plant (E), Sayles Boulevard Historic District (F), Blue Sox Sadium (G), State Epileptic Colony Historic District (H), Boys Ranch (I), West Texas Fairground (J), West Texas Utilities Company Power Plant (K), A T Jones House (L), Eugene L Finley House (M), William and Shirley Swenson House (N), William and Mary Ackers House (O), William and Evla Stith House (P), Abilene Christian University Administration Building (Q), Abilene Federal Building (R), Abilene Fire Station Number 2 (S), Abilene Street Railway Company Barn (T).

Shopping Center: Westgate Towne Centre Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Abilene include: Abilene Baptist Church (A), Abilene Community Church (B), Abilene Primitive Baptist Church (C), Abundant Life Apostolic Ministries Church (D), Heavenly Rest Episcopal Church (E), Central Baptist Church (F), Elmcrest Baptist Church (G), Elmwood Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1), Elmwood Memorial Park (2), Little Elm Cemetery (3), Abilene State Hospital Cemetery (4).

Reservoirs: Zoo Lake Number 1 (A), Zoo Lake Number 2 (B), J C Griffith Lake (C), Fairways Development Reservoir Number 2 (D), Fort Phantom Hill Lake (E), Lytle Lake (F), Kirby Lake (G), R J Griffith Lake (H).

Creeks: Lytle Creek (A), Little Elm Creek (B), Indian Creek (C), Cat Claw Creek (D), Buttonwillow Creek (E).

Parks in Abilene include: Will Hair Park (1), Scarborough Park (2), Crutcher Scott Field (3), Arthur Sears Park (4), Fair Park (5), Stevenson Park (6), C W Gill Park (7), Hair Park (8), Nelson Wilson Park (9).


Abilene compared to Texas state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Abilene:
  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: DYNAMIC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSLI (1280 AM; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZQQ (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ADRIAN LLOYD MYNATT)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Abilene:
  • KFQX-FM (98.1 FM; ANSON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKHR (106.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K217CB (91.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAQD (91.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAGT-FM (90.5 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: GOSPEL RADIO NETWORK)
  • KACU (89.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KGNZ (88.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEYJ-FM (107.9 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHYS (100.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEAN-FM (105.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHXS (102.7 FM; MERKEL, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCE (95.1 FM; BAIRD, TX; Owner: DOUD MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KCDD (103.7 FM; HAMLIN, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KULL (92.5 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBCY (99.7 FM; TYE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
TV broadcast stations around Abilene:
  • KIDZ-LP (Channel 54; ABILENE, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K51CK (Channel 51; ABILENE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K07UF (Channel 7; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KRBC-TV (Channel 9; ABILENE, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXVA (Channel 15; ABILENE, TX; Owner: STAR BROADCASTING LIMITED)
  • KTAB-TV (Channel 32; ABILENE, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ABILENE, LLC)
  • KTES-LP (Channel 40; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTXS-TV (Channel 12; SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTA-LP (Channel 63; ABILENE-SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIDV-LP (Channel 59; ALBANY, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKCP-LP (Channel 50; BALLINGER-COLEMAN, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)

 

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