Abilene Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Abilene, TX

General Abilene Information

State: Texas

County: Taylor County

Close cities: Clyde, TX, Potosi, TX, Buffalo Gap, TX, Hawley, TX, Tye, TX, Impact, TX, Abilene, TX, Tuscola, TX

Abilene Population (census data)
Total 116,219 (-0.2% since 2000)
Male 58,674 (50.5%)
Female 57,545 (49.5%)

Population Density: 1,105 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.7 (US Avg is 100)

Abilene Elevation: 1,718 feet above sea level

Land Area: 105.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $38,502

Zip Codes: 79698, 79601, 79608, 79606, 79605, 79602, 79603, 79699, 79697, and 79604.

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Abilene Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (12.0%)
  • German (10.2%)
  • English (8.7%)
  • Irish (8.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.0%)
  • Scottish (2.0%)
Foriegn Born: 4,700 people (4.0%)
  • Latin America (56.8%)
  • Asia (29.7%)
  • Europe (13.5%)

Local Abilene Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Texas Christian University, Texas Christian University

Abilene School Information

High Schools
Abilene High School (2800 N 6th Street, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Cooper High School (3639 Sayles Boulevard, Abilene, TX, 79605 - Abilene ISD District)
Wylie High School (4502 Antilley Road, Abilene, TX, 79606 - Wylie ISD District)
Wylie Junior High (4010 Beltway South, Abilene, TX, 79606 - Wylie ISD District)
Middle Schools
Clack Middle (1610 Corsicana Avenue, Abilene, TX, 79605 - Abilene ISD District)
Franklin Middle (1200 Merchant Street, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Lincoln Middle (1699 South 1st Street, Abilene, TX, 79602 - Abilene ISD District)
Madison Middle (3145 Barrow Street, Abilene, TX, 79605 - Abilene ISD District)
Mann Middle (2545 Mimosa Drive, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Wylie Middle (3158 Beltway South, Abilene, TX, 79606 - Wylie ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Austin Elementary (2341 Greenbriar Drive, Abilene, TX, 79605 - Abilene ISD District)
Bassetti Elementary (5749 Highway 277 South, Abilene, TX, 79606 - Abilene ISD District)
Bonham Elementary (4250 Potomac Avenue, Abilene, TX, 79605 - Abilene ISD District)
Bowie Elementary (1733 South 20th Street, Abilene, TX, 79602 - Abilene ISD District)
College Heights Elementary (1450 N 17th Street, Abilene, TX, 79601 - Abilene ISD District)
Dyess Elementary (402 Delaware, Abilene, TX, 79607 - Abilene ISD District)
Fannin Elementary (2726 N 18th Street, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Jackson Elementary (2650 South 32nd Street, Abilene, TX, 79605 - Abilene ISD District)
Johnston Elementary (3602 N 12th Street, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Lee Elementary (1026 N Pioneer Drive, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Long Elementary (3600 Sherry Lane, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Ortiz Elementary (2550 Vogel, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Reagan Elementary (5340 Hartford Street, Abilene, TX, 79605 - Abilene ISD District)
Taylor Elementary (916 E N 13th Street, Abilene, TX, 79601 - Abilene ISD District)
Thomas Elementary (1240 Lakeside Drive, Abilene, TX, 79602 - Abilene ISD District)
Ward Elementary (3750 Paint Brush, Abilene, TX, 79606 - Abilene ISD District)
Wylie Elementary (7049 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene, TX, 79606 - Wylie ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Abilene Psychiatric Institute (4225 Woods Place, Abilene, TX, 79602 - Abilene ISD District)
Abilene State School (2501 Maple Street, Abilene, TX, 79604 - Abilene ISD District)
Day Nursery Of Abilene (625 S 8th St, Abilene, TX, 79602 - Abilene Isd District)
Eagle Academy Of Abilene (3161 South 23rd #3, Abilene, TX, 75067 - Eagle Academy Of Abilene District)
Harmony Family Services (1626 N 3rd Street, Abilene, TX, 79601 - Abilene ISD District)
Houston Student Achievement Center (317 N 6th Street, Abilene, TX, 79601 - Abilene ISD District)
Juvenile Detention Center (889 South 25th, Abilene, TX, 79602 - Abilene ISD District)
Locust Early Childhood Center (625 South 8th Street, Abilene, TX, 79602 - Abilene ISD District)
Special Education Homebound (2970 South 6th Street, Abilene, TX, 79605 - Abilene ISD District)
Taylor County Learning Center (2002 Jameson Street, Abilene, TX, 79603 - Abilene ISD District)
Taylor County Learning Center (7049 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene, TX, 79606 - Wylie ISD District)
Travis Opportunity Center (1101 South 9th Street, Abilene, TX, 79602 - Abilene ISD District)
Woodson Center For Excellence (342 Cockerell, Abilene, TX, 79601 - Abilene ISD District)
Woodson Early Childhood Center (520 N 9th Street, Abilene, TX, 79601 - Abilene ISD District)
Wylie Intermediate (7650 Hardwick Road, Abilene, TX, 79606 - Wylie ISD District)

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