Abilene Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Abilene Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
123,420

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.3%
5 - 17:
15.8%
18 - 24:
15.5%
25 - 34:
16.6%
35 - 54:
21.6%
55 - 64:
10.2%
Over 65 Years:
13.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
8.2%
8.2%
High School Graduates
87.1%
87.1%
College Graduated
23.5%
23.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Abilene
$24,529
$24,529
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Abilene
$50,659
$50,659
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.5%

Employment Industries in Abilene

 
Healthcare
18.5%
18.5%
Retail
12.7%
12.7%
Education
10.4%
10.4%
Accommodation
8.2%
8.2%
Public Service
6.9%
6.9%
Construction
6.8%
6.8%
Manufacturing
6.3%
6.3%
Other
5.7%
5.7%
Finance
4.7%
4.7%
Transportation
4.0%
4.0%
Administration
3.4%
3.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.1%
3.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
58.3%
58.3%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
26.6%
26.6%
Black or African American
10.3%
10.3%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.2%
2.2%
Asian
2.2%
2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.5%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
9.4%
9.4%
Irish
8.6%
8.6%
English
6.9%
6.9%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
Italian
1.7%
1.7%
European
1.6%
1.6%
French
1.6%
1.6%
Scots-Irish
1.4%
1.4%
Polish
1.1%
1.1%
Dutch
1.1%
1.1%
Other Subsaharan African
1.0%
1.0%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Welsh
0.3%
0.3%
Albanian
0.2%
0.2%
Jamaican
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
80.8%
80.8%
Spanish
15.1%
15.1%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
Tagalog
0.5%
0.5%
Native American languages
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Abilene Residents:
6.8%