Abilene, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 45,596 housing units in Abilene. This represents a 2.6% growth from 44,436 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 43,878 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,718 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Abilene is about 58.7%. Abilene's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.9%. Average household size is 2.52 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Abilene were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom14.90%
Two Bedrooms26.90%
Three Bedrooms46.30%
Four Bedrooms8.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$61,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$47,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.33
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$351

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage1.30%
Home Equity Loan2.70%
Simple Mortgage55.10%
Debt Free40.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%