Abilene, Texas Houses for Sale

Located and the seat of Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, it is the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area’s principal city. When the town was founded in 1881, and the new railhead for the overland cattle drives in Texas took the business out. Abilene’s economy was primarily based on agriculture and livestock rearing, which then started to expand to industry. Over the years, natural gas and petroleum were later produced in the multicountry region wherein Abilene was then the center. Abilene’s economy then grew to include aerospace structures, light machinery, and band instruments. Residents as well as visitors can immerse themselves in the tall tales and the mysteries of the Wild West and can then be able to discover the characters from the bedtime stories, and classic tales come to life. The West Texas atmosphere has embodied the frontier of the city.

Abilene, TX Prices for Houses for Sale

347,943 +31%
253,205 +15%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Abilene Homes for Purchase

233 +58%
240 +8%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

36 -4%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 211  
Police Civilians 64  
Total Arrests 1,671 (2020)
Total Incidents 7,383 (2020)
CrimeScore 39.42  
National Rank 3792nd  
Statewide Rank 442nd  

Local Statistics

Population 124,407 (0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,808 (3.58%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 4
Arson 10
Assault Offenses 2,630
Bribery 2
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 429
Counterfeiting/Forgery 102
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 747
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 728
Embezzlement 21
Extortion/Blackmail 1
Fraud Offenses 435
Homicide Offenses 3
Human Trafficking 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 6
Larceny/Theft Offenses 2,032
Motor Vehicle Theft 208
Pornography/Obscene Material 78
Prostitution Offenses 14
Robbery 63
Sex Offenses 142
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 6
Weapon Law Violations 89

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