Abilene, TX Metro Area has a population of 168,774 people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $46,473. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Abilene, TX Metro Area grew from 167,945 to 168,774, a 0.49% increase and its median household income grew from $44,799 to $46,473, a 3.74% increase.
The population of Abilene, TX Metro Area is 65.8% White, 22.6% Hispanic, and 7.71% Black. 15.8% of the people in Abilene, TX Metro Area speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Abilene, TX Metro Area are Abilene Christian University, with 1,150 graduates, Hardin-Simmons University, with 505 graduates, and McMurry University, with 203 graduates.
The median property value in Abilene, TX Metro Area is $98,200, and the homeownership rate is 61.7%. Most people in Abilene, TX Metro Area commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Abilene, TX Metro Area is 2 cars per household.
Abilene, TX Metro Area is a metropolitan statistical area countaining Taylor County, TX; Jones County, TX; and Callahan County, TX and the census places Abilene, TX; Clyde, TX; and Potosi, TX.