Abilene, TX 79603 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Abilene, TX 79603

Not Acceptable, USPS
Impact, TX 79603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 619
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,515
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 620
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.471, Longitude -99.765
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Abilene, TX 79603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,962
Daytime Population: Workers 5,665
Daytime Population: Residents 14,879
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,544
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 24,485
Population in Familes 20,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 477
Population Density2 603
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $38,471
Average Household Income $50,022
Per Capita Income $18,765


Total Housing Units 9,790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,415 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,565 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 810 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $67,811
Average Home Value $81,459


Total Households 8,980
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 6,244
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.6%
Households 0.51% 0.58%
Families 0.4% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Abilene, TX 79603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79603 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 459 75th
Population Density # 602 67th
Diversity Index # 235 88th
Median Household Income # 1539 17th
Per Capita Income # 1562 16th

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