Abilene, TX 79601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Abilene, TX 79601

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hamby, TX 79601
Potosi, TX 79601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.479, Longitude -99.7
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79601 has segments in 4 Counties (Callahan, Jones, Shackelford, Taylor).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,132
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,436
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,132
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,304

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Abilene, TX 79601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,494
Daytime Population: Workers 22,452
Daytime Population: Residents 12,516
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,968
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 19,412
Population in Familes 13,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,082
Population Density2 89
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $37,942
Average Household Income $54,173
Per Capita Income $19,439


Total Housing Units 9,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,795 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,631 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,305 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $115,729
Average Home Value $140,968


Total Households 8,426
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 4,452
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% 0.54%
Households 0.77% 0.76%
Families 0.51% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Abilene, TX 79601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79601 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 # 426 77th
Population Density # 912 51st
Diversity Index # 442 76th
Median Household Income # 1556 16th
Per Capita Income # 1539 17th

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