Abilene employment information

IndexAbileneTexasNational
Income per capita$21,621$27,828$29,829
Median household income$44,108$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,341$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,334$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$27,884$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$19,012$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level19.4%16.7%15.1%
The Abilene, TX employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Abilene is $21,621, which is 22% lower than than the Texas average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $44,108, which is 19% lower than than the Texas average and 20% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Abilene is 3%, which is 30% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Abilene is 19% which is 28% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$29,402$44,108$88,216
City
$36,481$54,727$109,454
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Abilene is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Abilene is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Abilene is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Abilene is 28% higher than the national average.

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Abilene median earnings by income bracket

Abilene employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%1.3%
Manufacturing sector7.8%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.4%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%13.3%
Public administration9.1%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%1.5%
Education, health & social services14.0%42.0%
Other27.7%27.1%

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Hawley, TX721$39,60228%
Abilene, TX122,612$44,10820%

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Santa Clara, CA122,725$102,53385%
Murfreesboro, TN122,007$53,2414%
Victorville, CA121,320$45,89517%
East Los Angeles, CA124,191$41,19326%
Hartford, CT124,320$32,09542%
Abilene, TX122,612$44,10820%
Source: The Abilene, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).