Abilene demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,1499791
Median age31.234.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%48%43%
Speak English82%65%79%
Speak Spanish15%30%13%
Abilene, TX has a population of 122,612 and is the 227th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,149 per sq mi which is 1086% higher than the Texas average and 1168% higher than the national average. The median age in Abilene is 31 which is approximately 9% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Abilene, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 67% of Abilene residents were born in Texas, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Abilene is 1086% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Abilene is 9% lower than Texas.
  • In Abilene 75.59% of the population is White.
  • In Abilene 10.24% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Abilene 2.10% of the population is Asian.

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Abilene population breakdown by race

Black or African American10.24%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.78%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.01%2.50%3.06%
Other race8.25%5.79%4.75%
In Abilene, 26.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Abilene, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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