ZIP Code 79606 - Abilene Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameAbilene
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Taylor
Area Code325
Current Population:22885
Racial Majority:White 75.39%
Public School Racial Majority:White 71.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.2%
Median Household Income$55013
Average Adjusted Gross Income$74340
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time15.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1765 - 2254 ft.
Area65 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.35181400, -99.82875500

Map of ZIP Code 79606 Border

Zip Code 79606 Description

Zip Code 79606 is located in the state of Texas in the Abilene - Sweetwater metro area. Zip code 79606 is primarily located in Taylor County. The official US Postal Service name for 79606 is ABILENE, Texas. Portions of zip code 79606 are contained within or border the city limits of Abilene, TX, Buffalo Gap, TX, . The area code for zip code 79606 is 325. 79606 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 79606 is 3.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 79606 increased to 22885 from 18107 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 79606 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 79606 public schools is White. 24.1% of students in 79606 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 18002 75.39% 17280 +4%
 Black Or African American 1460 6.11% 1367 +7%
 Hispanic 3185 13.34% 2951 +8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.14% 99 -66%
 Asian 792 3.32% 670 +18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 31 -100%
 Other Race 29 0% 29 -100%
 Two Or More Races 458 1.7% 458 -11%

Zip Code 79606 Race/Ethnicity

 White 71.5%
 Black Or African American 4.9%
 Hispanic 17.1%
 Asian 2.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 79606 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2288518107
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households9687
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$55013
Income Under $50K Per Year43.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.60%
79606 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 19Jodey ArringtonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$167487
Average Real Estate Sale Price$116833
Current Unemployment Level 3.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 27h - Red Prairie
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 79606 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)31364351606872716453413352
Avg Max Temp (°F)55616978859195948778655776
Avg Precip (In.).971.231.431.782.963.241.862.613.082.841.371.2524.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Abilene, TX
CBSA Type79606
CBSA Population161179
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours