Latest Data (2017)
Population 121,885
Nationwide Rank 228

Quick Facts

Abilene, Texas is the 228th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Abilene, Texas is a city.

Abilene, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Abilene had its largest population ever.

Abilene, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Abilene, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,848 13.3%
219 Topeka, Kansas 126,587 2.5%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,691 24.7%
221 Round Rock, Texas 123,678 103.8%
222 Hartford, Connecticut 123,400 -0.6%
223 Norman, Oklahoma 122,843 26.8%
224 Victorville, California 122,441 89.7%
225 Fargo, North Dakota 122,359 34.5%
226 Berkeley, California 122,324 18.7%
227 Vallejo, California 122,105 4.0%
228 Abilene, Texas 121,885 5.1%
229 Columbia, Missouri 121,717 41.5%
230 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,477 5.9%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 121,283 13.7%
232 Pearland, Texas 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 119,114 4.9%
234 Wilmington, North Carolina 119,045 32.6%
235 Evansville, Indiana 118,930 -1.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 118,807 16.1%
237 Provo, Utah 117,335 11.0%
238 Independence, Missouri 117,306 3.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
93 Irving 240,373 25.2%
95 Garland 238,002 10.1%
117 Amarillo 199,826 14.8%
125 Grand Prairie 193,837 51.3%
135 Brownsville 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney 181,330 223.8%
142 Frisco 177,286 402.4%
168 Pasadena 153,520 8.1%
181 Killeen 145,482 61.3%
183 Mesquite 143,949 15.1%
185 McAllen 142,696 33.3%
193 Waco 136,436 19.0%
195 Denton 136,268 62.9%
197 Midland 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton 135,710 23.0%
221 Round Rock 123,678 103.8%
228 Abilene 121,885 5.1%
232 Pearland 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont 119,114 4.9%
240 Odessa 116,861 29.0%
241 Richardson 116,783 26.5%
253 College Station 113,564 64.8%
287 Lewisville 106,021 35.2%
291 Tyler 104,991 24.3%
292 League City 104,903 128.6%
295 Wichita Falls 104,747 0.6%
304 Allen 100,685 123.3%
306 San Angelo 100,119 13.2%
362 Edinburg 90,280 84.4%
371 Sugar Land 88,485 36.3%
397 Mission 84,424 81.8%
399 Conroe 84,378 116.7%
403 Bryan 84,021 27.4%
415 Longview 81,522 11.7%
434 Pharr 79,487 67.7%
438 New Braunfels 79,152 105.1%
451 Baytown 76,804 15.2%
454 Flower Mound 76,681 48.1%
466 Cedar Park 75,704 189.7%
474 Temple 74,503 34.9%
475 Missouri City 74,497 39.2%
508 Georgetown 70,685 147.1%
509 North Richland Hills 70,441 25.8%
516 Mansfield 68,928 142.5%
540 Victoria 67,106 10.8%
562 Harlingen 65,467 11.3%
583 Pflugerville 63,359 163.3%
588 San Marcos 63,071 73.2%
589 Rowlett 62,868 39.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 121,885 228
2016 122,225 223
2015 121,721 223
2014 120,958 221
2013 120,099 221
2012 118,887 223
2011 118,191 219
2010 117,063 217
2009 117,180 214
2008 116,260 213
2007 116,149 212
2006 115,734 208
2005 115,572 209
2004 115,305 207
2003 114,922 205
2002 114,860 203
2001 114,789 199
2000 115,871 196
1990 106,925 185