Statewide Claims to Fame

Abilene is 3rd in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Abilene is 5th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White

Abilene is 7th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Abilene is 12th in Kansas out of 55 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Abilene is 14th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Female residents

Abilene is 20th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Home ownership rate

Abilene, Kansas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Abilene Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 6,771 50th 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.7 49th 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,463.6 35th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Abilene Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 46th 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.7% 34th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.2% 3rd 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Abilene Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.6% 29th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 22.6% 35th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Abilene Rank Kansas US
Race - White 94.9% 5th 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.9% 52nd 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 55th 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.2% 59th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 60th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 49th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.7% 44th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 91.7% 7th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Abilene Rank Kansas US
Female residents 52.0% 14th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.3% 60th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Abilene Rank Kansas US
Housing units 3,143 46th 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 18.5% 29th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 2,684 46th 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.8% 20th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $108,800 31st $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.5 28th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Abilene Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $23,703 32nd $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $49,925 26th $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.7% 40th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Abilene Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 832 39th 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $122,441 41st $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,522 12th $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $12,660 38th $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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