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Apartments for Rent in Abilene, TX
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Getting around in Abilene, TX

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Walk Score®: 44, Bike Score®: 57

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Abilene, TX last updated?

Prices and availability in Abilene, TX were last updated on 26 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Abilene, TX?

The best apartments in Abilene, TX are: Lexington Court, Bel Air Estates, The Residence at Heritage Park, Timber Ridge Abilene and Bel Air West.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Abilene, TX?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Abilene, TX is between $719 and $1,230. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Abilene, TX now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Abilene, TX?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Abilene, TX is between $700 and $1,345. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Abilene, TX.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Abilene, TX?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Abilene, TX is between $900 and $1,515. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Abilene, TX.

What type of rental buildings are in Abilene, TX?

In Abilene, 45% of the residents are renting compared to 55% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 7% of Abilene’s rentals, 52% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 36% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Abilene, TX?

The average age of rental buildings in Abilene is 0 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 0 stories, of which none are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Abilene, TX?

Studio apartments in Abilene are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 0% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 0% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Abilene, TX

If you’re looking for an apartment for rent in a small, friendly town with warm weather year-round and a good quality of life at an affordable cost of living, look no further than Abilene, Texas. Located in Taylor County and approximately two hours west of Fort Worth, Abilene could very well be the “Midwest of Texas.” Renters will find a peaceful and family-friendly atmosphere here, with the community coming together for multiple festivals throughout the year. Likewise, renters with children appreciate the well-rated schools and abundance of cultural venues, ranging from a classic theater to museums and public art. Another plus is the lower-than-average crime rate in the area. Furthermore, renters who want to stretch their hard-earned dollars appreciate Abilene’s affordable cost of living, which is well below the national average and the rest of the Lone Star state.

Renting in Abilene, TX

Abilene has a sparse, suburban feel. Here, there are slightly fewer renters than property owners, which is not surprising given how affordable housing is in this small city. In fact, renters who are looking for an apartment in Abilene for the first time will be pleasantly surprised by how affordable rents are in the area. Most of the properties for rent are detached, single-family homes located in residential neighborhoods, but you’ll also find several condos and low-rise rental apartment communities closer to downtown. Most rental agreements in Abilene require a security deposit. Renters can expect to pay the equivalent of one month’s rent to secure a rental property in Abilene.

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Abilene, TX demographics

Abilene, TX has a population of 125,474 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 61,182 of Abilene’s residents are women and 64,292 are men. The median age of those who live in Abilene, TX is 32.1.

Shopping in Abilene, TX

Renters are often concerned about how close amenities are to their rental apartment, especially if they only have a limited time to search for an apartment to rent. Fortunately, Abilene is home to a nice variety of supermarkets. For instance, you’ll find several United Supermarket locations, as well as national retailers like Aldi and Walmart. Health-conscious renters will appreciate the retail chain Natural Grocers, while renters who enjoy exotic fare can shop in one of the several Asian supermarkets in town. The largest and older shopping mall in the area is the Mall of Abilene, which has been providing visitors with a broad selection of stores and eateries since 1979. Finally, renters can shop for locally grown produce at the weekly Abilene Farmer’s Market.

Abilene, TX households

  • 29,124 Family
    16,380 Non-family
  • 14,836 Children
    30,668 No Children
  • 45,504Total Number of Households
  • 2.48Average People Per Household
  • $54,493Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 45,504 households in Abilene, TX. 29,124 are family households and 16,380 are non-family households. There are 14,836 households with children in Abilene and 30,668 households without children. On average, about 2.48 people live in a household in Abilene, TX.

Transportation in Abilene, TX

Like many suburban communities, renters in Abilene primarily depend on their cars. However, if you’re looking for an apartment that allows you to walk to the store or to go out for dinner, consider the Original Town neighborhoods, which offer a nice selection of restaurants, cafes and stores within walking distance. Biking infrastructures in Abilene — such as bike lanes — are also limited. Meanwhile, if you prefer leaving your car at home, you’ll appreciate knowing that Abilene is home to a public bus service providing inhabitants with eight weekday and six Saturday fixed routes, which are distributed geographically across the city.

Abilene, TX education statistics

The level of education of the population of Abilene, TX is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 40% completed some high school, 25% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 8% have a Graduate Degree.

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