Abilene Texas: Crimes Statistics, Arrest and Population Information
Abilene, quite a moderately sized city in Texas is located in Taylor and Jones counties. It has an approximate population of about 122,225 inhabitants. It is considered to be the 26th largest city that can be found in Texas, United States. It has thirty-seven constituent neighborhoods.
Abilene Texas City overview
The ethnic makeup 72,393 White residents (59%), 32,664 Hispanic residents (26.6%), 12,079 Black residents (9.9%), 2,518 Asian residents (2.05%), and 2,171 Two+ residents (1.77%).The most preferred languages for communication, other than English that is spoken in Abilene are Spanish, Chines and African languages. Abilene is also home to Thai, German and Japanese speakers.
The people who are residents of Abilene are a bit more educated than the average people in the United States. College-educated Abilene residents amount to 20. 04% higher than the national average. It has been noted that 18.41% of adults in Odessa has at least a bachelor’s degree or higher qualification. Most students to receive education in Abilene are White (1,363 and 70.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (233 and 12%), Black or African American (135 and 6.97%), and Unknown (44 and 2.27%).
The median property value in Abilene is $101,500, which is 0.5 times lesser than the national average of $205,000. People residing in Abilene are both rich and poor. An estimate determined the per capita income in Abilene in 2010 was $21,621, which can be calculated as a middle-income relative to Texas, but it falls as lower middle income in comparison to the rest of the US.
This equates to an annual income of $86,484 for a family of four. The residents of Abilene prefer working in varied fields. Occupations of choice for people in Abilene are Healthcare & Social Assistance (8,936), Retail trade (6,867), and Educational Services (5,588). However the richer Abilene residents prefer to work at are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($53,320), Transportation & Warehousing ($44,720), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($42,056). The Gini index noted income inequality as found in Abilene is 0.486 which is higher than the national average.
Abilene Texas Crime statistics
The city is noted for a crime index of 10 percent, which makes it safer if compared to 10 percent of the cities in the United States. Abilene has an astoundingly high crime rate when compared to the national mean in the United States among all communities of all sizes, be it the smallest or the largest. Fortunately for Abilene with a crime of 40 crimes per thousand, it is not considered the highest community infested with crimes and perilous risks.
A person’s chance of suffering from a property or a violent crime in this city is one in 25. After careful analysis, the crime data as compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigations or FBI shows that the city cannot be considered as one of Texas’ safest cities let alone America. The crime rate is quite higher than the national average. It is even greater for communities of similar size in the whole of the country.
After careful research, an analysis was done by NeighberhoodScout. It reveals that the rate of violent crime in the city is one in 222 residents, a rate, much higher than the average of all American communities with all types of population sizes. The violent crimes that are taken into consideration for this estimate of crime rate are non-negligent manslaughter, murder, rape, aggravated assault, and armed robbery.
The analysis also showed that the rate of property crime in the city is 36 per 1,000 residents. So, there is a possibility of 1 in 28 chance of falling prey to such crimes. Property crimes include motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary.