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Ready, willing and able.

Abilene has a highly skilled available workforce in areas as diverse as aviation, electronics technology, health care and the culinary arts

Ready, willing and able.

Abilene has a highly skilled available workforce in areas as diverse as aviation, electronics technology, health care and the culinary arts

Abilene Young Professionals.

Abilene Young Professionals has a select membership comprised of residents under 40 years old who are committed to the quality of life – both business and leisure – in our city.

Abilene Young Professionals.

Abilene Young Professionals has a select membership comprised of residents under 40 years old who are committed to the quality of life – both business and leisure – in our city.

Class is in session.

Abilene is home to five institutions of higher learning, each bringing the excitement of thousands of students to our community.

Class is in session.

Abilene is home to five institutions of higher learning, each bringing the excitement of thousands of students to our community.

Nice Numbers.

Forbes Magazine has rated Abilene as one of the top 25 best places to retire in the US, with a cost of living at 13% the national average. The median home price in Abilene is 25% below the national median price.

Nice Numbers.

Forbes Magazine has rated Abilene as one of the top 25 best places to retire in the US, with a cost of living at 13% the national average. The median home price in Abilene is 25% below the national median price.

Abilene, TX Transit Map

Key Industries:

OIL & GAS OIL & GAS

OIL & GAS

The oil & gas industry represents a $1.22 billion dollar economic impact for the Abilene area.

WIND ENERGY WIND ENERGY

WIND ENERGY

Abilene is wind central, home to Broadwind Energy, General Electric, Run Energy and TGM Wind.

HEALTH CARE HEALTH CARE

HEALTH CARE

Two major medical centers and TTU Health Sciences Center offer state-of-the-art services.

EDUCATION EDUCATION

EDUCATION

Four universities, one community college and one technical school provide degree opportunities for students from around the globe.

MANUFACTURING MANUFACTURING

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing employs over 3,500 people in the Abilene economy in 7 major industries.

AVIATION & AEROSPACE AVIATION & AEROSPACE

AVIATION & AEROSPACE

Dyess Air Force Base and Eagle Aviation Services make an estimated $500 million dollar impact.

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West Texas represents some of the most promising ground for community and business development. With a steady economy, low cost of living, quality workforce and many other substantial advantages, Tigé Boats is one of the many corporations that has selected Abilene as their preferred city to manufacture and distribute world-renowned products.

Daniel Gutierrez, Marketing Director, Tigé Boats

I choose to live in Abilene because the people in this community are like no other. The residents of Abilene are generous and kind. The community values and traditions in Abilene are ones that I take pride in.

Emerald Cassidy, Director of Marketing, The Grace Museum

There’s a spirit of authentic Texas culture here – it’s in our shops, at our restaurants, and celebrated through our arts and entertainment. Whether you’re just visiting, relocating permanently, or stationed at Dyess Air Force Base, people here extend themselves with open arms. Before you know it, you’ve made friends and memories.

Erin Coffman, Dyess Spouses Club

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