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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D+
  12. Commute
    B-
Abernathy is a town in Texas with a population of 3,074. Abernathy is in Hale County. Living in Abernathy offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Abernathy and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Abernathy are above average.
About Abernathy...
Population
3,074

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$77,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$698
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    73.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    184.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    442.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    110.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Abernathy

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,527
National
$55,322
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I have always lived in Abernathy and I have aways loved going to school here. Abernathy is a very small town just north of Lubbock Texas. Abernathy has a population of just below three thousand, Abernathy is very small which can be great. I like going to a small school because then student athletes can participate in quite a few sports.
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It was a great town. The school was a good school, the town was a safe environment, and the community was friendly. Overall a great small town.
I feel very safe here and see our local police multiple times a day. However, like many small towns the unkept land and houses make our town look trashy and unwelcoming sometimes.