Dyess Air Force Base

Abilene, Texas

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Dyess AFB is a 6,409-acre base with over 13,000 military and civilian people. It is home to the 7th Bomb Wing, which consists of four groups. Two squadrons, the 9th and 28th Bomb Squadrons, fly the B-1B. In addition, the 28th Bomb Squadron is the Air Force schoolhouse for all B-1B aircrew members. The base is located in the southwest corner of Abilene, TX and is about 200 miles west of Dallas. The base employs more than 5,000 people, making it the single largest employer in the area. Dyess AFB has nearly 200 facilities on base, plus 988 units of family housing, and encompasses 6,117 acres of land. The base has a total economic impact of nearly $310 million yearly on the local community.

Population
120,776
Military Population
2,914
Avg. Home Price
$95,000
Avg. Monthly Rent
$775
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
Premier H S Of Abilene
3161 South 23rd St 4 ABILENE, TX 79605
Grade
6 - 12
School Type
Public
Abilene H S
2800 North 6th St ABILENE, TX 79603
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Austin El
2341 Greenbriar Dr ABILENE, TX 79605
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Bonham El
4250 Potomac Ave ABILENE, TX 79605
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Bowie El
1733 South 20th St ABILENE, TX 79602
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
College Heights El
1450 North 17th St ABILENE, TX 79601
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Cooper H S
3639 Sayles Blvd ABILENE, TX 79605
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Dyess El
402 Delaware ABILENE, TX 79607
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Fannin El
2726 North 18th St ABILENE, TX 79603
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Jackson El
2650 South 32nd St ABILENE, TX 79605
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Johnston El
3602 North 12th St ABILENE, TX 79605
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Lee El
1026 North Pioneer Dr ABILENE, TX 79603
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public

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Cities Near Dyess Air Force Base

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Potosi
8.6 miles
Distance
8.6 miles
Population
3,335
Avg. Home Price
$176,600
Avg. Rent
$1,442
Merkel
16.1 miles
Distance
16.1 miles
Population
2,601
Avg. Home Price
$60,500
Avg. Rent
$769
Lueders
24.9 miles
Distance
24.9 miles
Population
178
Avg. Home Price
$31,400
Avg. Rent
$525
Hawley
11.2 miles
Distance
11.2 miles
Population
780
Avg. Home Price
$64,900
Avg. Rent
$645
Tye
7.5 miles
Distance
7.5 miles
Population
1,167
Avg. Home Price
$44,100
Avg. Rent
$667
Buffalo Gap
13.1 miles
Distance
13.1 miles
Population
379
Avg. Home Price
$58,400
Avg. Rent
$695
Clyde
14.2 miles
Distance
14.2 miles
Population
3,723
Avg. Home Price
$100,800
Avg. Rent
$774
Tuscola
17.3 miles
Distance
17.3 miles
Population
793
Avg. Home Price
$72,200
Avg. Rent
$813
Impact
3.2 miles
Distance
3.2 miles
Population
9
Avg. Home Price
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Avg. Rent
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