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 military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Premier H S Of Abilene
6 - 12 Public
Abilene H S
9 - 12 Public
Austin El
KG - 5 Public
Bonham El
KG - 5 Public
Bowie El
KG - 5 Public
College Heights El
KG - 5 Public
Cooper H S
9 - 12 Public
Dyess El
KG - 5 Public
Fannin El
KG - 5 Public
Jackson El
KG - 5 Public
Johnston El
KG - 5 Public
Lee El
KG - 5 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 3,335 $176,600 $1,442
Merkel 16.1 miles 2,601 $60,500 $769
Lueders 24.9 miles 178 $31,400 $525
Hawley 11.2 miles 780 $64,900 $645
Tye 7.5 miles 1,167 $44,100 $667
Buffalo Gap 13.1 miles 379 $58,400 $695
Clyde 14.2 miles 3,723 $100,800 $774
Tuscola 17.3 miles 793 $72,200 $813
Impact 3.2 miles 9 N/A $0
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