October's First-Time Homebuyer Report for 79603 Zip Code

The 79603 zip code is much older than the rest of Texas, with a median age of 33. It's less affluent than average as well, with a median income of $36,134 per household. Detached homes account for 97% of the area's current housing market. Leading the list of top schools in the zip code are Austin Elementary School, Wylie J H, and Wylie High School.


According to Foursquare, Redbud Park and Planet Fitness are the most popular outdoor attractions in 79603. If you like arts and entertainment, some popular spots are Century Abilene 12 and Abilene Premiere Cinema 10. And finally, recommended places to eat are Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant - Abilene, Texas Roadhouse, and Olive Garden.

Price Range

Some of the least expensive homes in Texas are in the 79603 zip code with a median home value of $66,100, while the list prices of available homes is currently at an average of $78,571. Over the last 30 days, the sale of 19 homes took place in the 79603 zip code market. This shows a 9.5% drop from the prior period but the area remains on a confirmed upward trend.

Wonder which homes are generating the most buzz? Here are the most viewed listings in the 79603 zip code:

$114K   $130K   $119K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in the 79603 zip code is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $87,177. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $17,435 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $483 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $14.78 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out 79603 homes for sale or reviewing 79603 real estate trends.

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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