Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Dyess Afb, TX

 
Dyess Air Force Base (IATA: DYS, ICAO: KDYS, FAA LID: DYS) is a United States Air Force base located five miles (8 km) southwest of the central business district of Abilene, a city in Taylor County, Texas, United States. 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 1076 units of family housing, and encompasses 6,117 acres (24.75 km2) of land. The base has a total economic impact of over $446 million annually on the local community. It is also an emergency landing site for the NASA Space Shuttle orbiter. (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Taylor County4,969 Population (as of 2000)
Texas State1,172 Population (current)
8.3 Square Miles of Land3.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$37,500 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$33,846 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
24 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$5,990,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
649 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$25,604,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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