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Population (year 2000): 86,911. Estimated population in July 2005: 100,233 (+15.3% change)
Males: 43,603 (50.2%), Females: 43,308 (49.8%)

Bell County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 26.7 years
Median household income: $34,461 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,700 (year 2000)

Killeen, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Killeen:

  • White Non-Hispanic (39.8%)
  • Black (33.5%)
  • Hispanic (17.8%)
  • Other race (9.0%)
  • Two or more races (5.7%)
  • Korean (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.9%), Irish (6.3%), United States (5.1%), English (4.0%), French (1.9%), Italian (1.9%).Texas forum

Land area: 35.3 square miles

Killeen,

For population 25 years and over in Killeen

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Killeen city

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

10.3% Foreign born (3.6% Asia, 3.4% Latin America, 2.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +22,860 (+35.7%).

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (126.5 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Hood, TX (4.1 miles Fort Heights, TX Harker (5.5 miles TX (8.3 miles Nolanville, Cove, TX (12.1 miles Copperas TX Salado, (16.8 miles TX (17.7 miles Kempner, TX Belton, (18.4 miles TX (18.7 miles Florence,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 853 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 1997: 713 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 1998: 695 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 1999: 713 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2000: 819 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2001: 953 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2002: 1133 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 963 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2004: 1203 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2005: 1712 buildings, average cost: $100,300

Latitude: 31.11 N, Longitude: 97.73 W

Area code: 254

Killeen, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.7%), Retail trade (15.0%), Public administration (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -17,767 (-20.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,600 (31.8%)

Crime in Killeen by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 2 9 8 3 6
    per 100,000 2.3 10.4 9.2 3.5 6.9
Rapes 52 51 40 77 76
    per 100,000 59.8 58.7 46.0 88.6 87.4
Robberies 113 156 153 155 186
    per 100,000 130.0 179.5 176.0 178.3 214.0
Assaults 362 359 355 476 520
    per 100,000 416.5 413.1 408.5 547.7 598.3
Burglaries 1,290 1,037 1,170 1,756 1,812
    per 100,000 1484.3 1193.2 1346.2 2020.5 2084.9
Thefts 2,935 3,379 3,299 3,700 3,502
    per 100,000 3377.0 3887.9 3795.8 4257.2 4029.4
Auto thefts 256 212 238 338 271
    per 100,000 294.6 243.9 273.8 388.9 311.8
411.1 428.8 430.1 544.8 557.8

Average climate in Killeen, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Killeen,

Killeen-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Killeen city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category 5 tornado 40.0 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: Michael Jameson - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Jul 14, 1979), Tommie Harris - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Apr 29, 1983), Lorenzo Williams - College basketball player (Rice Owls), Tyrone Void - College basketball player (TX A&M Corp Chris Islanders), Zack Wright - College basketball player (Arkansas LR Trojans).


Hospital/medical center in Killeen:
  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (2201 S CLEAR CREEK RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Killeen:
  • SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; TEMPLE, TX)
  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; GATESVILLE, TX)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; TEMPLE, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Killeen:
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 4 miles; KILLEEN, TX; ID: ILE)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 7 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; ID: GRK)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 23 miles; TEMPLE, TX; ID: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Killeen:
  • HOOD AAF (about 3 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; ID: HLR)
  • CITY-COUNTY (about 22 miles; GATESVILLE, TX; ID: 05F)
  • GEORGETOWN MUNI (about 31 miles; GEORGETOWN, TX; ID: GTU)

Amtrak station:
KILLEEN (ARROW TRAILWAYS, 200 E. AVENUE C) - Bus Station
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 3 $9,773 $39,092 0 $0
Firefighters 125 $503,762 $48,361 0 $0
Police - Other 46 $101,499 $26,478 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 167 $606,725 $43,597 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 28 $78,130 $33,484 1 $1,351
Other Government Administration 8 $24,203 $36,304 0 $0
Financial Administration 94 $244,018 $31,151 1 $1,302
Water Supply 45 $94,527 $25,207 1 $1,428
Local Libraries 21 $50,269 $28,725 9 $11,725
Housing and Community Development(Local) 25 $84,579 $40,597 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 34 $66,909 $23,614 0 $0
Health 9 $49,514 $66,018 0 $0
Welfare 2 $5,597 $33,582 1 $1,428
Airports 32 $77,235 $28,963 2 $2,858
Streets and Highways 43 $102,876 $28,709 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 53 $135,353 $30,645 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 58 $141,143 $29,202 3 $4,346
Sewerage 17 $50,827 $35,877 0 $0
Totals for Government 810 $2,426,938 $35,954 18 $24,438
Colleges/Universities in Killeen:
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 6,777; Location: 6200 West Central Texas Expressway; Public; Website: www.ctcd.cc.tx.us)
  • VOGUE COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY 21 (Location: 711 N EIGHTH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Killeen:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 17 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; TEMPLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 13,183)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 12,819)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 57 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,218)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 57 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 46,503)
Public high schools in Killeen:
  • HARKER HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,120; Location: 200 N W S YOUNG DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SHOEMAKER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,059; Location: 200 N W S YOUNG DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ELLISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,752; Location: 909 ELMS RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KILLEEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,599; Location: 500 N 38TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RICHARD MILBURN ALTER H S (KILLEEN (Students: 161; Location: 1001 E VETERANS MEMORIAL BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TRANSFORMATIVE CHARTER ACADEMY (Students: 134; Location: 807 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PATHWAYS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 72; Location: 3004 ATKINSON DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Killeen:
  • MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 340; Location: 4001 TRIMMIER RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Killeen:
  • LIBERTY HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,001; Location: 4500 KIT CARSON TRL; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CEDAR VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 890; Location: 4801 CHANTZ DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PALO ALTO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 870; Location: 2301 W ELMS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MAXDALE ELEMENTARY (Students: 814; Location: 2600 WESTWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WILLOW SPRINGS ELEMENTARY (Students: 807; Location: 2501 W STAN SCHLUETER LOOP; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SMITH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 787; Location: 51000 TANK DESTROYER BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NOLAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 786; Location: 505 E JASPER RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • IDUMA ELEMENTARY (Students: 740; Location: P O BOX 967; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RANCIER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 730; Location: 3301 HILLIARD AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FAIRWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 722; Location: 701 WHITLOW AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Killeen:
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 1007 BACON RANCH ROAD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 193; Location: 1401 ELM ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 2901 E RANCIER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • KILLEEN ADVENTIST JUNIOR ACADE (Students: 81; Location: 3412 LAKE RD; Grades: PK - 10)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 79; Location: 502 N 38TH ST; Grades: PK - 2)
Library in Killeen:
  • KILLEEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,028,182; Location: 205 E CHURCH ST; 81,082 books; 2,846 audio materials; 5,151 video materials; 172 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Willow Springs Community Center (A).

Shopping Center: Killeen Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Killeen include: Abiding Savior Lutheran Church (A), Power House Church of God in Christ (B), Primera Iglesia Bautista Church (C), Anderson Chapel Youth Church (D), Saint Christophers Episcopal Church (E), Christ Gospel Apostolic Holiness Church (F), Antioch Fellowship Ministries Church (G), Church of Christ (H).

Cemeteries: City Cemetery (1), Killeen Memorial Park (2), Browns Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: City of Killeen Reservoir (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 7 Reservoir (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A).

Parks in Killeen include: Long Branch Park (1), Jefferies Park (2), Marlboro Park (3), Long Branch Park (4), Community Center Park (5), Conder Park (6).


Killeen compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Killeen:
  • KRMY (1050 AM; 0 kW; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KTON (940 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, TX; Owner: SHELDON COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Killeen:
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KIIZ-FM (92.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVLZ (98.3 FM; GATESVILLE, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K232BY (94.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • K221BM (92.1 FM; KILLEEN, ETC., TX; Owner: JAKE E. KING)
TV broadcast stations around Killeen:
  • KPLE-LP (Channel 31; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KILLEEN CHRISTIAN B/CING.CORPORATION)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K16CY (Channel 16; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

 

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