Killeen, Texas

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Population in 2013: 137,147 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +57.8%
Males: 66,807  (48.7%)
Females: 70,340  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  27.2 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years

Zip codes: 76541.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,074 (it was $34,461 in 2000)
Killeen:

$43,074
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,474 (it was $15,323 in 2000)

Killeen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,300 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Killeen:

$114,300
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $113,334; Detached houses: $116,920; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,310; In 2-unit structures: $101,444; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,193; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $167,918; Mobile homes: $62,292

Median gross rent in 2012: $812.

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Killeen races chart
  • White alone - 48,065 (35.7%)
  • Black alone - 45,339 (33.7%)
  • Hispanic - 30,401 (22.6%)
  • Two or more races - 4,779 (3.5%)
  • Asian alone - 4,135 (3.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,565 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 378 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 157 (0.1%)

Races in Killeen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Killeen: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.1%), Irish (4.9%), United States (2.6%), English (2.5%), French (1.2%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.3 square miles.

Population density: 3,880 people per square mile   (average).

Killeen,TX real estate house value index trend

Killeen, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Killeen:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Killeen city:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

12,005 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

This city:  8.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 282 registered sex offenders living in Killeen, Texas as of February 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Killeen to the number of sex offenders is 477 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,424 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,593 (1.8%)

Killeen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (55.7 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (123.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Fort Hood, TX (1.9 miles ), Harker Heights, TX (2.2 miles ), Nolanville, TX (2.7 miles ), Southwest Bell, TX (3.0 miles ), Copperas Cove, TX (3.2 miles ), Kempner, TX (3.9 miles ), Salado, TX (3.9 miles ), Belton, TX (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 1306 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2007: 1278 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2008: 855 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2009: 1104 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2010: 1044 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2011: 989 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2012: 995 buildings, average cost: $138,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.11 N, Longitude: 97.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -20,621 (-15.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 20,715 (37.3%)

Area code: 254

Killeen household income distribution Killeen home values distribution

Crime rates in Killeen by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 98365881210511
per 100,000 10.69.03.36.45.18.17.811.58.64.19.0
Rapes 5140777662858182666991
per 100,000 60.245.084.880.763.486.378.678.756.957.274.3
Robberies 156153155186153224246202216179259
per 100,000 184.2172.1170.7197.6156.5227.3238.7193.9186.4148.3211.3
Assaults 359355476520551489452519593497632
per 100,000 423.9399.4524.4552.3563.5496.3438.5498.1511.6411.9515.7
Burglaries 1,0371,1701,7561,8121,7412,0712,1212,3191,7111,7352,062
per 100,000 1224.51316.31934.41924.61780.62101.72057.82225.81476.21437.81682.5
Thefts 3,3793,2993,7003,5023,1533,6443,1083,0982,8773,5663,536
per 100,000 3990.13711.64075.83719.73224.83698.13015.32973.52482.22955.22885.2
Auto thefts 212238338271197147242263169212239
per 100,000 250.3267.8372.3287.8201.5149.2234.8252.4145.8175.7195.0
Arson 2541272322344436403936
per 100,000 29.546.129.724.422.534.542.734.634.532.329.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.9) 504.5475.5593.7588.2521.0594.6553.7572.4462.5439.7523.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Killeen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 314 (229 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Texas average:

1.95

Killeen tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +22,860 (+35.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Killeen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Killeen, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Killeen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.7 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 F5 tornado 39.1 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Killeen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 340.3 miles away from Killeen center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 327.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from Killeen center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 152.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bell County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Killeen topographic map

Birthplace of: Danny! - Rapper, Chuck Commiskey - Football player, Donald C. Fry - Politician, Fred House - Basketball player, Jason Hooten - Basketball player-coach, Michael Jameson - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Jul 14, 1979), Oveta Culp Hobby - Female lawyer, Tommie Harris - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Apr 29, 1983), John Bateman (baseball) - Baseball player, Andrew Hudgins - Poet.

Hospitals in Killeen:

  • GREENLEAF CTR INC KILLEEN (provides emergency services, 2407 S CLEAR CREEK RD)
  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2201 S CLEAR CREEK ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Killeen:

  • KILLEEN KIDNEY CENTER (726 S FORT HOOD ST)
  • SCOTT AND WHITE KILLEEN DIALYSIS UNIT (3701 SCOTT & WHITE DRIVE)
  • SCOTT AND WHITE KILLEEN DIALYSIS WEST (2201 SOUTH W.S. YOUNG DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Killeen:

  • HEALTHCOR INC (1805 FLORENCE)
  • INTEGRITY HOME HEALTH (5302 JANELLE STREET)
  • TEXMED HOME HEALTH (1711 E CENTRAL TEXAS EXPRESSWAY STE #206)

Nursing Homes in Killeen:

  • BELL HAVEN CONVALESCENT AND NURSING CENTER (1002 MEDICAL DR)
  • KILLEEN NURS HME (710 W RANCIER AVE)
  • THE ROSEWOOD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (5700 E CENTRAL TEXAS EXPWY)

Airports and heliports located in Killeen:

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Amtrak station:

KILLEEN (ARROW TRAILWAYS, 200 E. AVENUE C) - Bus Station

Colleges/Universities in Killeen:

  • Central Texas College (Full-time enrollment: 15,911; Location: 6200 West Central Texas Expressway; Public; Website: www.ctcd.edu)
  • Texas A & M University-Central Texas (FT enrollment: 1,690; Location: 1001 Leadership Place; Public; Website: tamuct.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Killeen:

  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 16 miles; Belton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,885)
  • Temple College (about 23 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • McLennan Community College (about 47 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Baylor University (about 48 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 48 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 53 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Austin Community College District (about 54 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)

Biggest public high schools in Killeen:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Killeen:

Private elementary/middle schools in Killeen:

  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 1007 BACON RANCH RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 2901 E RANCIER AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • NEW BEGINNINGS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 76; Location: 3621 E VETERANS MEMORIAL BLVD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • THE DOVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 34; Location: 502 N 38TH ST BLDG B; Grades: PK - 4)
  • BETHEL TEMPLE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 17; Location: 3102 S FORT HOOD ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Killeen, School District: KILLEEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Killeen:

  • KILLEEN CITY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,442,830; Location: 205 E CHURCH AVE; 93,688 books; 227 e-books; 4,165 audio materials; 7,363 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • another zip code for Killeen is 76541.

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Notable locations in Killeen: Willow Springs Community Center (A), Killeen Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services Central Station (B), Killeen Fire Department Station 4 (C), Killeen Fire Department Station 6 (D), Killeen Fire Department Station 3 (E), Killeen Fire Department Station 5 (F), Killeen Fire Department Station 7 (G), Killeen Fire Department Station 1 (H), Haynes Complex (I), Metroplex Behavioral Health Center (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Killeen Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Killeen include: Tabernacle Baptist Church (A), New Testament Church (B), Maranatha Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), First Assembly of God Killeen Church (E), Christ Gospel Apostolic Holiness Church (F), Killeen Korean United Baptist Church (G), Killeen Central Baptist Church (H), Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Browns Cemetery (1), Killeen Memorial Park (2), City Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Soil Conservation Service Site 7 Reservoir (A), City of Killeen Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Killeen include: Jefferies Park (1), Community Center Park (2), Long Branch Park (3), Marlboro Park (4), Conder Park (5), Long Branch Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fort Hood - Libraries- Morale Support Activities- Casey Memorial Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Building # 18000) (1), Fort Hood - Libraries- Morale Support Activities- Branch No 2 (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Building # 439) (2), Fort Hood - Libraries- Morale Support Activities- Hospital Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Fort Hood Building 36000) (3), Fort Hood - Libraries- Civilian Personnel (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Building # 4220) (4), Fort Hood - Libraries- Morale Support Activities- Reference (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Building # 18000) (5), Fort Hood - Libraries- Morale Support Activities- Branch No 4 WFH (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Building # 91001) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Killeen (2709 East Veterans Memorial Boulevard) (1), Comfort Inn (2506 Trimmier Road) (2), Best Value Inn & Suites (1100 South Fort Hood Street) (3), Comfort Inn Killeen (2506 Trimmer Road) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: U S District Court Clerk (5794 Tank Destroyer Boulevard) (1), Post Exchange (aafes) -Fort Hood - 1st Cav Mini Mall- Main Exchange (Clear Creek Road) (2), Bell County - Bell County Court House Annex- County Clerk Treasurer (301 Priest Drive) (3), Fort Hood - Magistrate Court (Building 209) (4), Post Exchange (aafes) -Fort Hood - Food Facilities- Main Exchange Mall Food C (Clear Creek Road) (5), Post Exchange Fort Hood (aafes) - Food Facilities- Midpost Mall Food C (761st Tank Btln Avenue) (6), Post Exchange (aafes) -Fort Hood - Food Facilities- 1st Cav Mini Mall Food C (Battalion Avenue) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Bell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.5. This is about average.

City:

81.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Killeen and their reported violations in the past:

CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE KILLEEN (Population served: 5,110, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
BELL COUNTY WCID 1 (Population served: 207, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Killeen in 2010:

  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Killeen in 2000:

  • 230 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in religious group quarters

Killeen, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Killeen compared to Texas state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Banks with most branches in Killeen (2011 data):

  • First National Bank Texas: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Texas Bank: at Church And Gray Streets, Detached Drive-In Facility, Willow Springs Branch. Info updated 2009/08/25: Bank assets: $236.8 mil, Deposits: $206.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Texas Bancorp, Inc.
  • National Bank: Clear Creek (Killeen) Branch at 2408 South Clear Creek Road, Suite 109, branch established on 2011/09/19; Killeen Branch at 4103 East Central Texas Expressway, branch established on 1993/07/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $477.8 mil, Deposits: $426.8 mil, headquarters in Gatesville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: National United Bancshares, Inc.
  • United Central Bank: Killeen Branch at 404 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., branch established on 1998/07/01. Info updated 2009/08/04: Bank assets: $2,348.5 mil, Deposits: $2,060.1 mil, headquarters in Garland, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • Extraco Banks, National Association: Killeen Branch at 201 West Jasper Drive, branch established on 1981/09/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,194.0 mil, Deposits: $883.6 mil, headquarters in Temple, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Extraco Corporation
  • Union State Bank: Killeen Branch at 120 North Gray Street, branch established on 1990/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $424.1 mil, Deposits: $368.1 mil, headquarters in Florence, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Union State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Broadway National Bank: Killeen Branch at 1002 W. Central Texas Expwy., branch established on 1952/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,465.8 mil, Deposits: $2,085.7 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Broadway Bancshares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Killeen Branch at 1300 East Central Texas Expressway, branch established on 2009/08/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Trimmier Banking Store Branch at 2551 Trimmier Road, branch established on 2003/12/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Killeen, Texas:

  • Howard Johnson Inn, 803 E Central Texas Expwy, Killeen, TX 76541 , Phone: (254) 526-4343, Fax: (254) 526-4763
  • Plaza Hotel Killeen, 1721 Central Texas Expwy, Killeen, TX 76541 , Phone: (254) 634-1555, Fax: (254) 519-2945
  • Econo Lodge Killeen, 606 E Central Texas Exprwy, Killeen, TX 76542 , Phone: (254) 634-6868
  • Friendship Inn Killeen, 601 W Hwy 190, Killeen, TX 76541 , Phone: (254) 526-2232, Fax: (254) 526-2232
  • The Killeen Inn, 1100 S FT Hood St, Killeen, TX 76541 , Phone: (254) 634-3101, Fax: (254) 634-8844
  • Rodeway Inn Killeen, 517 W Veterns Memorial Blvd, Killeen, TX 76541 , Phone: (254) 634-1001
  • Amerihost Inn, 2506 Trimmier Rd, Killeen, TX 76542 , Phone: (254) 554-3615, Fax: (254) 634-4979
  • Best Western Killeen, 2709 E Business Hwy 190, Killeen, TX 76543 , Phone: (254) 526-6651
  • 27 other hotels and motels
All 35 fire-safe hotels and motels in Killeen, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Killeen travel time to work - commute Killeen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Utility gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Killeen city (based on Bell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.91%
Here: 47.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents46.9%22.0%9.9%4.1%2.5%
Congregations33.3%5.2%10.4%13.5%6.3%
NameLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.7%1.6%7.5%
Congregations1.6%2.6%2.6%2.1%22.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Bell County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
Bell County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 117
Bell County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bell County:

27.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 77$261,746$40,7921$1,134
Other Government Administration 14$54,565$46,7700$0
Judicial and Legal 28$110,528$47,3691$611
Police Protection - Officers 244$1,260,797$62,0060$0
Police - Other 67$212,782$38,1100$0
Firefighters 188$951,848$60,7560$0
Fire - Other 6$18,755$37,5100$0
Streets and Highways 36$134,510$44,8370$0
Airports 35$103,717$35,5600$0
Health 11$28,593$31,1920$0
Solid Waste Management 107$310,060$34,7733$3,454
Sewerage 66$180,141$32,7530$0
Parks and Recreation 51$151,377$35,6186$2,362
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16$78,441$58,8310$0
Water Supply 34$88,292$31,1620$0
Local Libraries 22$69,396$37,8527$7,911
Other and Unallocable 29$97,061$40,1630$0
Totals for Government 1,031$4,112,609$47,86718$15,472

Killeen government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $7,957,000 ($58.02)
    Sewerage: $6,510,000 ($47.47)
    Air Transportation: $5,954,000 ($43.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,393,000 ($39.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,301,000 ($9.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $733,000 ($5.34)
    General - Other: $487,000 ($3.55)
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000 ($0.55)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($0.31)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($0.10)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,340,000 ($97.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,181,000 ($59.65)
    Water Utilities: $8,039,000 ($58.62)
    Sewerage: $6,578,000 ($47.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,514,000 ($47.50)
    General - Other: $5,247,000 ($38.26)
    Regular Highways: $4,217,000 ($30.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,278,000 ($23.90)
    Air Transportation: $2,665,000 ($19.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,571,000 ($18.75)
    Financial Administration: $2,282,000 ($16.64)
    Central Staff Services: $1,256,000 ($9.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,195,000 ($8.71)
    Libraries: $979,000 ($7.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $689,000 ($5.02)
    Health - Other: $650,000 ($4.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $403,000 ($2.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $255,000 ($1.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,664,000 ($19.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,524,000 ($18.40)
    Police Protection: $70,000 ($0.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($0.21)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($0.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,145,000 ($219.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $579,000 ($4.22)

Killeen government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,140,000 ($103.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,345,000 ($75.43)
    Air Transportation: $3,150,000 ($22.97)
    All Other: $2,295,000 ($16.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,026,000 ($7.48)
    Natural Resources - Other: $826,000 ($6.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $64,000 ($0.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $7,343,000 ($53.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,174,000 ($15.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,000 ($0.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,967,000 ($14.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,943,000 ($14.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,037,000 ($7.56)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,282,000 ($126.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $380,000 ($2.77)
  • Tax - Property: $18,404,000 ($134.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,241,000 ($118.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,232,000 ($30.86)
    Other License: $1,198,000 ($8.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,154,000 ($8.41)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $184,000 ($1.34)
    Amusements Sales: $159,000 ($1.16)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $29,000 ($0.21)

Killeen government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $114,545,000 ($835.20)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,425,000 ($571.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,525,000 ($368.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,405,000 ($105.03)

Killeen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,586,000 ($237.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,915,000 ($429.58)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,833,000 ($57.11)

13.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.49%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.94% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,479 average AGI)
Bell County:

0.94%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Coryell County, TX  0.90% ($31,859 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($37,160)
from Williamson County, TX  0.33% ($36,341)


14.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.93% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,232 average AGI)
Bell County:

0.93%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Coryell County, TX  0.86% ($29,141 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.44% ($49,661)
to Travis County, TX  0.43% ($31,008)

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.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • 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.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KTON (940 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, TX; Owner: SHELDON COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • 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.)

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.)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K232BY (94.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KVLZ (98.3 FM; GATESVILLE, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Killeen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Killeen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 341 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Killeen, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Killeen)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Killeen)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 59 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,100$131,666132$89,1151,035$117,27559$25,0986$1,001,858187$89,62210$32,111
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED50$122,6149$67,017100$110,97216$17,4460$016$98,9212$24,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED364$141,86039$79,024414$102,296144$26,5200$086$88,56116$73,606
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN114$125,46623$88,979296$108,37029$39,2720$054$82,5996$82,737
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$140,5895$80,590110$103,37019$57,3430$013$86,4922$67,605

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Killeen, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$119,96415$115,2691$105,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$93,5231$232,0501$33,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$89,2900$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$63,3131$69,3800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$105,1051$30,5002$70,080

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 559
  • Hazardous Condition: 274
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 21

Incident types - Killeen

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Killeen, TX
Most common first names in Killeen, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19169.5 years
John17569.4 years
William17069.3 years
Mary13173.7 years
Robert13069.0 years
Charles9868.6 years
George7170.7 years
Henry6271.1 years
Richard6167.1 years
Ruth5377.6 years
Most common last names in Killeen, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9269.0 years
Williams7071.2 years
Johnson6065.0 years
Jones5969.9 years
Brown5568.0 years
Davis4669.0 years
White3568.7 years
Moore3372.6 years
Young3274.3 years
Miller3271.5 years
Businesses in Killeen, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6La Quinta1
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts3Little Caesars Pizza4
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott3
Arby's2Mazda1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's5
AutoZone3Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Baymont Inn1Nike12
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Outback1
Chick-Fil-A2Outback Steakhouse1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pac Sun1
Church's Chicken4Papa John's Pizza2
Comfort Suites1Payless2
Cricket Wireless4Penske1
Curves1PetSmart1
DHL1Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn2Quality1
Deb1Quiznos2
Dennys1RadioShack2
Discount Tire1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza3Rodeway Inn1
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx14SONIC Drive-In5
Finish Line1Sears2
Foot Locker1Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Sleep Inn1
GNC3Spencer Gifts1
GameStop3Sprint Nextel2
Gap1Staples1
H&R Block5Starbucks2
Hawthorn1Subaru1
Hilton1Subway11
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn2T-Mobile4
Home Depot1T.G.I. Driday's1
Honda1Taco Bell4
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Howard Johnson1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1U-Haul9
JCPenney1UPS9
Jack In The Box5Vans4
Jimmy Jazz1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York1Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Volkswagen1
Justice1Walgreens2
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's3
Kohl's1YMCA1

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  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 (76541) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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