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Killeen, TX

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The city of Killeen is located in Central Texas, in Bell County. As of the 2010 Census, the population in Bell County was 127,921, making it one of the top 25 biggest cities in the state of Texas. Killeen is also the major city in its metro area with neighboring cities Temple and Fort Hood. Because of Killeen’s proximity to Fort Hood, its economy is directly linked with the military personnel that are stationed at the post.

Apartments in Killeen TX

$680-$795

Country Place Apartments
Beds: 2  •  Baths: 1-2

$785-$1010

Stone Creek
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$615-$740

Copper Mountain Apartments
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$830

Twin Creek Apartments
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$575-$725

Willow Creek Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-1.5

$678-$860

Village at Fox Creek
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 2

Key City Stats

The average age of Killeen, TX is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 11.58%
  • 8.56%
  • 6.48%
  • Female
  • 11.73%
  • 8.27%
  • 7.36%
$845
is average rent in Killeen, TX
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.03%
  • 6.07%
  • 7.08%
52.74%
of units are available for rent in Killeen
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 5036
  • 1707
  • 1433
Getting Around in Killeen, TX

The city of Killeen has multiple airports that serve both the residents and the multiple servicemen and women who call the metro area home. The Skylark Field Airport is the smaller regional airport that sometimes serves military personnel and the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport is larger and serves both city residents and the military on a larger scale. The city also has a public busing system called HOP, which paints their buses green as to be easily recognizable for city residents.

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The average commuter time in Killeen is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.3%
  • 7.93%
  • 1.66%

Central Texas College

<p>Central Texas College is often shortened to simply "CTC" by the locals. It is the city's principal community college and institution of higher learning and has been open since the mid-1960s. The school itself was chartered by the Texas Legislature in order to serve the Bell, Mills, Mason, Lampasas, Hamilton, and Coryell Counties. The college offers several different Associate's degrees and certificate programs. A notable spot on campus is the Lyndon B. Johnson memorial which is dedicated to the local hero and former President.</p>

Killeen Mall

<p>The Killeen Mall is the largest regional mall in the area, coming in at over 557,000 square feet. The mall is located on 63 acres of land and has been open for more than 30 years. In that time, it's become a sort of fixture in the community, attracted residents and visitors alike. The mall is ripe with traditional department stores such as Sears, JCPenney, Dillards, Burlington Coat Factory and Bealls, although it also has more upscale stores such as the O. G. Wilson Catalog Showroom too.</p>