Killeen, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Killeen, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Killeen had a population of 145,379 as of July 1, 2016. Killeen ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Killeen is located at latitude 31.0777 and longitude -97.7319 in Bell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Killeen (see map below) encompass a land area of 53.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Bell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The City of Killeen (GNIS ID: 2411542) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Killeen is located within Killeen Division of Bell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Killeen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Killeen: Killean.

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Killeen, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 145,379
Population in Households 145,205
Population in Familes 120,169
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density1 2,715
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 53,306
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 36,920
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 60,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,766 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,539 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,859 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $133,485
Average Home Value $157,294


Median Household Income $50,601
Average Household Income $60,312
Per Capita Income $22,138
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.07% 1.57%
Households 1.67% 1.42%
Families 1.68% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Killeen, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Killeen to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 99th
Population Density1 # 183 90th
Diversity Index2 # 47 97th
Median Household Income # 635 64th
Per Capita Income # 917 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.