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Killeen, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Killeen had a population of 145,246 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Killeen: Killean.

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Killeen, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 145,246
Daytime Population: Workers 45,296
Daytime Population: Residents 77,291
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 122,587
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 145,071
Population in Familes 120,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density2 2,713
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $51,122
Average Household Income $62,036
Per Capita Income $23,046


Total Housing Units 60,685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,174 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,693 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,818 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $140,196
Average Home Value $165,856


Total Households 53,867
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 37,339
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.77% 1.54%
Households 1.59% 1.45%
Families 1.6% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

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, 2017 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 # 21 99th
Population Density # 191 89th
Diversity Index # 48 97th
Median Household Income # 680 61st
Per Capita Income # 922 47th

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