Killeen, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 86,911. Estimated population in 2021: 100,233 (+15.3% change)
Males: 43,603 (50.2%), Females: 43,308 (49.8%)

Bell County

Zip codes: 76541, 76542, 76543, 76544, 76549.

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

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%).

Land area: 35.3 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Killeen:

  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 4 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 7 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 23 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Killeen:

  • HOOD AAF (about 3 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; Abbreviation: HLR)
  • CITY-COUNTY (about 22 miles; GATESVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 05F)
  • GEORGETOWN MUNI (about 31 miles; GEORGETOWN, TX; Abbreviation: GTU)
Amtrak station:
KILLEEN (ARROW TRAILWAYS, 200 E. AVENUE C) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 57 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 57 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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