Killen, AL Population

By | May 23, 2019

Population: 1,119. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,124 (+0.4% change)
Males: 536 (47.9%), Females: 583 (52.1%)

Lauderdale County

Zip code: 35645

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $43,203
Median house value: $85,200

Races in Killen:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.6%)

Ancestries: United States (28.6%), Irish (13.0%), English (9.5%), German (7.4%), Scottish (1.8%), French (1.7%).

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Map of Killen, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Killen

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Killen town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +111 (+11.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Killen:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Killen:

  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 11 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Abbreviation: MSL)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 56 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 95 miles; TUPELO, MS; Abbreviation: TUP)

Other public-use airports nearest to Killen:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Killen:

  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 10 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 13 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; DECATUR, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,547)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 62 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)

Schools

Public high schools in Killen:

  • BROOKS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 790; Location: 4300 HIGHWAY 72; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • ALLEN THORNTON CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Students: 8; Location: 7275 HIGHWAY 72; Grades: 10 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Killen:

  • BROOKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 957; Location: 100 SCHOOL LN; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Killen:

  • KILLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,478; Location: 229 J C MAULDIN HWY; 10,858 books; 45 audio materials; 3 serial subscriptions)