Killeen-Temple, TX

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Population

442,693

1.56% growth

Median Age

31.8


Median Household Income

$53,303

2.11% growth

Poverty Rate

14%


Number of Employees

177,500

3.52% growth

Median Property Value

$142,500

5.63% growth

About

In 2017, Killeen-Temple, TX had a population of 443k people with a median age of 31.8 and a median household income of $53,303. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Killeen-Temple, TX grew from 435,887 to 442,693, a 1.56% increase and its median household income grew from $52,202 to $53,303, a 2.11% increase.

The population of Killeen-Temple, TX is 49% White Alone, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.4% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Killeen-Temple, TX speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Killeen-Temple, TX are Central Texas College (4,200 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (956 degrees), and Texas A & M University-Central Texas (771 degrees).

The median property value in Killeen-Temple, TX is $142,500, and the homeownership rate is 56.9%. Most people in Killeen-Temple, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Killeen-Temple, TX is 2 cars per household.

Killeen-Temple, TX borders Austin-Round Rock, TX and Waco, TX.

Economy

The economy of Killeen-Temple, TX employs 178k people. The largest industries in Killeen-Temple, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (31,736 people), Retail Trade (23,680 people), and Public Administration (17,977 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,530), Utilities ($60,471), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,265).

Median household income in Killeen-Temple, TX is $53,303. Males in Killeen-Temple, TX have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,183. The income inequality in Killeen-Temple, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,303

2017 value

± $3,249

2.11%

1 Year Growth

± 6.94%

Households in Killeen-Temple, TX have a median annual income of $53,303, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,202 in 2016, which represents a 2.11% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,834

Average Male Salary

± $720

$47,183

Average Female Salary

± $513

In 2017, full-time male employees in Killeen-Temple, TX made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Killeen-Temple, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $66,972 ± $2,204

  2. White

    $53,020 ± $510

  3. Two or More Races

    $45,863 ± $2,727

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Killeen-Temple, TX workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Killeen-Temple, TX is from Texas.

0.479

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.678% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Killeen-Temple, TX was Collin County, TX with a value of $94,933, followed by Rockwall County, TX and Fort Bend County, TX, with respective values of $94,848 and $90,845.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Killeen-Temple, TX (57.3k out of 408k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    32,822 ± 1,355

  2. Hispanic

    17,469 ± 1,042

  3. Black

    15,732 ± 1,055

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Killeen-Temple, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

178k

2017 Value

± 7,805

3.52%

1 Year growth

± 6.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Killeen-Temple, TX grew at a rate of 3.52%, from 171k employees to 178k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Killeen-Temple, TX, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (9,502 people), Building Cleaning & Pest Control Workers (5,930 people), and Health Technologists & Technicians (5,626 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Killeen-Temple, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Killeen-Temple, TX, by number of employees, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (9,502 people), Building Cleaning & Pest Control Workers (5,930 people), and Health Technologists & Technicians (5,626 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Killeen-Temple, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Communications Equipment Operators (4.6 times higher than expected), Secondary School Tea (3.85 times), and First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundskeeping Workers (3.09 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Killeen-Temple, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($60,786), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,494), and Legal Occupations ($57,622).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

178k

2017 Value

± 7,805

3.52%

1 Year growth

± 6.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Killeen-Temple, TX grew at a rate of 3.52%, from 171k employees to 178k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Killeen-Temple, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (31,736 people), Retail Trade (23,680 people), and Public Administration (17,977 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Killeen-Temple, TX, though some of these residents may live in Killeen-Temple, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Killeen-Temple, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (31,736 people), Retail Trade (23,680 people), and Public Administration (17,977 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Killeen-Temple, TX has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.23 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.28 times), and Retail Trade (1.2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Killeen-Temple, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,530), Utilities ($60,471), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,265).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline with $216B and Mixed freight and $159B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.5% of the population of Killeen-Temple, TX has health coverage, with 35.3% on employee plans, 12.6% on Medicaid, 5.87% on Medicare, 17.7% on non-group plans, and 17.1% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Killeen-Temple, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Killeen-Temple, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.5%

Uninsured

35.3%

Employer Coverage

12.6%

Medicaid

5.87%

Medicare

17.7%

Non-Group

17.1%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Killeen-Temple, TX grew by 6.49% from 10.8% to 11.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Killeen-Temple, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Killeen-Temple, TX is home to a population of 443k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.51% of Killeen-Temple, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Killeen-Temple, TX is composed of 217k White Alone residents (49%), 104k Hispanic or Latino residents (23.6%), 85.9k Black or African American Alone residents (19.4%), 17.1k Two or More Races residents (3.87%), 12.6k Asian Alone residents (2.86%), 3.16k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.713%), 2.13k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.48%), and 338 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0764%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Killeen-Temple, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Killeen-Temple, TX was 31.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Killeen-Temple, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Killeen-Temple, TX residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.51%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.53%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 7.51% of Killeen-Temple, TX residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Killeen-Temple, TX was 7.53%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,536,761 ± 37,310 people

  2. India

    269,624 ± 12,687 people

  3. El Salvador

    222,793 ± 11,543 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Killeen-Temple, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,536,761 Killeen-Temple, TX residents, followed by India with 269,624 and El Salvador with 222,793.

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Citizenship

96.8%

2017 Citizenship

96.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.8% of Killeen-Temple, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Killeen-Temple, TX was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    217k ± 2.46k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    104k ± 7.58k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    85.9k ± 2.57k

In 2017, there were 2.08 times more White Alone residents (217k people) in Killeen-Temple, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 104k Hispanic or Latino and 85.9k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Killeen-Temple, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Killeen-Temple, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.5%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Killeen-Temple, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Killeen-Temple, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    34,414 ± 3,030

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    13,485 ± 1,908

  3. Vietnam

    10,602 ± 1,158

Killeen-Temple, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Killeen-Temple, TX awarded 6,769 degrees. The student population of Killeen-Temple, TX is skewed towards women, with 13,553 male students and 16,197 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Killeen-Temple, TX are White (2,960 and 45%), followed by Black or African American (1,703 and 25.9%), Hispanic or Latino (1,262 and 19.2%), and Unknown (188 and 2.86%).

The largest universities in Killeen-Temple, TX by number of degrees awarded are Central Texas College (4,200 and 62%), University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (956 and 14.1%), and Texas A & M University-Central Texas (771 and 11.4%).

The most popular majors in Killeen-Temple, TX are General Studies (2,470 and 36.5%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (386 and 5.7%), and Registered Nursing (314 and 4.64%).

The median tuition costs in Killeen-Temple, TX are $22,680 for private four year colleges, and $4,174 and $14,786 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 2,440 degrees awarded

  2. 184 degrees awarded

  3. 182 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Killeen-Temple, TX was General Studies with 2,440 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Killeen-Temple, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 4,200 degrees awarded

  2. 956 degrees awarded

  3. 771 degrees awarded

$4,174

Median In-State Public

$22,680

Median Private

In 2016, the Killeen-Temple, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Texas College with 4,200 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,365

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,404

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,365 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Killeen-Temple, TX, which is 0.989 times less than the 3,404 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Killeen-Temple, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,960 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,703 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,262 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Killeen-Temple, TX were to White students. These 2,960 degrees mean that there were 1.74 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,703 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Killeen-Temple, TX was $142,500 in 2017, which is 0.655 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $134,900 to $142,500, a 5.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Killeen-Temple, TX is 56.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Killeen-Temple, TX have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Killeen-Temple, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,303

Median Household Income

± $3,249

149k

Number of Households

± 6,758

In 2017, the median household income of the 149k households in Killeen-Temple, TX grew to $53,303 from the previous year's value of $52,202.

The following chart displays the households in Killeen-Temple, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$142,500

2017 Median

± $3,991

$134,900

2016 Median

± $6,224

In 2017, the median property value in Killeen-Temple, TX grew to to $142,500 from the previous year's value of $134,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Killeen-Temple, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Killeen-Temple, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Killeen-Temple, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Killeen-Temple, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.9%

2017 Homeownership

55.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.9% of the housing units in Killeen-Temple, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Killeen-Temple, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Killeen-Temple, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Killeen-Temple, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Killeen-Temple, TX have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.22% of the workforce in Killeen-Temple, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.1%

  2. Carpooled

    11%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.02%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Killeen-Temple, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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