Killeen-Temple, TX

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
477,577
2.08% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.2
0.312% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.8%
2.49% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,394
8.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$190,900
19.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
186,314
1.83% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Killeen-Temple, TX had a population of 478k people with a median age of 32.2 and a median household income of $63,394. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Killeen-Temple, TX grew from 467,838 to 477,577, a 2.08% increase and its median household income grew from $58,426 to $63,394, a 8.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Killeen-Temple, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.3%), White (Hispanic) (10.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.03%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.56%).

None of the households in Killeen-Temple, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.2% of the residents in Killeen-Temple, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Killeen-Temple, TX are Central Texas College (2,687 degrees awarded in 2022), University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (226471) (884 degrees), and Temple College (828 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Killeen-Temple, TX was $190,900, and the homeownership rate was 56.3%.

Most people in Killeen-Temple, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Killeen-Temple, TX was 2 cars per household.

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

Population & Diversity

Killeen-Temple, TX is home to a population of 478k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.63% of Killeen-Temple, TX residents were born outside of the country (36.5k people).

In 2022, there were 2.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (223k people) in Killeen-Temple, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 92.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 50.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.2%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.2% of Killeen-Temple, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Killeen-Temple, TX was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Killeen-Temple, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    223k ± 641
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    92.1k ± 1.42k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    50.9k ± 3.01k
24.8%
Hispanic Population
118k people

In 2022, there were 2.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (223k people) in Killeen-Temple, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 92.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 50.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.8% of the people in Killeen-Temple, TX are hispanic (118k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Killeen-Temple, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.63%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
36.5k people
7.28%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
34.1k people

As of 2022, 7.63% of Killeen-Temple, TX residents (36.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Killeen-Temple, TX was 7.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    34,537 ± 1,765
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    12,208 ± 946
  3. Vietnam
    9,079 ± 612

Killeen-Temple, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Killeen-Temple, TX employs 186k people. The largest industries in Killeen-Temple, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (26,618 people), Retail Trade (20,682 people), and Educational Services (19,332 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($72,568), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,158), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,487).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

186k
2022 Value
± 4,024
1.83%
1 Year growth
± 2.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Killeen-Temple, TX grew at a rate of 1.83%, from 183k employees to 186k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Killeen-Temple, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (23,259 people), Sales & Related Occupations (18,051 people), and Management Occupations (17,166 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Killeen-Temple, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

186k
2022 Value
± 4,024
1.83%
1 Year growth
± 2.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Killeen-Temple, TX grew at a rate of 1.83%, from 183k employees to 186k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Killeen-Temple, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (26,618 people), Retail Trade (20,682 people), and Educational Services (19,332 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,965
Median earning men ± $1,435
$32,227
Median earning women ± $1,031

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,424), Manufacturing ($54,480), and Wholesale Trade ($52,596).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($49,591), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($39,469), and Construction ($37,542).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 2,161
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,768
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,345
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Killeen-Temple, TX awarded 5,253 degrees. The student population of Killeen-Temple, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 7,206 male students and 11,662 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Killeen-Temple, TX are White (2,126 and 40.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,329 and 25.4%), Black or African American (1,092 and 20.9%), and Asian (234 and 4.48%).

The largest universities in Killeen-Temple, TX by number of degrees awarded are Central Texas College (2,687 and 51.2%), University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (226471) (884 and 16.8%), and Temple College (828 and 15.8%).

The most popular majors in Killeen-Temple, TX are General Studies (923 and 17.6%), Registered Nursing (394 and 7.5%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (320 and 6.09%).

The median tuition costs in Killeen-Temple, TX are $27,440 for private four year colleges, and $6,593 and $16,385 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Killeen-Temple, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 6.22%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 18,868 (38.2% men and 61.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 18,868 students enrolled in Killeen-Temple, TX, 38.2% men and 61.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,091 records, of which 62.3% were women and 37.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 890 degrees awarded
  2. 250 degrees awarded
  3. 168 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Killeen-Temple, TX was General Studies with 890 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

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,687 degrees awarded
  2. 884 degrees awarded
  3. 828 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Texas College with 2,687 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,877 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Killeen-Temple, TX, which is 0.556 times less than the 3,376 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,126 degrees mean that there were 1.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,329 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($27,440) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,808) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Killeen-Temple, TX was $190,900 in 2022, which is 0.677 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $160,300 to $190,900, a 19.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Killeen-Temple, TX is 56.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Killeen-Temple, TX have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Killeen-Temple, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Killeen-Temple, TX is $63,394. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Killeen-Temple, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

Property

$190,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,437
$94,288
Median Property Taxes
±$2,459

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Killeen-Temple, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.3%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.3% of the housing units in Killeen-Temple, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Killeen-Temple, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

The following map shows all of the counties in Killeen-Temple, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$63,394
Median Household Income
± $1,364
168k
Number of Households
± 3,575

In 2022, the median household income of the 168k households in Killeen-Temple, TX grew to $63,394 from the previous year's value of $58,426.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Killeen-Temple, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.74%)

In 2022, 76.9% of workers in Killeen-Temple, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.7%) and those who worked at home (7.74%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Killeen-Temple, TX have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.57% of the workforce in Killeen-Temple, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Killeen-Temple, TX (62.1k out of 449k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Health

85.9% of the population of Killeen-Temple, TX has health coverage, with 34.7% on employee plans, 13.6% on Medicaid, 7.25% on Medicare, 17.8% on non-group plans, and 12.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.3% under 18 years, 22.7% between 18 and 34 years, 34.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.1%
Uninsured
34.7%
Employer Coverage
13.6%
Medicaid
7.25%
Medicare
17.8%
Non-Group
12.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Killeen-Temple, TX grew by 3.02% from 13.7% to 14.1%.

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