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Killeen
  • City in Texas

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Killeen is a city in Texas with a population of 145,686. Killeen is in Bell County. Living in Killeen offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Killeen there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Killeen and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Killeen are above average.

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About Killeen...
Population
145,686

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$126,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$923
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    223.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    69.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    81.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    538.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,512.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    209.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    46%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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