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-Stable economy
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What Bert Has To Say About Killeen-Temple Metro Area


Temple is a small Texas town with a transportation heritage starting with the 19th-century Chisholm Trail and continuing today with distribution facilities strategically located to maximize trade with Mexico and proximity to other cities in the state. Headquartered there is McLane Company, Inc., the nation’s largest convenience store supplier now owned by Wal-Mart, and Wilsonart International, a maker of plastic laminates. Temple’s nondescript downtown is currently undergoing a renovation with focus on points of historic interest. Temple is also home to the Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Clinic, a large regional teaching hospital.

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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Killeen is 5.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Killeen jobs have Increased by 1.86 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Killeen's cost of living is 21.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Killeen's population is 140,806 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 121.62 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Killeen is $101,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.52%.
    SCHOOLS
    Killeen public schools spend $8,601 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Killeen.

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  1/22/2018
NO, not for me. Texas was not for me either.

I really did not like Texas. I am a sensitive person, trying to honestly (honestly) rebuild my life after tragedy a few years ago. And Texas was so "in your face"... (Read More)

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  2/10/2017
Enjoying Killeen So Far

To be honest, I was in shock especially at the traffic and driving when I first arrived. But, in time I met some friendly, great people - and to me, as a single lady,... (Read More)

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  8/4/2015
MILITARY

The thing that makes Killeen great is the sense of camaraderie; this is a military base city, whereas every 2 out of 5 people are military affiliated via spouse or... (Read More)

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