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LIVING IN KILLEEN
Killeen is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 143,400 people and 35 constituent neighborhoods, Killeen is the 21st largest community in Texas.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Killeen, employing 10.03% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Retail industries employ 17.51% and 12.72% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Also of interest is that Killeen has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Killeen is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Killeen, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The percentage of adults in Killeen who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.04% of the adults in Killeen have a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Killeen in 2010 was $21,307, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,228 for a family of four. However, Killeen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Killeen is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Killeen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Killeen residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Killeen also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Killeen include Irish, English, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Killeen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.