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Killeen

Why you'd want to live in Killeen

The largest city in beautiful Bell County, located 60 miles north of Austin, is the City of Killeen off I-14. Killeen, as the motto implies, is "A City Without Limits." The real estate market in Killeen reflects the city's motto and shows no limits to the amount of diversity it offers today's homebuyers. The city of Killeen has a rich Texan culture. It dates back to 1881, when the Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad system expanded through central Texas. Killeen was named after the railway's assistant general manager, Frank P. Killeen. The town remained a small farming and trade center until the demands of World War II required the opening of a military base camp in the early 1940s, later re-commissioned as Fort Hood in 1950. The military brought growth, an economic change from agriculture to military, a few recessions after the end of the war, and then massive growth again. The city of Killeen today is a direct extension of the expansion and support of Fort Hood, which brings a large degree of diversity to the area. With an average temperature of 69.7 degrees, stunning rolling hills, and more than 250 acres of parkland, Killeen is a wonderful place to call home. It offers the best in community amenities with fine restaurants, sporting venues, shopping complexes, community theatres, libraries, golf courses, and numerous city parks featuring a waterpark, pools, playgrounds, picnic spots and athletic fields. There is truly something for every resident. The Killeen Independent School District serves the cities of Killeen, Harker Heights, and Nolanville while offering secondary education of the greatest degree to roughly 35,000 children. A higher level of education may be obtained locally at Texas A&M - Central Texas and Central Texas College, both located in Killeen. For those seeking enriching career opportunities in Killeen, there are many options to consider. Some of the major employers in Killeen are the military base of Fort Hood (the largest employer in the state of Texas), Seton and Scott & White Hospitals.

Killeen Market Report

$225,977

AVERAGE PRICE OF 957 HOMES

$88,180

AVERAGE PRICE OF 5 DISTRESSED HOMES

$2,001,017

AVERAGE PRICE OF 22 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$225,417

AVERAGE PRICE OF 161 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$238,656

AVERAGE PRICE OF 26 HOMES WITH A POOL

$244,327

AVERAGE PRICE OF 225 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $225,977
Avg Bedrooms 2.79 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.82 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $1,250,000
2 bedrooms $73,942
3 bedrooms $131,090
4 bedrooms $189,285
5 bedrooms $247,613
Killeen Home Price Trends
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Median Price $160,869 n/a n/a n/a n/a
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Avg Bedrooms 2.81 beds n/a n/a n/a n/a
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Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Market
Ellison 17 $740,135 37 days
Ellison High School 231 $177,031 31 days
Harker Heights High Schoo 72 $229,537 31 days
Killeen High School 106 $133,190 30 days
Shoemaker High School 189 $159,347 29 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Market
All Homes 957 $225,977 31 days
Distressed Homes 5 $88,180 32 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 22 $2,001,017 40 days
Newly Built Homes 161 $225,417 33 days
Homes with a Pool 26 $238,656 33 days
Reduced Price Homes 225 $244,327 39 days

School Data

Highly Rated Killeen Schools

8

CLIFTON PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public