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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

$251,534

AVERAGE PRICE OF 761 HOMES

$144,799

AVERAGE PRICE OF 15 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,947,294

AVERAGE PRICE OF 22 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$232,576

AVERAGE PRICE OF 128 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$259,093

AVERAGE PRICE OF 17 HOMES WITH A POOL

$259,242

AVERAGE PRICE OF 172 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $251,534
Avg Bedrooms 2.68 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.55 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $1,415,100
2 bedrooms $65,187
3 bedrooms $134,207
4 bedrooms $202,362
5 bedrooms $250,075
Killeen Home Price Trends
  4/2018 3/2018 2/2018 1/2018 12/2017
Total Listings 802 798 780 762 827
Average Price $247,762 $251,470 $248,049 $252,065 $241,437
Avg Price Change -1.50% +1.38% -1.62% +4.40% +10.16%
Median Price $169,000 $168,922 $166,115 $165,214 $162,547
Med Price Change +0.05% +1.69% +0.55% +1.64% +4.86%
Avg Bedrooms 3 beds 3 beds 3 beds 3 beds 3 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.06 baths 2.07 baths 2.07 baths 2.06 baths 2.05 baths
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Market
All Homes 761 $251,534 79 days
Distressed Homes 15 $144,799 57 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 22 $1,947,294 136 days
Newly Built Homes 128 $232,576 93 days
Homes with a Pool 17 $259,093 46 days
Reduced Price Homes 172 $259,242 109 days