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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

$268,661

AVERAGE PRICE OF 830 HOMES

$152,702

AVERAGE PRICE OF 23 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,881,764

AVERAGE PRICE OF 31 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$242,074

AVERAGE PRICE OF 140 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$272,340

AVERAGE PRICE OF 22 HOMES WITH A POOL

$147,290

AVERAGE PRICE OF 11 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $268,661
Avg Bedrooms 2.68 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.78 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $122,000
2 bedrooms $66,847
3 bedrooms $146,646
4 bedrooms $203,395
5 bedrooms $256,492
Killeen Home Price Trends
  11/2019 10/2019 9/2019 8/2019 7/2019
Total Listings 882 899 919 962 1,000
Average Price $261,188 $256,994 $253,443 $239,559 $231,321
Avg Price Change +1.63% +1.40% +5.80% +3.56% +0.32%
Median Price $183,472 $181,774 $180,241 $177,347 $175,143
Med Price Change +0.93% +0.85% +1.63% +1.26% +0.87%
Avg Bedrooms 2.71 beds 2.71 beds 2.73 beds 2.76 beds 2.76 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.79 baths 1.78 baths 1.8 baths 1.82 baths 1.82 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Ellison High School 173 $205,352 105 days
Harker Heights High School 71 $309,551 79 days
Killeen 6 $478,916 384 days
Killeen High School 100 $190,730 120 days
Shoemaker High School 143 $191,975 77 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 830 $268,661 111 days
Distressed Homes 23 $152,702 58 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 31 $1,881,764 237 days
Newly Built Homes 140 $242,074 125 days
Homes with a Pool 22 $272,340 100 days
Reduced Price Homes 11 $147,290 49 days