Killeen–Temple–Fort Hood metropolitan area

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Killeen–Temple–Fort Hood
Downtown Temple at Main Street, Temple
Downtown Temple at Main Street, Temple
Map of Texas highlighting the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Metropolitan Area.
Map of Texas highlighting the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Metropolitan Area.
Country United States
State Texas
Principal cities
 • Total2,815.93 sq mi (7,293.2 km2)
 • Total460,303(120th)
 • Density160/sq mi (60/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Killeen–Temple–Fort Hood is a metropolitan statistical area in Central Texas that covers three counties: Bell, Coryell, and Lampasas. As of the 2019 census estimate, the MSA had a population of 460,303.[2]

Referring to the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex in North Texas, locals sometimes refer to this area as the Centroplex.[citation needed]



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Historical populations
Census Pop.

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 330,714 people, 112,111 households, and 82,648 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 65.09% White, 19.81% African American, 0.76% Native American, 2.28% Asian, 0.46% Pacific Islander, 7.91% from other races, and 3.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.66% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $36,349 and the median income for a family was $40,386. Males had a median income of $27,529 versus $21,396 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,271.

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  1. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". 2012 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. Archived from the original on July 22, 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-15. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Estimates of Resident Population Change and Rankings for Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States and Puerto Rico: July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019 (CBSA-MET-EST2019-ANNCHG) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division Release Date: March 2020
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)