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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 140,806, 46,952 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $125,395, house prices in Killeen are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Killeen, accounting for 62.38% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Killeen include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.57%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.24%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.22%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Killeen are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 46.89% owning and 53.11% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Killeen built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Killeen built between 2000 and later ( 34.46%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 12.99%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Killeen. Fully 18.42% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Killeen homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Killeen real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.
Appreciation rates for homes in Killeen have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.88%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Killeen house appreciation rate of 0.57%.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Killeen's appreciation rate, at 5.37%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Killeen's appreciation rate has been 1.73%, which annualizes to a rate of 7.10%.
Relative to Texas, our data show that Killeen's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Texas.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Killeen differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Killeen - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Killeen real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$824,001 - $1,098,000||0.5|
|$549,001 - $824,000||0.3|
|$439,001 - $549,000||0.4|
|$329,001 - $439,000||1.2|
|$219,001 - $329,000||7.8|
|$110,001 - $219,000||47.3|
|$55,001 - $110,000||34.2|
|$0 - $55,000||7.8|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2017 Q1 - 2017 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q2 - 2017 Q2
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q2
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Killeen HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||34.5|
|1970 - 1999||52.0|
|1940 - 1969||13.0|
|1939 or Older||0.5|
|TYPE OF Killeen HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||14.2|
|SIZE OF Killeen HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.78|