Killeen-Temple Area

Business Climate

  • Major Business Clusters: Aerospace & Aviation, Materials Manufacturing, Financial Services
  • Major Employers: Advanced Electrical Systems, Blackhawk Management Corporation, EG&G Technical Services, McLane Southwest, Pactiv, Pepsi Cola South, Raytheon, Teleperformance, Wilsonart

Metro Area/Talent

  • Region Population: 484,703

  • Workforce Population: 173,300

  • Higher Education: Central Texas College District, Temple College, Texas A&M University  Central Texas


  • Interstate Highways: I-35, I-14 (planned)
  • Airports: Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport
  • Railroad Carriers (Class I): BNSF Railway, Union Pacific Railroad

Counties and Quick Links

Bell County: Belton, Harker HeightsKilleenTemple

Other Counties: Coryell County, Grand Central Texas, Lampasas County

Sources: Metropolitan Areas, Office of the Governor Economic Development & Tourism, Texas Health and Human Services, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Workforce Commission