With its ever growing population of 127,000+, Killeen, Texas is a booming, enjoyable place to live. Its low housing prices and affordable cost of living makes it an ideal place to raise a family. While you won't find many ritzy, downtown condos here, this central Texas city does offer many different styles of single-family homes. With ranch-style and two-stories being some of the most popular, you're guaranteed to find what you need in the sprawling suburbs of Killeen.
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Located right smack in the middle of Austin and Dallas, Killeen residents have the best of both worlds. With their close proximity to these major cities, they are able to keep the affordable housing that they need while still having access to all of the nice shopping and entertainment that they want. Killeen houses a large portion of military families in the area with a sizable military base being stationed close-by. This aids in the town's lovely and welcoming melting-pot culture. With much emphasis being given to revitalize its historic downtown area, including adding its notable City Hall building to the national registry, Killeen has brought a lot of growth and building to the area making it the perfect place to bring your family for leisurely family outing on the weekend.
From incorporating its Food Truck Fridays to opening its new Killeen Arts and Activities Center, Killeen's downtown area is more than just a single street. Its Historic District highlights its 125+ years of rich, railroad times past in the country's National Register of Historic Places. With the city's growth and incorporation of significant buildings, Killeen's downtown region is the perfect blend of architectural sights and modern amenities. If downtown walking isn't your style, this town offers a wide variety of other open-air activities, including water parks, lakes and river tubing for the hot summer days and drive-thru zoos, caves and city parks for the wonderfully mild falls, winters and springs. Be one of the thousands that attend Texas Thunder Raceway each year and treat your family to a roaring good time. Outdoor hobbies aren't the only things that Killeen has going for it, however. With many different theaters, museums and even a planetarium, this city will keep you learning and growing throughout your time here. Take care of all of your shopping needs easily with the town's malls and many different grocery stores while keeping your appetites satisfied at one of its delicious restaurants. As one of Texas' best kept secrets, Killeen is the perfect place to hang up your cowboy boots. Scroll through some of our best listings here and start the hunt for your dream home today.