Besides its lovely neighborhoods and affordable housing, Temple offers a variety of educational opportunities ranging from pre-school to Ph.D. The Temple Independent school system consists of nine elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school, along with several supplemental educational programs, and there are also three private school options available. A number of two and four year colleges and universities also make their homes in and around the city. Temple College is a two year school located in the center of its namesake city, and the prestigious Baylor University is only 34 miles from Temple center. Various technical colleges and schools can also be found in Temple and surrounding communities, making it convenient to achieve all levels of education.

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Between Austin and Fort Worth lies a gem of city called Temple. Temple, Texas is a growing town with a population of around 67,000 according to It is also listed as one of Nerd Wallet's cheapest cities you'll actually want to live in because the cost of living is 14% lower than the national average, and the average income is between $50,000 and $70,000. Whether you're searching for duplexes or family friendly neighborhoods, Temple Texas is worth a look.

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