Official Zip Code NameKilleen
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code254
Alternate Zip Code NamesHARKER HEIGHTS
HARKER HTS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesMAXDALE
YOUNGSPORT
Current Population:40025
Racial Majority: 37.01%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 37.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.43%
Median Household Income$56335
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44380
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Bell
Elevation Range692 - 932 ft.
Area67 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.00011063, -97.72293091

Zip Code 76542 Description

Zip Code 76542 is located in the state of Texas in the Waco - Temple - Bryan metro area. Zip code 76542 is primarily located in Bell County. The official US Postal Service name for 76542 is KILLEEN, Texas. Portions of zip code 76542 are contained within or border the city limits of Killeen, TX, Harker Heights, TX, . The area code for zip code 76542 is 254. 76542 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 76542 is 4.43% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 76542 increased to 40025 from 24748 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 76542 is while the majority ethnicity attending 76542 public schools is Black. 50.8% of students in 76542 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16295 37.01% 15492 +5%
 Black Or African American 12859 29.21% 11984 +7%
 Hispanic 9802 22.26% 8295 +18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 298 0.68% 161 +85%
 Asian 1638 3.72% 1827 -10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 300 0.68% 427 -30%
 Other Race 100 0.26% 100 +13%
 Two Or More Races 1739 6.18% 1739 +57%

Zip Code 76542 Race/Ethnicity

 White 21.9%
 Black Or African American 37.4%
 Hispanic 27.9%
 Asian 3.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 7.4%

Zip Code 76542 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4002524748
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households14409
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
50.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$56335
Income Under $50K Per Year40.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year43.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.70%
114 US Congressional DistrictTexas 31
RepresentativeJohn Carter
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$156245
Average Real Estate Sale Price$94200
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.43%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.80%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.75%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 29e - Limestone Cut Plain
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 76542 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35394654626871706555453854
Avg Max Temp (°F)61667379859195958981706379
Avg Precip (In.)1.962.542.572.874.63.751.912.243.293.72.882.6234.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX
CBSA Type76542
CBSA Population397901
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours