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ZIP Code 76542

Primary City:Killeen, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bell County
Timezone: Central (2:04pm)
Area code: 254 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.0, -97.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 76542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 76542. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 76542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 76542, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Killeen, TX
Unacceptable:
Maxdale, Youngsport

Stats and Demographics for the 76542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 76542 is located in east Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 76542 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 76542 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,025
Population Density 497 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,578
Median Home Value $142,300
Land Area 80.57 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,409
Median Household Income $57,884

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9001,7481,6321,5381,6562,0241,7261,4821,3181,2911,0127795703552601557946
Female1,8321,6931,5751,4391,7002,1111,7661,5581,4691,3891,190877669412320203121130
Total3,7323,4413,2072,9773,3564,1353,4923,0402,7872,6802,2021,6561,239767580358200176

Gender

 Male 19,571 49%
 Female 20,454 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,585 48.9%
 Black Or African American 12,759 31.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 303 0.8%
 Asian 1,905 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 456 1.1%
 Other Race 2,488 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 2,529 6.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2391,7502,2732,2471,32668828243
Renter1,0222,2401,0976603271135844
Total1,2613,9903,3702,9071,65380134087

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,831 54%
 Single Guardian 2,906 20%
 Singles 2,963 21%
 Singles With Roommate 709 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,679 53%
 Households with Kids 6,730 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male373385346386353370344330351365331342280314284368346287253295
Female370357396367348309333355348326322311301315329346286258220287
Total743742742753701679677685699691653653581629613714632545473582

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 76542 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 76542 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 76542 real estate data, the median home value of $142,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 76542. Rentals in 76542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 76542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,963 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 60 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,590 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,258 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,561 36%
 Households Vacant 1,169 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 501 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 312 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 111 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 191 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 240 4%
 1 Bedroom 787 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,435 26%
 3+ Bedroom 3,029 55%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $57,884 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 76542 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 76542 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 76542 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,231 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,020 20%
 No Earnings 8,320 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,231 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,020 20%
 No Earnings 8,320 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,814 94.1%
 Public transportation 6 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 812 4.3%
 Worked at Home 256 1.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 614 6%
 High School Graduate 6,714 61%
 Associate's degree 1,237 11%
 Bachelor's degree 1,653 15%
 Master's degree 635 6%
 Professional school degree 108 1%
 Doctorate degree 127 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,034 87.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 546 5.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 726 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 76542

ZIP Code 76542 is in the Killeen Independent School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 76542.

Bellaire Elementary
108 West Jasper
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Cedar Valley Elementary
4801 Chantz Dr
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Reeces Creek Elementary
400 West Stan Schlueter Loop
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Liberty Hill Middle School
4500 Kit Carson Trl
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Trimmier Elementary
4400 Success Dr
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Timber Ridge Elementary
5402 White Rock Dr
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Saegert Elementary
5600 Schorn Dr
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Charles E Patterson Middle School
8383 West Trimmier Rd
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Killeen Independent School District
C E Ellison High School
909 Elms Rd
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Killeen Isd Career Center
1320 Stagecoach Rd
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Pathways Academic Campus
1322 Stagecoach Rd
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Killeen Independent School District
Memorial Christian Academy
4001 Trimmier Rd
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Grace Lutheran School
1007 Bacon Ranch Rd
Killeen, TX 76542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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