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Killeen, TX

Killeen, TX

Killeen, TX

Moving to Killeen, TX-Where Central Texas Lives

Killeen, TX is located about halfway between Fort Worth and San Antonio off Interstate 35.  It is a principal city in the Temple, TX metro area with a population currently over 127,000.  Killeen is one of the fastest growing cities in the country.  Its economy depends almost solely on the soldiers stationed at Fort Hood and their families.  Those moving to Killeen for any other reason are few and far between, but there is still a very eclectic southern culture in this city.  It is also one of the most affordable places to live in America.  The town motto is "Where Central Texas Lives."

Moving to Killeen, TX-The Basics

Killeen, TX has a rich history and an interesting demographic despite being so heavily reliant on Fort Hood for its livelihood.  If you are moving to Killeen, TX from somewhere faraway, you may want to take note of the differences between your current abode and the place you will hang your hat in the future.

  • Climate- The climate is hot in the summer, but very mild in the winter with an average low of 36 degrees.  Rainfall is moderate; May is the wettest month with an average of just under 4.5 inches.
  • Education-The Texas A&M University-Central Texas branch is located in Killeen.  Bachelor's and master's degrees are offered in a variety of subjects. 
  • Shopping-Aéropostale, Zales, Gap, American Eagle, Hot Topic, Buckle, Victoria's Secret, PacSun, Bath & Body Works, Foot Locker, Kay Jewelers, Dillard's, JCPenney, and Sears are all located at the spacious Killeen Mall located right off Highway 190 in central Killeen.
  • Transportation-Residents moving to Killeen, TX are encouraged to "take the hop".  HOP is the bus transit system in place for countywide residents.
  • Housing-In 2007 Coldwell Banker named Killeen the most affordable housing market in the United States with an average cost of $136,725.  

How U-Pack®  Compares to Other Killeen Moving Companies

If you are moving to Killeen, TX on military assignment, chances are you are not only on a tight budget, but also no stranger to a hard day's work.  If you are willing to put some hands-on participation into your move, U-Pack is definitely for you!  Many new movers find our methodology appealing.  We take a different approach than traditional Killeen moving companies in handling the typical move.  Below you'll find our simple, speedy process:

  • U-Pack drops off a ReloCube® or moving trailer at your home.  It fits into a single parking space.
  • You have up to three days to load your stuff.  We even have boxes!
  • U-Pack drives to your new neighborhood in the Killeen area.
  • You choose whatever method of transportation you desire in getting to your new home.
  • Within 2-5 days, U-Pack arrives with your belongings and drops them off in your driveway.
  • You remove your belongings, and you're done!

It's as simple as that!  Now you can take your time moving; visit friends and family along the way; or take a mini vacation to see the Killeen hotspots while you wait on your shipment to arrive!  There's no better solution to moving cross country.  U-Pack® is easy on your budget and with close to 300 service centers across the U.S., we're available in virtually every location. For a free moving quote, call us at 1-800-355-1696 or simply complete the online quote form to get an instant quote. We drive. You save. ®

The service center for Killeen, TX is located in Waco, TX.

Information about Killeen, TX

Est. Population: 127921
County: Bell
Latitude: 31.1167
Longitude: -97.7333
Zip Codes: 76540