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Ft. Hood Army Military Base
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The largest active duty military installation in the free world.
 
Located about 25 miles west of Temple (via IH 35 and US 190) in Killeen
Supported Population 183,056
Number of Retirees 33,560
Post Population 71,727
Active Duty Military 42,057
Number of Survivors & Family Members 38,838
Off-Post Family Members 38,931
Annual Average Rainfall 34.25"
(Source: Ft. Hood Information Service – 1999 data)

Financial Impact on Local Area
Payroll, Military $1,160,300,000
Payroll, Civilian $167,800,000
Payroll, Retirees $159,800,000
Contracts & Purchases $567,000,000
School Aid $23,200,000
Total Direct Impact $2.1 billion
Total Economic Impact $3.7 billion
(Source: Construction Engineering Research Lab)

City of Temple
2 North Main Street
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5561