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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 383,621
Retirees, Survivors & Family Members 256,727
Post Population 73,834
Active Duty Military 42,120
Off-Post Family Members 53,060
Annual Average Rainfall 34.25"
(Source: Ft. Hood Information Service – 2013 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