Bell County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 323,037

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 9.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25.5%

Registered Offenders

37.91% Higher than national avg.
  • 819 offenders in Bell County
  • 25.35 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $124,900
  • Median Sales Price: $88,673
  • Foreclosures: 223
  • Homes For Sale: 2,766
  • Homes For Rent: 238

Environmental Hazards

957 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 7
  • Registered Polluters: 31
  • Superfunds: 16
  • Tanks & Spills: 903

Unemployment

Moderate 4.3%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

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125 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 125 K-12 public schools in Bell County, TX and 13 private schools. Homefacts rates Bell County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

819 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$124,900 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$88,673 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.2%
  • Rented
    41.6%
  • Owned
    46.2%

2,766 Homes For Sale View All

$205,000
3804 Sierra Blanca
Temple, TX 76502
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$309,000
2117 Pirtle Drive
Salado, TX 76571
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$219,000
3819 W Us Highway 190
Belton, TX 76513
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$69,900
1402 Jefferies Avenue
Killeen, TX 76543
3 Beds | 2 Baths

223 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$47,000
Nina
Killeen, TX 76549
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$68,000
Airdale
Belton, TX 76513
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$23,000
Barton
Temple, TX 76501
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$76,500
S 53rd St
Temple, TX 76504
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,989 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Bell County, TX issued 1,989 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,989 permits, 1846 were issued for single family homes and 143 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Bell County, TX issued 2,171 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,171 permits, 1919 were issued for single family homes and 252 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

238 Rental Properties View All

$1,500
499 County Road 4813
Copperas Cove, TX 76522
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$550
110 Jason
Copperas Cove, TX 76522
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$950
3002 Boydstun
Killeen, TX 76542
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$495
1110 Circle M Drive
Killeen, TX 76549
2 Beds | 1 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Bell County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $590
  • 1 Bedroom: $594
  • 2 Bedrooms: $789
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,117
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,390

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Environmental Hazards

957 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Bell County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Bell County, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in Bell County, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Bell County, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Bell County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Bell County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.92 Average
    Bell County, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 50.66°
  • February 54.32°
  • March 63.06°
  • April 70.67°
  • May 77.23°
  • June 85.92°
  • July 87.55°
  • August 88.52°
  • September 80.43°
  • October 70.62°
  • November 61.67°
  • December 54.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Bell County, TX

Earthquakes
Bell County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Bell County, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Bell County, TX has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Bell County, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Bell County, TX: $48,908

Unemployment

Unemployment in Bell County is 4.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.84%
White Collar - 57.16%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

12 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

177 FCC Towers view all

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