Location: <ul><li>On U.S. Highway 190 </li></ul><ul><li>20 miles west of I35 </li></ul><ul><li>60 miles north of Austin </...
Grow With Us <ul><li>1 st   best performing economy   (Milken Institute - 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd   best small city f...
Current Indicators
Population Trends Source: Texas State Data Center 14.9% 62,613  54,514 Temple 40% 3,010 2,150 Nolanville 18.2% 8,023  6,78...
Population Trends Source: Texas State Data Center 14.67% 379,231  330,714 Region/MSA 19.00% 21,135 17,762 Lampasas County ...
Unemployment Trends Source: Texas Workforce Commission -1.04% 9.6% 9.5% United States +3.7% 8.1% 8.4% State of Texas +11.2...
Opportunities <ul><li>Texas A&M University – Central Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Fort Hood </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion of SH 1...
Texas A&M University–Central Texas TAMU-CT stand-alone campus being constructed on 662 acres in south Killeen on State Hig...
Fort Hood ECONOMIC IMPACT -  Regional :  $7.1 Billion - Fort Hood is one of the largest military installations in the free...
Fort Hood <ul><li>Skilled and highly trained workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Vast pool of skilled veterans separating from the...
Fort Hood Estimated Salaries of Active Duty Soldiers:  Enlisted Soldier with 3-10 Years of Service……...$25k - $35k Average...
State Highway 195   <ul><li>Continued construction by TxDOT on State Highway 195 will create a four-lane, divided roadway ...
Expansion of infrastructure at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport   <ul><li>Killeen City officials are collaborating with ...
Darnall Medical Center <ul><li>The hospital on Fort Hood has been redesignated as a medical center. The redesignation will...
Labor Pool Opportunities:  * Source: Claritas; ** Source: Heart of Texas Defense Alliance 230,000 + Total 2,000 Texas A&M ...
Wage Comparisons: $  15.98  $  8.69  Houston $  16.47  $  8.94  DFW $  12.71  $  7.72  Amarillo $  14.01  $  8.19  Killeen...
<ul><li>Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed as a result of personal choice (11.3%) </li></ul><ul><li>Part-time labor a...
2007   Labor Study Results: <ul><li>Demographic Profile of the typical employee </li></ul><ul><li>Average age (47.8 years)...
2007   Labor Study Results: Central Texas Workforce Profile <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>High School or some Colleg...
2007   Labor Study Results:
2007 Results From A  Wages & Benefits Study: 17.35 days 16-20 years 17.42 days 21 years or longer 16.77 days 11-15 years 1...
2007 Results From A  Wages & Benefits Study: 76% 100% Paid Holidays 60% 83% Retirement Plan 46% 92% Dental Insurance 71% 1...
2007   Labor Study Results:
For more information, contact the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Team: (254) 526-9551 Phyllis Go...
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  1. 2. Location: <ul><li>On U.S. Highway 190 </li></ul><ul><li>20 miles west of I35 </li></ul><ul><li>60 miles north of Austin </li></ul><ul><li>60 miles south of Waco </li></ul>
  2. 3. Grow With Us <ul><li>1 st best performing economy (Milken Institute - 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd best small city for jobs (Forbes Magazine - 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>6 th strongest MSA economy in Texas (Policom.com - 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>9 th fastest growing City in the nation (US Census Bureau- 2009) </li></ul>
  3. 4. Current Indicators
  4. 5. Population Trends Source: Texas State Data Center 14.9% 62,613 54,514 Temple 40% 3,010 2,150 Nolanville 18.2% 8,023 6,786 Lampasas 34.8% 117,143 86,911 Killeen 47.5% 25,522 17,308 Harker Heights 3.4% 16,117 15,591 Gatesville 8.6% 32,151 29,592 Copperas Cove 20.5% 17,624 14,623 Belton Percent Change 2000-2009 2009 Estimate 2000 Census
  5. 6. Population Trends Source: Texas State Data Center 14.67% 379,231 330,714 Region/MSA 19.00% 21,135 17,762 Lampasas County 1.5% 76,109 74,978 Coryell County 16.70% 286,466 237,974 Bell County Percent Change 2000-2009 2009 Estimates 2000 Census
  6. 7. Unemployment Trends Source: Texas Workforce Commission -1.04% 9.6% 9.5% United States +3.7% 8.1% 8.4% State of Texas +11.26% 7.1% 7.9% Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood MSA Difference August 2009 August 2010
  7. 8. Opportunities <ul><li>Texas A&M University – Central Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Fort Hood </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion of SH 195 from Florence to IH 35 </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion of infrastructure at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Darnall Medical Center </li></ul>
  8. 9. Texas A&M University–Central Texas TAMU-CT stand-alone campus being constructed on 662 acres in south Killeen on State Highway 195. First phase being constructed to accommodate 15,000 students. Classes begin in late 2012. Great opportunities for commercial and retail businesses. <ul><li>Research and Development Impact … </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Research Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging Technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthcare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defense </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commercialization </li></ul>
  9. 10. Fort Hood ECONOMIC IMPACT - Regional : $7.1 Billion - Fort Hood is one of the largest military installations in the free world - TOTAL LAND: 209,089 Acres or 327 Sq. Miles (almost same size as Dallas) POST POPULATION: Military Assigned ……………………………………………… 45,000+ Family Members……………………………………………… 101,498 Population Living Off Post ………………………………………… 70% Daytime Post Population ……… ……… ……… …………… 100,243 Source: Fort Hood Command Brief August 2010, Heart of Texas Defense Alliance
  10. 11. Fort Hood <ul><li>Skilled and highly trained workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Vast pool of skilled veterans separating from the Army at Fort Hood each month with approximately 30% of soldiers remaining in the local area </li></ul><ul><li>Veterans Inventory reports that 38% more indicate they would stay if there were quality employment opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Skills include but are not limited to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Computer technicians and operators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engineers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High Tech Electricians & Repairs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation & Logistics and More… </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Fort Hood Estimated Salaries of Active Duty Soldiers:  Enlisted Soldier with 3-10 Years of Service……...$25k - $35k Average Age: 18-35 Typical Rank: E1-E6 Senior Enlisted & Officer at Retirement…….…..$70k - $100k Average Age: 35-55 Typical Rank: E7-O9
  12. 13. State Highway 195   <ul><li>Continued construction by TxDOT on State Highway 195 will create a four-lane, divided roadway to Interstate 35 South. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Expansion of infrastructure at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport   <ul><li>Killeen City officials are collaborating with Fort Hood and Department of Defense officials to construct a second parallel runway at the joint-use airport. The runway will provide the capability of landing fixed wing jets to recruit an Air Force component to Fort Hood and diversify the armed forces mission. </li></ul>Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport
  14. 15. Darnall Medical Center <ul><li>The hospital on Fort Hood has been redesignated as a medical center. The redesignation will bring approximately 2,000 new jobs to the area. Specialty areas could include medical trauma care and/or medical training. </li></ul><ul><li>Construction on the $196 million medical center is expected to be complete by 2016. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The project adds to the stabilization of Fort Hood. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Labor Pool Opportunities: * Source: Claritas; ** Source: Heart of Texas Defense Alliance 230,000 + Total 2,000 Texas A&M University – Central Texas Students 6,000 Central Texas College Students 8,000-10,000 Exiting or Retiring Military Personnel** 214,134 MSA Population Ages 21-55* Estimated Annual Number Type
  16. 17. Wage Comparisons: $ 15.98 $ 8.69 Houston $ 16.47 $ 8.94 DFW $ 12.71 $ 7.72 Amarillo $ 14.01 $ 8.19 Killeen Office Clerks, General $ 11.47 $ 7.65 Houston $ 11.22 $ 7.81 DFW $ 11.52 $ 8.01 Amarillo $ 9.74 $ 7.94 Killeen Mfg. Helpers, Production Workers  $ 35.64 $ 18.13 Houston $ 30.40 $ 16.85 DFW $ 35.22 $ 16.48 Amarillo $ 26.89 $ 14.89 Killeen Mfg. First Line Supervisors Top Wages Entry Wages Job Description
  17. 18. <ul><li>Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed as a result of personal choice (11.3%) </li></ul><ul><li>Part-time labor availability (48%) </li></ul><ul><li>Underemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Education attained (14.27 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Education required (13.36 years) </li></ul>2007 Labor Study Results: Central Texas Workforce Profile
  18. 19. 2007 Labor Study Results: <ul><li>Demographic Profile of the typical employee </li></ul><ul><li>Average age (47.8 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Caucasian (69%) </li></ul><ul><li>Black (15%) </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic (9%) </li></ul><ul><li>Average Annual Household Income ($55,340) </li></ul>Central Texas Workforce Profile
  19. 20. 2007 Labor Study Results: Central Texas Workforce Profile <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>High School or some College (51%) (74%) </li></ul><ul><li>Associate degree (14%) (12%) </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor degree and/or higher (32%) (14%) </li></ul><ul><li>Average years of school completed for Central Texans (14.4 years) </li></ul>Killeen Data Fort Hood Data, Source: Claritas Inc.
  20. 21. 2007 Labor Study Results:
  21. 22. 2007 Results From A Wages & Benefits Study: 17.35 days 16-20 years 17.42 days 21 years or longer 16.77 days 11-15 years 14.56 days 6-10 years 10.52 days 1-5 years Average Vacation Days Years of Service Average Vacation Time
  22. 23. 2007 Results From A Wages & Benefits Study: 76% 100% Paid Holidays 60% 83% Retirement Plan 46% 92% Dental Insurance 71% 100% Medical Insurance United States Central Texas Benefit Percent of Employers Offering Benefits in Central Texas and the US
  23. 24. 2007 Labor Study Results:
  24. 25. For more information, contact the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Team: (254) 526-9551 Phyllis Gogue [email_address]
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