Atlas of Urban Expansion

Killeen
United States
Region: Land-Rich Developed Countries
2013 Population
225,248
2013 Urban Extent
30,566
hectares
2013 Density
7
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Killeen in 2013 was 225,248, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.8% since 2000. The population of Killeen in 2000 was 119,748, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.6% since 1990, when its population was 93,137.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Killeen in 2013 was 30,566 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.2% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 17,561 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.8% since 2000, when its urban extent was 14,716 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Killeen in 2013 was 13 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.5% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 12 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.4% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 11.44 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Killeen in 2013 was 7 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.6% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 7 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.8% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 6 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 7,648 hectares of built-up area was added to the Killeen urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 18% was Infill, 47% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 35% was Inclusion. A total of 1,896 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 37% was Infill, 36% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 26% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Killeen 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.55 meters, compared to 7.62 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Killeen occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 14%, compared to 24% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Killeen's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.95 km/km2, compared to 1.11 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Killeen's 1990-2014 expansion area was 75%, compared to 76% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Killeen's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.33 hectares, compared to 4.6 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013