Temple, TX Population

Population: 54,514. Estimated population in July 2020: 55,447 (+1.7% change)
Males: 26,082 (47.8%), Females: 28,432 (52.2%)

Bell County

Zip codes: 76501, 76502, 76504.

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $35,135
Median house value: $76,100

Races in Temple:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.7%)
  • Hispanic (17.8%)
  • Black (16.5%)
  • Other race (9.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.7%), Irish (8.9%), English (8.6%), United States (8.4%), Czech (3.0%), French (2.5%).

Land area: 65.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Temple

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Temple city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

5.8% Foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,715 (+11.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Temple:

  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL (1901 SW H K DODGEN LOOP)
  • SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2401 31ST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Temple:

  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; KILLEEN, TX)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH CENTER (about 31 miles; WACO, TX)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS HOSP (about 33 miles; CAMERON, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Temple:

  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 5 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 23 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 32 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Temple:

  • HOOD AAF (about 24 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; Abbreviation: HLR)
  • MC GREGOR EXECUTIVE (about 28 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: PWG)
  • CAMERON MUNI AIRPARK (about 32 miles; CAMERON, TX; Abbreviation: T35)
Amtrak station:
TEMPLE (315 WEST AVE. B). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Temple:

  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,054; Location: 2600 S 1ST ST; Public; Website: templejc.edu)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS BEAUTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 104; Location: 2010 S 57TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Temple:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 9 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 30 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 41 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 62 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)

Schools

Public high school in Temple:

  • TEMPLE H S (Students: 2,144; Location: 415 N 31ST ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Temple:

  • LAMAR MIDDLE (Students: 669; Location: 2120 N 1ST ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TRAVIS MIDDLE (Students: 668; Location: 1500 S 19TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JOE M PIRTLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 617; Location: 714 S PEA RDG; Grades: PK – 04)
  • TARVER INTERMEDIATE (Students: 566; Location: 8818 TARVER DR; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • HECTOR P GARCIA EL (Students: 531; Location: 2525 LAVENDUSKY DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESTERN HILLS EL (Students: 529; Location: 600 ARAPAHO DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BONHAM MIDDLE (Students: 520; Location: 4600 MIDWAY DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MERIDITH-DUNBAR EL (Students: 487; Location: 1717 E AVE J; Grades: PK – 05)
  • THORNTON EL (Students: 463; Location: 2900 PIN OAK DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KENNEDY-POWELL EL (Students: 456; Location: 3707 W NUGENT AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Temple:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 3205 OAKVIEW DR; Grades: PK – 10)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 1004 S SEVENTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST. FRANCIS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 5001 HICKORY RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 2109 W AVENUE H; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MCGOWEN STEPHENS SCHOOL OF CHR (Students: 107; Location: 317 N FIRST ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC H.S. (Students: 40; Location: 2807 OAKDALE; Grades: 9 – 11)

Libraries

Library in Temple:

  • TEMPLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,171,631; Location: 100 W ADAMS AVE; 114,210 books; 5,282 audio materials; 6,675 video materials; 268 serial subscriptions)