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Temple is a city in Bell County, in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood metro area.
The latitude of Temple is 31.098N. The longitude is -97.342W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,975.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Temple demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Killeen-Temple area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76504 ZIP code.
14% of Temple residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Temple ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Temple was $19,360, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Temple residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Temple, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $856.
Libraries in Temple include Temple Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Temple include Temple Daily Telegram
TV stations in Temple include KCEN.
Bell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Temple political report.
The average commute time for Temple workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 36 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Temple between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 6.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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