Fort Hood - On and Off Base Information

Fort Hood Housing Information

Fort Hood Housing Information:

Fort Hood Housing Guide

Location:  Home to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood is the largest active duty armored post in the United States Armed Services. Fort Hood rests in the beautiful 'hill and lake' country of Central Texas between Killeen and Copperas Cove and is approximately 60 miles north of the capital city of Austin.

Cost of Living: Lower than the average for all major U.S. cities.

Base Operator: 254-287-1110.

Area Population: Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Metro Area: 389,151

Schools:  There are eight independent school districts surrounding Fort Hood:  Belton, Cooperas Cove, Florence, Gatesville, Killeen, Lampasas, Salado, and Temple. There are seven elementary schools and two middle schools on post, which operate under the Killeen Independent School District. Copperas Cove Independent School District (CCISD) is a public school district serving approximately 7400 students in Copperas Cove and surrounding areas.

Fort Hood Housing: Privatized housing consists of 13 villages with over 6,700 units of military housing. On post housing ranges from single houses to eight-plexes and has two to five bedrooms. There are 6,125 units for enlisted personnel and 593 units for officers. Wait times for all military personnel vary from 0 to 30 days. Call 254-287-4212 or visit the Family Housing website for Fort Hood Family Housing, and www.fthood-libertyvillage.com for Liberty Village Fort Hood.  Killeen Independent School District is the second largest employer in the Killeen area, second only to Fort Hood. Recent job growth is Positive. Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Metro Area jobs have Increased by 3.10 percent. Unemployment Rate 6.3%. Median Household Income $40,194.

Base Location

761st Tank Battalion Ave
Fort Hood, TX 76544

Blog Posts (See all 4 posts)

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Fort Hood is located in Killeen, Texas halfway between Waco and Austin. Fort Hood is an army base and is the largest military base in the world by area with more than 215,000 acres (that's over 300 square miles). Fort Hood Housing: Privatized housing consists of 13 villages with over 6,700 units of military housing.On post housing ranges from single houses to eight-plexes and has two to five bedrooms. There are 6,125 units for enlisted personnel and593 units for officers. Wait times for all military personnel vary from 0 to 30 days. In this video, Cameron from MilitaryTownAdvisor goes over th... read more

Fort Hood is located in Killeen, Texas halfway between Waco and Austin. Fort Hood is an army base and is the largest military base in the world by area with more than 215,000 acres. Since Fort Hood is such a large military base, it's important to first know which side of base your spouse will be working on, and this may affect where you decide to live in town. With Fort Hood, it seems,neighborhoods closer to base have a higher crime rate and these areas are typically less desirable. We have compiled the reviews from military families andlisted the top neighborhoods and areas surrounding Fort ... read more

Top "Off Base" Neighborhoods (See all 14 locations)

# Name/Title City State Zip Overall Rating Distance Review
1 Timber Ridge Estates Killeen TX 6.9 mi Write a Review!
2 White Rock Estates Killeen TX 7 mi Write a Review!
3 Copperas Cove Copperas Cove TX 7.2 mi Write a Review!
4 Skipcha Mountain Estates Harker Heights TX 76548 8 mi Write a Review!
5 Knights Ridge Harker Heights TX 76548 8.7 mi Write a Review!
6 Heartwood Park Copperas Cove TX 8.8 mi Write a Review!
7 Evergreen Estates Harker Heights TX 76548 9.4 mi Write a Review!
8 Skyline Flats Copperas Cove TX 11.1 mi Write a Review!
9 Northcliffe Belton TX 76513 16.8 mi Write a Review!
10 Oak View Belton TX 76513 18.7 mi Write a Review!