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A Center for Growth

Belton is growing, a trend that is projected to continue over the next decade and beyond. With its central location in the rapidly growing Texas triangle between  San Antonio and Dallas, the metro area is primed to grow faster than any other second-tier Texas region outside the Texas/Mexico border.

City of Belton
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A Young, Growing Workforce

Belton boasts a young population, many of whom are just joining the labor pool. A large portion of the population is working-age, including exiting military from Fort Cavazos, highly educated college graduates, and career-ready high school graduates.

At the Center of Diversity

Like the nearby metros of Austin and Dallas, Belton is diverse, with residents hailing from varied backgrounds, creating a vibrant and culturally inclusive community.

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Key Facts & Numbers

Killeen-Temple MSA Report

Population Trends & Key Indicators

Killeen-Temple-Fort Cavazos MSA Report