1.2 million – About 4.3 percent of the state’s total population. This is an increase of about 10.7 percent (about 120,000 people) since the 2010 census.
Key Features / Landmarks
Fort Hood Army Base
Texas A&M University
Home of Blue Bell Creameries
Top 10 Industries by Location Quotient
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except copyrighted works)
Animal Production and Aquaculture
Support Activities for Mining
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Mining (except oil and gas)
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Justice, Public Order and Safety Activities
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University – Central Texas
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Junior & Community Colleges
Blinn College District
Central Texas College
McLennan Community College
Texas State Technical College System
Texas State Technical College – Waco
Health Science Schools
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Waco Regional Airport
Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport
TSTC Waco Airport
Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport
The 20-county Central Texas region covers about 17,400 square miles in the heart of Texas, stretching from Hillsboro on the north to Interstate 45 on the east to East Yegua Creek on the south to the conjunction of the San Saba and Colorado rivers. The region includes three metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs): the College Station-Bryan MSA, Waco MSA, and the Killeen-Temple MSA. The region is unique in that it has three economic centers, the cities of Killeen (Bell County), Waco (McLennan County), and College Station (Brazos County). Major business clusters in the region include manufacturing, information systems, and technology. Major employers include Axis Pipe and Tube, FujiFilm Diosynth Biotechnology Texas, Mars Chocolate North AMerica, iBio, Sanderson Farms, and Wayfair.
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