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Located four miles south of Interstate 20 on US Hwy. 259, Kilgore is 120 miles east of Dallas (Texas), 70 miles west of Shreveport (LA) and 10 miles southwest of Longview (Texas).
15.4 square miles
With four seasons, Kilgore has an average of 215 sunny days per year. The July high is 95 degrees and the January low at 36. Kilgore receives 46 inches of rain per year and only average of 1 inch in snowfall.
Cost of Living Index (2014):78.3
Estimated Median House or Condo Value (2014): $79,300 ($55,600 in 2000)
Home Appreciation increased 1.50% over 2013
55.19 of population are home owners. Renters make up 34.83% of the Kilgore, TX, population. 9.99% of houses and apartments in Kilgore, TX, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Home or Apartment Rent:
|1 Bedroom Apt/House||$638|
|2 Bedroom Apt/House||$786|
|3 Bedroom Apt/House||$980|
|4 Bedroom Apt/House||$1,258|
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Estimated Per Capita Income (2012): $21,235
Estimated Median Household Income (2014): $46,986 ($33,190 in 2000)
Estimated Family Median Income (2014): $63,325
|Kilgore, TX||13,738 (2012)|
|Median Resident Age:||32.7 years|
|TX Median Age:||30.8 years|
|State Income Tax:||None|
|Property Tax:||$13.40 per $1,000 home value|
The nearest airports serving the area around Kilgore are Longview East Texas Regional Airport and Tyler Pounds Regional Airport. In addition, air service is available through DFW International Airport Dallas, TX or Shreveport Regional Airport in Shreveport, LA.
Kilgore is easily accessible via automobile and maintains a bus station which serves Greyhound Bus.