Living in Amarillo, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Amarillo SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9

Amarillo, TX Crime Report

10,055
Total Crimes
5,000.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
94.69%
Above National Average

Amarillo, TX Cost Of Living

84
Amarillo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Amarillo, Texas Info Snack

Amarillo (/æmrlo/ AM--RIL-oh) is the 14th-most populous city in the state of Texas, in the United States. It is also the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, and the seat of Potter County. A portion of the city extends into Randall County. The estimated population was 199,582 as of 2016. The Amarillo metropolitan area has an estimated population of 276,020 in four counties as of 2017.
Population
198,773
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
15.1%
Median Home
$127,200
Median Income
$52,543
Median Rent
$839

Amarillo, TX Photos

Rankings for Amarillo in Texas

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Map Of Amarillo, TX

Population over time in Amarillo

Year Population % Change
2017 198,773 0.5%
2016 197,823 0.1%
2015 197,570 0.5%
2014 196,571 0.8%
2013 194,930 0.9%
2012 193,153 1.1%
2011 191,118 1.1%
2010 189,132 1.0%
2009 187,225 -
Crime/100k Amarillo TX USA
Violent Crime 806.6 410.9 368.9
Murder 6.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 151.7 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 550.0 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 4193.8 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 759.4 410.8 376.0
Larceny 2981.9 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 452.6 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Amarillo

White
54.8% (108,965)
African American
6.4% (12,727)
American Indian
0.3% (525)
Asian
4.0% (8,012)
Hawaiian
0.1% (138)
Other
0.1% (151)
Two Or More
2.0% (4,046)
Hispanic
32.3% (64,209)
Race Amarillo TX USA
White 54.8% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 6.4% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.0% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 32.3% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Amarillo, Texas

Less than $10,000
6.0% (1,191,117)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (999,612)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.6% (2,107,078)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (2,381,972)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (2,784,973)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (3,965,306)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (2,437,213)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.5% (2,493,770)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.9% (778,645)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (737,609)
Income Amarillo TX USA
Less than $10,000 6.0% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.6% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.5% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.9% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Amarillo

Female
51.1% (101,491)
Male
48.9% (97,282)
Gender Amarillo TX USA
Female 51.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Amarillo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (15,901)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (17,889)
High School / GED
26.0% (51,680)
Some College
26.0% (51,680)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (15,901)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (31,803)
Master's Degree
5.0% (9,938)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,987)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,987)
Education Amarillo TX USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Amarillo

Overall User Rating
3.0
/5

J.bar22 bar

I live in amarillo tx and it gets friggsn cold and super hot

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