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Overview
Population:191,118
Pop. Change:8%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Amarillo Metro Area
County: Potter County
City:Amarillo
Zip Code:79109, 79107, ... 14 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Amarillo's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Amarillo Metro Area

Profile: Small city  Location: North Texas in center of Texas Panhandle Elevation: 3604 Time zone: Central Standard Time

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Cost of livingIsolation
Low unemploymentUnattractive setting
Relatively cool, dry climateCrime rate

Interesting Facts about Amarillo, Texas

As of 2014, Amarillo's population is 191,118 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.60 percent.

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The median home cost in Amarillo is $97,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Amarillo's cost of living is 18.00% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Amarillo public schools spend $8,660 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Amarillo.

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The unemployment rate in Amarillo is 3.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Amarillo jobs have Decreased by 0.34 percent.


Ranked #102 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #229 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #309 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Amarillo

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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Amarillo's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes