Amarillo, Texas 

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Population

197,823

+5.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$47,053

Median Home Price

$136,900

Best Places to Live in Amarillo, Texas

Small city - North Texas in center of Texas Panhandle. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Amarillo, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Low unemployment
-Relatively cool, dry climate
Cons
-Isolation
-Unattractive setting
-Crime rate

Local Listings in Amarillo
 $449,450 
13151 Genevieves Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2592 SqFt
 $50,000 
802 Kentucky St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 968 SqFt
 $50,000 
909 N Madison St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 980 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Amarillo Metro Area

Set in the middle of the rugged plains of the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo is a true “cow town” of cowboys and ranch life, with some color left over from its glory days as a watering hole on legendary Route 66. Today the area is accessible by modern transportation, and modern heating and air-conditioning have tamed the harsh plains environment. These changes have led to population growth and buildup of the downtown area, but other than steakhouses and a few museums and historic sites, cultural amenities outside the native Western culture are about as scarce as trees.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Texas
County: Potter County
Metro Area: Amarillo Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Amarillo
Zip Codes: 79109, 79107, 79106, 79118, 79110, 79108, 79119, 79103, 79102, 79124, 14 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 3604 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Amarillo is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amarillo jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amarillo's cost of living is 14.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Amarillo's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Amarillo, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Potter county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Amarillo's population is 197,823 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Amarillo is $136,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Amarillo public schools spend $8,635 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Amarillo. More Education


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Housing Market in Amarillo

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Reviews for Amarillo   30 Reviews
Amarillo Texas, Sucks. - 2/5/2019
Amarillo is not a good place to live. For me it was like living in Hell. I lived there for 50 years. I graduated Canyon High. raised two kids. went through a divorce... Read More

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From Nashville - 12/10/2018
People are great. some awesome pubs and eat spots. i really like the people here but there just ain't anything cool to do other than eat drink and play golf. when its... Read More

Simple and enjoyable living - 3/3/2018
Good place to set down roots and live an affordable life style. Disagree with Stacy about it being more expensive then H town. Not sure what part you are describing?.... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN AMARILLO, TEXAS
79109, 79107, 79106, 79118, 79110, 79108, 79119, 79103, 79102, 79124, 14 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN AMARILLO
$449,450
13151 Genevieves Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$50,000
802 Kentucky St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$50,000
909 N Madison St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$275,000
513 Shore Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$45,000
86 N Tennessee St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$229,900
6504 Milligan Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,099,500
5204 Spartanburg Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 7

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