Amarillo, Texas 

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Population

199,654

+5.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$47,053

Median Home Price

$156,500

Median Age

33.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.2 / 6.6

summer / winter

TX Gifts

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.

Amarillo, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Low unemployment
Relatively cool, dry climate
Cons
Isolation
Unattractive setting
Crime rate


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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Potter County
Metro Area: Amarillo Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately 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 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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 19.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Amarillo's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Potter county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 68.5% to 29.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Amarillo's population is 199,654 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $156,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%.

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

It's a good time to buy in Amarillo. Home Appreciation is up 14.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Amarillo is $156,500.

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Reviews for Amarillo   31 Reviews
Quite possibly worse than Hell itself - 4/5/2020
I was originally from here, left for a number of years, and ended up back for a short time due to life circumstances. I have really tried to make the most of my time... Read More

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Not a good place - 12/6/2019
I moved to Amarillo when I was five and left at 34, the best thing I ever did. Sadly, I came back to help care for my aging grandmother, and as soon as I can, i am... Read More

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

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