Amarillo, TX Cost of Living

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Amarillo cost of living score
Less expensive
26.4% lower
than the US average
21.9% lower
than the Texas average
Amarillo, Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 73.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 26.4% lower than the U.S. average and 21.9% higher than the average for Texas.

Amarillo, TX

Housing costs in Amarillo?
A typical home costs $188,500, which is 44.2% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 36.7% less expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Amarillo costs $1,020 per month, which is 28.7% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 25.5% cheaper than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Amarillo?
To live comfortably in Amarillo, Texas, a minimum annual income of $36,000 for a family, and $32,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Amarillo?
Amarillo is a large city located in the Texas Panhandle. The cost of living here is very affordable compared to most other cities in the United States, making it an attractive option for those looking for an affordable place to live without sacrificing too much convenience or comfortability. Renting an apartment or house here can range from around $500 - $1,200 per month depending on size and amenities offered while utilities like internet and electricity tend to come at a fractional price found anywhere else across America. Groceries and healthcare costs are both on par with national averages while transportation costs remain quite low thanks in part to public transportation links throughout the city.
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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  More

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Over 5 years ago

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  More

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Over 5 years ago

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  More

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