Amarillo Metro Area, Texas 

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Population

261,827

+5.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$49,553

Median Home Price

$113,805

United States / Texas / Amarillo Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Amarillo Metro Area, Texas

Small city - North Texas in center of Texas Panhandle. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Amarillo metro area, 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
 $1,100,000 
2410 S Lipscomb St
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 5069 SqFt
 $185,000 
7604 Cervin Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1781 SqFt
 $270,000 
6117 Gainsborough Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3225 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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Texas
County:
Metro Area: Amarillo Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Amarillo, Canyon, 15 total
Zip Codes: 79109, 79107, 79106, 79118, 79015, 79110, 79108, 79119, 79103, 79102, 29 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 3604 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Amarillo Metro Area is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amarillo Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amarillo Metro Area's cost of living is 21.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Amarillo Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
The Amarillo metro area voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Amarillo Metro Area's population is 261,827 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Amarillo Metro Area is $113,805. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Amarillo Metro Area public schools spend $8,892 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Amarillo Metro Area. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN AMARILLO METRO AREA, TEXAS
79109, 79107, 79106, 79118, 79015, 79110, 79108, 79119, 79103, 79102, 29 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN AMARILLO
$1,100,000
2410 S Lipscomb St
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$185,000
7604 Cervin Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$270,000
6117 Gainsborough Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$234,900
7901 Taos Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$93,000
4203 S Travis St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$409,000
3201 Bowie St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$215,000
7911 Littlerock Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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