City At A Glance

Palo Duro Canyon in Amarillo, TX

Quick Facts:

Population: 190,474
Median Household Income: $44,912
Average Work Commute: 15 Minutes
Median Home Price: $120,000

About Amarillo, TX

Amarillo's cowboy culture is seen through its natural attractions such as the Palo Duro Canyon, a Top 10 Hiking Trail and the second-largest canyon system in the United States, behind the Grand Canyon. Other top attractions are the Amarillo Botanical Gardens and Amarillo Zoo. As the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo is the area's major economic driver with leading agriculture, health-care, education and manufacturing industries, which include top employers Tyson Foods and West Texas A&M University.