Amarillo, TX: What you need to know

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.


Amarillo, TX City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 196,571
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $47,735
Median Home Price $118,000
Walkscore 36

Amarillo, TX Rankings

Amarillo , TX Business and Economy

Amarillo's major employers include agriculture and energy industries

Amarillo, TX Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 49%
  Female 51%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 204
In Amarillo , TX

 
8.7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Amarillo , TX

Median Population

Median Age 33.5%
Age 18 Over 72.8%
Age 21 Over 69%
Age 62 Over 15.3%
Age 65 Over 12.4%

Race

  Ethnicity White 83.2%
  Ethnicity Black 6.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.7%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 30.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.6%
  Ethnicity Other 2.6%

Economics

  Median Household Income $47,735
  Median Home Price $118,000
  Homes Owned 38.9%
  Homes Rent 61.1%
  Median Property Rent $766

Language

  English Only 76.7%
  English Other 23.3%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 18 MINUTES
in Amarillo , TX

Commute Types

  Walked 1.2%
  Worked at Home 2.5%
  Public Transportation 1%
  Other Means 1.2%
  Drove Alone 80.7%
  Carpooled 13.4%

36/100
WALK SCORE
for Amarillo , TX