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 196571
Latest Population Increase 99.00
Median age 33.5
Median Household Income $47735
Median Home Price $118000
GreatSchools Rating
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Amarillo
22.7 °C
Humidity : 24%
Wind : 20.6 km/h
24 °C
Thursday
12 °C
Friday
13 °C
Saturday

Amarillo, TX Rankings

Amarillo, TX Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 49%
  Population Women 51%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Amarillo

 
204% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Amarillo

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 47735
  Median Home Price 118000
  Homes Owned 38.9
  Homes Rent 61.1
  Median Property Rent 766

Language

  English Only 76.7
  English Other 23.3
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 18 MINUTES
in Amarillo

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Amarillo

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