Amarillo, Texas

Population 195,571

Amarillo is located in Potter County, TX. The population is 195,571, making Amarillo the largest city in Potter County.

There are 78 public schools in Amarillo with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Amarillo is high , and there are 687 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Amarillo is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Amarillo property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Amarillo include Bishop Hills, Palisades and Timbercreek Canyon.

Amarillo Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 17.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.1%

Crime Rate

46.15% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 493
  • Violent Crimes: 755
  • Robbery: 118
  • Burglary: 838
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

45.07% Higher than national avg.
  • 687 offenders in Amarillo
  • 35.13 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

968 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 24
  • Superfunds: 12
  • Tanks & Spills: 932

Unemployment

Low 2.4%
  • Texas unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

78 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 78 K-12 public schools in Amarillo, TX and 9 private schools. Homefacts rates Amarillo's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

687 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$169,000 compared to December 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    11.6%
  • Rented
    35.3%
  • Owned
    53%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

853 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Amarillo, TX issued 853 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 853 permits, 469 were issued for single family homes and 384 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Amarillo, TX issued 785 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 785 permits, 549 were issued for single family homes and 236 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $522
  • 1 Bedroom: $628
  • 2 Bedrooms: $822
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,087
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,266

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Environmental Hazards

968 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (2087/2260)
    Amarillo, TX has 92.35% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Amarillo, TX is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.87 Average
    Amarillo, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 36.78°
  • February 39.55°
  • March 50.83°
  • April 58°
  • May 66.2°
  • June 77.54°
  • July 79.75°
  • August 78.82°
  • September 70.38°
  • October 58.9°
  • November 48.92°
  • December 39.78°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Amarillo, TX

Earthquakes
Amarillo, TX has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Amarillo, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Amarillo, TX has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Amarillo, TX has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Amarillo, TX: $51,466

Unemployment

Unemployment in Amarillo is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.01%
White Collar - 52.99%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Mac Thornberry

Neighborhood Info

124 FCC Towers view all