Amarillo, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 195,571

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 16.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.4%

Crime Rate

45.82% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 394
  • Violent Crimes: 643
  • Robbery: 137
  • Burglary: 913
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

53.98% Higher than national avg.
  • 669 offenders in Amarillo
  • 34.21 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $156,000
  • Median Sales Price: $78,263
  • Foreclosures: 92
  • Homes For Sale: 1,317
  • Homes For Rent: 108

Environmental Hazards

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

Unemployment

Low 3.1%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

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77 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 77 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

669 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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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$156,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$78,263 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    10.4%
  • Rented
    35.4%
  • Owned
    54.3%

1,317 Homes For Sale View All

$112,500
1206 10th Ave Sw
Amarillo, TX 79101
-- Beds | 2 Baths
$112,500
1208 10th Ave Sw
Amarillo, TX 79101
-- Beds | -- Baths
$325,000
125 Bayshore Dr
Amarillo, TX 79118
3 Beds | -- Baths
$69,900
4636 Bonham St
Amarillo, TX 79110
3 Beds | 1 Baths

92 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$34,000
10th
Amarillo, TX 79106
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$76,500
Potter
Amarillo, TX 79108
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
Hillcrest
Amarillo, TX 79106
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$NR
Beaver
Amarillo, TX 79107
3 Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

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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Building Permits By Year

108 Rental Properties View All

$1,425
7409 Mosley St
Amarillo, TX 79119
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,450
5406 Winners Cir B
Amarillo, TX 79110
-- Beds | -- Baths
$1,550
6320 Mayer Ct
Amarillo, TX 79109
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,200
4508 Ida Louise Ct
Amarillo, TX 79110
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Amarillo, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $527
  • 1 Bedroom: $633
  • 2 Bedrooms: $831
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,091
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,271

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Environmental Hazards

968 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (552/564)
    Amarillo, TX has 97.87% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Amarillo, TX is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.9 Average
    Amarillo, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Amarillo, TX: $50,192

Unemployment

Unemployment in Amarillo is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 44.02%
White Collar - 55.98%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Mac Thornberry

Neighborhood Info

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