Amarillo, TX Demographic Data

Amarillo, TX Summary

Amarillo is located in Potter County in Texas
  • Population: 195,571
  • Area: 101.17 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 99.48 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.69 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,933.18 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 3,654.86 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Amarillo, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
100,260
50%
50.8
Male
99,391
50%
49.2
Total Population
199,651
 
321,419,000

Amarillo, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
16,851
8.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
16,570
8.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
13,654
6.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
12,786
6.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
14,169
7.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
29,092
14.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
26,197
13.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
23,173
11.6% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
12,373
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
11,342
5.7% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
12,784
6.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
7,439
3.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,221
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
144,367
72.3%
77.1
Female
74,973
51.9%
51.4
Male
69,394
48.1%
48.6
21 Years and over
136,749
68.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
30,064
15.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
23,444
11.7%
14.9
Female
13,688
58.4%
55.9
Male
9,756
41.6%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Amarillo, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
192,069
96.2% 
96.9
White
167,592
83.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
10,781
5.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,051
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
8,037
4.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
361
0.2% 
1.2
Chinese
2,042
1.0% 
1.3
Filipino
744
0.4% 
0.9
Japanese
63
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1,687
0.8% 
0.5
Other Asian
3,140
1.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
500
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
4,108
2.1% 
4.8
Two or More Races
7,582
3.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
65,392
32.8% 
17.6
Mexican
60,596
30.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
1,055
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
192
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,549
1.8% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
134,259
67.2% 
82.4

Amarillo, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
8,936
7.1% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
11,549
9.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
30,753
24.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
33,757
26.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
11,246
9.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
20,002
15.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
9,378
7.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
20,485
16.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
105,136
83.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
29,380
23.4%
30.6

Amarillo, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
45,775
30.0%
33.5%
Now Married
71,546
46.9%
47.5
Divorced
21,845
14.3%
11.0%
Separated
4,811
3.2%
2.1
Widowed
8,599
5.6
5.8%

Amarillo, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
137,614
75.3%
78.5%
Languages other than english
45,186
24.7%
21.5%
Spanish
37,141
20.3%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,187
0.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
5,908
3.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
950
0.5%
1.0%

Amarillo, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
3,986
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
4,359
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
9,902
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
8,018
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
10,893
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
14,953
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
9,039
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
8,732
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
2,753
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
2,131
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
50,192
 
55,775
Per capita income
26,575
 
29,979

Amarillo, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,410
1.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
10,094
10.3%
9.8
Construction
7,863
8.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
24,398
24.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
4,787
4.9%
6.5
Information
1,636
1.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
8,084
8.3%
10.3
Other services except public administration
5,952
6.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
6,919
7.1%
11.3
Public administration
4,234
4.3%
4.6
Retail trade
13,999
14.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
4,462
4.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
4,147
4.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
11,352
11.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
30,420
31.0%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
12,482
12.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
24,432
24.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
19,299
19.7%
18.0%

Amarillo, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
96,854
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
79,881
82.5%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
12,644
13.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
507
0.5%
5.2
Walked
855
0.9%
2.8
Other means
1,203
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
1,764
1.8%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
16.0
 
26.0

Amarillo, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
4,528
6.1%
8.9
1 vehicles
27,755
37.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
30,248
40.5%
37.2
3 or more
12,235
16.4%
20.3

Amarillo, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
74,766
89.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
45,254
60.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
29,512
39.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
8,640
10.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Amarillo, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
83,406
1 room
2,643
3.2%
2.3
2 rooms
1,199
1.4%
2.5
3 rooms
7,928
9.5%
9.0
4 rooms
14,719
17.6%
16.6
5 rooms
23,347
28.0%
20.0
6 rooms
14,735
17.7%
17.9
7 rooms
8,157
9.8%
12.1
8 rooms
5,501
6.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
5,177
6.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Amarillo, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
83,406
 
 
1-unit, detached
60,963
73.1%
61.4
1-unit, attached
2,280
2.7%
5.8
2-units
2,353
2.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
1,771
2.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
3,202
3.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
3,506
4.2%
4.6
20 or more units
5,503
6.6%
8.8
Mobile home
3,828
4.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Amarillo, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
4,848
5.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
7,909
9.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
16,163
19.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
13,006
15.6%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
13,059
15.7%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
9,300
11.2%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
6,861
8.2%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
9,015
10.8%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
2,948
3.5%
2.5%
2014 or later
297
0.4%
0.5%

Amarillo, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.7
Electricity
NR
NR
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
5.1
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.0
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.1
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.5
No fuel used
NR
NR
1.2

Amarillo, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
26,876
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
88
0.3%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
361
1.3%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
578
2.2%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,796
6.7%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
4,228
15.7%
20.3%
$500 to $999
9,168
34.1%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
10,657
39.7%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
12,319
46.2%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,768
14.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,585
17.2%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,180
4.4%
7.3%
35.0% or more
4,835
18.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
189
NR
NR

Amarillo, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
28,488 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
69
0.2%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
165
0.6%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
323
1.1%
1.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,298
4.6%
11.0%
Less than $500
2,842
10.0%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
6,730
23.6%
27.9%
$500 to $999
17,061
59.9%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
1,024
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
789
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
4,348
15.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
2,702
9.6%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,298
11.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,585
12.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,716
9.7%
9.2%
35.0% or more
11,358
40.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,505
NR
NR

Amarillo, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
45,254
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
3,391
7.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
13,709
30.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
11,660
25.8%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
7,817
17.3%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
4,996
11.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,607
5.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
829
1.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
245
0.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
122,100
 
194,500
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