Amarillo, Texas

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Population in 2017: 199,826 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.1%
 
Males: 100,194  (50.1%)
Females: 99,632  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79101, 79102, 79103, 79104, 79106, 79107, 79108, 79109, 79110, 79111, 79118, 79119, 79121, 79124.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,263 (it was $34,940 in 2000)
Amarillo:

$51,263
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,134 (it was $18,621 in 2000)

Amarillo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,400 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Amarillo:

$131,400
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $177,274; detached houses: $179,711; townhouses or other attached units: $202,151; in 2-unit structures: $87,070; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $30,104; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $70,067; mobile homes: $65,860; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,349

Median gross rent in 2017: $828.

March 2019 cost of living index in Amarillo: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.2% for American Indian residents, 24.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.7% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Amarillo, TX (2017)
    • 106,54653.1%White alone
    • 68,28634.0%Hispanic
    • 12,9226.4%Black alone
    • 7,2613.6%Asian alone
    • 4,5622.3%Two or more races
    • 6070.3%American Indian alone
    • 2310.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1430.07%Other race alone

Races in Amarillo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 813 registered sex offenders living in Amarillo, Texas as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Amarillo is 243 to 1.


Crime rates in Amarillo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
10
(5.4)
5
(2.7)
19
(10.1)
13
(6.9)
10
(5.3)
10
(5.3)
10
(5.1)
10
(5.1)
9
(4.6)
7
(3.5)
7
(3.5)
11
(5.5)
16
(8.0)
12
(6.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
88
(47.9)
98
(52.1)
127
(67.8)
122
(65.0)
99
(52.4)
91
(47.8)
104
(53.4)
110
(56.0)
214
(108.9)
228
(115.3)
166
(83.5)
162
(80.9)
183
(91.0)
199
(99.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
347
(188.8)
401
(213.1)
431
(230.2)
324
(172.6)
352
(186.5)
238
(125.0)
235
(120.7)
278
(141.4)
242
(123.1)
283
(143.1)
272
(136.8)
260
(129.9)
237
(117.9)
305
(151.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,092
(594.2)
1,119
(594.6)
1,257
(671.4)
1,015
(540.8)
1,119
(592.8)
845
(443.8)
874
(448.9)
880
(447.7)
821
(417.6)
826
(417.8)
833
(419.1)
981
(490.2)
1,082
(538.3)
1,106
(550.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,549
(1,387)
2,412
(1,282)
2,585
(1,381)
2,419
(1,289)
2,561
(1,357)
2,590
(1,360)
2,016
(1,035)
2,087
(1,062)
1,816
(923.8)
1,834
(927.6)
1,815
(913.1)
1,797
(897.9)
1,684
(837.8)
1,527
(759.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8,245
(4,487)
7,617
(4,047)
7,554
(4,035)
7,150
(3,810)
7,768
(4,115)
7,827
(4,111)
6,756
(3,470)
6,184
(3,146)
5,643
(2,871)
6,659
(3,368)
6,671
(3,356)
6,756
(3,376)
6,113
(3,041)
5,996
(2,982)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,056
(574.6)
1,051
(558.4)
1,230
(656.9)
741
(394.8)
710
(376.1)
647
(339.8)
616
(316.4)
629
(320.0)
695
(353.6)
850
(429.9)
783
(393.9)
919
(459.2)
990
(492.6)
910
(452.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
62
(33.7)
93
(49.4)
70
(37.4)
48
(25.6)
76
(40.3)
55
(28.9)
75
(38.5)
54
(27.5)
50
(25.4)
36
(18.2)
26
(13.1)
32
(16.0)
46
(22.9)
36
(17.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)547.2526.1588.5500.0516.7461.9415.6412.6424.5459.9428.4447.4451.5455.3

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City-data.com crime index in Amarillo, TX

Crime rate in Amarillo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 411 (343 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: American (9.7%), German (7.5%), English (5.8%), Irish (5.0%), African (1.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 89.9 square miles.

Population density: 2,224 people per square mile   (low).

Amarillo, Texas map

23,944 residents are foreign born (7.5% Latin America, 1.5% Asia).

This city:

12.3%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,643 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,710 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (244.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (334.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bishop Hills, TX (2.7 miles ),
North Randall, TX (3.1 miles ),
Palisades, TX (3.2 miles ),
Timbercreek Canyon, TX (3.2 miles ),
Lake Tanglewood, TX (3.2 miles ),
Canadian River Breaks, TX (3.9 miles ),
Canyon, TX (4.0 miles ),
Claude, TX (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 101.85 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Yellow Rose of Texas - amarillo is Spanish for yellow

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,311 (+2.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 79,341 (82.3%)

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Amarillo, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Amarillo, TX in 2017

Property values in Amarillo, TX

Amarillo satellite photo by USGS

Amarillo tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 382 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 1998: 446 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 1999: 510 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2000: 518 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2001: 535 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2002: 676 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2003: 737 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2004: 697 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2005: 824 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2006: 671 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2007: 648 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2008: 471 buildings, average cost: $245,400
  • 2009: 568 buildings, average cost: $241,200
  • 2010: 510 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2011: 605 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2012: 593 buildings, average cost: $241,100
  • 2013: 549 buildings, average cost: $245,700
  • 2014: 469 buildings, average cost: $260,200
  • 2015: 502 buildings, average cost: $268,100
  • 2016: 625 buildings, average cost: $250,100
  • 2017: 479 buildings, average cost: $257,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Amarillo, TX residents
Average permit cost in Amarillo, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +15,787 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in Amarillo, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Food (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Amarillo, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)

Average climate in Amarillo, Texas

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.374. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.374
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.10. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Amarillo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the Amarillo city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amarillo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from Amarillo center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.2 miles away from Amarillo center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.9 miles away from Amarillo center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 351.6 miles away from Amarillo center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 13.3 miles away from Amarillo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Potter County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amarillo topographic map

Main business address for: SOUTHWESTERN PUBLIC SERVICE CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES), HASTINGS ENTERTAINMENT INC (RETAIL- COMPUTER & PRERECORDED TAPE STORES).

Hospitals in Amarillo:

  • BAPTIST ST ANTHONY'S HEALTH SYSTEM (provides emergency services, 1600 WALLACE BLVD)
  • BAPTIST ST ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL (Government - Federal, provides emergency services, 1600 WALLACE BLVD)
  • FAMILY HOSPITAL CENTER (2828 W 27TH PO BOX 7408 79114)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF THE SOUTHWEST (1301 COULTER SUITE 404)
  • NORTHWEST TEXAS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (7200 WEST 9TH STREET)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF AMARILLO (6900 I-40 WEST SUITE 150)
  • PANHANDLE SURGICAL HOSPITAL (7100 WEST 9TH AVE)
  • QUEST HOSPITAL (7200 W 9TH ST)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL OF AMARILLO (2828 SOUTHWEST 27TH AVENUE)
  • VA AMARILLO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Government Federal, 6010 AMARILLO BLVD. WEST)
  • VISTACARE (7116 I-40 WEST SUITE B)

Airports and heliports located in Amarillo:

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Colleges/Universities in Amarillo:

  • Amarillo College (Full-time enrollment: 6,622; Location: 2011 S. Washington; Public; Website: www.actx.edu)
  • Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Amarillo (Full-time enrollment: 317; Location: 2400 SE 27th; Private, for-profit; Website: www.milaninstitute.edu)
  • Milan Institute-Amarillo (Full-time enrollment: 236; Location: 7001 I-40 West; Private, for-profit; Website: www.milaninstitute.edu)
  • Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy (Full-time enrollment: 111; Location: 7701 Interstate 40 West; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wadegordonacademy.com)
  • Exposito School of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 101; Location: 3710 Mockingbird; Private, for-profit; Website: expositoschoolofhair.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Amarillo:

  • West Texas A & M University (about 16 miles; Canyon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,820)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 71 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 111 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 112 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 112 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • South Plains College (about 117 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 147 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)

Biggest public high schools in Amarillo:

Private high schools in Amarillo:

  • SAN JACINTO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 443, Location: 501 S CAROLINA, Grades: PK-12)
  • ARBOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 296, Location: 5000 HOLLYWOOD RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ASCENSION ACADEMY (Students: 151, Location: 9301 ASCENSION PKWY, Grades: 6-12)
  • HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 112, Location: 4110 S BONHAM ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25, Location: 1601 SW 58TH AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Amarillo:

Private elementary/middle schools in Amarillo:

  • ST MARYS CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 223, Location: 1200 S WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 119, Location: 4118 S BONHAM ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 77, Location: 5005 W INTERSTATE 40, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Amarillo

Library in Amarillo:

  • AMARILLO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,834,309; Location: 413 E 4TH AVE; 551,724 books; 38,953 audio materials; 36,954 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 435 print serial subscriptions; 12 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • THERE IS NOW A HOSPITAL IN TOWN NAMED PHYSICIANS SURGICAL HOSPITAL. IT IS LOCATED ON PLUM CREEK
  • Enrollment at West Texas A&M University is 7,100.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Amarillo: Rock Island Station (A), Santa Fe Station (B), Tri State Fairground (C), Amarillo Country Club (D), Ross Rogers Golf Course (E), Tascosa Country Club (F), US Route 66-Sixth Street Historic District (G), Wolflin Historic District (H), Plemons-Mrs M D Oliver-Eakle Additions Historic District (I), Llano Cemetery Historic District (J), Burlington Station (K), Henry B and Ellen M Sanborn House (L), Jons-Gilvin House (M), Kouns-Jackson House (N), Landergin-Harrington House (O), Miles and Myda Bivins House (P), Potter County Courthouse (Q), Amarillo Fire Department Station 5 (R), Amarillo Fire Department Station 3 (S), Amarillo Fire Department Station 6 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Western Plaza Shopping Center (1), Westgate Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Amarillo include: SOUTHWESTERN PUBLIC SERVICE CO (A), HASTINGS ENTERTAINMENT INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Amarillo include: Trinity Church (A), Pierce Street Church (B), Andrews Church (C), Temple Church (D), Eastridge Church (E), Fairview Church (F), Glenwood Church (G), Hillcrest Church (H), Holiness Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Llano Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Amarillo Lake (A), Amarillo Terminal Reservoir (B), Ross Rogers Golf Course Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Amarillo include: Hines Park (1), Southeast Park (2), Southwest Park (3), Martin Road Park (4), Bones Hooks Park (5), Benton Park (6), Austin Park (7), South Lawn Park (8), North Height Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Catholic Museum Archives Building (2200 North Spring Street) (1), Amarillo Botanical Gardens (Museums; 1400 Streit Drive) (2), Amarillo Museum of Art (Amarillo College Nat) (3), Amarillo Railroad Museum Inc (13000 East US Highway 60) (4), Don Harrington Discovery Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1200 Streit Drive) (5), Amarillo City - Libraries-Amarillo Public- Central Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 413 East 4th Avenue) (6), A Pony for Your Thoughts (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 8480 Cliffside Road) (7), Cunningham B J Geologst (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1011 West 9th Avenue) (8), English Field Air & Space Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2014 English Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: 3B Machine & Custom Fabrication (11828 East County Road 34) (1), Bailey's Lounge (3100 West Interstate 40) (2), Comfort Inn Airport (1515 I-40 East) (3), Baymont Inn Amarillo (3411 I-40 West) (4), Astro Motel (5703 West Amarillo Boulevard) (5), Camelot Inn (2508 E Interstate 40) (6), Ambassador Hotel - Amarillo (3100 W Interstate 40) (7), Brianco's Four Seasons Sunrooms (11750 Interstate 27) (8), Civic Center Inn (715 South Fillmore Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Amarillo-City - Municipal Court- Warrant Officer (201 East 4th Avenue) (1), Courts-Federal - District Court- Clerk's Office Information (205 East 5th Avenue) (2), United States Government - Judicial Branch- U S Probation Office (205 East 5th Avenue) (3), United States Government - Judicial Branch- Federal Public Defender (500 South Taylor Street) (4), United States Government - Judicial Branch- U S Pretrial Services (205 East 5th Avenue) (5), United States Government - Judicial Branch- U S Magistrate (205 East 5th Avenue) (6), United States Government - Judicial Branch- U S District Judge (205 East 5th Avenue) (7), Potter County - County Clerk- Criminal Court Department (Courthouse) (8), United States Government - Judicial Branch- Us Bankruptcy Court Clerks Of (624 South Polk Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Alex O'Brien - Tennis player, Arden Cho - Model, Evan Tanner - Martial artist, Steve Butler - Racing driver, Paul Buentello - Martial artist, Danny Elfman - (born 1953), musician, composer, Richard T. Snodgrass - Computer scientist, Rick D. Husband - (1957-2003), astronaut, Cody Hodges - Football player, Bobby Duncum, Jr. - Professional wrestler.

Potter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amarillo and their reported violations in the past:

AMARILLO MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 191,541, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2006)
  • 231 regular monitoring violations
AMBERWOOD WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FORT AMARILLO RV PARK (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SPORTSWORLD (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2011)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
COYOTE CORNER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
PAK-A-SAK 19 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CATALPA VILLA WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
PRESTON WEST GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2013)
  • 33 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Amarillo in 2010:

  • 1,019 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 371 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 231 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 158 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 65 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Amarillo in 2000:

  • 1,459 people in nursing homes
  • 361 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 119 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 100 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 93 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 48 people in religious group quarters
  • 47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other group homes

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Amarillo National Center. Capacity: 10,000.
  • Amarillo Civic Center. Capacity: 6,670.

Banks with most branches in Amarillo (2011 data):

  • Amarillo National Bank: 15 branches. Info updated 2010/07/13: Bank assets: $3,157.1 mil, Deposits: $2,561.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Amarillo National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Happy State Bank: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $1,840.0 mil, Deposits: $1,625.4 mil, headquarters in Happy, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Happy Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fillmore Downtown Branch, Tx-Potter County 1 Branch, Patterson Branch, Amarillo - Coulter Branch, Bivins Branch, Wolflin Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Puckett Branch, Medical Banking Center Branch, Grand Banking Center Branch, Amarillo Motorbank Branch, Amarillo Downtown Branch, Washington Banking Center Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • FirstBank Southwest: Sleepy Hollow Branch, Crossroads Branch, Western Banking Center Branch, Gem Lake Branch, Firstbank Southwest. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $825.3 mil, Deposits: $749.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Firstperryton Bancorp, Inc.
  • First United Bank: Amarillo Messenger Service, Tradewind Branch Amarillo Branch, The Colonies Branc, - Downtown Amarill. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,081.2 mil, Deposits: $962.8 mil, headquarters in Dimmitt, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Plains Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Drive-In Branch, I-40 Branch, Amarillo Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Herring Bank: Amarillo/Bell Branch, Pierce Branch, at 2201 Civic Circle. Info updated 2009/08/03: Bank assets: $562.6 mil, Deposits: $493.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Herring Bancorp, Inc.
  • FirstCapital Bank of Texas, National Association: Downtown Amarillo Branch at 620 South Taylor Road, branch established on 2003/01/13; Hillside Branch at 7100 Hillside, branch established on 2006/04/10. Info updated 2010/07/28: Bank assets: $593.5 mil, Deposits: $539.3 mil, headquarters in Midland, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares Of Texas, Inc.
  • 7 other banks with 9 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Amarillo:

Marital status in Amarillo, TX
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Amarillo:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Amarillo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Amarillo:

(Amarillo, Texas Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Amarillo, TX (based on Potter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant60,758121
Catholic15,90410
Mainline Protestant8,22918
Other6,58815
Black Protestant1,92910
Orthodox801
None27,585-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Potter County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Potter County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
This county:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
This county:

8.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Potter County:

8.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Potter County:

29.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Amarillo:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Amarillo:

21.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Amarillo:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Amarillo:

33.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Amarillo:

55.0%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amarillo, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 350$2,172,121$74,4730$0
Firefighters 256$1,572,533$73,7120$0
Other and Unallocable 173$620,053$43,00913$13,591
Parks and Recreation 161$391,962$29,215107$94,242
Water Supply 142$359,852$30,4106$8,246
Solid Waste Management 137$329,094$28,8262$3,614
Streets and Highways 99$248,208$30,08647$22,198
Sewerage 77$186,208$29,0191$1,151
Police - Other 73$231,953$38,12918$20,788
Financial Administration 71$319,730$54,0396$6,187
Health 61$182,621$35,9257$9,643
Local Libraries 60$153,096$30,61918$13,826
Transit 60$165,901$33,1801$1,021
Other Government Administration 49$221,750$54,30612$15,296
Airports 46$141,294$36,8590$0
Fire - Other 38$165,903$52,3907$12,170
Judicial and Legal 33$120,249$43,7275$21,866
Natural Resources 18$35,798$23,8651$2,276
Housing and Community Development (Local) 13$35,229$32,5191$722
Welfare 1$2,980$35,7600$0
Totals for Government 1,918$7,656,535$47,903252$246,837

Amarillo government finances - Expenditure in 2015 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $44,818,000 ($224.29)
    Sewerage: $17,259,000 ($86.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,845,000 ($54.27)
    Regular Highways: $5,728,000 ($28.66)
    Air Transportation: $3,274,000 ($16.38)
    General - Other: $421,000 ($2.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $351,000 ($1.76)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $39,969,000 ($200.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,314,000 ($131.68)
    General - Other: $24,356,000 ($121.89)
    Water Utilities: $23,115,000 ($115.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,545,000 ($97.81)
    Regular Highways: $14,647,000 ($73.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,784,000 ($63.98)
    Sewerage: $12,589,000 ($63.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,847,000 ($59.29)
    Hospitals: $9,110,000 ($45.59)
    Health - Other: $7,445,000 ($37.26)
    Air Transportation: $6,210,000 ($31.08)
    Financial Administration: $6,178,000 ($30.92)
    Transit Utilities: $4,406,000 ($22.05)
    Libraries: $4,124,000 ($20.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,467,000 ($17.35)
    General Public Buildings: $3,182,000 ($15.92)
    Central Staff Services: $2,858,000 ($14.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,111,000 ($10.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $101,654,000 ($508.71)
    Corporate Bonds: $36,753,000 ($183.93)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $12,071,000 ($60.41)
    Benefit Payments: $9,453,000 ($47.31)
    Withdrawals: $14,000 ($0.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,389,000 ($31.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $18,198,000 ($91.07)
    General - Other: $471,000 ($2.36)
    Police Protection: $369,000 ($1.85)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($0.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000 ($0.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($0.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.04)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($0.02)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,265,000 ($466.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,390,000 ($31.98)

Amarillo government finances - Revenue in 2015 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,954,000 ($104.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,970,000 ($99.94)
    Other: $14,819,000 ($74.16)
    Air Transportation: $10,507,000 ($52.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,373,000 ($26.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($0.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $8,834,000 ($44.21)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,286,000 ($11.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $11,426,000 ($57.18)
    Transit Utilities: $2,744,000 ($13.73)
    Air Transportation: $2,140,000 ($10.71)
    Other: $905,000 ($4.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,364,000 ($6.83)
    Health and Hospitals: $808,000 ($4.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,093,000 ($40.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,760,000 ($28.83)
    Special Assessments: $3,873,000 ($19.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,561,000 ($7.81)
    Sale of Property: $473,000 ($2.37)
    Rents: $214,000 ($1.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $49,224,000 ($246.33)
    Transit Utilities: $164,000 ($0.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,297,000 ($41.52)
    Water Utilities: $5,999,000 ($30.02)
    Health and Hospitals: $4,152,000 ($20.78)
    General Local Government Support: $779,000 ($3.90)
    Transit Utilities: $408,000 ($2.04)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $70,548,000 ($353.05)
    Property: $38,611,000 ($193.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,654,000 ($88.35)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,002,000 ($40.04)
    Other License: $1,494,000 ($7.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $532,000 ($2.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $74,000 ($0.37)

Amarillo government finances - Debt in 2015 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,207,000 ($1782.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $337,213,000 ($1687.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,994,000 ($95.05)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,465,000 ($52.37)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,465,000 ($52.37)

Amarillo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2015 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,549,000 ($353.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $380,442,000 ($1903.87)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,408,000 ($92.12)

9.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Randall County, TX  4.74% ($43,789 average AGI)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.23% ($37,042)
from Moore County, TX  0.22% ($37,890)


10.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.57%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Randall County, TX  5.24% ($45,552 average AGI)
to Lubbock County, TX  0.26% ($46,901)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.21% ($45,420)
Businesses in Amarillo, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4La Quinta2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts4Lane Furniture4
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
Albertsons1Little Caesars Pizza2
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's3
Applebee's2Lowe's2
Arby's6Marriott3
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets8
AutoZone6Maurices1
Avenue1Mazda1
BMW1McDonald's13
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Microtel2
Baymont Inn1Motel 62
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity1
Best Western2New Balance2
Blockbuster1New York & Co1
Budget Car Rental2Nike18
Burger King7Nissan1
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot1
CVS4OfficeMax1
Casual Male XL1Old Navy1
Catherines1On The Border1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chevrolet2Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A2Pac Sun1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless5
Church's Chicken2Penske1
Cinnabon 2PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut6
ColorTyme1Plato's Closet1
Comfort Inn2Popeyes4
Comfort Suites1Quality2
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack4
Curves2Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Red Robin1
Deb1Red Roof Inn1
Dennys3Rue211
Discount Tire3SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In12
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Sears3
Eddie Bauer1Shoe Carnival1
Express1Sleep Inn1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel5
FedEx27Starbucks3
Finish Line1Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Subway18
Foot Locker1Super 83
GNC2T-Mobile5
GameStop4T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill1Taco Bell6
Gymboree1Target1
H&R Block8The Room Place1
Havertys Furniture1Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn5Travelodge1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul7
Home Depot2UPS31
Honda1Vans2
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless2
IHOP2Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
JoS. A. Bank1Waffle House5
Jones New York5Walgreens8
Journeys1Walmart4
Justice2Wendy's5
KFC3Wet Seal1
Kohl's1YMCA4

Strongest AM radio stations in Amarillo:

  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KDJW (1360 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KZIP (1310 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: DEL NORTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amarillo:

  • KJRT (88.3 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVW (90.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXRI (91.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQIZ-FM (93.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K235AL (94.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KXLV (89.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMML-FM (96.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KAEZ (105.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KPRF (98.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRGN (103.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBZD (99.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KPUR-FM (107.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWTS (91.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: WEST TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Amarillo:

  • KEAT-LP (Channel 22; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • K25GI (Channel 25; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K56DF (Channel 56; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: SPECTRUM MEDIA)
  • KAMT-LP (Channel 31; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTMO-LP (Channel 36; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCPN-LP (Channel 33; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXD-LP (Channel 43; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Amarillo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 86Number of bridges
  • 1,066ft / 325mTotal length
  • $1,800,000Total costs
  • 520,921Total average daily traffic
  • 91,408Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Amarillo, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 291960-1969
  • 161980-1989
  • 151990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Amarillo, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amarillo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1,111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Amarillo, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 152 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 380 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 752 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amarillo)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Amarillo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 355 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 43 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,052$111,895763$125,0712,328$113,976265$25,8628$4,028,231348$81,99612$53,916
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED121$102,933112$122,011486$119,13940$23,0160$036$83,4352$32,155
APPLICATIONS DENIED156$91,92492$86,288720$94,956214$23,6890$057$57,41521$61,405
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN77$106,55973$104,001314$113,85345$44,4560$029$69,5192$80,255
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$80,20913$63,54299$101,49218$31,3890$011$52,2731$59,010

Detailed mortgage data for all 52 tracts in Amarillo, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 37 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED158$140,726175$141,1041$109,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED33$137,69635$165,5864$87,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$102,03017$144,9164$118,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$127,09318$148,0520$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$110,0004$173,8481$110,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Amarillo, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Amarillo, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 1235. The highest number of fires - 1,747 took place in 2006, and the least - 894 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Amarillo, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.3%), and Structure Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Amarillo, TX
    • 10,77851.3%Outside Fires
    • 7,20334.3%Structure Fires
    • 2,76713.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2531.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Amarillo, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Amarillo, Texas:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 6800 I-40 W, Amarillo, Texas 79106 , Phone: (806) 358-7943, Fax: (806) 358-8475
  • La Quinta Amarillo West Medical Center, 2108 Coulter St, Amarillo, Texas 79106 , Phone: (806) 352-6311, Fax: (806) 359-3179
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 1700 Interstate 40 E, Amarillo, Texas 79103 , Phone: (806) 372-1425, Fax: (806) 379-8807
  • Ambassador Hotel, 3100 W I-40, Amarillo, Texas 79102 , Phone: (806) 358-6161, Fax: (806) 358-9869
  • Comfort Inn West Amarillo, 2100 S Coulter, Amarillo, Texas 79106 , Phone: (806) 358-6141, Fax: (806) 358-8916
  • Motel 6 #1146 Amarillo, 6030 Ih-40 West, Amarillo, Texas 79106 , Phone: (806) 359-7651, Fax: (806) 359-0236
  • Lakiva Hotel & Convention Center, 2501 I-40 E, Amarillo, Texas 79104 , Phone: (806) 379-6555, Fax: (806) 372-7355
  • Quality Inn West Medical Center, 1610 Coulter Rd, Amarillo, Texas 79106 , Phone: (806) 358-7861, Fax: (806) 352-7287
  • 37 other hotels and motels
All 45 fire-safe hotels and motels in Amarillo, Texas
Most common first names in Amarillo, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,02471.6 years
Mary1,01778.3 years
William92474.4 years
John88673.6 years
Robert71171.4 years
Charles53572.3 years
George44875.2 years
Thomas33172.3 years
Dorothy32275.4 years
Margaret31978.4 years
Most common last names in Amarillo, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith58673.8 years
Johnson41774.0 years
Jones36872.7 years
Brown36675.4 years
Williams33675.4 years
Davis28474.4 years
Wilson26375.4 years
Miller25474.3 years
Moore24075.3 years
Thompson18374.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amarillo, TX
  • 74.2%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amarillo, TX
  • 49.3%Utility gas
  • 49.2%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Amarillo compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 (79107) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 (79104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 (79111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #45 (79106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #70 (79107) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #97 (79111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #99 (79107) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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