79108 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Amarillo, TX (5.65%)
Counties: Potter County, TX (98.59%), Carson County, TX (1.41%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 16,968
Zip code population in 2010: 17,726
Zip code population in 2000: 11,876

Houses and condos: 5,330
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,038
% of renters here:

21%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 79108: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 165.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 103 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79108
Zip code 79108 (Amarillo, Texas) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.6% ($1,505)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,586 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,452 (1.8%)

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Males: 10,143  (59.8%)
Females: 6,825  (40.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 79108:

For population 15 years and over in 79108:

Zip code 79108 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79108

  • Zip code 79108 races chart
    • 11,218White population
    • 2,349Black population
    • 96American Indian population
    • 105Asian population
    • 18Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 17Some other race population
    • 184Two or more races population
    • 3,739Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 10,469
Rural population: 6,498

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $95,100
79108:

$95,100
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 61 registered sex offenders living in 79108 zip code as of May 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79108 to the number of sex offenders is 226 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.2 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79108, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,989 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,989
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $39,711 (reported on 86.7% of returns)
Here:

$39,711
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.0% for AGIs below $25k, 83.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 51.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $970 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$970
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,978 (reported on 7.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,978
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,972 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,972
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,152 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$9,152
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,815 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
79108:

$9,815
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,299 (24% of AGI, reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$18,299
State:

$24,724

Here:

23.8% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,450 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,450
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,173 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
79108:

$4,173
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,493 (reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,493
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 49.3%
Here:

49%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 45.7% for AGIs below $25k, 48.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79108, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,076 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,076
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $32,317 (reported on 87.3% of returns)
Here:

$32,317
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 135.1% for AGIs below $10k, 81.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,121 (reported on 28.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,121
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,464 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,464
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,885 (reported on 8.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,885
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.1% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,012 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,012
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,944 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
79108:

$2,944
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,494 (23% of AGI, reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$14,494
State:

$19,631

Here:

22.7% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,818 (6% of AGI, reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,818
State:

$4,753

Here:

5.6% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,967 (reported on 70.1% of returns)
79108:

$3,967
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,911 (reported on 23.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,911
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 50.5%
Here:

51%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 46.0% for AGIs below $10k, 51.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 49.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$51,746
Texas:

$51,704
Amarillo, TX (79108) map Nearest zip codes: 79111, 79107, 79104, 79103, 79101, 79118.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.5%
Texas:

55.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.1%
Texas:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 535
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,483


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 187 (122 now married, 65 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,826 (1,502 now married, 1,324 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79108 with a mortgage: 1,971 (49 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,009

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,094
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S342

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

14.6%
Whole state:

17.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

4.9%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79108: Fain Ranch (A), Kritser Ranch (B), Wilkins Ranch (C), Amarillo Rifle and Pistol Club Firing Range (D), Amarillo Speed Bowl (E), Canadian River Store (F), Amarillo Fire Department Station 4 (G), Potter County Fire Rescue Station 5 Central Headquarters (H), Potter County Fire Rescue Station 6 (I), Potter County Fire Rescue Station 4 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 79108 include: River Road Church (A), Holiness Church (B), Primitive Baptist Church (C), Pavillard Baptist Church (D), Irwin Road Baptist Church (E), Pleasant Valley Assembly of God Church (F), Northside Assembly of God Church (G), Pleasant Valley Church of Christ (H), Fairlane Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Saint Francis Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: McGee Lake (A), Stalanaker Lake (B), Southwestern Public Service Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: West Amarillo Creek (A), Pitcher Creek (B), East Amarillo Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 312010 or later
  • 6492000 to 2009
  • 7861990 to 1999
  • 9741980 to 1989
  • 6751970 to 1979
  • 8081960 to 1969
  • 7311950 to 1959
  • 3341940 to 1949
  • 3421939 or earlier

Zip code 79108 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Amarillo, TX (79108)

  • 9no bedroom
  • 2271 bedroom
  • 7212 bedrooms
  • 2,3183 bedrooms
  • 5584 bedrooms
  • 1475+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amarillo, TX (79108)

  • 39no bedroom
  • 1111 bedroom
  • 3902 bedrooms
  • 4103 bedrooms
  • 464 bedrooms
  • 425+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo, TX (79108) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 153no vehicle
  • 8351 vehicle
  • 1,5382 vehicles
  • 8693 vehicles
  • 4374 vehicles
  • 1485+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo, TX (79108) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 116no vehicle
  • 4031 vehicle
  • 2762 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 984 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $684.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $188,648.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,100
79108:

$95,100
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,200 - $146,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $145,079
Here:

$145,079
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $174,811
Here:

$174,811
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $56,271
Here:

$56,271
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,805
Here:

$126,805
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,499
Here:

$83,499
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $50,259
Here:

$50,259
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $28,813
Here:

$28,813
State:

$67,181

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 4.4%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,472

Size of family households: 1,728 2-persons, 711 3-persons, 609 4-persons, 303 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,294 1-person, 178 2-persons, 50 4-persons

2,242 married couples with children.
724 single-parent households (162 men, 562 women).

84.7% of residents of 79108 zip code speak English at home.
13.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% very well, 13% well, 9% not well, 4% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% very well, 10% well, 29% not well, 5% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (27% very well, 73% well).

Foreign born population: 760 (4.5%)
(47.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.5%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 52%Mexico
  • 14%Thailand
  • 9%Philippines
  • 5%Cuba
  • 4%Honduras
  • 4%Other Southern Europe
  • 2%El Salvador

Most common first ancestries reported in 79108 (%)

  • 31%Other groups
  • 13%German
  • 8%Irish
  • 7%American
  • 5%English
  • 3%French (except Basque)
  • 1%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 502010 or later
  • 1132000 to 2009
  • 1891990 to 1999
  • 517Before 1990

Zip code 79108 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 79108 not listed on the city page:

  • ROLLING HILLS EL (Students: 645; Location: 2800 W CHERRY AVE, AMARILLO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVER ROAD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 7600 PAVILLARD, AMARILLO, TX; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY EL (Students: 275; Location: 4413 RIVER RD, AMARILLO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
There are 1 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 79108.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 79108 marital status for males
Zip code 79108 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 59%Utility gas
  • 33%Electricity
  • 4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 8,461. Population change in the 1990s: +3,415 (+40.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


49% of the 79108 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

86% of the 79108 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 81
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 78,538Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 63,068Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 54,423Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 53,212Material moving occupations
  • 51,728Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 51,583Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 5,298 people in state prisons

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 525 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$112,80160$119,726258$106,89933$21,10631$44,99824$76,178
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$86,34120$135,88465$107,3369$15,8931$29,31013$67,322
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$85,86836$94,950101$88,73131$27,32112$58,06430$56,241
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$106,7824$48,98030$131,49210$38,9291$74,1907$69,576
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$92,0406$144,22818$68,1501$57,8504$61,1855$69,286
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$96,53017$111,425
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$146,40011$157,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$06$112,712
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$181,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 79108 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5470.8 years
John4973.5 years
Mary3777.9 years
William3072.7 years
Robert2669.8 years
Charles2266.7 years
Helen1876.3 years
Ruby1781.6 years
Donald1465.4 years
Margaret1472.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 79108 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2073.3 years
Smith1772.6 years
Johnson1769.8 years
Moore1576.8 years
Miller1469.0 years
Phillips1476.6 years
Harris1374.3 years
Wright1374.0 years
White1371.6 years
Davis1274.1 years

Businesses in zip code 79108



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