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79109 Zip Code (Amarillo, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Amarillo, TX
Counties: Randall County, TX (79.40%), Potter County, TX (20.60%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 45,086
Zip code population in 2010: 43,516
Zip code population in 2000: 46,005

Houses and condos: 20,788
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,160
% of renters here:

39%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79109: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 10.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 4,315 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79109
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.6% ($2,992)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,108 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,773 (1.5%)

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Males: 21,667  (48.1%)
Females: 23,419  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 79109:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79109:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

Zip code 79109 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Races in zip code 79109 (2019)
    • 34,62279.6%White
    • 6,29714.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2422.9%Black
    • 7011.6%Two or more races
    • 3970.9%Asian
    • 2120.5%American Indian
    • 320.07%Some other race
    • 130.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 45,009
Rural population: 76

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $181,453
79109:

$181,453
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 86 registered sex offenders living in 79109 zip code as of January 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79109 is 507 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.3 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79109, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $62,242 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$62,242
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $47,312 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$47,312
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.3% for AGIs below $25k, 79.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 29.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,515 (reported on 30.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,515
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,798 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$6,798
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$19,504 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$19,504
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,814 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

+$14,814
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,508 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
79109:

$15,508
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $22,209 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
79109:

$22,209
Texas:

$23,938

Total itemized deductions: $21,547 (16% of AGI, reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

$21,547
State:

$24,724

Here:

16.2% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 7.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $8,711 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

$8,711
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,073 (reported on 24.8% of returns)
79109:

$5,073
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,174 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,174
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 46.9%
Here:

47%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 42.1% for AGIs below $25k, 44.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 47.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 84.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79109, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $48,419 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,419
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $41,244 (reported on 83.5% of returns)
Here:

$41,244
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 209.3% for AGIs below $10k, 77.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,365 (reported on 43.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,365
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,251 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,251
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,844 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

+$10,844
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,967 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

+$11,967
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,119 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
79109:

$3,119
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $15,232 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$15,232
Texas:

$16,401
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,422 (19% of AGI, reported on 29.9% of returns)
Here:

$17,422
State:

$19,631

Here:

19.4% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 25.7% for AGIs below $10k, 8.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $6,090 (6% of AGI, reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$6,090
State:

$4,753

Here:

6.4% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,942 (reported on 77.8% of returns)
79109:

$7,942
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,754 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,754
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 50.3%
Here:

50%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 43.2% for AGIs below $10k, 48.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 49.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$60,457
Texas:

$64,034
Amarillo, TX (79109) map Nearest zip codes: 79110, 79102, 79106, 79121, 79101, 79103.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.8%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.3%
Texas:

49.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,307
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 17,309


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 603 (473 now married, 133 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 9,782 (4,593 now married, 5,172 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79109 with a mortgage: 6,747 (31 second mortgage, 203 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,644

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,430
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $580

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.2%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79109: Wolflin Historic District (A), Plemons-Mrs M D Oliver-Eakle Additions Historic District (B), Amarillo Fire Department Station 5 (C), Amarillo Fire Department Station 3 (D), Amarillo Museum of Art (E), Amarillo Fire Department Station 9 (F), Amarillo Medical Services (G), O'Hara Flying Service II (H), Amarillo College Administration Building and Gymnasium (I), Amarillo Globe Dream House (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 79109 include: Trinity Church (A), Temple Church (B), Temple Baptist Church (C), First Church of the Nazarene (D), Highland Baptist Church (E), Bell Avenue Baptist Church (F), First Temple Assembly of God Church (G), Westminster Presbyterian Church (H), Trinity United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 79109 include: Southwest Park (1), Austin Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Paramount Park (4), Eakle Park (5), Amarillo Dillas Pro Baseball Field (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Amarillo Travel (Tours & Charters; 3920 Bell Street Apt 84).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1932014 or later
  • 1352010 to 2013
  • 6682000 to 2009
  • 1,6891990 to 1999
  • 2,9821980 to 1989
  • 5,7591970 to 1979
  • 4,0301960 to 1969
  • 2,9481950 to 1959
  • 1,0461940 to 1949
  • 1,1011939 or earlier

Zip code 79109 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Amarillo, TX (79109)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Amarillo, TX (79109)
  • 10no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 1,1522 bedrooms
  • 7,5103 bedrooms
  • 2,2354 bedrooms
  • 4225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amarillo, TX (79109)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amarillo, TX (79109)
  • 556no bedroom
  • 2,8531 bedroom
  • 1,9862 bedrooms
  • 1,6433 bedrooms
  • 1494 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo, TX (79109) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo, TX (79109) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 72no vehicle
  • 2,9261 vehicle
  • 5,2702 vehicles
  • 2,3013 vehicles
  • 6354 vehicles
  • 1525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo, TX (79109) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo, TX (79109) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 906no vehicle
  • 3,6961 vehicle
  • 2,0122 vehicles
  • 3143 vehicles
  • 1964 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79109 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 79109 household income distribution in 2019
  • 816Less than $10,000
  • 655$10,000 to $14,999
  • 724$15,000 to $19,999
  • 912$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,045$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,135$30,000 to $34,999
  • 863$35,000 to $39,999
  • 838$40,000 to $44,999
  • 668$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,374$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,053$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,453$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,987$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,005$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,059$150,000 to $199,999
  • 838$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79109

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79109
  • 69Less than $10,000
  • 40$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$15,000 to $19,999
  • 15$20,000 to $24,999
  • 52$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 64$50,000 to $59,999
  • 148$60,000 to $69,999
  • 153$70,000 to $79,999
  • 178$80,000 to $89,999
  • 308$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,229$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,561$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,003$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,353$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,612$200,000 to $249,999
  • 738$250,000 to $299,999
  • 632$300,000 to $399,999
  • 188$400,000 to $499,999
  • 214$500,000 to $749,999
  • 58$750,000 to $999,999
  • 90$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 24$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79109

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79109
  • 35Less than $100
  • 16$150 to $199
  • 110$200 to $249
  • 68$250 to $299
  • 65$300 to $349
  • 109$350 to $399
  • 201$400 to $449
  • 354$450 to $499
  • 627$500 to $549
  • 562$550 to $599
  • 733$600 to $649
  • 837$650 to $699
  • 419$700 to $749
  • 345$750 to $799
  • 444$800 to $899
  • 348$900 to $999
  • 847$1,000 to $1,249
  • 365$1,250 to $1,499
  • 177$1,500 to $1,999
  • 15$2,500 to $2,999
  • 160No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $809.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $179,395.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $183,726
  • Black or African American householders: $118,758
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $183,726
  • Asian householders: $205,507
  • Some other race householders: $163,459
  • Two or more races householders: $146,412
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $168,194

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $181,453
79109:

$181,453
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $143,178 - $230,584

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $227,782
Here:

$227,782
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,026
Here:

$181,026
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $459,765
Here:

$459,765
State:

$309,107

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,862
Here:

$166,862
State:

$205,835

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $368,060
Here:

$368,060
State:

$312,503

Mobile homes: $21,712
Here:

$21,712
State:

$94,014
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79109
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,337
  • One, attached: 943
  • Two: 545
  • 3 or 4: 275
  • 5 to 9: 1,511
  • 10 to 19: 1,283
  • 20 to 49: 1,312
  • 50 or more: 1,315
  • Mobile homes: 294
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Unemployment: 3.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79109

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79109
  • 84.3%20,011Drove a car alone
  • 9.4%2,239Carpooled
  • 0.5%107Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%10Ferryboat
  • 0.3%74Taxi
  • 0.1%23Bicycle
  • 0.9%217Walked
  • 1.3%303Other means
  • 3.0%709Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79109

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79109
  • 881Less than 5 minutes
  • 3,5635 to 9 minutes
  • 6,03010 to 14 minutes
  • 5,92015 to 19 minutes
  • 3,09820 to 24 minutes
  • 44825 to 29 minutes
  • 1,30530 to 34 minutes
  • 17835 to 39 minutes
  • 21140 to 44 minutes
  • 51645 to 59 minutes
  • 47960 to 89 minutes
  • 32990 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 79109:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 43.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,086
  • Male householders: 8,945 (2,584 living alone), Female householders: 9,599 (4,004 living alone)
  • 8,377 spouses (8,313 opposite-sex spouses), 743 unmarried partners, (722 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,147 children (11,875 natural, 434 adopted, 850 stepchildren), 782 grandchildren, 585 brothers or sisters, 192 parents, 135 foster children, 765 other relatives, 1,632 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 190 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,362 2-persons, 2,407 3-persons, 2,033 4-persons, 912 5-persons, 301 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 6,592 1-person, 721 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 28 4-persons

6,636 married couples with children.
2,695 single-parent households (373 men, 2,322 women).

87.7% of residents of 79109 zip code speak English at home.
7.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% very well, 12% well, 7% not well, 1% not at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% very well, 13% well, 13% not well, 7% not at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% very well, 41% well, 9% not well, 2% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (42% very well, 56% well, 2% not well).

Foreign born population: 2,477 (5.5%)
(44.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.5%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 19%Honduras
  • 17%Malaysia
  • 9%India
  • 5%Armenia
  • 3%France
  • 3%Singapore
  • 3%Ethiopia
Most common first ancestries reported in 79109
  • 14%American
  • 8%German
  • 7%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 3%European
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%African
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9772010 or later
  • 9402000 to 2009
  • 3331990 to 1999
  • 716Before 1990

Zip code 79109 topographic map

There are 272 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 79109.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMARILLO H S (4225 DANBURY in AMARILLO, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-188901001
    Organizations: AMARILLO ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ARDEN ROAD EL (6801 LEARNING TREE AVE in AMARILLO, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-191901106
    Organizations: CANYON ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AUSTIN MIDDLE (1808 WIMBERLY RD in AMARILLO, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-188901041
    Organizations: AMARILLO ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AMARILLO GEAR COMPANY (2401 SUNDOWN LANE in AMARILLO, TX)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SPEED CHANGERS, INDUSTRIAL HIGH-SPEED DRIVES, AND GEARS
    Business NAICS classification: SPEED CHANGER, INDUSTRIAL HIGH-SPEED DRIVE, AND GEAR MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: AMARILLO GEAR CO (DIV OF MARMON CO)
  • AMARILLO COLLISION REPAIR (4531 MAVERICK in AMARILLO, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: BRADLEY DODGE
  • AMARILLO IMPORTS INC (3019 WEST 26TH AVENUE in AMARILLO, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AMARILLO INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC INC (2829 MAYS AVENUE in AMARILLO, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Alternative names: AMARILLO INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC SVC
  • AUTOHAUS OF AMARILLO INC (2401 S GEORGIA in AMARILLO, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AUTOPLEX COLLISION REPAIR CTR (2701 S GEORGIA ST in AMARILLO, TX)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: HOLIDAY AUTOMOTIVE INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AUTOPLEX COLLISION RPR CNTR
  • B & E MINUTE MAN CLEANERS (4154 PARAMOUNT in AMARILLO, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: B & E 60 MIN MAN CLNRS

Zip code 79109 marital status for males
Zip code 79109 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 65.5%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity

Population in 1990: 41,676. Population change in the 1990s: +4,329 (+10.4%).

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

  • This state: 31,472
  • Northeast: 884
  • Midwest: 2,654
  • South: 3,382
  • West: 3,741

50% of the 79109 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

84% of the 79109 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Amarillo, TX (79109)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 459
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 121
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 259
Here:

11.4%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 87,404Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 86,408Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 85,728Legal occupations
  • 70,204Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 63,152Management occupations
  • 59,408Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (AMARILLO, TX):

  • OA SYSTEMS CORPORATION (2201 CIVIC CIR STE 511; small business) : $15,184,552 in 374 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Research and Development -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Air Quality Analyses, Engineering and Technical Services, Other Professional Services, and more by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Indian Affairs (Assistant Secretary), Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $363,704; 2001: $870,399; 2002: $3,495,177; 2003: $2,246,426; 2004: $3,840,580; 2005: $3,159,888; 2006: $1,208,378.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,451,695 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Research and Development -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2002-03-20. Completion date: 2002-05-31.
    $489,811 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Air Quality Analyses. Signed on 2002-01-16. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $461,017 with Indian Affairs (Assistant Secretary) for Engineering and Technical Services. Taking place in AZ. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2005-09-15.
    $389,567 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Air Quality Analyses. Signed on 2002-11-22. Completion date: 2003-05-30.
  • HEADSETS INC (2320 LAKEVIEW DR; small business) : $261,038 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Headsets, Handsets, Microphones and Speakers by Army, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $36,600; 2004: $58,425; 2005: $166,013; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $51,050 with Army for Headsets, Handsets, Microphones and Speakers. Signed on 2005-09-20. Completion date: 2005-10-14.
    $48,500, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-07. Completion date: 2005-12-09.
    $37,850, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-09. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $36,600 with Air Force for Headsets, Handsets, Microphones and Speakers. Signed on 2003-09-05. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • MDANGEL L L P (2605 PARKER; small business)
    $155,682 with Air Force for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2004-09-30. Completion date: 2005-06-09.
  • THOMAS A. EDISON INCORPORATED (3221 COMMERCE; small business) : $86,579 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $59,600 with Army for ADP Support Equipment. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2000-01-20. Completion date: 2000-02-01.
    $26,979 with Army for ADP Support Equipment. Signed on 2000-03-16. Completion date: 2000-04-03.
  • ARBOS HARDWOOD & SPORTS FLOOR (4515 PARKSIDE DR; small business) : $44,969 in 3 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    $29,100 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Troop Housing Facilities. Signed on 2001-09-27. Completion date: 2001-11-05.
    $13,239 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-29. Completion date: 2003-11-07.
    $2,630 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Troop Housing Facilities. Signed on 2001-09-27. Completion date: 2001-10-11.
  • DAVID ORR (12100 S BELL; small business) : $37,605 in 6 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $7,410; 2003: $17,225; 2004: $6,485; 2005: $6,485; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $10,740 with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2003-10-08. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $7,410 with Navy for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2002-01-22. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $6,485, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-20. Completion date: 2008-04-21.
    $6,485, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-16. Completion date: 2008-04-21.
  • BETZDEARBORN INC (2744 DUNIVEN CIRCLE; small business)
    $32,759 with Army for Chemicals. Taking place in AK. Signed on 2000-03-03. Completion date: 2000-04-03.
  • NORTHRUPS CLEAN CUT LLP (6654 CANYON DRIVE 2; small business) : $29,840 in 8 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $12,210; 2005: $12,480; 2006: $5,150.

    Biggest contracts:
    $6,300 with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2005-11-15. Completion date: 2006-10-31.
    $6,300, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-18. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $6,180 with Army for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2005-01-01. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $5,910, same as above. Signed on 2004-01-01. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
  • DALS JANITORIAL (3603 WAYNE ST; small business) : $28,644 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $12,700; 2003: $15,185; 2004: $0; 2005: -$16,685; 2006: $17,444.

    Biggest contracts:
    $17,444 with Navy for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2006-04-14. Completion date: 2004-04-15.
    $15,185, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-16. Completion date: 2004-04-15.
    $12,700, same as above. Signed on 2002-04-13. Completion date: 2003-04-16.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2002-04-13. Completion date: 2003-04-16.
  • BERGER,STEVEN W (6702 ALPINE LANE; small business) : $28,090 in 2 contracts in 2006
    $24,090 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2006-02-03. Completion date: 2006-03-17.
    $4,000, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-21. Completion date: 2006-03-26.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 28 establishments, 10-19 employees: 15 establishments, 5-9 employees: 8 establishments, 1-4 employees: 6 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 3, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 15, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 14)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 2, 20-49: 6, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 12)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 2)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (10-19: 7, 5-9: 17, 1-4: 10)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 43 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 8 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 ORIGINATED430$126,221406$132,8121,291$130,014115$35,5798$6,565,806148$110,2850$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$109,74745$136,858299$134,87610$28,9500$012$153,3080$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$117,44334$86,730275$114,53458$27,6940$015$66,3651$55,560
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$133,25729$98,273148$117,14612$50,5410$07$89,2890$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$126,6903$42,45043$109,0533$16,0000$02$80,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 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 ORIGINATED90$135,679102$148,9080$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$139,60216$163,8425$99,592
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$91,9667$142,6842$111,660
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$111,71210$147,2080$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$154,8600$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 79109
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 79109 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 154. The highest number of reported fires - 209 took place in 2003, and the least - 97 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 79109 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.5%), and Outside Fires (43.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 79109
    • 1,13543.5%Structure Fires
    • 1,12843.2%Outside Fires
    • 31812.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 311.2%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 79109, Texas

Most common first names in zip code 79109 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23280.8 years
William20176.3 years
James19772.8 years
John17074.7 years
Robert14974.2 years
Charles11173.8 years
George8579.2 years
Margaret8380.8 years
Ruth8281.9 years
Dorothy7978.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 79109 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11076.4 years
Johnson7275.5 years
Jones6875.4 years
Williams6379.6 years
Brown6077.0 years
Davis5775.7 years
Miller5173.8 years
Taylor4773.7 years
Wilson4679.5 years
Martin3678.3 years
Businesses in zip code 79109
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's3Long John Silver's1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1Mazda1
BMW1McDonald's2
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Blockbuster1New Balance2
Burger King2Nike4
CVS2Office Depot1
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Pizza Hut2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Plato's Closet1
Church's Chicken1Popeyes2
Cinnabon 2RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Lobster1
ColorTyme1SAS Shoes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In3
Dennys1Sprint Nextel2
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx5Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell3
GNC1The Room Place1
H&R Block2Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS8
IHOP1Waffle House1
Jones New York3Walgreens3
KFC1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1
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