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Amarillo, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $151,700 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Amarillo:

$151,700
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,600 - $219,400

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $197,235
Here:

$197,235
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,874
Here:

$181,874
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $120,436
Here:

$120,436
State:

$309,107

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,537
Here:

$194,537
State:

$205,835

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,410
Here:

$242,410
State:

$312,503

Mobile homes: $74,138
Here:

$74,138
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $33,215
Here:

$33,215
State:

$52,538

Amarillo,TX index of house prices

Total population: 197,254 (Urban population: 172,230, Rural population: 1,296 (30 farm, 1,266 nonfarm))

Houses: 85,889 (76,207 occupied: 46,336 owner occupied, 29,871 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

38%

Housing density: 956 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $246,761.

Median contract rent in 2019: $698 (lower quartile is $545, upper quartile is $905)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $938


Median gross rent in Amarillo, TX in 2019: $846

Housing units in Amarillo with a mortgage: 25,494 (140 second mortgage, 738 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 20,842

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,612

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,577

Median monthly housing costs: $874

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Amarillo, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 197,365
  • Male householders: 38,618 (10,928 living alone), Female householders: 37,589 (14,333 living alone)
  • 31,435 spouses (31,180 opposite-sex spouses), 3,727 unmarried partners, (3,494 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 61,273 children (56,056 natural, 2,014 adopted, 3,203 stepchildren), 4,885 grandchildren, 2,966 brothers or sisters, 2,823 parents, 608 foster children, 5,649 other relatives, 5,930 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,862

Size of family households: 21,078 2-persons, 8,855 3-persons, 9,583 4-persons, 4,177 5-persons, 1,612 6-persons, 1,727 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 25,261 1-person, 3,503 2-persons, 322 3-persons, 89 4-persons.

29,324 married couples with children.
14,425 single-parent households (3,627 men, 10,798 women).

75.2% of residents of Amarillo speak English at home.
19.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 21,088 (10.7%)
(30.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Amarillo, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Amarillo, Texas
  • 118no bedroom
  • 7931 bedroom
  • 6,8892 bedrooms
  • 29,5283 bedrooms
  • 7,0804 bedrooms
  • 1,9285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amarillo, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1,697no bedroom
  • 8,5701 bedroom
  • 10,0032 bedrooms
  • 8,4913 bedrooms
  • 9104 bedrooms
  • 2005+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 969no vehicle
  • 12,0641 vehicle
  • 20,1512 vehicles
  • 8,5753 vehicles
  • 3,3994 vehicles
  • 1,1785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo in renter-occupied apartments
  • 4,590no vehicle
  • 14,2181 vehicle
  • 8,0442 vehicles
  • 2,6033 vehicles
  • 4164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Amarillo, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1181 room
  • 722 rooms
  • 6163 rooms
  • 4,7244 rooms
  • 12,2995 rooms
  • 11,0906 rooms
  • 7,1347 rooms
  • 4,9748 rooms
  • 5,3099+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amarillo, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1,3851 room
  • 1,4112 rooms
  • 6,8643 rooms
  • 8,2474 rooms
  • 7,6995 rooms
  • 2,5516 rooms
  • 8887 rooms
  • 5768 rooms
  • 2509+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Amarillo, TX
  • Amarillo, TX household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Amarillo, TX in 2019
  • 5,995Less than $10,000
  • 8,655$10,000 to $19,999
  • 8,649$20,000 to $29,999
  • 7,793$30,000 to $39,999
  • 7,143$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5,801$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,507$60,000 to $74,999
  • 8,542$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6,917$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,141$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,509$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,555$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Amarillo, TX

  • Distribution of house value in Amarillo, TX in 2019
  • 786Less than $10,000
  • 641$10,000 to $14,999
  • 372$15,000 to $19,999
  • 131$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 214$30,000 to $34,999
  • 196$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,195$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,389$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,436$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,612$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,104$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,791$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4,424$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,500$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,327$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4,195$175,000 to $199,999
  • 6,238$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,149$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,341$300,000 to $399,999
  • 784$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,108$500,000 to $749,999
  • 25$750,000 to $999,999
  • 252$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 105$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Amarillo, TX

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Amarillo, TX in 2019
  • 569$150 to $199
  • 44$200 to $249
  • 345$250 to $299
  • 433$300 to $349
  • 556$350 to $399
  • 1,855$400 to $449
  • 1,323$450 to $499
  • 2,218$500 to $549
  • 1,552$550 to $599
  • 2,120$600 to $649
  • 3,413$650 to $699
  • 2,216$700 to $749
  • 1,455$750 to $799
  • 3,157$800 to $899
  • 3,135$900 to $999
  • 2,408$1,000 to $1,249
  • 684$1,250 to $1,499
  • 695$1,500 to $1,999
  • 111$2,000 to $2,499
  • 238$2,500 to $2,999
  • 33$3,000 to $3,499
  • 1,311No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.1%
Number of people working at home: 2,552 (2.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,802
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 9,337
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 20,685
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 25,437
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 16,486
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,091
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6,793
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,546
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 763
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,895
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,585
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,399
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Amarillo

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 82,666 (85.2%)
  • Carpooled: 9,324 (9.6%)
  • Bus: 106 (0.1%)
  • Taxi: 1,226 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 179 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 934 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,552 (2.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 3.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Amarillo, Texas
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Amarillo, Texas
  • 6,1382010 or later
  • 7,5732000 to 2009
  • 4,8881990 to 1999
  • 3,6511980 to 1989
  • 2,5081970 to 1979
  • 1,128Before 1970
Ancestries in Amarillo, TX

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 10,670 (8.7%)
  • German: 6,470 (5.3%)
  • English: 5,741 (4.7%)
  • Irish: 4,752 (3.9%)
  • African: 2,809 (2.3%)
  • European: 2,631 (2.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 1,379 (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 1,287 (1.1%)
  • Italian: 845 (0.7%)
  • British: 774 (0.6%)
  • Somali: 721 (0.6%)
  • French: 615 (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 553 (0.5%)
  • Polish: 425 (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 408 (0.3%)
  • Iraqi: 376 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 263 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 256 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 232 (0.2%)
  • Sudanese: 183 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 173 (0.1%)
  • Russian: 149 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 114 (0.09%)
  • Eastern European: 105 (0.09%)
  • Hungarian: 104 (0.09%)
  • Welsh: 102 (0.08%)
  • Greek: 92 (0.08%)
  • Danish: 88 (0.07%)
  • Swiss: 87 (0.07%)
  • Northern European: 73 (0.06%)
  • Kenyan: 71 (0.06%)
  • Nigerian: 69 (0.06%)
  • Barbadian: 62 (0.05%)
  • Canadian: 61 (0.05%)
  • Austrian: 48 (0.04%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 46 (0.04%)
  • Romanian: 42 (0.03%)
  • Palestinian: 33 (0.03%)
  • Lebanese: 30 (0.02%)
  • Yugoslavian: 29 (0.02%)
  • Basque: 28 (0.02%)
  • Ethiopian: 27 (0.02%)
  • Egyptian: 22 (0.02%)
  • Slavic: 22 (0.02%)
  • Arab: 22 (0.02%)
  • Armenian: 16 (0.01%)
  • Haitian: 14 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 10 (0.01%)
  • Ukrainian: 10 (0.01%)
  • Lithuanian: 9 (0.01%)
  • New Zealander: 9 (0.01%)
  • Croatian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Cajun: 9 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Portuguese: 8 (0.01%)
  • Jamaican: 8 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Amarillo:

47.9% (11,483)
Texas:

52.3% (2,516,737)

Vietnam
Amarillo:

5.1% (1,218)
Texas:

3.7% (178,182)

Burma
Amarillo:

4.2% (1,006)
Texas:

0.3% (13,834)

Thailand
Amarillo:

3.8% (914)
Texas:

0.3% (14,471)

Other Eastern Africa
Amarillo:

3.4% (809)
Texas:

0.2% (10,637)

Laos
Amarillo:

2.8% (663)
Texas:

0.2% (9,523)

Philippines
Amarillo:

2.6% (623)
Texas:

2.1% (102,041)

El Salvador
Amarillo:

2.4% (583)
Texas:

4.4% (213,358)

India
Amarillo:

2.2% (520)
Texas:

5.6% (271,377)

Somalia
Amarillo:

2.2% (517)
Texas:

0.1% (4,108)

Iran
Amarillo:

1.8% (430)
Texas:

0.6% (28,839)

Iraq
Amarillo:

1.6% (374)
Texas:

0.4% (21,392)

Kenya
Amarillo:

1.5% (364)
Texas:

0.4% (20,024)

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

  • This state: 128,820
  • Other state: 44,549
  • Northeast: 3,482
  • Midwest: 10,717
  • South: 12,694
  • West: 17,656

81.4% of Amarillo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36.3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66.9% lived in Texas.


Amarillo:

81.4%
State average:

84.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,339
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 76
  • 5th and 6th grade: 879
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,429
  • 9th grade: 598
  • 10th grade: 1,450
  • 11th grade: 1,604
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,459
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 18,028
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,908
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,186
  • Associate degree: 5,113
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,405
  • Master's degree: 3,452
  • Professional school degree: 659
  • Doctorate degree: 813
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,635
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 105
  • 5th and 6th grade: 772
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,253
  • 9th grade: 1,068
  • 10th grade: 1,402
  • 11th grade: 1,447
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,256
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 17,901
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6,103
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10,016
  • Associate degree: 6,076
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,739
  • Master's degree: 4,883
  • Professional school degree: 367
  • Doctorate degree: 339
Educational Attainment for Females
Amarillo marital status for males
Amarillo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 58,855
  • One, attached: 3,503
  • Two: 3,067
  • 3 or 4: 1,738
  • 5 to 9: 3,497
  • 10 to 19: 4,316
  • 20 to 49: 2,887
  • 50 or more: 4,034
  • Mobile homes: 3,954
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 38

Median worth of mobile homes: $56,600

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 2.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 4.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Amarillo
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amarillo, TX
  • 74.0%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amarillo, TX
  • 49.7%Electricity
  • 48.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 961
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 129
Here:

1.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 300
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

14.3%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
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