Amarillo, TX Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Amarillo?

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There are 200,371 residents in Amarillo, with a median age of 34.1. Of this, 49.22% are males and 50.78% are females. US-born citizens make up 87.07% of the resident pool in Amarillo, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.46%. Additionally, 7.47% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 166,795 people in Amarillo currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 200,371 0.6%
Male Population 98,632 0.4%
Female Population 101,739 0.8%
Male population 49.22%
Female population 50.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.1 0.0%
Citizen US Born 174,469 0.7%
Citizen not US Born 10,941 5.5%
Not Citizen 14,961 -3.8%
Citizen US Born 87.07%
Citizen not US Born 5.46%
Not Citizen 7.47%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 608 -12.6%
Moved from Same County 17,280 -9.2%
Moved from Same State 10,051 -13.9%
Moved from Different State 3,112 -3.6%
Same House as Last Year 166,795 3.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.31%
Moved from Same County 8.73%
Moved from Same State 5.08%
Moved from Different State 1.57%
Same House as Last Year 84.31%

What are the employment statistics in Amarillo?

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White-collar workers make up 72.83% of the working population in Amarillo, while blue-collar employees account for 27.17%. There are also 8,637 entrepreneurs in Amarillo (9.02% of the workforce); 68,159 workers employed in private companies (71.16%); and 14,435 people working in governmental institutions (15.07%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 69,763 1.1%
Blue Collar 26,026 -1.6%
White Collar 72.83%
Blue Collar 27.17%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 8,637 3.6%
Private Companies 68,159 -1.5%
Governmental Workers 14,435 5.5%
Not for Profit Companies 4,558 8.8%
Self Employees 9.02%
Private Companies 71.16%
Governmental Workers 15.07%
Not for Profit Companies 4.76%

How many households are there in Amarillo?

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There are a total of 78,540 households in Amarillo, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.22% of these Amarillo households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.78%. Additionally, 34.54% of households have children and 65.46% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 78,540 2.3%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.6%
Family Households 50,436 0.9%
Non-family Households 28,104 5.0%
Family Households 64.22%
Non-family Households 35.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 27,124 0.5%
Households without Children 51,416 3.3%
Households with Children 34.54%
Households without Children 65.46%

What are the median and average incomes in Amarillo?

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The average annual household income in Amarillo is $76,316, while the median household income sits at $55,174 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $59,966, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $66,217. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,811 and $40,840, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $76,316 4.8%
Median Household Income $55,174 4.2%
People below Poverty Level 30,546 2.3%
People above Poverty Level 165,412 0.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Amarillo?

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There are 87,379 housing units in Amarillo, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1972. Of the 78,540 occupied housing units in Amarillo, 58.73% are owner-occupied, while 41.27% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 57.78% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $157,400. In general, housing costs reach $947 per month in Amarillo.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 87,379 1.7%
Median Year Built 1972 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 5,483 4.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 7,230 0.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 16,195 -4.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 12,528 -4.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 13,889 3.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 9,325 3.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 6,171 -2.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 8,932 5.4%
Built between 2010 and 2019 7,558 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 68 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 78,540 2.3%
Owner Occupied 46,128 1.6%
Renter Occupied 32,412 3.3%
Owner Occupied 58.73%
Renter Occupied 41.27%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 26,652 3.4%
Without Mortgage 19,476 -0.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $157,400 7.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $131,200 5.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $947 6.0%
With Mortgage 57.78%
Without Mortgage 42.22%

What is the level of education in Amarillo?

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Approximately 37.23% of the population in Amarillo holds a high school degree (that's 54,355 residents), while 26.04% have attained a college certificate (43,124 locals) and 15.21% have a bachelor's degree (22,207 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 9,406 1.1%
Some High School 54,355 -3.0%
Some College 43,124 0.2%
Associate Degree 12,149 3.4%
Bachelor's Degree 22,207 5.6%
Graduate Degree 9,875 2.1%
No High School 6.44%
Some High School 37.23%
Some College 26.04%
Associate Degree 8.32%
Bachelor's Degree 15.21%
Graduate Degree 6.76%

What is the marital status of Amarillo residents?

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A total of 45,771 people in Amarillo have never been married (which represents 29.58% of the total population), while 81,105 of them are wedded (52.41%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 3,768 (2.43%) and 18,574 (12%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 45,771 3.4%
Married 81,105 -0.7%
Separated 3,768 -3.8%
Widowed 9,307 -4.2%
Divorced 18,574 -0.7%
Never Married 29.58%
Married 52.41%
Separated 2.43%
Widowed 6.01%
Divorced 12%

What are the most common means of transportation in Amarillo?

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The top three means of transportation people in Amarillo use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 88,560 residents commute by car, 984 prefer going to work by walking and 177 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 88,560 -0.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 177 -30.3%
Bicycle 103 7.3%
Motorcycle 98 -20.3%
TaxiCab 63 14.6%
Walk 984 -17.7%

What is the median and average household income in Amarillo by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
79102 9,898 4,206 $47,020.00 $58,539.00
79103 10,758 3,731 $49,381.00 $55,506.00
79104 6,705 2,288 $52,500.00 $56,836.00
79106 27,668 11,800 $46,250.00 $64,493.00
79107 39,829 10,960 $35,468.00 $44,789.00
79109 43,167 18,539 $61,570.00 $85,355.00
79110 19,235 6,949 $58,101.00 $67,850.00
79111 2,046 457 $60,660.00 $66,872.00
79118 25,963 9,883 $78,465.00 $92,820.00
79101 2,335 1,195 $32,135.00 $46,416.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 79101 79102 79103 79104 79106 79107 79109 79110 79111 79118 79121 79124

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