What you need to know about Amarillo, TX

Amarillo's cowboy culture is seen through its natural attractions such as the Palo Duro Canyon, a Top 10 Hiking Trail and the second-largest canyon system in the United States, behind the Grand Canyon. Other top attractions are the Amarillo Botanical Gardens and Amarillo Zoo. As the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo is the area's major economic driver with leading agriculture, health-care, education and manufacturing industries, which include top employers Tyson Foods and West Texas A&M University.

Population

194,930
Up by 4.71%
Amarillo College
Amarillo, TX Top Employers
Amarillo's major employers include agriculture and energy industries

Nearby Cities

Housing

Homes Owned 61.33%
61.33% Complete
Homes Rented 38.67%
38.67% Complete

Real Estate

In Amarillo, Texas


Ready to move to Amarillo? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Amarillo.

Median Home Price

$114,800
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Amarillo, Texas


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Amarillo rates.

Median Household Income

$47,053
Lower than the national average

Business

In Amarillo, Texas


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Amarillo.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Amarillo, Texas


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Amarillo.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 23%
23% Complete
Graduated High School 83%
83% Complete

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