Latest Data (2017)
Population 199,826
Nationwide Rank 117

Quick Facts

Amarillo, Texas is the 117th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Amarillo, Texas is a city.

Amarillo, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Amarillo had its largest population ever.

Amarillo, Texas's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Amarillo, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
107 Birmingham, Alabama 210,710 -12.9%
108 Oxnard, California 210,037 22.3%
109 Fayetteville, North Carolina 209,889 5.2%
110 Rochester, New York 208,046 -5.2%
111 Moreno Valley, California 207,226 44.6%
112 Glendale, California 203,054 3.9%
113 Yonkers, New York 202,019 2.9%
114 Huntington Beach, California 201,874 6.2%
115 Aurora, Illinois 200,965 39.0%
116 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,544 10.3%
117 Amarillo, Texas 199,826 14.8%
118 Montgomery, Alabama 199,518 -1.0%
119 Grand Rapids, Michigan 198,829 0.4%
120 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,606 8.3%
121 Akron, Ohio 197,846 -8.7%
122 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,166 1.0%
123 Huntsville, Alabama 194,585 21.5%
124 Columbus, Georgia 194,058 4.0%
125 Grand Prairie, Texas 193,837 51.3%
126 Shreveport, Louisiana 192,036 -4.2%
127 Overland Park, Kansas 191,278 26.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
48 Arlington 396,394 18.4%
59 Corpus Christi 325,605 17.4%
69 Plano 286,143 27.6%
80 Laredo 260,654 45.2%
83 Lubbock 253,888 26.7%
93 Irving 240,373 25.2%
95 Garland 238,002 10.1%
117 Amarillo 199,826 14.8%
125 Grand Prairie 193,837 51.3%
135 Brownsville 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney 181,330 223.8%
142 Frisco 177,286 402.4%
168 Pasadena 153,520 8.1%
181 Killeen 145,482 61.3%
183 Mesquite 143,949 15.1%
185 McAllen 142,696 33.3%
193 Waco 136,436 19.0%
195 Denton 136,268 62.9%
197 Midland 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton 135,710 23.0%
221 Round Rock 123,678 103.8%
228 Abilene 121,885 5.1%
232 Pearland 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont 119,114 4.9%
240 Odessa 116,861 29.0%
241 Richardson 116,783 26.5%
253 College Station 113,564 64.8%
287 Lewisville 106,021 35.2%
291 Tyler 104,991 24.3%
292 League City 104,903 128.6%
295 Wichita Falls 104,747 0.6%
304 Allen 100,685 123.3%
306 San Angelo 100,119 13.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 199,826 117
2016 199,582 116
2015 198,645 117
2014 197,254 120
2013 196,429 120
2012 195,250 119
2011 193,678 120
2010 190,695 120
2009 189,392 122
2008 187,068 121
2007 185,580 122
2006 184,323 121
2005 182,300 121
2004 180,091 120
2003 178,092 122
2002 176,058 122
2001 174,398 123
2000 174,015 121
1990 157,861 114
1960 137,969 89