What is the current population of Amarillo?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Amarillo is 201,234. Amarillo, Texas is the 120th largest city in the US.

Amarillo Geography [top]

What county is Amarillo, Texas in?

Parts of Amarillo are located within Potter County and Randall County.

What is the size of Amarillo, Texas in square miles?

Amarillo has an area of 99.5 square miles.

Amarillo Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Amarillo?

The current population of Amarillo (201,234) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Amarillo growing?

Amarillo has grown 15.6% since the 2000. Amarillo, Texas's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Amarillo, Texas?

Amarillo has a population density of 1,917 people per square mile.

Amarillo Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Amarillo, Texas?

The total voting age population of Amarillo, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 131,723. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

What percentage of Amarillo, Texas residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Amarillo are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Amarillo, Texas?

The racial demographics of Amarillo are 82.1% White, 6.6% Black, 4.3% Asian, 3.3% Two or more races, 2.8% Other, 0.6% American Indian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 33.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Amarillo, Texas residents are below the poverty line?

In Amarillo, 15.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.2%. On a per-household basis, 12.0% of families are below the poverty line in Amarillo.

What percentage of Amarillo, Texas residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 66.7% of Amarillo residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Amarillo, Texas residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.3% of Amarillo residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.5% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Amarillo, Texas residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Amarillo residents aged 5 and older, 24.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 19.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.5% speak an Asian language.

Amarillo Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Amarillo, Texas?

The unemployment rate in Amarillo is 3.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Amarillo, Texas residents work for the government?

In Amarillo, 14.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Amarillo, Texas?

The median household income in Amarillo is $52,725.

Amarillo Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Amarillo, Texas?

In Amarillo, 60.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Amarillo, Texas?

Renters occupy 39.5% of housing units in Amarillo.

What percentage of Amarillo, Texas housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Amarillo, 5.8% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Amarillo, Texas housing units were built after 2000?

In Amarillo, 16.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 13,900 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Amarillo, Texas?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Amarillo is $850.

What percentage of households in Amarillo, Texas have broadband internet?

In Amarillo, 80.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Amarillo Population By Year

Population Graph For Amarillo
Year Population Rank in US
2021 201,234 120
2020 200,897 119
2019 199,371 118
2018 199,924 116
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
2000 174,015 121
1990 157,861 114
1960 137,969 89

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
110 Frisco, Texas 210,719 497.2%
111 Rochester, New York 210,606 -4.0%
112 Yonkers, New York 209,530 6.7%
113 Fayetteville, North Carolina 208,778 4.6%
114 Worcester, Massachusetts 205,918 19.3%
115 Columbus, Georgia 205,617 10.2%
116 Cape Coral, Florida 204,510 97.9%
117 McKinney, Texas 202,690 261.9%
118 Little Rock, Arkansas 201,998 10.1%
119 Oxnard, California 201,879 17.6%
120 Amarillo, Texas 201,234 15.6%
121 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 201,196 3.1%
122 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,478 10.2%
123 Montgomery, Alabama 198,665 -1.5%
124 Birmingham, Alabama 197,575 -18.3%
125 Grand Rapids, Michigan 197,416 -0.2%
126 Grand Prairie, Texas 197,347 54.0%
127 Overland Park, Kansas 197,106 29.9%
128 Tallahassee, Florida 197,102 28.8%
129 Huntington Beach, California 196,652 3.4%
130 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 196,528 56.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
50 Arlington 392,786 17.3%
60 Corpus Christi 317,773 14.6%
72 Plano 288,253 28.5%
85 Lubbock 260,993 30.3%
87 Laredo 256,153 42.7%
88 Irving 254,198 32.4%
93 Garland 242,035 12.0%
110 Frisco 210,719 497.2%
117 McKinney 202,690 261.9%
120 Amarillo 201,234 15.6%
126 Grand Prairie 197,347 54.0%
137 Brownsville 187,831 31.0%
167 Killeen 156,261 73.3%
181 Pasadena 148,626 4.6%
184 Denton 148,146 77.1%
186 Mesquite 147,691 18.1%
189 McAllen 143,920 34.4%
196 Waco 139,594 21.7%
212 Carrollton 133,251 20.8%
214 Midland 131,325 38.2%
220 Pearland 125,990 173.5%
226 Abilene 125,070 7.9%
229 Round Rock 123,876 104.1%
238 College Station 120,019 74.1%
249 Richardson 116,382 26.1%
252 League City 115,595 151.9%
266 Lewisville 112,944 44.0%
269 Beaumont 112,556 -0.8%
270 Odessa 112,483 24.2%
282 Sugar Land 109,373 68.4%
287 Tyler 107,192 26.9%
294 Allen 106,874 137.0%
310 Wichita Falls 102,988 -1.0%
312 Edinburg 102,483 109.4%

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