Statewide Claims to Fame

Amarillo is 12th in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

Amarillo is 12th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

Amarillo is 13th in Texas out of 302 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Amarillo is 13th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Amarillo is 13th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

Amarillo is 13th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

Amarillo is 14th in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Amarillo Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 195,250 14th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 99.5 12th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,917 134th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Amarillo Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.3% 144th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.5% 207th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.0% 169th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Amarillo Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.3% 179th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 22.3% 152nd 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Amarillo Rank Texas US
Race - White 77.0% 193rd 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.6% 188th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 80th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.2% 84th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 380th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 116th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 28.8% 185th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 59.7% 152nd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Amarillo Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.5% 153rd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.4% 184th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Amarillo Rank Texas US
Housing units 80,298 13th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.7% 118th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 71,024 13th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.4% 254th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $108,800 181st $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.6 273rd 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Amarillo Rank Texas US
Income per capita $23,752 155th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $44,769 202nd $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.9% 199th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Amarillo Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 18,729 13th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,720,112 12th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $20,046 93rd $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $428,268 13th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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