Amarillo, TX

AMARILLO, TEXAS: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 12.22.20)

 

AGE IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years13,4366.8%
25 to 29 years15,8768.0%
30 to 34 years14,7437.4%
35 to 39 years13,4486.8%
40 to 44 years11,7485.9%
45 to 49 years10,9775.5%
50 to 54 years11,2395.7%
55 to 59 years12,1886.1%
60 to 64 years10,3875.2%
65 to 69 years8,3554.2%
70 to 74 years6,1273.1%
75 to 79 years4,5662.3%
80 to 84 years3,3481.7%
85+ years3,3351.7%

The median age in Amarillo is 33.9 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White166,26882.8%
Black or African American14,1617.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4550.7%
Asian9,0484.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4430.2%
Other5,0312.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade8,4886.7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,2848.1%
High school graduate (includes GED)35,92928.3%
Some college, no degree29,21323.0%
Associate’s degree11,1898.8%
Bachelor’s degree21,14416.7%
Graduate or professional degree10,5138.3%
High school graduate or higher107,98885.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher31,65725.0%
Less than Bachelor’s degree95,10375.0%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0006.0%
$10,000 to $14,9995.0%
$15,000 to $24,99910.6%
$25,000 to $34,99912.0%
$35,000 to $49,99914.0%
$50,000 to $74,99919.9%
$75,000 to $99,99912.3%
$100,000 to $149,99912.5%
$150,000 to $199,9993.9%
$200,000 or more3.7%

Median household income: $52,543

Mean household income: $71,308

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$25,375
High school graduate (includes GED)$29,428
Some college or Associate’s degree$35,027
Bachelor’s degree$50,809
Graduate or professional degree$62,117

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 154,770 NA
Never married43,48628.1%
Now married (except separated)80,16951.8%
Separated3,4652.2%
Widowed8,8975.7%
Divorced18,75312.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line29,71815.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

Owner-occupied housing units45,470
Renter-occupied housing units30,093
Single-family detached units60,109
Homeownership rate60.2%
Vacancy rate10.4%
Renters rate77.2%
Average housing value$152,760
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$825
Average rent$746

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

Average income$71,308
Average household size2.61
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force67.5%
Percent disabled11.5%
Percent with health coverage83.1%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)17.8
Percent workers using public transportation0.5%
Percent veterans7.8%
Percent foreign born12.1%
Percent speaking Spanish at home6.7%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

Total consumer expenditures per household$61,567.75
Alcoholic beverages$469.70
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$280.90
Beer consumed away from home$82.45
Wine consumed away from home$39.88
Apparel & services$1,785.95
Men’s apparel$343.83
Women’s apparel$589.71
Children’s apparel$283.39
Boys’ apparel$96.82
Girls’ apparel$107.39
Footwear$404.32
Dining out (food away from home)$3,076.51
Dining out – Breakfast$311.99
Dining out – Lunch$962.90
Dining out – Dinner$1,422.70
Education$1,252.54
Entertainment / recreation$2,664.82
Club membership fees$184.77
Dating services$0.64
Pet food$213.69
Pet services$53.49
Food consumed at home$4,302.17
Bakery products consumed at home$564.84
Dairy products consumed at home$439.45
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$835.57
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$952.70
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$425.50
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,509.62
Health care$4,946.72
Medical services$918.21
Nonprescription drugs$120.55
Household Services$1,681.81
Care for the elderly and handicapped$59.40
Lawn and garden services$371.48
Housekeeping services$142.65
PC repair$5.54
Housing$19,133.15
Home improvements$2,133.45
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,122.66
Phone services$1,487.37
Water$622.45
Life and other insurance$371.94
Pensions and social security$6,600.48
Personal care products and services$748.38
Hair care products$90.71
Personal care products$319.79
Local transportation$7,222.03
Gasoline$1,883.19
Vehicle maintenance and repair$976.96
Travel$1,778.85
Airline fares$425.61
Auto / truck rental on trips$21.16
Lodging on trips$486.53
Food and drink on trips$430.32
Entertainment on trips$154.63

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN POTTER COUNTY (home to AMARILLO, TEXAS)

% with any debt in collections57%
Average debt in collections$2,038
% with medical debt in collections47%
Average medical debt in collections$1,116
% with student loan debt12%
Average student loan debt$14,662
Average monthly student loan payment$143
% with auto debt25%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

YearPopulationPercent
January 20192,9242.9%
February 20192,6742.7%
March 20192,6592.7%
April 20192,0862.1%
May 20192,1812.2%
June 20192,7352.7%
July 20192,8862.9%
August 20192,7232.7%
September 20192,5022.5%
October 20192,4272.4%
November 20192,4412.4%
December 20192,3012.3%
January 20202,6692.6%
February 20202,5472.5%
March 20203,5863.6%
April 20208,2919.1%
May 20208,2048.8%
June 20205,8126.1%
July 20205,1275.4%
August 20204,3734.4%
September 20205,1045.2%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)