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Amarillo, TX Metro Area


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2022 population: 271,171   ( 19,238 from 2010)
Land area: 5151.0 square miles
Population density: 52.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:154,600 57.01% 4.9%
Black:17,1776.33% 17.4%
Indian:1,4220.52% 12.1%
Asian:8,3943.10% 31.0%
2+ races:4,5831.69% 33.7%
Hispanic:84,99531.34% 34.1%
Total non-White:116,57142.99% 30.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:7,498 14.0
Deaths:7,24313.5
Net Migration: 1,3852.6
Net Immigration: 8661.6
Change in White population:-7,980 -3.2
Change in Non-White pop.:27,218 10.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
251,933
162,58064.53%
14,6305.81%
1,2680.50%
6,4082.54%
3,4291.36%
63,35925.15%
89,35335.47%

2000
228,707
164,66072.00%
12,6435.53%
1,2870.56%
3,8811.70%
2,6471.16%
43,45419.00%
64,04728.00%

1990
198,422
158,88280.07%
9,3194.70%
1,4970.75%
3,2901.66%
n/a
25,43412.82%
39,54019.93%

1980
184,648
157,65185.38%
8,5054.61%
8180.44%
2,0531.11%
n/a
15,4708.38%
26,99714.62%

1970
154,907
137,96389.06%
6,6134.27%
3430.22%
1390.09%
n/a
9,2805.99%
16,944 10.94%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
35,067 15.3
19,2588.4
6750.3
4,5782.0
-2,080 -0.9
25,306 11.1
1990's
NumberRate
34,861 17.6
18,8259.5
4,3192.2
4,7412.4
5,778 2.9
24,507 12.4
1980's
NumberRate
35,695 19.3
15,493 8.4
-5,760 -3.1
n/a
1,231 0.7
12,543 6.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
12,239 7.9
n/a
19,688 12.7
10,053 6.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Amarillo, TX Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
35.7
68,071 25.1%
203,100 74.9%
39,761 14.7%
101,424
2.56
66,154 65.2%
48,760 73.7%
6,765 10.2%
35,270 34.8%

2010
NumberPercent
34.4
66,464 26.4%
185,469 73.6%
29,931 11.9%
94,802
2.56
64,205 67.7%
47,168 73.5%
7,331 11.4%
30,597 32.3%

2000
NumberPercent
33.9
61,898 27.1%
166,809 72.9%
27,443 12.0%
86,030
2.55
59,610 69.3%
46,764 78.4%
6,086 10.2%
26,420 30.7%

1990
NumberPercent
31.8
55,971 28.2%
142,451 71.8%
23,403 11.8%
76,081
2.55
54,018 71.0%
43,890 81.3%
4,961 9.2%
22,063 29.0%

1980
NumberPercent
29.1
53,471 29.0%
131,177 71.0%
18,295 9.9%
67,989
2.66
50,272 73.9%
43,695 86.9%
3,373 6.7%
17,717 26.1%

2022 Housing Data for Amarillo, TX Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units113,931 
Median Value$167,985 
Occupied101,42489.0%
Vacant12,50711.0%
Owned65,09164.2%
Rented36,33335.8%
Median Rent$1,013 
Single-Family Units83,71173.5%
    Detached80,11570.3%
    Attached3,5963.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units16,63614.6%
Mobile Homes8,4127.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Amarillo, TX Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005,3165.2%
$10,000 to $14,9993,9633.9%
$15,000 to $19,9994,5334.5%
$20,000 to $24,9994,2734.2%
$25,000 to $29,9995,0124.9%
$30,000 to $34,9994,4504.4%
$35,000 to $39,9994,9284.9%
$40,000 to $44,9993,5713.5%
$45,000 to $49,9994,3534.3%
$50,000 to $59,9996,8216.7%
$60,000 to $74,99910,0649.9%
$75,000 to $99,99913,39513.2%
$100,000 to $124,9999,9069.8%
$125,000 to $149,9996,7856.7%
$150,000 to $199,9997,2807.2%
$200,000 or more6,7746.7%
Median Household Income65,361 
Per Capita Income34,155 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.78 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4,4254.4%
Public Assistance1,6681.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps9,4969.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed82,41370.9%
Unemployed2,7912.4%
In Armed Forces1960.2%
Total Labor Force85,40073.5%
Not in Labor Force30,84426.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 28.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector48,76038,11256.1%
Non-Profit1,9953,96533.5%
Self-Employed8,0184,57363.7%
Local Government4,5876,15142.7%
State Government3,0753,71145.3%
Federal Government2,4701,93356.1%
Total Private + Self56,77842,68557.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.12,12715,76043.5%
Total68,90558,44554.1%
Pct. Govt.17.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts15,92212.5%
Sales and Office Occupations26,38020.7%
Professional, Technical28,09322.0%
Service Occupations24,63719.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing6050.5%
All others32,56725.5%
White Collar 55.2%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance17,89424.5%
Retail trade14,57019.9%
Manufacturing13,64618.7%
Educational services11,99316.4%
Construction10,64514.6%
Accommodation and food services10,01313.7%
Public administration7,69110.5%
Transportation and warehousing6,1588.4%
Other services5,9758.2%
Professional, scientific, technical5,4987.5%
Finance and insurance4,9766.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.4,6956.4%
Wholesale trade3,8045.2%
Utilities2,3113.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,1192.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,5742.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,5502.1%
Information1,4322.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1,0141.4%
Management410.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Amarillo, TX Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican71,14326.42%
Puerto Rican5930.22%
Cuban4900.18%
Dominican860.03%
Total Central American9240.34%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan2140.08%
Honduran3060.11%
Nicaraguan300.01%
Panamanian410.02%
Salvadoran3330.12%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American7120.26%
Argentinean1400.05%
Bolivian270.01%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian1630.06%
Ecuadorian2170.08%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1160.04%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan490.02%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7,9582.96%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Burmese2,5510.95%
Vietnamese1,9630.73%
Laotian1,3500.50%
Indian7040.26%
Filipino5100.19%
Thai2820.10%
Chinese2810.10%
Korean2380.09%
Hmong820.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English200,04079.4%
Spanish39,99815.9%
Other Asian4,2871.7%
Other2,0450.8%
Vietnamese1,5920.6%
Other Indo-European1,1370.5%
Arabic6860.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic4790.2%
German, other Germanic4240.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German25,6379.5%
English24,0748.9%
Irish21,2017.9%
American16,2706.0%
European6,7202.5%
Scottish5,0961.9%
Italian3,4281.3%
French3,4101.3%
African2,5120.9%
Scotch-Irish2,3650.9%
Polish1,9960.7%
Dutch1,8000.7%
Norwegian1,7230.6%
Swedish1,4250.5%
British1,1950.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen253,28894.1%
Not a citizen15,9905.9%
Native243,59490.5%
Foreign-born25,6849.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Amarillo, TX Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
10,694 6.1%12,788 7.3%47,073 26.9%59,422 34.0%30,261 17.3%14,617 8.4%
  Average years of education: 13.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 10,694 6.1%
9-12 Years 12,788 7.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 47,073 26.9%
Some College 59,422 34.0%
Bach. Degree 30,261 17.3%
Grad Degree 14,617 8.4%
Average years of education: 13.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Amarillo, TX Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 205,540 195,486 10,054 4.9%
1991 206,928 197,100 9,828 4.7%
1992 213,582 203,000 10,582 5.0%
1993 217,826 208,232 9,594 4.4%
1994 227,620 219,454 8,166 3.6%
1995 234,522 225,514 9,008 3.8%
1996 234,558 225,210 9,348 4.0%
1997 232,800 223,602 9,198 4.0%
1998 236,088 227,406 8,682 3.7%
1999 238,348 229,690 8,658 3.6%
2000 238,254 229,054 9,200 3.9%
2001 238,098 228,896 9,202 3.9%
2002 244,934 233,770 11,164 4.6%
2003 253,192 240,906 12,286 4.9%
2004 256,770 245,766 11,004 4.3%
2005 256,234 245,930 10,304 4.0%
2006 260,336 250,540 9,796 3.8%
2007 258,168 249,438 8,730 3.4%
2008 259,468 250,272 9,196 3.5%
2009 264,818 250,942 13,876 5.2%
2010 259,540 244,740 14,800 5.7%
2011 264,308 249,600 14,708 5.6%
2012 262,850 250,226 12,624 4.8%
2013 261,868 249,658 12,210 4.7%
2014 261,140 251,428 9,712 3.7%
2015 260,678 252,562 8,116 3.1%
2016 263,604 255,350 8,254 3.1%
2017 262,342 254,438 7,904 3.0%
2018 262,624 255,372 7,252 2.8%
2019 264,576 257,844 6,732 2.5%
2020 262,528 249,722 12,806 4.9%
2021 269,228 258,738 10,490 3.9%
2022 272,142 264,000 8,142 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com