Amarillo, TX Population

Population: 173,627. Estimated population in July 2020: 183,021 (+5.4% change)
Males: 83,370 (48.0%), Females: 90,257 (52.0%)

Potter County

Zip codes: 79101, 79102, 79103, 79104, 79106, 79107, 79108, 79109, 79110, 79111, 79118, 79119, 79121, 79124.

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $34,940
Median house value: $74,400

Races in Amarillo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.4%)
  • Hispanic (21.9%)
  • Other race (11.3%)
  • Black (6.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.3%), United States (10.6%), English (8.8%), Irish (8.7%), French (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Land area: 89.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Amarillo

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amarillo city

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

7.3% Foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +15,787 (+10.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Amarillo:

  • BAPTIST ST ANTHONYS HS BAPTIST CAMPUS (1600 WALLACE BLVD)
  • INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICE HOSPITAL (5601 PLUM CREEK DRIVE)
  • NORTHWEST TEXAS HOSPITAL (1501 COULTER RD P O BOX 1110)
  • NORTHWEST TEXAS SURGERY CENTER (3501 SONCY RD SUITE 118)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL OF AMARILLO (2828 SOUTHWEST 27TH AVENUE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Amarillo:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 11 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 107 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 117 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Amarillo:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Amarillo:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,876; Location: 2200 S. WASHINGTON; Public; Website: www.actx.edu)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE OF HAIRDRESSING (Full-time enrollment: 149; Location: 2400 SE 27TH AVE EAST CAMPUS; Private, for-profit)
  • EXPOSITO SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN INC (Full-time enrollment: 48; Location: 3710 MOCKINGBIRD; Private, for-profit)
  • DIANES SCHOOL OF MODELING (Location: 1410 S WASHINGTON; Private, for-profit)
  • WEST TEXAS BARBER STYLING COLLEGE (Location: 4001 W MOCKINGBIRD LN; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Amarillo:

  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 117 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 126 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 218 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 219 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high schools in Amarillo:

  • TASCOSA H S (Students: 2,179; Location: 3921 WESTLAWN; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • AMARILLO H S (Students: 2,063; Location: 4225 DANBURY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PALO DURO H S (Students: 1,931; Location: 1400 N GRANT; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CAPROCK H S (Students: 1,609; Location: 3001 E 34TH; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RANDALL H S (Students: 1,477; Location: 5800 ATTEBURY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIVER ROAD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 9500 U S 287 N; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HIGHLAND PARK H S (Students: 218; Location: 1800 F AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RICHARD MILBURN ACADEMY (AMARILLO) (Students: 126; Location: 4106 SW 51ST AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH HEIGHTS ALTER (Students: 98; Location: 607 N HUGHES; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • AMARILLO AREA CTR FOR ADVANCED LRN (Students: 19; Location: 1100 N FOREST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Amarillo:

  • SAN JACINTO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 566; Location: 501 S MISSISSIPPI BOX 3428; Grades: PK – 12)
  • TRINITY FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN (Students: 323; Location: 5000 HOLLYWOOD RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ALAMO CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 4114 SOUTH BONHAM STREET; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • VICTORY ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: 6300 ARDEN RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Amarillo:

  • BOWIE MIDDLE (Students: 1,096; Location: 3001 E 12TH; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TRAVIS MIDDLE (Students: 975; Location: 2815 MARTIN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HOUSTON MIDDLE (Students: 874; Location: 815 INDEPENDENCE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BONHAM MIDDLE (Students: 867; Location: 5600 S W 49TH; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WESTOVER PARK JR HIGH (Students: 806; Location: 7200 PINNACLE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MANN MIDDLE (Students: 792; Location: 610 N BUCHANAN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • AUSTIN MIDDLE (Students: 789; Location: 1808 WIMBERLY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GREENWAYS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 778; Location: 8100 PINERIDGE; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • WHITTIER EL (Students: 746; Location: 2004 N MARRS; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CROCKETT MIDDLE (Students: 689; Location: 4720 FLOYD ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Amarillo:

  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 349; Location: 1200 SOUTH WASHINGTON; Grades: PK – 5)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL OF (Students: 334; Location: 1515 S GEORGIA STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY (Students: 119; Location: 4118 SOUTH BONHAM ST; Grades: PK – 5)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 5005 INTERSTATE 40 WEST; Grades: PK – 5)
  • AMARILLO MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 99; Location: 3806 BOWIE; Grades: PK – 4)
  • AMARILLO CATHOLIC MIDDLE SCH (Students: 83; Location: 4110 SOUTH BONHAM; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 1108 S HOUSTON ST; Grades: KG – 5)
  • ST LAURENCE CATHEDRAL ELEM SCH (Students: 31; Location: 2300B N SPRING ST; Grades: KG – 4)
  • AMARILLO ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 5804 ERIK; Grades: 2 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Amarillo:

  • AMARILLO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,863,351; Location: 413 E 4TH AVE; 580,132 books; 58,672 audio materials; 18,149 video materials; 1,651 serial subscriptions)

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