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Population (year 2000): 173,627. Estimated population in July 2005: 183,021 (+5.4% change)
Males: 83,370 (48.0%), Females: 90,257 (52.0%)

Potter County

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Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $34,940 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,400 (year 2000)

Amarillo, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).Texas forum

Land area: 89.9 square miles

Amarillo,

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%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, OK Oklahoma (296.8 miles pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (385.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hills, TX (8.4 miles Bishop TX (10.1 miles Palisades, Canyon, TX (10.2 miles Timbercreek Tanglewood, TX (10.6 miles Lake TX Canyon, (16.2 miles TX Happy, (31.5 miles TX (33.4 miles Panhandle, TX (33.7 miles Claude,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 507 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 1997: 382 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 1998: 446 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 1999: 510 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2000: 518 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2001: 535 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2002: 676 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2003: 737 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2004: 697 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2005: 824 buildings, average cost: $176,200

Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 101.85 W

Area code: 806

Amarillo, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Retail trade (14.4%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,868 (+2.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 67,854 (85.2%)

Crime in Amarillo by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 10 11 19 7 17 11
    per 100,000 5.8 6.3 10.9 4.0 9.8 6.3
Rapes 56 97 98 109 97 75
    per 100,000 32.3 55.9 56.4 62.8 55.9 43.2
Robberies 234 253 277 330 378 377
    per 100,000 134.8 145.7 159.5 190.1 217.7 217.1
Assaults 921 1,073 1,008 1,033 1,009 963
    per 100,000 530.4 618.0 580.6 595.0 581.1 554.6
Burglaries 1,772 2,130 2,533 2,468 2,203 2,297
    per 100,000 1020.6 1226.8 1458.9 1421.4 1268.8 1323.0
Thefts 9,832 9,343 8,747 8,566 8,501 8,241
    per 100,000 5662.7 5381.1 5037.8 4933.6 4896.1 4746.4
Auto thefts 703 821 945 960 900 971
    per 100,000 404.9 472.9 544.3 552.9 518.4 559.2
495.5 534.9 544.7 546.2 539.8 526.9

Average climate in Amarillo, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Amarillo,

Amarillo-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the Amarillo city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Danny Elfman - (born 1953), musician, composer, Rick D. Husband - (1957-2003), astronaut, Carolyn Jones - (died 1983), actress, Cyd Charisse - (born 1921), actress, dancer, Jimmie Dale Gilmore - (born 1945), musician, Ryan Palmer - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 9/19/76), Andrew Patterson - College basketball player (Colorado State Rams), Austin Johnson - College basketball player (Oklahoma Sooners), J.D. Lewis - College basketball player (Texas Longhorns).

Main business address for: SOUTHWESTERN PUBLIC SERVICE CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES), HASTINGS ENTERTAINMENT INC (RETAIL- COMPUTER & PRERECORDED TAPE STORES).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Amarillo:
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 11 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: AMA)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 107 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 117 miles; CLOVIS, NM; ID: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Amarillo:
  • TRADEWIND (about 3 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: TDW)
  • PALO DURO (about 5 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: 1E4)
  • BUFFALO (about 11 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: 1E7)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 216 $899,491 $49,971 0 $0
Fire - Other 13 $47,612 $43,949 1 $542
Airports 40 $98,293 $29,487 0 $0
Welfare 36 $67,122 $22,374 0 $0
Health 49 $110,516 $27,065 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 92 $210,492 $27,455 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 31 $93,065 $36,025 0 $0
Local Libraries 78 $132,041 $20,314 0 $0
Transit 48 $102,311 $25,577 3 $4,696
Water Supply 110 $245,309 $26,760 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13 $44,501 $41,077 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 126 $234,117 $22,296 129 $106,203
Sewerage 114 $274,239 $28,867 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 120 $267,861 $26,786 10 $12,009
Other Government Administration 53 $197,358 $44,684 15 $4,122
Financial Administration 51 $176,161 $41,449 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 289 $1,219,912 $50,653 0 $0
Police - Other 84 $167,113 $23,873 0 $0
Streets and Highways 168 $384,114 $27,436 50 $18,086
Totals for Government 1731 $4,971,628 $34,465 208 $145,659
Colleges/Universities in Amarillo:
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,876; Location: 2200 S. WASHINGTON; Public; Website: www.actx.edu)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE OF HAIRDRESSING (FT enrollment: 149; Location: 2400 SE 27TH AVE EAST CAMPUS; Private, for-profit)
  • EXPOSITO SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN INC (FT 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; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 117 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 126 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 218 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 219 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Amarillo: Wolflin Historic District (A), Amarillo Country Club (B), Llano Cemetery Historic District (C), Plemons-Mrs M D Oliver-Eakle Additions Historic District (D), Rock Island Station (E), Ross Rogers Golf Course (F), Santa Fe Station (G), Tascosa Country Club (H), Tri State Fairground (I), US Route 66-Sixth Street Historic District (J), Burlington Station (K), Henry B and Ellen M Sanborn House (L), Alice Ghormley Curtis House (M), Kouns-Jackson House (N), Bivins House (O), Potter County Courthouse and Library (P), Potter County Courthouse (Q), Amarillo College Administration Building and Gymnasium (R), Amarillo Globe Dream House (S), Amarillo Museum of Art (T).

Shopping Centers: Western Plaza Shopping Center (1), Westgate Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Amarillo include: Pentecostal Church of God (A), Pentecostal Church of God in Christ (B), Pentecostal Holiness Church (C), Pierce Street Church (D), Pleasant Valley Assembly of God Church (E), Pleasant Valley Baptist Church (F), Pleasant Valley Church of Christ (G), Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Llano Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Amarillo Lake (A), Amarillo Terminal Reservoir (B), Ross Rogers Golf Course Lake (C).

Parks in Amarillo include: Amarillo Trinity Fellowship School Stadium (1), Will Rogers Park (2), Tri-State Fairgrounds Arena (3), Martin Road Park (4), Austin Park (5), Southeast Park (6), Elwood Park (7), Thompson Park (8), West Lawn Park (9).


Amarillo compared to Texas state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Amarillo:
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KDJW (1360 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KZIP (1310 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: DEL NORTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Amarillo:
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJRT (88.3 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KXRI (91.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAVW (90.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQIZ-FM (93.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KMML-FM (96.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K235AL (94.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KXLV (89.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KAEZ (105.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KBZD (99.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KRGN (103.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRF (98.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KPUR-FM (107.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWTS (91.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: WEST TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Amarillo:
  • KEAT-LP (Channel 22; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K25GI (Channel 25; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K56DF (Channel 56; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: SPECTRUM MEDIA)
  • KAMT-LP (Channel 31; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTMO-LP (Channel 36; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCPN-LP (Channel 33; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXD-LP (Channel 43; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

 

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