Amarillo, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 72,332 housing units in Amarillo. This represents a 5.5% growth from 68,592 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 71,840 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 492 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Amarillo is about 63.3%. Amarillo's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.5%. Average household size is 2.53 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Amarillo were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.60%
One Bedroom15.50%
Two Bedrooms28.70%
Three Bedrooms43.40%
Four Bedrooms8.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$74,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$59,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.28
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$368

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage1.80%
Home Equity Loan3.80%
Simple Mortgage55.10%
Debt Free39.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%