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    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Amarillo is a city in Texas with a population of 198,955. Amarillo is in Potter County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Amarillo offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Amarillo there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Amarillo and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Amarillo are above average.

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About Amarillo...
Population
198,955

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$132,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$850
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    509.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    80.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    122.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    715.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,698.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    483
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

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