Amarillo employment information

Income per capita$24,904$26,513$28,555
Median household income$47,053$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,385$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,500$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$32,010$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$23,044$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level17.1%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Amarillo is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amarillo is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Amarillo is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Amarillo is 10% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Amarillo median earnings by income bracket

Amarillo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.6%1.4%
Manufacturing sector15.1%1.4%
Financial & insurance services3.3%7.5%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%12.7%
Public administration5.8%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%2.7%
Education, health & social services8.4%37.7%

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Canyon, TX13,882$41,08023%
Amarillo, TX194,930$47,05312%

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Mobile, AL194,942$39,24127%
Glendale, CA195,380$52,4512%
Huntington Beach, CA195,686$82,55454%
Little Rock, AR196,188$46,40913%
Augusta, GA196,551$37,59330%
Amarillo, TX194,930$47,05312%
Source: The Amarillo, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.