Amarillo employment information

IndexAmarilloTexasNational
Income per capita$26,086$27,828$29,829
Median household income$49,684$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,402$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,160$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$34,472$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$23,220$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.7%16.7%15.1%
The Amarillo, TX employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Amarillo is $26,086, which is 6% lower than than the Texas average and 13% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,684, which is 9% lower than than the Texas average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Amarillo is 3%, which is 37% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Amarillo is 17% which is 10% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$33,119$49,684$99,368
City
$36,481$54,727$109,454
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Amarillo is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amarillo is 10% 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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Amarillo median earnings by income bracket

Amarillo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.1%1.3%
Manufacturing sector14.5%1.2%
Financial & insurance services3.1%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%13.0%
Public administration6.0%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%2.4%
Education, health & social services9.3%37.8%
Other26.2%29.4%

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Amarillo, TX197,570$49,68410%

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Augusta, GA196,784$38,45830%
Akron, OH198,508$35,24036%
Shreveport, LA198,571$38,05631%
Amarillo, TX197,570$49,68410%
Source: The Amarillo, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).