Amarillo, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
82
Amarillo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
76 out of 405
In Texas
377 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Amarillo is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Amarillo, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Amarillo has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Amarillo has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Amarillo ranks as #377 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Amarillo ranks as the #6,041 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Amarillo Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Amarillo Texas National Average
Overall 82 94 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 93 89 100
Health 89 95 100
Housing 72 83 100
Transportation 81 89 100
Utilities 92 101 100
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Amarillo Cost of Living Vs. TX

Amarillo, TX Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Texas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$138,900
Median Home Value
$876
Median Rent
$52,941
Median Income
Statistic Amarillo Texas United States
Median Home Value $138,900 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $876 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $52,941 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Amarillo Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Amarillo Texas
Shampoo $0.93 $1.06
Movie $9.86 $10.68
Bowling $11.67 $14.67

Detailed Amarillo Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Amarillo Texas
Ground Beef $3.93 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.0 $1.39
Milk $2.28 $2.05

Detailed Amarillo Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Amarillo Texas
Haircut $21.43 $18.62
Beauty Salon $30.83 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.08 $2.34

Detailed Amarillo Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Amarillo Texas
Potatoes $3.54 $3.29
Pizza $8.99 $10.62
Beer $9.99 $9.38
Optometrist $70.56 $108.57
Doctor $111.46 $116.17
Dentist $86.25 $99.13

Detailed Amarillo Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Amarillo Texas
Gasoline $1.87 $2.22
Tire Balancing $33.33 $50.07
All Electricity $140.02 $167.67
Phone $185.48 $175.64

Amarillo SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Amarillo

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Amarillo
Canyon, TX 15,648 88 1.1x
Hereford, TX 14,692 78 1.0x
Dumas, TX 14,042 82 1.0x
Borger, TX 12,534 75 0.9x

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