Amarillo, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
84
Amarillo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
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 84 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 91.

The standard of living in Amarillo ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Amarillo ranks as the #5760 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 84 91 100
Services 90 95 100
Groceries 92 90 100
Health 88 97 100
Housing 70 83 100
Transportation 81 94 100
Utilities 90 102 100
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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.

$127,200
Median Home Value
$839
Median Rent
$52,543
Median Income
Statistic Amarillo Texas United States
Median Home Value $127,200 $161,700 $204,900
Median Rent $839 $998 $1,023
Median Income $52,543 $59,570 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.2x 0.2x

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 15,182 88 1.0x
Hereford, TX 14,938 79 0.9x
Dumas, TX 14,597 81 1.0x
Borger, TX 12,856 77 0.9x

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