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Average rent in Amarillo, TX

$939/mo Amarillo, TX average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Amarillo, TX is $939.

    Amarillo, TX apartment rent ranges

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    Getting around in Amarillo, TX

    61 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    39 /100
    Some Transit
    44 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 61, Transit Score®: 39, Bike Score®: 44

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Amarillo, TX last updated?

    Prices and availability in Amarillo, TX were last updated on 30 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Amarillo, TX?

    The best apartments in Amarillo, TX are: Stonegate Apartments, Palo Duro Place Apartments in Amarillo TX, Huntington Pointe Apartments, Country Club Villas in Amarillo TX and Avalon Apartments.

    What is the average rent in Amarillo, TX?

    The average rent in Amarillo, TX is $939. Start your search for apartments in Amarillo, TX now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Amarillo, TX?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Amarillo, TX is between $805 and $1,015. View all studio apartments in Amarillo, TX.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Amarillo, TX?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Amarillo, TX is between $645 and $1,081. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Amarillo, TX now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Amarillo, TX?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Amarillo, TX is between $745 and $1,370. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Amarillo, TX.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Amarillo, TX?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Amarillo, TX is between $810 and $1,515. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Amarillo, TX.

    What type of rental buildings are in Amarillo, TX?

    In Amarillo, 41% of the residents are renting compared to 59% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 11% of Amarillo’s rentals, 43% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 43% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Amarillo, TX?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Amarillo are about 39 years old, on average. Of these, 20% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 98% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 2% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Amarillo, TX?

    Studio apartments in Amarillo are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 50% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 38% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Amarillo, TX in the news

    Living in Amarillo, TX

    Few things embody the Texas spirit better than cowboy culture and the legendary Route 66 — and Amarillo has it all. Much like cowboys, the small town, located in the heart of the Texas panhandle, hides its golden heart under a rough exterior. Amarillo has one of the highest crime rates in the U.S. compared to other towns of similar sizes, especially in more impoverished neighborhoods. However, it is also a diverse and family-friendly community surrounded by natural attractions of stunning beauty and a quirky art scene. The low cost of living, affordable housing, excellent school system and strong job market offering opportunities in sectors as varied as agriculture, defense and tourism attract young families looking to rent a home here. Meanwhile, retirees will appreciate that dollars can stretch further while taking advantage of well-rated healthcare facilities.

    Renting in Amarillo, TX

    Housing is very affordable in Amarillo, with rent and property prices well below the national average and the rest of the state. As a result, most people living in Amarillo are homeowners. Rental options range from single-family homes, many of them ranch style, to condos, townhouses and apartment communities. Security can be a concern here, so renters should stick to desirable neighborhoods and avoid more impoverished pockets. The best areas to rent in are Canyon, Puckett, Sleepy Hollow, South Park, The Colonies, City View, Bishop Hills, Tascosa Road, Broadway, Lake Tanglewood, McCormick Road and South Georgia. However, stay clear of areas where the crime rate is higher, including Maverick Road, Front Boulevard, E. Hasting Drive, Western Plaza, S. Georgia Street and Amarillo Boulevard.

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    Amarillo, TX demographics

    Amarillo, TX has a population of 200,371 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 101,739 of Amarillo’s residents are women and 98,632 are men. The median age of those who live in Amarillo, TX is 34.1.

    Shopping in Amarillo, TX

    Though Amarillo is relatively isolated, renters will find plenty of opportunities to satisfy their shopping needs. Westgate Mall is the main shopping mall in town. This indoor retail complex includes over 100 stores and several restaurants. The main local grocery chain is United Supermarket, which has several locations in town. Renters will also find national retailers such as Target and Walmart. For renters who who prefer organic and health-oriented shopping, Natural Grocers will satisfy all their needs. The Amarillo is true to its agricultural roots and has a weekly farmers’ market. Finally, Amarillo is also home to several ethnic stores for more exotic offerings.

    Amarillo, TX households

    • 50,436 Family
      28,104 Non-family
    • 27,124 Children
      51,416 No Children
    • 78,540Total Number of Households
    • 2.53Average People Per Household
    • $55,174Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 78,540 households in Amarillo, TX. 50,436 are family households and 28,104 are non-family households. There are 27,124 households with children in Amarillo and 51,416 households without children. On average, about 2.53 people live in a household in Amarillo, TX.

    Transportation in Amarillo, TX

    Like most towns in Texas, Amarillo is not very walkable, so renters will most likely need a car to run most errands or commute to work. The community is located close to two major highways: Interstate 40 and Interstate 87, with a loop connecting both routes and circling the town for an easier commute. Some neighborhoods, such as Downtown Amarillo, offer more opportunities to explore the area by foot. Biking infrastructures are also limited. For renters who prefer to leave their car at home and use public transportation, the Amarillo City Transit provides several bus routes throughout the city. Renters who want to connect to further afield destinations have access to the Amarillo International Airport, which offers direct flights to several regional hubs, including Dallas, Houston and Las Vegas, connecting the town to the rest of the world.

    Amarillo, TX education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Amarillo, TX is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 36% completed some high school, 29% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 7% have a Graduate Degree.

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