Amarillo, TX 79106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Amarillo, TX 79106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,295
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,065
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,528
  • County: Potter County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.213, Longitude -101.902
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79106 has segments in 2 Counties (Potter, Randall).

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Amarillo, TX 79106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,854
Daytime Population: Workers 17,654
Daytime Population: Residents 14,863
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,517
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 28,314
Population in Familes 21,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 540
Population Density2 3,280
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $40,568
Average Household Income $57,912
Per Capita Income $25,647


Total Housing Units 13,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,275 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,128 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,534 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $122,213
Average Home Value $150,167


Total Households 12,403
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 7,110
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.2% 0.33%
Households 0.36% 0.38%
Families 0.19% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Amarillo, TX 79106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79106 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 378 80th
Population Density # 271 85th
Diversity Index # 755 59th
Median Household Income # 1437 22nd
Per Capita Income # 947 49th

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