Amarillo, TX 79109 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 79109: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Amarillo, TX 79109

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,758
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,325
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,147
  • County: Randall County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.164, Longitude -101.889
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79109 has segments in 2 Counties (Potter, Randall).

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Amarillo, TX 79109 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 43,447
Daytime Population: Workers 19,642
Daytime Population: Residents 20,808
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,450
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 43,221
Population in Familes 33,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 226
Population Density2 4,238
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $55,998
Average Household Income $75,563
Per Capita Income $33,561


Total Housing Units 21,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,300 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,912 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,949 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $161,975
Average Home Value $202,022


Total Households 19,212
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 11,631
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 0.37% 0.51%
Households 0.43% 0.55%
Families 0.15% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Amarillo, TX 79109 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79109 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 # 164 91st
Population Density # 164 91st
Diversity Index # 1192 35th
Median Household Income # 613 67th
Per Capita Income # 377 80th

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