Amarillo, TX 79118 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79118: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Amarillo, TX 79118

Acceptable Alternative
Palisades, TX 79118
Timbercreek Canyon, TX 79118
Timbercrk Cyn, TX 79118

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 353
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,358
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 710
  • County: Randall County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.065, Longitude -101.852
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79118 has segments in 3 Counties (Armstrong, Potter, Randall).

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Amarillo, TX 79118 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,311
Population in Households 22,770
Population in Familes 19,837
Population in Group Qrtrs 541
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 8,181
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 6,282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,335 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,846 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $161,397
Average Home Value $187,691


Median Household Income $62,558
Average Household Income $77,658
Per Capita Income $28,107
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.59% 2.06%
Households 2.38% 2.01%
Families 2.29% 1.94%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Amarillo, TX 79118 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79118 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 479 74th
Population Density1 # 842 55th
Diversity Index2 # 983 48th
Median Household Income # 348 81st
Per Capita Income # 610 67th

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