Amarillo, TX 79124 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Amarillo, TX 79124

Acceptable Alternative
Bishop Hills, TX 79124

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 252
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,975
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 565
  • County: Potter County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.248, Longitude -101.908
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79124 has segments in 2 Counties (Potter, Randall).

Amarillo, TX 79124 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79124 to the other 1,831 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 786 57th
Population Density1 # 1159 37th
Diversity Index2 # 1476 19th
Median Household Income # 202 89th
Per Capita Income # 180 90th

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Amarillo, TX 79124 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 9,982
Population in Households 9,853
Population in Familes 8,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 3,855
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,872
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,105 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 750 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $258,354
Average Home Value $299,098


Median Household Income $75,016
Average Household Income $98,643
Per Capita Income $38,320
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.91% 1.22%
Households 1.97% 1.24%
Families 1.75% 1.13%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.

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