Map of Texas highlighting the Amarillo metropolitan area.
Map of Texas highlighting the Amarillo metropolitan area.

The Amarillo Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan area in the Texas Panhandle that covers five counties: Armstrong, Carson, Potter, Randall, and Oldham. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 249,881 (though a 2015 estimate placed the population at 262,056).[1]



Places with more than 100,000 people

Places with 1,000 to 15,000 people

Places with 500 to 1,000 people

Places with fewer than 500 people

Unincorporated places


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 226,522 people, 85,272 households, and 58,753 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 79.64% White, 5.70% African American, 0.77% Native American, 1.73% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 10.02% from other races, and 2.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.08% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $37,671 and the median income for a family was $44,696. Males had a median income of $31,710 versus $22,686 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,327.

See also


  1. ^ "ACBJ population projection's for 933 US markets for 2030". 2015 through 2040 population projections. BizJournals News. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.