Amarillo is a Great Place for Renters
When it comes to where you live, sometimes you aren't in a position to own your home. Therefore, you have to rent and if you are in Amarillo, you are in a good city to rent.
WalletHub put their experts to work to find the best and worst places to rent and Amarillo is in a really great spot.
They studied 182 different cities in the U.S. Those included the most populated cities in each state and the least populated cities in each state to determine where renters get their money's worth. They determined this on 22 different key metrics including the difference between rental rates and mortgage payments to historical price changes, the cost of living and jobs availability. See the full methodology here.
Out of 182 cities Amarillo ranked #41 which is a really great spot to be in seeing that Lubbock ranked #143. The best place in the country for renters is Scottsdale, AZ and the worst is Detroit, MI.
So it seems if you are having to rent, then you are in a great city to do so, and if you are planning a move to Amarillo and have to rent, then you are moving to a awesome city.