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Amarillo Among Top Cities In America For Millennial Homeownership

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Millennials in Amarillo are buying homes at one of the fastest rates in the nation, according to a new study by the personal finance website SmartAsset.

In the site’s latest rankings of “Millennials and Homeownership,” Amarillo ranked 13th in the nation, tied with Oklahoma City.

In fact, HPPR States performed exceedingly well in general in the study, with Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas cities making up seven of the top 14 cities on the list.

According to the latest figures, 35 percent of Amarilloans between the ages of 18 and 34 own their own homes. Olathe, Kansas, took the top spot, with an amazing 50 percent of millennials there owning their homes. To determine their list, SmartAsset looked at data for the 200 largest cities in the U.S.

Credit smartasset.com