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1.16% growth
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6.68% growth
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1.81% growth
Median Property Value
5.07% growth


The economy of Grand Prairie, TX employs 92,180 people. The economy of Grand Prairie, TX is specialized in Wholesale trade; Transportation & Warehousing; and Construction, which employ respectively 1.84; 1.82; and 1.36 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Grand Prairie, TX are Manufacturing (11,250), Retail trade (11,006), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (9,435), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($50,599), Utilities ($46,938), and Educational Services ($45,494).

Median household income in Grand Prairie, TX is $60,246. Males in Grand Prairie, TX have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,764. The income inequality of Grand Prairie, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.486 which is higher than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Grand Prairie, TX. In Dallas County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 67 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,078. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Grand Prairie, TX is from the county of Dallas County, TX.

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Grand Prairie, TX is home to a population of 185,631 people, from which 86.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Grand Prairie, TX is composed of 84,763 Hispanic residents (45.7%), 44,446 White residents (23.9%), 40,022 Black residents (21.6%), 12,823 Asian residents (6.91%), and 2,975 Two+ residents (1.6%). The most common foreign languages in Grand Prairie, TX are Spanish (59,634 speakers), Vietnamese (4,652 speakers), and African Languages (2,201 speakers), but compared to other places, Grand Prairie, TX has a relative high number of Vietnamese (4,652 speakers), African Languages (2,201 speakers), and Laotian (270 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Grand Prairie, TX awarded 1,634 degrees. The student population of Grand Prairie, TX is skewed towards females, with 796 male students and 838 female students. Most students in Grand Prairie, TX are Hispanic or Latino (578 and 35.4%), followed by White (484 and 29.6%), Black or African American (471 and 28.8%), and Two or more races (39 and 2.39%). The largest universities in Grand Prairie, TX by number of graduates are Lincoln College of Technology-Grand Prairie (591 and 36.2%), Concorde Career College-Grand Prairie (501 and 30.7%), and Fortis Institute-Grand Prairie (164 and 10%). The most popular majors in Grand Prairie, TX are Welding Technology (188 and 11.5%), Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (185 and 11.3%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (93 and 5.69%). The median tuition costs in Grand Prairie, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Grand Prairie, TX is $132,600, which is 0.65 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $126,200 to $132,600, a 5.07% increase. The homeownership rate of Grand Prairie, TX is 62.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Grand Prairie, TX have an average commute time of 27.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Grand Prairie, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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