Statewide Claims to Fame

Grand Prairie is 15th in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

Grand Prairie is 15th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

Grand Prairie is 15th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

Grand Prairie is 20th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Grand Prairie is 20th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

Grand Prairie, Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Grand Prairie Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 181,824 15th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 72.1 20th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,432.5 85th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Grand Prairie Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.5% 124th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.9% 98th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.7% 323rd 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Grand Prairie Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.2% 235th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.2% 163rd 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Grand Prairie Rank Texas US
Race - White 52.6% 356th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 20.2% 62nd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 103rd 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.5% 37th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 77th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 68th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 42.7% 114th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 29.1% 302nd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Grand Prairie Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.1% 206th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 20.9% 67th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Grand Prairie Rank Texas US
Housing units 62,424 15th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 28.3% 64th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 57,316 15th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.2% 262nd 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $123,600 144th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.0 133rd 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Grand Prairie Rank Texas US
Income per capita $22,193 189th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $51,692 152nd $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.3% 216th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Grand Prairie Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 12,329 20th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,470,550 40th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,358 234th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $191,180 36th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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