Grand Prairie employment information

IndexGrand PrairieTexasNational
Income per capita$23,101$26,513$28,555
Median household income$55,336$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$71,743$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,070$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$34,902$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$27,574$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level15.5%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Grand Prairie is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Grand Prairie is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Grand Prairie is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Grand Prairie is 1% lower than the national average.

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Grand Prairie median earnings by income bracket

Grand Prairie employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.9%0.8%
Manufacturing sector16.7%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.9%9.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%13.8%
Public administration2.6%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%4.4%
Education, health & social services8.0%30.5%

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Colleyville, TX23,928$151,169183%
Dalworthington Gardens, TX2,077$115,809117%
Grand Prairie, TX181,135$55,3363%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Newport News, VA181,362$51,0005%
Knoxville, TN181,759$33,49437%
Brownsville, TX179,834$32,28840%
Worcester, MA182,511$46,10514%
Santa Clarita, CA179,030$83,17856%
Grand Prairie, TX181,135$55,3363%
Source: The Grand Prairie, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.