Grand Prairie employment information

IndexGrand PrairieTexasNational
Income per capita$23,864$27,828$29,829
Median household income$60,246$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,338$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,819$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$35,239$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$27,114$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.8%16.7%15.1%
The Grand Prairie, TX employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Grand Prairie is $23,864, which is 14% lower than than the Texas average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $60,246, which is 10% higher than than the Texas average and 9% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Grand Prairie is 5%, which is 3% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Grand Prairie is 14% which is 9% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$40,159$60,246$120,492
City
$36,481$54,727$109,454
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Grand Prairie is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Grand Prairie is 9% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Grand Prairie is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Grand Prairie is 9% lower than the national average.

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Grand Prairie employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.5%1.4%
Manufacturing sector15.6%0.1%
Financial & insurance services3.9%8.9%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%15.3%
Public administration2.8%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.3%4.2%
Education, health & social services8.6%29.1%
Other24.2%27.6%

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Grand Prairie, TX185,631$60,2469%

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Knoxville, TN183,927$34,55638%
Overland Park, KS183,775$74,78935%
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Tallahassee, FL188,466$40,94726%
Huntsville, AL188,973$51,4417%
Grand Prairie, TX185,631$60,2469%
Source: The Grand Prairie, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).