Income/capita 20%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 3%
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%

Key findings

  • 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%

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      University Park, TX24,346$198,438259%
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      Dalworthington Gardens, TX2,233$129,750135%
      Grand Prairie, TX185,631$60,2469%

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      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).