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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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      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
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      Grand Prairie median earnings by income bracket

      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%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      University Park, TX24,346$198,438259%
      Highland Park, TX8,986$189,485243%
      Southlake, TX29,101$189,432242%
      Colleyville, TX24,982$162,183193%
      Dalworthington Gardens, TX2,233$129,750135%
      Grand Prairie, TX185,631$60,2469%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Knoxville, TN183,927$34,55638%
      Overland Park, KS183,775$74,78935%
      Worcester, MA183,677$45,59918%
      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).