Grand Prairie, TX

190,626 Population
72.2 square miles 2,638.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
Ranked 15th Highest in TX
Population Density
2,638.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.6%
was 43.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
20.2%
was 23.9%
Ranked 20th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
28.7%
was 27.9%
Ranked 14th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
9.2%
was 8.2%
Ranked 45th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 4.1
Ranked 12th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
10.3%
was 13.6%
Ranked 19th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$60,246
was $60,838
Ranked 21st Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
37.3
41.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.7
was 6.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
245.3
was 278.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,176.1
was 2,806.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
66,443
was 63,669
Ranked 15th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$978
was $996
Ranked 25th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
472
was 481
 
Occupied Housing Units
61,773
was 58,919
 
Homeownership Rate
62.0%
was 61.7%
Ranked 15th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
400
was 351
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
919.5
was 881.4
Ranked 25th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.6%
was 17.4%
Ranked 33rd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
72
was 130
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.1
was 3.2
Ranked 13th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.3
was 8.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.6
was 2.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
86.8%
was 92.1%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.0%
Ranked 33rd Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 95.7%
Ranked 11th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.6%
was 78.7%
Ranked 35th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.0%
was 24.1%
Ranked 34th Highest in TX

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