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Population (year 2000): 127,427. Estimated population in July 2005: 144,337 (+13.3% change)
Males: 63,058 (49.5%), Females: 64,369 (50.5%)

Dallas County

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Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $46,816 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,100 (year 2000)

Grand Prairie, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Grand Prairie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.2%)
  • Hispanic (33.0%)
  • Other race (15.9%)
  • Black (13.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.4%), Irish (7.1%), United States (6.7%), English (6.0%), French (1.7%), Italian (1.5%).

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Land area: 71.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Grand Prairie

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Prairie city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

16.4% Foreign born (11.6% Latin America, 3.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +27,493 (+27.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Arlington, (7.3 miles pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (16.8 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX Arlington, (7.3 miles TX (8.7 miles Duncanville, Hill, TX Cockrell (8.9 miles TX (9.5 miles Pantego, Gardens, TX (9.6 miles Dalworthington TX Irving, (9.8 miles Hill, TX (10.0 miles Cedar TX Euless, (10.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 473 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1997: 560 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1998: 741 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1999: 920 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2000: 896 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2001: 871 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2002: 1007 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2003: 1447 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2004: 1595 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2005: 2551 buildings, average cost: $154,200

Latitude: 32.72 N, Longitude: 97.02 W

Area codes: 972, 214, 469


Grand Prairie, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (16.5%), Educational,health and social services (13.6%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,230 (-5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,535 (24.3%)


 

Crime in Grand Prairie by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 8 8 6 3 4 9
    per 100,000 6.3 6.3 4.7 2.4 3.1 7.1
Rapes 54 59 51 68 49 59
    per 100,000 42.4 46.3 40.0 53.4 38.5 46.3
Robberies 131 109 128 193 153 158
    per 100,000 102.8 85.5 100.4 151.5 120.1 124.0
Assaults 272 270 199 259 289 223
    per 100,000 213.5 211.9 156.2 203.3 226.8 175.0
Burglaries 996 1,019 1,095 1,291 1,368 1,362
    per 100,000 781.6 799.7 859.3 1013.1 1073.6 1068.8
Thefts 4,178 4,004 4,278 4,804 4,242 4,750
    per 100,000 3278.7 3142.2 3357.2 3770.0 3329.0 3727.6
Auto thefts 1,059 1,052 1,171 1,306 1,154 939
    per 100,000 831.1 825.6 919.0 1024.9 905.6 736.9
349.1 340.5 350.0 413.5 380.7 380.7


Average climate in Grand Prairie, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grand Prairie-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 229% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Grand Prairie city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/2000, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the city center .


Birthplace of: Wesley Duke - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jun 21, 1981), Nikki McKibbin, Aaron Curtis - College basketball player (TCU Horned Frogs), Kevin Odelusi - College football player (Texas State Bobcats), Marcus Shropshire - College basketball player (TCU Horned Frogs).


Main business address for: PRECIS INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), 3CI COMPLETE COMPLIANCE CORP (HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT).


Hospitals/medical centers near Grand Prairie:
  • BHC MILLWOOD HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; ARLINGTON, TX)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL-TARRANT COUNTY (about 6 miles; ARLINGTON, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF ARLINGTON (about 9 miles; ARLINGTON, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grand Prairie:
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 12 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 15 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 25 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grand Prairie:
  • GRAND PRAIRIE MUNI (about 3 miles; GRAND PRAIRIE, TX; ID: GPM)
  • ARLINGTON MUNI (about 7 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; ID: GKY)
  • DALLAS EXECUTIVE (about 11 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: RBD)

Amtrak station near Grand Prairie:
  • 16 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 28 $85,970 $36,844 10 $8,097
Other and Unallocable 105 $367,768 $42,030 5 $6,272
Airports 5 $17,723 $42,535 1 $1,242
Financial Administration 49 $205,422 $50,307 0 $0
Other Government Administration 39 $175,460 $53,987 10 $3,125
Judicial and Legal 32 $125,855 $47,195 3 $5,573
Police Protection - Officers 216 $1,042,061 $57,892 0 $0
Police - Other 96 $252,144 $31,518 61 $28,594
Firefighters 191 $907,786 $57,033 9 $90
Fire - Other 5 $16,043 $38,503 0 $0
Streets and Highways 59 $188,374 $38,313 0 $0
Welfare 25 $68,754 $33,001 1 $1,678
Health 31 $108,176 $41,874 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 21 $59,853 $34,201 0 $0
Sewerage 19 $51,256 $32,372 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 107 $295,292 $33,116 30 $29,537
Housing and Community Development(Local) 26 $84,721 $39,102 3 $2,637
Natural Resources 11 $39,586 $43,184 0 $0
Water Supply 26 $74,450 $34,361 0 $0
Totals for Government 1091 $4,166,694 $45,829 133 $86,845


Colleges/Universities in Grand Prairie:
  • ARLINGTON CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 361; Location: 901 AVE K; Private, for-profit)
  • LINCOLN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 356; Location: 2501 E ARKANSAS LN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolntech.com)
  • AIMS ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 64; Location: 1106 N HWY 360 STE 305; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aimsacademy.com)
  • MID-CITIES BARBER COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 45; Location: 2345 SW 3RD ST, SUITE 101; Private, for-profit; Website: www.midcitiesbarbercollege.com)
  • AIRLINE TRANSPORT PROFESSIONALS (Location: 3126 GREAT SW PKY GRAND PRAIRIE AIRPORT; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Prairie:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 10 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,467)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 10 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 10 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • NORTH LAKE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 15 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,651)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 16 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,359)
Public high schools in Grand Prairie:
  • SO GRAND PRAIRIE H S (Students: 2,871; Location: 301 W WARRIOR TRL; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GRAND PRAIRIE H S (Students: 2,765; Location: 101 HIGH SCHOOL DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LLOYD BOZE SECONDARY LEARNING CENT (Students: 89; Location: 202 COLLEGE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Grand Prairie:
  • EVANGEL TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 444; Location: 300 WEST PIONEER PARKWAY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHADY GROVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 321; Location: 1829 WEST SHADY GROVE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Grand Prairie:
  • JACKSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,084; Location: 3504 CORN VLY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • J M FARRELL EL (Students: 1,030; Location: 3410 PALADIUM DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BILL ARNOLD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,015; Location: 2602 S BELT LINE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HARRY S TRUMAN MIDDLE (Students: 910; Location: 1501 COFFEYVILLE TRL; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CROUCH EL (Students: 833; Location: 2810 PRAIRIE HILL LN; Grades: PK - 06)
  • STARRETT EL (Students: 825; Location: 2675 FAIRMONT DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LARSON EL (Students: 770; Location: 2620 AVE K; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WEST EL (Students: 741; Location: 2911 KINGSWOOD BLVD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LEE MIDDLE (Students: 728; Location: 401 E GRAND PRAIRIE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BONHAM EL (Students: 711; Location: 1301 E CORAL WAY; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Grand Prairie:
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (Students: 299; Location: 400 N E 17TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TURNPIKE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 1102 NW 7TH; Grades: PK - 6)
  • WESTCHESTER MONTESSORI (Students: 90; Location: 290 WESTCHESTER PARKWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 727 HILL ST; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Grand Prairie:
  • GRAND PRAIRIE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,551,298; Location: 901 CONOVER DR; 155,814 books; 7,468 audio materials; 3,642 video materials; 368 serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Arlington Sewage Disposal (A).

Churches in Grand Prairie include: Abundant Life Assembly of God Church (A), Celestial Church of Christ (B), Saint Andrew Church (C), Saint Charles Anglican Church (D), Apostolic Church (E), Apostolic Temple Church (F), Evenezer Spanish Assembly of God Church (G), Evening Chapel (H).

Cemeteries: Southland Memorial Park (1), Estes Cemetery (2), Bowles Cemetery (3), Ford Cemetery (4).

Lakes and reservoirs: Bluebonnet Lakes (A), Conover Lake (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 11 Reservoir (C).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hollings Branch (A), Bedford Branch (B), Bear Creek (C), Low Branch (D), Lynn Creek (E), Baggett Branch (F), Newton Branch (G), Soap Creek (H), Kirby Creek (I).

Parks in Grand Prairie include: Kennedy Middle School Baseball Field (1), Kennedy Middle School Football Stadium (2), Hendrix Park (3), Parkhill Park (4), Fannin Park (5), Estes Park (6), Pleasant Valley Park (7), Webb Park (8), Kirby Creek Park (9).


Grand Prairie compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Prairie:
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KKDA (730 AM; 1 kW; GRAND PRAIRIE, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Prairie:
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Prairie:
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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