Grand Prairie is a relatively large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 201,843 people and 48 constituent neighborhoods, Grand Prairie is the 17th largest community in Texas.
Also of interest is that Grand Prairie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.35% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The overall education level of Grand Prairie is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.79% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grand Prairie in 2018 was $29,504, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,016 for a family of four. However, Grand Prairie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grand Prairie is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grand Prairie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Grand Prairie, accounting for 46.66% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Grand Prairie residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Grand Prairie include German, English, Irish, African, and Nigerian.
In addition, Grand Prairie has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.29%).
The most common language spoken in Grand Prairie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.