Grand Prairie, TX Demographics


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

Zip codes: 75050, 75051, 75052.

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

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%).

Land area: 71.4 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

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.

Colleges and Universities

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 and Universities

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)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)