Grand Prairie is a city located in Dallas County, Ellis, and Tarrant counties, Texas, United States. It is situated approximately 12 miles west of downtown Dallas. As of 2020, the estimated population of Grand Prairie is around 196,000, making it the fifteenth-most populous city in Texas.
Demographically, Grand Prairie is diverse, with a significant Hispanic population of around 43%. The median age of residents is 33 years old, and the median household income is around $65,000.
The average home price in Grand Prairie is around $230,000, which is slightly lower than the average home price in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Property tax rates in Grand Prairie are relatively low, with an effective tax rate of around 2.4%.
There are several things to do in Grand Prairie, including visiting the Lone Star Park, which features horse racing and live entertainment, as well as the Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark and the Grand Prairie Premium Outlets, which offer shopping and dining options.
Grand Prairie is part of several school districts, including the Grand Prairie Independent School District, the Arlington Independent School District, and the Mansfield Independent School District. The districts serve students in Grand Prairie, as well as portions of nearby Arlington and Mansfield. The districts are rated “B” by the Texas Education Agency.
For those interested in doing business in Grand Prairie, the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (972) 264-1558. The Chamber offers a range of services and resources for local businesses, including networking events and business development workshops.
Finally, for any city-related inquiries, the Grand Prairie City Hall can be reached at (972) 237-8000. The City Hall is located at 317 College St and is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.