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    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Grand Prairie is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 192,565. Grand Prairie is in Dallas County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Grand Prairie offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Grand Prairie there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Grand Prairie and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Grand Prairie are above average.

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About Grand Prairie...
Population
192,565

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,091
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    123.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    68.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    255.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,590.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    255.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  12%

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