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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Grand Prairie, TX last updated?

Prices and availability in Grand Prairie, TX were last updated on 28 Oct 2021.

What are the best apartments in Grand Prairie, TX?

The best apartments in Grand Prairie, TX are: St. Laurent, Silverbrook Apartments, The Lakes at Grand Prairie 55+, The Belmont Apartment Homes and Arioso Apartments & Townhomes.

What is the average rent in Grand Prairie, TX?

The average rent in Grand Prairie, TX is $1,298. Start your search for apartments in Grand Prairie, TX now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Grand Prairie, TX?

The price range for a studio apartment in Grand Prairie, TX is between $1,225 and $1,375. View all studio apartments in Grand Prairie, TX.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grand Prairie, TX?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grand Prairie, TX is between $795 and $3,281. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Grand Prairie, TX now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Grand Prairie, TX?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Grand Prairie, TX is between $840 and $4,929. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Grand Prairie, TX.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Grand Prairie, TX?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Grand Prairie, TX is between $840 and $4,929. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Grand Prairie, TX.

Renter's Guide to Grand Prairie

Welcome to Grand Prairie! Residents here love its close proximity to some of Texas' major cities, which makes it the ideal place for 30-somethings to settle down.

In fact, that’s the major demographic here, with many of these folks finding Grand Prairie a fun and exciting place to call home. And the residents who've lived in this great city for generations are welcoming to newcomers and are sure to recommend that you check out the downtown area, which is filled with restaurants, boutique stores, farmers markets, and fun-filled events.

Wallethub even ranked Grand Prairie #10 on its list of the 20 Best Cities for Families. It also rated the city within the top 10 for Best Place to Start a Career in the USA and Best Workforce Diversity, along with 16th for Best Annual Job Growth and 18th for Best Annual Income in the country.

Grand Prairie is the 15th most populated city in the state of Texas and is 81 mi² in size. That's roughly the same size as Waco, TX and about 1/5 the size of Dallas.

If you’re searching for places to live near Dallas or Fort Worth, you're in luck – Grand Prairie is located just 10 miles from the heart of Dallas and 20 miles from Fort Worth.

The city's weather is sizzling in the summer, with temperatures averaging in the 90s in June, July, and August. On the other hand, winters in Grand Prairie, Texas experience average highs in the 50s. Overall, there are over 230 sunny days and 39 inches of rainfall here annually.

Grand Prairie, TX Demographics

  • Total Population192,565
  • Female 93,912
    Male 98,653
  • Median Age33.4

Cost of Living in Grand Prairie, TX

The cost of living in Grand Prairie is comparable to Irving, TX.

If you're feeling hungry, dinner for two at a local, mid-range restaurant will cost you around $50. A beer or cappuccino after your meal will add another $4.50 to your bill.

Public transportation in Grand Prairie is provided by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit or DART, which has rail and bus terminals located throughout the Dallas area. Because of its proximity to Dallas, Grand Prairie also has access to ride sharing services, like Uber.

Basic utility services for a 915 square-foot apartment here will cost around $181/month, which is just a little lower than Dallas.

Average Rent in Grand Prairie, TX

  • Grand Prairie, TX Average Rental Price, August 2021 $1,298 /mo

    Grand Prairie, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

    Grand Prairie, TX Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Aug / 2021
    Grand Prairie, TX $1,065 $1,089 $1,094 $1,101 $1,124 $1,131 $1,158 $1,181 $1,207 $1,292 $1,298
    National $1,347 $1,356 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,402 $1,393 $1,397 $1,485 $1,510 $1,539

    Living in Grand Prairie, TX

    Located in the heart of Dallas and Fort Worth, residents in Grand Prairie are literally minutes away from big city attractions. And if you like warm weather, there's plenty of sunshine to go around.

    Being so close to Dallas also means that Grand Prairie residents can take advantage of its 5 great professional sports teams, the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas, and Dallas Mavericks.

    But there are also a few downsides to living in Grand Prairie, TX. For one, if you don’t like hot weather, you may be miserable in the summer, when temperatures can soar over 100°F.

    Traffic can also be a pain here, considering how close the city is to the highly populated Dallas-Fort Worth area.

    Things to do in Grand Prairie

    If you'd like to do a little shopping, the Grand Prairie Premium Outlet Mall is the place to get great deals on name-brand clothes.

    Meanwhile, the nearby Verizon Theater is a 6,350 seat venue welcoming major musical acts year-round.

    Lynn Creek Park is a popular beach destination, giving boaters access to Joe Lake. With nearly 800 acres of land and 100 picnic sites, the park is ideal for friends and family looking to spend the day playing, swimming, hiking, and more.

    Other fun things to do with kids in Grand Prairie include the Alliance Skate Park, along with Ripley's Believe It Or Not! and Palace of Wax. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is also just minutes away in Arlington, as well as two zoos – the Dallas Zoo and the Fort Worth Zoo.

    Special events in Grand Prairie are common too, with concerts downtown in the summertime and the Prairie Lights in the winter – a majestic Christmas light display hosted at Lynn Creek Park. The Grand Prairie Hot Air Balloon Glow in August is also quite amazing.

    Employment and Economy

    The city's unemployment rate is generally higher than in Dallas, as well as the rest of Texas. Some of the major employers in Grand Prairie include Lockheed Martin, Siemens, and Bell Helicopter. Six Flags has a corporate office here too.

    There are also benefits to living so close to Dallas, which is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies, like AT&T, Southwest Airlines, Texas Instruments, and many more. The energy, tech, and airline industry is especially huge in the Dallas area.

    Grand Prairie, TX Households

    • Total Number of Households60,988
    • Family 46,254
      Non-family 14,734
    • Children 26,099
      No Children 34,889
    • Average People Per Household3.15
    • Median Household Income$67,388
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,173

    Education in Grand Prairie

    There are seven public universities in the Grand Prairie area, including the University of Texas in Richardson and the University of Texas in Arlington. Mountain View Community College and North Lake College are two local colleges that offer technical and associate degrees, as well as continuing education courses.

    Grand Prairie, TX Education Statistics

    Tips for Renting in Grand Prairie

    If you're eyeing a move to Grand Prairie, let's take a look at your renters rights before you go.

    Of course, you always want to read your lease in its entirety, but here are a few specific things to be aware of.

    Landlords are required to provide applicants with a written notice of eligibility standards, so you're not paying an application fee just to be automatically denied.

    But unlike some other cities, withholding rent because repairs haven’t been made is not advisable in Grand Prairie, since it will likely lead to an eviction.

    During your lease period, the landlord can't raise rent, but there's no rent control here, meaning they're able to raise rates once your lease expires, if they see fit.

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