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2010 Census

Total Population and Housing Units
2000 2010 Growth % Change
Population 127,427 175,396 47,969 38%
Housing Units 46,425 62,424 15,999 34%

 

Population Ranking in State, DFW, Counties
Rank City Population
in State 14th Amarillo 190,695
15th Grand Prairie 175,396
16th Brownsville 175,023
in DFW 6th Irving 216,290
7th Grand Prairie 175,396
8th Mesquite 139,824
in Dallas County 4th Mesquite 139,731
5th Grand Prairie 123,487
6th Richardson 70,654
in Tarrant County 4th Mansfield 54,621
5th Grand Prairie 51,864
6th Euless 51,277

 

Grand Prairie Growth Compared to DFW Region
Population
2000 2010
Grand Prairie 127,427 175,396
% Change 27.9% 37.6%
Growth 27,811 47,969
Region 5,309,277 6,539,950
% Change 29.1% 23.2%
Growth 1,197,527 1,230,673
Grand Prairie Share of Growth 2.3% 3.9%
Grand Prairie Share of Region 2.40% 2.68%

 

Growth by Race
2000 2010 Change % Change
'00-'10
Total Population 127,427 175,396 47,969 38%
Total Not-Hispanic Population 85,389 100,503 15,114 18%
White 60,118 51,058 (9,060) -15%
African American 16,948 34,436 17,488 103%
American Indian 678 709 31 5%
Asian 5,574 11,329 5,755 103%
Pacific Islander 59 129 70 119%
Other Race or 2 or More Races 2,012 2,842 830 41%
Hispanic of Any Race 42,038 74,893 32,855 78%

  

Composition of Growth
2000 2010 % Total
2000
% Total
2010
Total Population 127,427 175,396 -- --
Total Not-Hispanic Population 85,389 100,503 67.0% 57.3%
White 60,118 51,058 47.18% 29.11%
African American 16,948 34,436 13.30% 19.63%
American Indian 678 709 0.53% 0.40%
Asian 5,574 11,329 4.37% 6.46%
Pacific Islander 59 129 0.05% 0.07%
Other Race or 2 or More Races 2,012 2,842 0.16% 0.16%
Hispanic of Any Race 42,038 74,893 32.99% 42.70%

 

Change by County
Population Housing Units
Dallas County Growth 23,727 7,236
2010 123,487 42,168
2000 99,760 34,932
% Change 24% 21%
% of Total 2010 70% 68%
% of Total 2000 78% 75%
Tarrant County Growth 24,243 8,763
2010 51,864 20,239
2000 27,621 11,476
% Change 88% 76%
% of Total 2010 30% 31%
% of Total 2000 22% 23%

For more information, visit http://2010.census.gov/2010census/.

Last updated: 1/19/2012 2:24:54 PM