Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie, city (1990 pop. 99,616), Dallas and Tarrant counties, N Tex., halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth; inc. 1909. Located in a highly urbanized and rapidly growing area, the city's boom caused its population to double between 1970 and 1990. Grand Prairie is a distribution center with a large aerospace industry. Other industries include food packaging and the manufacture of tools, machinery, furniture, and electronic and excavating equipment. A nearby auto assembly plant adds to the city's economy. The "Six Flags over Texas" amusement park is nearby.
Grand Prairie Township is a township in Nobles County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 227 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 227 people, 82 households, and 61 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.4 people per square mile (2.5/km²). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 2.5/sq mi (1.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.80% White, 2.20% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.64% of the population.

There were 82 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,500, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $14,375 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,192. About 3.3% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.7% of those sixty five or over.

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