Grand Prairie is a city in Dallas County, Tarrant County, and Ellis County, Texas, in the United States. It is part of the Mid-Cities region in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is the fifteenth most populous city in the state.
Among the top employers in the city are: • Grand Prairie Independent School District • Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control • Poly-America, Inc. • Bell Helicopter -Textron • City of Grand Prairie • Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie • Vought Aircraft Industries • Republic National Distribution • Wal-mart • Arnold Transportation Services
Airbus Helicopters, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters, has its headquarters in Grand Prairie.
Grand Prairie has a population of over 194,543 people. Grand Prairie also forms part of the wider Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex which has a population of over 7,573,136 people. Grand Prairie is the #443 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 0.806 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores per 100,000 city residents.