Grand Prairie was named one of "10 Texas Cities to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck" in a recent SaveOn Energy comparison of Texas cities with populations of 75,000 or more. SaveOne Energy, a company that prides itself on being a resource for all energy consumers, examined unemployment rates, household income, housing costs, utility bills and crime rates to determine the all-around best places in Texas to get the biggest bang for your buck.
Grand Prairie, ranked seventh, offers the third lowest housing prices on the list. "Coupled with household income that almost matches the national average, the city is a perfect place to move if you're looking to stretch your dollar. Because the city is just 12 miles west of downtown Dallas, Grand Prairie is home to a number of large employers and unemployment rates are well below the national average. Low electric rates and a moderate crime rate round up the reasons why Grand Prairie would be an ideal place to live. Click here to view the full article.