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Grapevine is a city in Tarrant County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The community was named for the wild mustang grapes growing here.

The latitude of Grapevine is 32.934N. The longitude is -97.077W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,891.


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Median household income
Local
$71,680
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grapevine demographic reports
Grapevine is on Grapevine Lake.
Two Texas highway patrolmen were killed near here in 1934 by members of the Clyde Barrow gang, after mistaking gang members for stranded motorists.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 120. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • GrapeFest - Sept. 6-9, 2007
  • Main Street Days - May 18-20, 2007
  • Butterfly Flutterby - Oct. 20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Grapevine web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Grapevine Lake, Oak Grove Park, Murrell Park
Historic sites and museums: Grapevine Historical Museum, Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 85

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Grapevine demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tarrant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Worth area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75038 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Grapevine residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grapevine ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grapevine was $31,549, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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43% of Grapevine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Grapevine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $681.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,517.


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Libraries in Grapevine include Grapevine Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Grapevine include Grapevine Courier

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Tarrant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grapevine political report.

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Grapevine restaurants taking online reservations include Boi Na Braza - Dallas, Silver Fox - Grapevine ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Grapevine workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Grapevine between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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