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Denton County
  • County in Texas

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Housing
    grade B+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade A
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  11. Commute
    grade C+

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Denton County is located in Texas with a population of 861,690. Denton County is one of the best places to live in Texas. In Denton County, most residents own their homes. In Denton County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Denton County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Denton County are highly rated.

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Population
861,690

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$297,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,269
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Denton County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    105
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    51.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    39.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    224.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,177.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    135.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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