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Denton
  • City in Texas

Denton Residents

Denton Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
136,195
Unemployment Rate
3.2%
Poverty Rate
15.7%
Non-Citizens
8.6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 59 responses
  • Friendly
    42%
  • Easy-going
    32%
  • Hipster
    19%
  • Progressive
    3%
  • Conservative
    2%
  • Family oriented
    2%

Denton Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    59%
  • Hispanic
    25%
  • African American
    9%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    1%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    21%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    11%

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Income

Median Household Income
$60,018
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    19%
  • $25-$44k
    19%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    30%
  • $150k+
    10%
Median Individual Income
$26,499
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    32%
  • $15-$34k
    29%
  • $35-$64k
    23%
  • $65k+
    16%

Community

Poll
78%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 64 responses
Poll
57%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 61 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 36 responses
  • It is mostly a college town
    53%
  • It is a very quiet and peaceful place.
    11%
  • Denton has a small town vibe with lots to offer.
    8%
  • The people are very friendly for the most part.
    8%
  • The train is very loud so you will hear it.
    8%
  • An ethnically diverse community.
    3%
  • Get involved in the community
    3%

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