Discover Denton’s Benefits

The 2020 U.S. Census Bureau indicates nearly 150,000 people called Denton home throughout its 98.8 square mile boundaries situated north of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex at the northern intersection of Interstate 35E and 35W. Forecasts indicate the city will exceed 200,00 residents by 2030, with Denton County expected to exceed one million.

The most current demographic profile of Denton can be found below. Accompanying information from the most recent Statistical Trends and News of Denton (STaND) Report, compiled by the City of Denton Economic Development Department, can be found on the EDP’s Organizational Materials page.

Denton, TX

Population

Total Population

147,273

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

31

Diversity Index

74.800

Housing & Income

Households

57,308

Total Housing Units

61,903


Owner Occupied

28,683

Renter Occupied

28,625

Vacant

4,595

Median Home Value

$289,129


Average Home Value

$330,018

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.27%

Income Projection

Median Household

$66,588 $76,633


Average Household

$91,825 $106,738


Per Capita

$35,764 $42,001

Workforce

Total Businesses

5,118

Total Employed

63,970

Workers 16+

72,909

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

601

Employed

11,572

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

719

Employed

9,364

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

460

Employed

8,025

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

411

Employed

7,286

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

141

Employed

5,917

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

182

Employed

5,577

Some
High School

4,108

Graduated
High School

13,878

Associates
Degree

7,461

Bachelor's
Degree

25,373

Graduate
Degree

13,231

Average Commute Time

24 min.



Resident Commuters

56,129

Non-Resident Commuters

15,989

Drive Alone

54,336

Carpooled

8,222

Public

889

Work At Home

5,181