Denton, TX

133,803 Population
93.1 square miles 1,437 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
Ranked 25th Highest in TX
Population Density
1,437
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
36.9%
was 40.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.6%
was 14.1%
Ranked 41st Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
20.8%
was 19.8%
Ranked 56th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
9.5%
was 11.9%
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.2
was 3.4
Ranked 6th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
18.7%
was 16.4%
Ranked 39th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$50,487
was $52,023
Ranked 31st Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.5
44.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.5
was 0.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
225.6
was 274.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,396.5
was 2,253.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
50,346
was 48,282
Ranked 24th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,005
was $935
Ranked 23rd Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
1,097
was 625
 
Occupied Housing Units
45,320
was 45,529
 
Homeownership Rate
44.9%
was 47.8%
Ranked 51st Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
548
was 300
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
539.0
was 518.5
Ranked 53rd Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.7%
was 10.4%
Ranked 32nd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
549
was 325
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 38th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
22.9
was 13.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
8.9
was 5.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.5%
was 92.4%
Ranked 17th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
81.3%
Ranked 21st Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 98.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.7%
was 89.0%
Ranked 16th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
40.5%
was 35.8%
Ranked 14th Highest in TX

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