Denton County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:941,647More data
Census 2020:906,422More data
Census 2010:662,614More data
Census 2000:432,976More data
Population of the County Seat (Denton)
Census 2020:139,869 
Census 2010:113,383 
Census 2000:80,537 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN DENTON COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Argyle city:4,707More data
Aubrey city:6,490More data
Bartonville town:1,771More data
Carrollton city (pt.):81,882More data
Celina city (pt.):1,903More data
Coppell city (pt.):1,020More data
Copper Canyon town:1,759More data
Corinth city:22,690More data
Cross Roads town:1,817More data
Dallas city (pt.):28,660More data
Denton city:148,146More data
DISH town:437More data
Double Oak town:3,054More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):76,592More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):17,514More data
Frisco city (pt.):85,415More data
Grapevine city (pt.):0More data
Hackberry town:2,961More data
Haslet city (pt.):0More data
Hebron town (pt.):803More data
Hickory Creek town:5,244More data
Highland Village city:15,952More data
Justin city:5,031More data
Krugerville city:1,920More data
Krum city:5,823More data
Lake Dallas city:7,722More data
Lakewood Village city:660More data
Lewisville city (pt.):111,635More data
Little Elm city:51,042More data
New Fairview city (pt.):15More data
Northlake town:6,829More data
Oak Point city:5,557More data
Pilot Point city (pt.):4,651More data
Plano city (pt.):5,580More data
Ponder town:2,429More data
Prosper town (pt.):6,996More data
Providence Village town:7,812More data
Roanoke city (pt.):9,878More data
Sanger city (pt.):9,380More data
Shady Shores town:2,849More data
Southlake city (pt.):726More data
The Colony city:45,000More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):13,058More data
Westlake town (pt.):2More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:878.5More data
Water Area:73.2More data
Total Area:951.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:1,031.77More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:93.09More data
Percent Rural:6.91More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:73.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:10.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:55.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:11.3%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.7%More data
65 and Older:11.1%More data
85 and Older:0.8%More data
Median Age:36.7More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$63,283More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$58,177,494,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$90,880More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:6.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:7.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:92.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:45.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$58,500More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$55,099 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$51,064 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$50,734 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$50,121 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.233086More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$140,757,574,796More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$127,003,050,386More data
Total Actual Levy:$296,026,330More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN DENTON COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:53.462More data
US Highways:70.029More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:39.625More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:282.333More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:103.075More data
On-System Subtotal:548.524More data
City Streets:2,671.005More data
Certified County Roads:620.553More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:18.138More data
Federal Roads:57.118More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,366.814More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,915.338More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:240.750More data
US Highways:254.438More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:163.532More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:859.587More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:211.961More data
On-System Subtotal:1,730.268More data
City Streets:5,839.591More data
Certified County Roads:1,251.346More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:102.539More data
Federal Roads:114.236More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,307.712More data
County Total:9,037.980More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Denton County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Denton County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Denton County»

Special Districts in Denton County.
School Districts in Denton County.
History of City Tax Rates in Denton County.

Airports in Denton County.
Hospitals in Denton County.
Prisons in Denton County.