Denton County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:887,207More data
Estimate 2018:858,741 
Estimate 2017:835,364 
Estimate 2016:808,212 
Estimate 2015:779,584 
Estimate 2014:753,188 
Estimate 2013:728,624 
Estimate 2012:707,892 
Estimate 2011:685,740 
Census 2010:662,614More data
Census 2000:432,976More data
Population of the County Seat (Denton)
Census 2010:113,383 
Census 2000:80,537 
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:4,381More data
Aubrey city:4,895More data
Bartonville town:1,785More data
Carrollton city (pt.):82,412More data
Celina city (pt.):0More data
Coppell city (pt.):824More data
Copper Canyon town:1,493More data
Corinth city:22,099More data
Corral City town:49More data
Cross Roads town:1,516More data
Dallas city (pt.):31,056More data
Denton city:141,541More data
DISH town:439More data
Double Oak town:3,068More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):78,875More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):9,502More data
Frisco city (pt.):77,073More data
Grapevine city (pt.):0More data
Hackberry town:1,077More data
Haslet city (pt.):0More data
Hebron town (pt.):215More data
Hickory Creek town:4,795More data
Highland Village city:16,668More data
Justin city:4,279More data
Krugerville city:1,836More data
Krum city:5,018More data
Lake Dallas city:8,063More data
Lakewood Village city:964More data
Lewisville city (pt.):108,008More data
Lincoln Park town:558More data
Little Elm city:53,126More data
Northlake town:3,348More data
Oak Point city:5,762More data
Pilot Point city (pt.):4,522More data
Plano city (pt.):6,090More data
Ponder town:2,369More data
Prosper town (pt.):1,060More data
Providence Village town:7,377More data
Roanoke city (pt.):9,388More data
Sanger city (pt.):8,731More data
Shady Shores town:2,865More data
Southlake city (pt.):956More data
The Colony city:44,438More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):11,955More data
Westlake town (pt.):24More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:878.5More data
Water Area:73.2More data
Total Area:951.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:754.26More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:93.09More data
Percent Rural:6.91More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.4%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:76.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:9.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.7%More data
65 and Older:10.2%More data
85 and Older:0.9%More data
Median Age:35.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$55,933More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$48,049,894,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$88,384More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:7.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:8.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:92.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:44.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$50,734More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$50,121 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$48,644 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,176 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$46,164 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.225574More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$108,643,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$98,423,480,585More data
Total Actual Levy:$0More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:53.380More data
US Highways:70.030More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:39.604More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:279.018More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:96.499More data
On-System Subtotal:538.531More data
City Streets:2,584.744More data
Certified County Roads:604.365More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:18.142More data
Federal Roads:57.118More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,264.369More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,802.900More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:240.384More data
US Highways:254.121More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:159.038More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:810.905More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:195.762More data
On-System Subtotal:1,660.210More data
City Streets:5,662.533More data
Certified County Roads:1,211.454More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:102.563More data
Federal Roads:114.236More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,090.786More data
County Total:8,750.996More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Denton County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.