Denton County, Texas Population 2018

Denton County, Texas's estimated population is 836,210 with a growth rate of 3.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Denton County, Texas is the 9th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017781,321-54,889-6.56%
2017836,21027,9113.45%
2016808,29928,7273.68%
2015779,57226,0613.46%
2014753,51124,4983.36%
2013729,01320,8742.95%
2012708,13922,2053.24%
2011685,93419,1842.88%
2010666,750393,225143.76%
1990273,525130,39991.11%
1980143,12667,49389.24%
197075,63328,20159.46%
196047,4326,06714.67%
195041,3657,70722.90%
194033,6588362.55%
193032,822-2,533-7.16%
192035,3554,09713.11%
191031,2582,94010.38%
190028,3187,02933.02%
189021,2893,14617.34%
188018,14310,892150.21%
18707,2512,22044.13%
18605,0314,390684.87%
18506410.00%

Denton County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White592,740
Black or African American72,394
Asian61,269
Two or More Races26,340
Some Other Race24,686
American Indian and Alaska Native3,278
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander614

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Denton County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,00025,00030,00035,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,00025,00030,00035,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Denton County, Texas Median Age

34.9


Total

34.3


Male

35.6


Female

Denton County, Texas Adults

There are 580,112 adults, (71,591 of whom are seniors) in Denton County, Texas.

Denton County, Texas Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

396,931

50.80%

Male

384,390

49.20%

Denton County, Texas Households and Families

Denton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Denton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All64.5%35.5%
Male56.4%43.6%
Female45.8%54.2%
Non Family39.2%60.8%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Denton County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All275,1642.7964.5
Married154,5033.3881.8
Non Family79,5621.3839.2
Female30,3423.3245.8
Male10,7573.3856.4

3.3

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Denton County, Texas Households

Denton County, Texas Education

Denton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19,1493.78%
9th to 12th Grade21,2204.19%
High School Graduate93,18618.41%
Some College115,25022.77%
Associates Degree37,8637.48%
Bachelors Degree148,20429.28%
Graduate Degree71,26014.08%

Denton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White330,124318,870152,391
Hispanic79,97056,44117,318
Black44,99142,95718,371
Asian40,67037,50026,476
Other Race14,78410,1853,042
Multiple Races10,5519,7825,008
Native American2,1201,865470
Islander304264140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 65.10%.

Denton County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,651$58,109$40,321
Less Than High School$25,246$28,744$18,371
High School Grad$32,846$39,688$26,823
Some College$41,597$50,631$35,168
Bachelors Degree$60,675$76,637$50,345
Graduate Degree$76,659$99,668$60,187

$48,651

Average Earnings

$58,109

Average Male

$40,321

Average Female

Denton County, Texas Language

Denton County, Texas Language by Age

Denton County, Texas Language

76.90% of Denton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 23.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.00% of the population.

Denton County, Texas Poverty

Denton County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White468,74825,2975.40%
Hispanic146,09123,42916.04%
Black70,0637,91511.30%
Asian60,3785,7769.57%
Other24,2033,17713.13%
Multiple25,7902,67210.36%
Native3,2493139.63%
Islander61414523.62%

8.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.48%

Male Poverty Rate

9.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denton County, Texas is Islander, with 23.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton County, Texas is White, with 5.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.64%.

Denton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.66%
High School8.29%
Some College5.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

Denton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.64%
Female Unemployed22.23%
Female Employed6.24%
Male Employed4.20%

Denton County, Texas Income

Denton County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,290$104,052
Families$98,798$120,682
Married Families$112,477$135,731
Non Families$45,007$59,452

Denton County, Texas Marital Status

Denton County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Denton County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Denton County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Denton County, Texas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Denton County, Texas Veterans

Denton County, Texas Veterans by War

40,774

Number of Veterans

36,877

Male Veterans

3,897

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam13,335
First Gulf War11,294
Second Gulf War8,324
Korea2,025
World War II762

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5413,842
65 to 748,972
55 to 647,998
75+5,113
18 to 344,849

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White34,7467.79%
Black3,8117.02%
Hispanic3,6613.74%
2 or More6985.20%
Asian6021.32%
Other5193.00%
Indian33213.64%
Hawaiian6615.14%

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Education

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton County, Texas Employment Status

Denton County, Texas Employment by Age

72.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Denton County, Texas Employment by Race

Denton County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Denton County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dallas 1197824131792912010510.03%
Fort Worth 74497385411310914014.65%
Plano 2598572860572620010.08%
Frisco 1170621636564659439.80%
Denton1162911338081751715.06%
Carrollton 1190931333511425811.97%
Lewisville 9538710465992729.72%
Flower Mound 6467873547886913.71%
Grapevine 4633451971563712.17%
Little Elm25877425041662764.25%
The Colony3630842408610016.80%
Coppell 386594136027016.99%
Southlake 2657530991441616.62%
Corinth197432107813356.76%
Prosper 952018379885993.06%
Highland Village1508416624154010.21%
Trophy Club 803012166413651.51%
Celina 60188006198833.03%
Sanger69227991106915.44%
Lake Dallas7111788177010.83%
Roanoke 59627804184230.90%
Providence Village48126946213444.35%
Krum4118500088221.42%
Pilot Point 400442692656.62%
Hickory Creek3235422298730.51%
Argyle3247400675923.38%
Oak Point2784376397935.17%
Justin3246371046414.29%
Aubrey2610338377329.62%
Double Oak287230822107.31%
Shady Shores261628662509.56%
Northlake1725239767238.96%
Haslet 1517181730019.78%
Bartonville156616941288.17%
Krugerville15761672966.09%
Ponder1391157118012.94%
Copper Canyon132014391199.02%
Westlake 994137938538.73%
Cross Roads800120940951.13%
Hackberry9941037434.33%
Lakewood Village53781327651.40%
Lincoln Park30846615851.30%
DISH201433232115.42%
Hebron 3694245514.91%
Corral City27391244.44%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990