Denton County, Texas Population 2018

Denton County, Texas's estimated population is 836,210 with a growth rate of 10.81% 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
2017836,21081,56010.81%
2016754,650-53,649-6.64%
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
White578,108
Black or African American68,449
Asian56,563
Two or More Races25,762
Some Other Race22,139
American Indian and Alaska Native3,096
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander533

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Denton County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Denton County, Texas Median Age

34.5


Total

33.9


Male

35.1


Female

Denton County, Texas Adults

There are 557,686 adults, (65,655 of which are seniors) in Denton County, Texas.

Denton County, Texas Age Dependency

53.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

383,540

50.82%

Male

371,110

49.18%

Denton County, Texas Households and Families

Denton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Denton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All64.1%35.9%
Male57.1%42.9%
Female45.3%54.7%
Non Family38.7%61.3%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Denton County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All265,7902.7964.1
Married149,1983.3881.4
Non Family76,8021.3738.7
Female29,5023.345.3
Male10,2883.3757.1

3.3

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade18,1713.75%
9th to 12th Grade20,4014.21%
High School Graduate91,87018.96%
Some College114,59623.65%
Associates Degree35,2457.27%
Bachelors Degree140,44228.98%
Graduate Degree63,92213.19%

Denton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White320,196308,552144,645
Hispanic75,37353,75915,804
Black42,17440,42816,308
Asian36,92633,89922,919
Other Race12,9148,8862,813
Multiple Races10,3619,6014,660
Native American2,0051,748477
Islander253242102

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 62.07%.

Denton County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,706$55,859$38,623
Less Than High School$24,302$27,949$17,405
High School Grad$31,642$37,598$26,328
Some College$40,784$49,628$33,849
Bachelors Degree$59,787$74,695$49,510
Graduate Degree$74,812$97,901$57,597

$46,706

Average Earnings

$55,859

Average Male

$38,623

Average Female

Denton County, Texas Language

Denton County, Texas Language by Age

Denton County, Texas Language

77.43% of Denton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 22.57% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.96% of the population.

Denton County, Texas Poverty

Denton County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White457,52226,0145.69%
Hispanic139,68021,36515.30%
Black66,0298,80513.34%
Asian55,8585,4289.72%
Other21,6153,58516.59%
Multiple25,2043,17412.59%
Native3,0522688.78%
Islander53311221.01%

8.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.75%

Male Poverty Rate

9.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denton County, Texas is Islander, with 21.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton County, Texas is White, with 5.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.01%.

Denton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.91%
High School8.29%
Some College6.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%

Denton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.96%
Male Unemployed21.01%
Female Employed6.44%
Male Employed4.34%

Denton County, Texas Income

Denton County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,678$99,744
Families$94,062$115,476
Married Families$107,331$130,089
Non Families$43,374$56,751

Denton County, Texas Marital Status

Denton County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Denton County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Denton County, Texas Veterans

Denton County, Texas Veterans by War

40,384

Number of Veterans

36,848

Male Veterans

3,536

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam13,868
First Gulf War10,844
Second Gulf War7,612
Korea2,025
World War II1,065

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5413,757
65 to 748,586
55 to 648,376
75+4,978
18 to 344,687

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White34,4267.95%
Black3,7487.34%
Hispanic3,6243.91%
2 or More8006.08%
Asian5291.27%
Other5243.42%
Indian30113.20%
Hawaiian5616.18%

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Education

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton County, Texas Employment Status

Denton County, Texas Employment by Age

73.2%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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