Denison, Texas Population 2024

28,097

Denison is a city located in Grayson County Texas. Denison has a 2024 population of 28,097. Denison is currently growing at a rate of 3.25% annually and its population has increased by 14.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,559 in 2020.

The average household income in Denison is $73,705 with a poverty rate of 18.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Denison is 40.1 years, 36.4 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Denison Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Denison was:

  • White: 80.98%
  • Two or more races: 7.46%
  • Black or African American: 7.07%
  • Other race: 2.99%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
29.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
968.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.41% (3,538)
The current population of Denison, Texas is 28,097 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,559.

Denison, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,14280.98%
Two or more races1,8567.46%
Black or African American1,7597.07%
Other race7442.99%
Native American2080.84%
Asian1630.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Denison Population by Race

Denison Population Pyramid 2024

Denison Median Age

40.1

Total

36.4

Male

44.4

Female

Denison Adults

There are 18,600 adults, (4,715 of whom are seniors) in Denison.

Denison Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Denison Sex Ratio

Female13,03152.39%
Male11,84147.61%

Denison Population by Age

Denison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,5882.5560.639.4
Married4,2393.1873.626.4
Non Family3,2661.2351.848.2
Female1,6403.3650.649.4
Male4433.2338.161.9

3.11

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Denison Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4692.85%
9th to 12th Grade1,1406.92%
High School Graduate5,51533.46%
Some College4,50027.3%
Associates Degree1,91511.62%
Bachelors Degree1,98912.07%
Graduate Degree9565.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Denison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Denison Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,22812,2942,516
Hispanic1,310888148
2+ Races1,074879208
Black95386968
Other Race25915622
Native American16212028
Asian606030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50%.

Denison Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,788$45,656$33,077
Less Than 9th Grade$31,463$31,652$29,375
High School Graduate$33,557$37,069$27,081
Some College$40,156$46,235$33,261
Bachelors Degree$62,083$69,746$53,375
Graduate Degree$60,278$71,453$57,800

$38,788

Average Earnings

$45,656

Average Male

$33,077

Average Female

Denison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Denison Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Denison Language

93.02% of Denison residents speak only English, while 6.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.17% of the population.

Denison Language

Denison Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,2833,00816.45%
Hispanic2,78671425.63%
Other73350669.03%
Black1,64236422.17%
Multiple1,81436219.96%
Native2082311.06%

18.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.11%

Male Poverty Rate

18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denison is Other, with 69.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denison is Native, with 11.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.44%.

Denison Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.57%
High School17.09%
Some College13.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%

Denison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.43%
Male Unemployed16.02%
Female Employed9.52%
Male Employed9.24%

Denison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denison Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,930$73,705
Families$70,812$82,121
Married Families$86,016$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,937$53,598

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Denison Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Denison Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Denison Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Denison Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Denison Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,889

Number of Veterans

1,649

Male Veterans

240

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam725
Second Gulf War309
First Gulf War301
Korea162
World War II12

Denison Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74554
75+460
35 to 54407
55 to 64365
18 to 34103

Denison Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,71410.9%
Hispanic1438.49%
2+ Races1098.78%
Native American3821.11%
Black282.54%

Denison Veterans by Race

Denison Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denison Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Denison Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Denison Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Denison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.11%

Born in Denison

97.25%

Native Born

2.75%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.25% of Denison residents were born in the United States, with 68.11% having been born in Texas. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Denison Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,5198842.79%
202831,6358852.88%
202730,7508842.96%
202629,8668853.05%
202528,9818843.15%
202428,0978853.25%
202327,2128843.36%
202226,3281,1584.6%
202125,1706112.49%
202024,559-907-3.56%
201925,4664231.69%
201825,0436792.79%
201724,3647973.38%
201623,5674521.96%
201523,1152120.93%
201422,903810.35%
201322,822770.34%
201222,745630.28%
201122,682-67-0.29%
201022,749-24-0.11%
200022,7731,2685.9%
199021,505-2,379-9.96%
198023,884-1,039-4.17%
197024,9232,1759.56%
196022,7485,24429.96%
195017,5041,92312.34%
194015,5811,73112.5%
193013,850-3,215-18.84%
192017,0653,43325.18%
191013,6321,82515.46%
190011,8078497.75%
189010,9586,983175.67%
18803,97500%
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Denison Population by Year