Denton, Maryland Population 2020

4,685

Denton is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 4,685, it is the 47th largest city in Maryland and the 4940th largest city in the United States. Denton is currently growing at a rate of 2.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,418 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Denton has a population density of 889 people per square mile.

The average household income in Denton is $75,400 with a poverty rate of 18.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $948 per month, and the median house value is $185,000. The median age in Denton is 34 years, 30.7 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.5 males.

Denton Demographics

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

  • White: 71.58%
  • Black or African American: 24.29%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Denton, Maryland is 4,685, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,493.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,418.

Denton, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,15471.58%
Black or African American1,07024.29%
Two or More Races1092.47%
Some Other Race531.20%
Asian200.45%

Denton Population Pyramid 2020

Denton Median Age

34


Total

30.7


Male

36


Female

Denton Adults

There are 3,245 adults, (510 of whom are seniors) in Denton.

Denton Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton Sex Ratio

Female

2,362

53.61%

Male

2,044

46.39%

Denton Households and Families

Denton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Denton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All56.6%43.4%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
Male41.8%58.2%
Female25.9%74.1%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5852.5856.6
Married6643.1981.9
Non Family4711.1647.6
Female3713.3225.9
Male792.5241.8

3.05

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Denton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade762.68%
9th to 12th Grade30910.88%
High School Graduate1,11339.18%
Some College73225.77%
Associates Degree1796.30%
Bachelors Degree2528.87%
Graduate Degree1806.34%

Denton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0461,777314
Black63855061
Hispanic13610857
Multiple Races41416
Other Race261010
Asian88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 41.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,864$40,129$27,500
Less Than High School$16,341$$15,610
High School Grad$35,571$39,167$25,991
Some College$29,732$35,234$28,958
Bachelors Degree$51,250$90,795$43,162
Graduate Degree$66,016$75,536$65,385

$34,864

Average Earnings

$40,129

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Denton Language

Denton Language by Age

Denton Language

94.90% of Denton residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.78% of the population.

Denton Poverty

Denton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,80143915.67%
Black95421822.85%
Hispanic27210137.13%
Other5353100.00%
Multiple941414.89%

18.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.67%

Male Poverty Rate

19.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denton is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton is Multiple, with 14.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.17%
Some College21.02%
High School13.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.47%
Male Unemployed21.55%
Male Employed8.86%
Female Employed5.59%

Denton Income

Denton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,720$75,400
Families$58,281$90,364
Married Families$87,262-
Non Families$24,784$32,458

Denton Marital Status

Denton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Denton Married by Age and Sex

Denton 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 45-54.

Denton Marital Status by Race

Denton Veterans

105

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
First Gulf War26
Korea10
Second Gulf War6
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7435
55 to 6431
35 to 5422
75+17
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White823.41%
Black233.09%

$Denton Veterans by Education

13.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Denton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.86%

Born in Maryland

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.96% of Denton residents were born in the United States, with 65.86% having been born in Maryland. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,685962.09%
20194,589962.14%
20184,493250.56%
20174,468962.20%
20164,372330.76%
20154,33940.09%
20144,335-5-0.12%
20134,34010.02%
20124,339-33-0.75%
20114,372-36-0.82%
20104,4081,4484.06%
20002,960-17-0.06%
19902,9770.00%