Denton, North Carolina Population 2020

1,698

Denton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,698, it is the 269th largest city in North Carolina and the 8246th largest city in the United States. Denton is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 3.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,636 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Denton has a population density of 811 people per square mile.

The average household income in Denton is $49,147 with a poverty rate of 21.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $626 per month, and the median house value is $96,800. The median age in Denton is 37 years, 38.5 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Denton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Denton, North Carolina is 1,698, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,666.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,636.

Denton, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,75596.43%
Two or More Races361.98%
Asian211.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.44%

Denton Population Pyramid 2020

Denton Median Age

37


Total

38.5


Male

36


Female

Denton Adults

There are 1,355 adults, (297 of whom are seniors) in Denton.

Denton Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton Sex Ratio

Female

964

52.97%

Male

856

47.03%

Denton Households and Families

Denton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Denton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
Male61%39%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family45%55%
Female30.1%69.9%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7122.5659.4
Married2993.4680.3
Non Family2711.2145
Female833.1830.1
Male593.2961

3.24

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Denton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade998.21%
9th to 12th Grade18115.01%
High School Graduate39833.00%
Some College21717.99%
Associates Degree1109.12%
Bachelors Degree13010.78%
Graduate Degree715.89%

Denton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,160883183
Hispanic1613
Multiple Races1212
Asian101010
Islander888

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,625$32,101$24,602
Less Than High School$30,214$30,679$
High School Grad$30,463$41,188$23,661
Some College$26,597$31,154$21,683
Bachelors Degree$38,000$38,375$34,063
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,625

Average Earnings

$32,101

Average Male

$24,602

Average Female

Denton Language

Denton Language by Age

Denton Language

96.60% of Denton residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Denton Poverty

Denton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,72936421.05%
Multiple362877.78%
Hispanic26311.54%

21.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.04%

Male Poverty Rate

24.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denton is Multiple, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton is Hispanic, with 11.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.00%
Some College18.04%
High School17.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed84.62%
Female Unemployed69.70%
Female Employed12.85%
Male Employed4.72%

Denton Income

Denton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,913$49,147
Families$49,792$59,317
Married Families$75,313-
Non Families$22,788$30,654

Denton Marital Status

Denton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Denton Married by Age and Sex

Denton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Denton Marital Status by Race

Denton Veterans

122

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam61
Korea22
Second Gulf War18
World War II
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7453
75+25
18 to 3418
35 to 5415
55 to 6411
Name Veterans % of Total
White1148.68%
Hawaiian8100.00%

$Denton Veterans by Education

16.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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

74.73%

Born in North Carolina

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.47% of Denton residents were born in the United States, with 74.73% having been born in North Carolina. 1.65% 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
20201,698160.95%
20191,682160.96%
20181,666100.60%
20171,656160.98%
20161,64050.31%
20151,63510.06%
20141,634-3-0.18%
20131,6370.00%
20121,6370.00%
20111,6370.00%
20101,6370.00%