Denton, North Carolina Population 2021

1,708
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Denton is a city located in Davidson County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,708, it is the 270th largest city in North Carolina and the 8222nd largest city in the United States . Denton is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 4.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,636 in 2010. Denton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Denton has a population density of 816 people per square mile.

The average household income in Denton is $45,735 with a poverty rate of 20.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $626 per month, and the median house value is $95,600. The median age in Denton is 39.4 years, 39.3 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Denton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dentonwas:

  • White: 96.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Denton, North Carolina is 1,708 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,680.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,636.

Denton, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,59696.14%
Two or More Races382.29%
Asian261.57%
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Denton Population by Race

Denton Population Pyramid $2021

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Denton Median Age

39.4


Total

39.3


Male

39.7


Female

Denton Adults

There are 1,216 adults, (298 of whom are seniors) in Denton.

Denton Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton Sex Ratio

Female

886

53.37%

Male

774

46.63%

Denton Population by Age

Denton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Denton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32.8%67.2%
Male45.1%54.9%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
All58.4%41.6%
Married75%25%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Denton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6712.4758.4
Married2883.3375
Non Family2681.2949.3
Female643.1432.8
Male513.0245.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Denton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade726.61%
9th to 12th Grade15514.22%
High School Graduate38835.60%
Some College19718.07%
Associates Degree11210.28%
Bachelors Degree10910.00%
Graduate Degree575.23%
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Denton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Denton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,052827153
Hispanic1311
Asian131313
2+ Races1212

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%.

Denton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,316$32,578$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$30,903$31,181$
High School Graduate$31,722$38,125$30,132
Some College$29,792$36,563$21,875
Bachelors Degree$34,464$38,182$32,188
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,316

Average Earnings

$32,578

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Denton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Denton Language by Age

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Denton Language

96.06% of Denton residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Denton Language

Denton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,55030919.94%
Multiple382873.68%
Hispanic2328.70%

20.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.84%

Male Poverty Rate

21.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denton is Multiple, with 73.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton is Hispanic, with 8.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.20%.

Denton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.04%
High School22.94%
Some College18.12%
Bachelors or Greater7.23%

Denton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed68.18%
Female Unemployed61.90%
Female Employed13.69%
Male Employed5.06%

Denton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,931$45,735
Families$49,009$56,661
Married Families$72,750-
Non Families$23,864$27,762
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Income by Household Type

Denton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Denton Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Denton Marital Status

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103

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam53
Korea21
World War II2
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War

Denton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7442
75+28
35 to 5422
55 to 6411
18 to 34

Denton Veterans by Age

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Denton Veterans by Race

Denton Veterans by Education

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21.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Denton Employment by Age

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Denton Employment by Race

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Denton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.72%

Born in Denton

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Denton residents were born in the United States, with 75.72% having been born in North Carolina. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Denton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,708140.83%
20201,694140.83%
20191,680140.84%
20181,666120.73%
20171,654150.92%
20161,63930.18%
20151,63630.18%
20141,633-4-0.24%
20131,6370.00%
20121,63710.06%
20111,636-2-0.12%
20101,6380.00%

Denton Population by Year