Denton, North Carolina Population 2024

1,573

Denton is a city located in Davidson County North Carolina. Denton has a 2024 population of 1,573. Denton is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 5.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,497 in 2020.

The average household income in Denton is $53,336 with a poverty rate of 16.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Denton is 35.9 years, 35.2 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Denton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.41%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
751.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.08% (76)
The current population of Denton, North Carolina is 1,573 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,497.

Denton, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,24795.41%
Two or more races433.29%
Asian171.3%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Denton Population by Race

Denton Population Pyramid 2024

Denton Median Age

35.9

Total

35.2

Male

39

Female

Denton Adults

There are 974 adults, (185 of whom are seniors) in Denton.

Denton Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton Sex Ratio

Female67851.87%
Male62948.13%

Denton Population by Age

Denton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5592.3457.142.9
Married259365.634.4
Non Family2361.3353.846.2
Female573.4633.366.7
Male72.5742.957.1
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Denton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Denton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Denton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 100%.

Denton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,429

Average Earnings

$36,780

Average Male

$27,404

Average Female

Denton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Denton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Denton Language

93.61% of Denton residents speak only English, while 6.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5% of the population.

Denton Language

Denton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,17918916.03%
Multiple432455.81%
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16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.3%

Male Poverty Rate

15.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denton is Multiple, with 55.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton is White, with 16.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.92%.

Denton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.43%
Less Than 9th Grade17.88%
Some College12.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%
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Denton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.17%
Male Employed2.37%
Male Unemployed
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Denton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Denton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Denton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Denton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Denton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Denton Veterans by War

count

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Denton Veterans by Age

count

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Denton Veterans by Race

Denton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

36.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Denton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Denton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Denton 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

77.66%

Born in Denton

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

1.3%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.39% of Denton residents were born in the United States, with 77.66% having been born in North Carolina. 1.3% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,668191.15%
20281,649191.17%
20271,630191.18%
20261,611191.19%
20251,592191.21%
20241,573191.22%
20231,554191.24%
20221,535191.25%
20211,516191.27%
20201,497-192-11.37%
20191,689150.9%
20181,674130.78%
20171,661140.85%
20161,64770.43%
20151,64020.12%
20141,638-3-0.18%
20131,641
20121,641
20111,641
20101,641
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Denton Population by Year