Denton, Nebraska Population 2024

179

Denton is a city located in Lancaster County, Saline County, and Seward County Nebraska. Denton has a 2024 population of 179. Denton is currently declining at a rate of -1.1% annually and its population has decreased by -4.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 187 in 2020.

The average household income in Denton is $78,543 with a poverty rate of 10.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Denton is 51.5 years, 50.5 years for males, and 55.5 years for females.

Denton Demographics

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

  • White: 90.13%
  • Two or more races: 5.26%
  • Native American: 3.29%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,463.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.28% (-8)
The current population of Denton, Nebraska is 179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 187.

Denton, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13790.13%
Two or more races85.26%
Native American53.29%
Other race21.32%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Denton Population by Race

Denton Population Pyramid 2024

Denton Median Age

51.5

Total

50.5

Male

55.5

Female

Denton Adults

There are 132 adults, (41 of whom are seniors) in Denton.

Denton Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton Sex Ratio

Female6643.42%
Male8656.58%

Denton Population by Age

Denton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All682.2483.816.2
Married35397.12.9
Non Family331.4269.730.3
Male0000
Female0000

2.94

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Denton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade54.31%
9th to 12th Grade00%
High School Graduate3530.17%
Some College2319.83%
Associates Degree2925%
Bachelors Degree108.62%
Graduate Degree1412.07%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10210223
Hispanic1270
2+ Races771
Native American500
Other Race220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.55%.

Denton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,456$44,808$36,875
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$43,611$43,750$0
Some College$49,583$70,938$43,125
Bachelors Degree$44,063$0$0
Graduate Degree$16,500$0$0

$43,456

Average Earnings

$44,808

Average Male

$36,875

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

93.15% of Denton residents speak only English, while 6.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.85% of the population.

Denton Language

Denton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White137118.03%
Multiple8562.5%
Hispanic12541.67%

10.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.47%

Male Poverty Rate

10.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denton is Multiple, with 62.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton is White, with 8.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.05%.

Denton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College19.23%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Denton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed2.04%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Denton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$74,000$78,543
Families$98,750$104,900
Married Families$98,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,861$50,533

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Denton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

66.1%

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

Denton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Denton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Denton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 546
55 to 643
65 to 742
75+2
18 to 341

Denton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1411.97%

Denton Veterans by Race

Denton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

1.1%

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

80.92%

Born in Denton

93.42%

Native Born

6.58%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

6.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.42% of Denton residents were born in the United States, with 80.92% having been born in Nebraska. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Denton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029169-2-1.17%
2028171-2-1.16%
2027173-2-1.14%
2026175-2-1.13%
2025177-2-1.12%
2024179-2-1.1%
2023181-2-1.09%
2022183-2-1.08%
2021185-2-1.07%
2020187-18-8.78%
201920510.49%
201820400%
201720420.99%
201620231.51%
201519952.58%
201419410.52%
201319300%
201219310.52%
201119221.05%
201019000%

Denton Population by Year