Denton County, Texas Population 2023

979,565

Denton County, Texas's estimated 2023 population is 979,565 with a growth rate of 2.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Denton County, Texas is the 7th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 662,614 and has seen a growth of 47.83% since that time.

Note: data after 2021 is projected based on recent change
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Denton County, Texas Population 2023

Population by Race

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White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Denton County, Texas Population by Race

Denton County, Texas Population Pyramid 2023

Denton County, Texas Median Age

35.8

Total

35.2

Male

36.5

Female

Denton County, Texas Adults

There are 649,198 adults, (88,502 of whom are seniors) in Denton County, Texas.

Denton County, Texas Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female437,84650.81%
Male423,84449.19%

Denton County, Texas Population by Age

Denton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.36

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Denton County, Texas 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 County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Denton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.63%.

Denton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,953

Average Earnings

$62,771

Average Male

$44,399

Average Female

Denton County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Denton County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Denton County, Texas Language

76.66% of Denton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 23.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.04% of the population.

Denton County, Texas Language

Denton County, Texas Poverty by Race

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9.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.92%

Male Poverty Rate

7.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denton County, Texas is Native, with 19.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton County, Texas is White, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.38%.

Denton County, Texas Poverty

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Denton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Denton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denton County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Denton County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Denton County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Denton County, Texas 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 45-54.

Denton County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Denton County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41,591

Number of Veterans

37,788

Male Veterans

3,803

Female Veterans

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Denton County, Texas Veterans by War

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Denton County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Denton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Denton County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Denton County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Denton County, Texas 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

45.6%

Born in Denton County, Texas

80.24%

Native Born

14.82%

Foreign Born

7.78%

Non Citizen

7.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.24% of Denton County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 45.6% having been born in Texas. 7.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Denton County, Texas Place of Birth

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