Denton County, Texas Population 2022

Denton County, Texas's estimated population is 955,184 with a growth rate of 2.62% 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 44.15% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18506410.00%
18605,0314,390684.87%
18707,2512,22044.13%
188018,14310,892150.21%
189021,2893,14617.34%
190028,3187,02933.02%
191031,2582,94010.38%
192035,3554,09713.11%
193032,822-2,533-7.16%
194033,6588362.55%
195041,3657,70722.90%
196047,4326,06714.67%
197075,63328,20159.46%
1980143,12667,49389.24%
1990273,525130,39991.11%
2010662,614389,089142.25%
2011686,99524,3813.68%
2012711,37624,3813.55%
2013735,75724,3813.43%
2014760,13824,3813.31%
2015784,51924,3813.21%
2016808,90024,3813.11%
2017833,28124,3813.01%
2018857,66224,3812.93%
2019882,04324,3812.84%
2020906,42224,3792.76%
2021930,80324,3812.69%
2022955,18424,3812.62%
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Denton County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White614,94371.36%
Black or African American85,0989.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,7150.55%
Asian79,0039.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8410.10%
Some Other Race23,2962.70%
Two or More Races53,7946.24%
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Denton County, Texas Population by Race

Denton County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Denton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

437,846

50.81%

Male

423,844

49.19%

Denton County, Texas Population by Age

Denton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Denton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All65.3%34.7%
Male54.9%45.1%
Female45.4%54.6%
Non Family40.3%59.7%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Denton County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All300,5852.8365.3
Married171,6023.482.2
Male11,2393.6154.9
Female29,0463.5645.4
Non Family88,6981.3840.3

3.36

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Denton County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,9003.32%
9th to 12th Grade22,2903.91%
High School Graduate100,26717.61%
Some College124,89321.93%
Associates Degree42,5027.46%
Bachelors Degree175,25330.78%
Graduate Degree85,27614.98%
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Denton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Denton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian53,12848,53535,665
White354,686344,099171,589
Black55,17851,89322,716
2+ Races26,14622,3709,663
Hispanic92,68470,65524,480
Islander551427123
Native American3,0032,409623
Other Race14,71410,0572,713

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.13%.

Denton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,953$62,771$44,399
Less Than 9th Grade$27,634$32,344$21,639
High School Graduate$36,606$42,447$30,622
Some College$45,940$55,292$37,176
Bachelors Degree$64,617$82,862$54,036
Graduate Degree$81,239$101,159$65,654

$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

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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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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4,67468414.63%
Black82,5029,37611.36%
Hispanic163,60617,44910.67%
Islander795789.81%
Asian78,0504,9716.37%
White495,74429,8176.01%
Other2,182NaN%
Multiple52,9262,9415.56%

7.44%

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 14.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denton County, Texas is Multiple, with 5.56% 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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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.11%
High School7.97%
Some College5.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%

Denton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.03%
Male Unemployed15.33%
Female Employed4.75%
Female Unemployed23.56%

Denton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denton County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,354$117,024
Families$111,436$136,629
Married Families$126,702$151,168
Non Families$50,581$65,600
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Income by Household Type

Denton County, Texas Marital Status

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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

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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

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Denton County, Texas Marital Status

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41,591

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11,545
First Gulf War12,529
Vietnam12,341
Korea1,569
World War II355

Denton County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343,972
35 to 5415,206
55 to 647,634
65 to 749,048
75+5,731

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White34,5077.31%
Black3,7265.68%
Native American32710.13%
Asian6571.12%
Islander527.85%
Other Race6183.55%
2+ Races1,7045.39%
Hispanic4,3073.82%

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Education

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3.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denton County, Texas Veterans by Education

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72.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Denton County, Texas Employment by Age

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Denton County, Texas Employment by Race

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Denton County, Texas 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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47.97%

Born in Denton County, Texas

84.41%

Native Born

15.59%

Foreign Born

8.18%

Non Citizen

7.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.41% of Denton County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 47.97% having been born in Texas. 8.18% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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