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Denton city, Texas

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Denton city, Texas
Land area in square miles, 2010 87.95
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
148,146
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
141,123
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
5.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 139,869
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 113,383
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
11.3%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
7.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
25.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
57.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 6,201
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 13.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 50.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $237,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,768
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $719
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,121
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 47,777
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.72
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 73.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 22.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 96.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 89.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 39.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 8.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
16.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 67.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 277,096
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 996,040
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,794,028
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,802,666
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,883
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 23.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $62,542
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $30,183
Persons in poverty, percent
15.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 9,631
Men-owned firms, 2012 5,282
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,980
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,324
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 6,732
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,094
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 7,826
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,289.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 87.95
FIPS Code 4819972
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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