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Denton city, Texas

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Denton city, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 141,541
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 141,541
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 116,326
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 113,383
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 6,226
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 12.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 48.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $218,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,698
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $720
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,082
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 46,687
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.70
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 74.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 22.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 87.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 38.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 67.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.2%
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 merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,208,892
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,802,666
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,883
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 24.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $60,018
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $29,109
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 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
Population per square mile, 2010 1,289.1
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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