Denton County TX Information


Denton County Subdivisions

Denton County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 747,349
Population in Households 736,644
Population in Familes 611,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,705
Population Density1 851
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 270,734
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 188,253
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 287,216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171,998 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 98,736 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,482 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $252,472
Average Home Value $308,058


Median Household Income $79,791
Average Household Income $99,744
Per Capita Income $36,383
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.32% 2.63%
Households 2.3% 2.62%
Families 2.2% 2.55%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Denton County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denton County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 97th
Population Density1 # 7 98th
Diversity Index2 # 102 59th
Median Household Income # 5 98th
Per Capita Income # 6 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.