Denton County TX Information


Denton County Subdivisions

Denton County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 811,627
Daytime Population: Workers 265,846
Daytime Population: Residents 382,909
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 648,755
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 800,766
Population in Familes 665,869
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,861
Population Density2 924
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $79,960
Average Household Income $105,213
Per Capita Income $38,087


Total Housing Units 307,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183,825 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 107,664 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,687 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $232,386
Average Home Value $285,220


Total Households 291,489
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 202,619
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.84% 2.86%
Households 2.7% 2.79%
Families 2.62% 2.73%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


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, 2017 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 Density # 7 98th
Diversity Index # 95 63rd
Median Household Income # 5 98th
Per Capita Income # 6 98th

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