Denton County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

The information contained in this report was obtained from The County Information Program's on-line database. The data contained in the database are obtained from official sources and are not the product of the CIP. The CIP, therefore, does not expressly or impliedly warrant the accuracy of the data. Questions regarding the accuracy, methodology, etc. should be directed to the original source of the information. The sources may be obtained from the CIP by contacting the County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties at (512) 478-8753.

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2016:806,180More data
Estimate 2015:778,491 
Estimate 2014:752,820 
Estimate 2013:728,282 
Estimate 2012:707,475 
Estimate 2011:685,376 
Census 2010:662,614More data
Census 2000:432,976More data
Population of the County Seat (Denton)
Census 2010:113,383 
Census 2000:80,537 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Argyle city:4,006More data
Aubrey city:3,383More data
Bartonville town:1,694More data
Carrollton city (pt.):78,567More data
Celina city (pt.):0More data
Coppell city (pt.):819More data
Copper Canyon town:1,439More data
Corinth city:21,078More data
Corral City town:39More data
Cross Roads town:1,209More data
Dallas city (pt.):29,881More data
Denton city:133,808More data
DISH town:433More data
Double Oak town:3,082More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):73,305More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):8,868More data
Frisco city (pt.):62,733More data
Grapevine city (pt.):0More data
Hackberry town:1,037More data
Haslet city (pt.):0More data
Hebron town (pt.):424More data
Hickory Creek town:4,222More data
Highland Village city:16,624More data
Justin city:3,710More data
Krugerville city:1,672More data
Krum city:5,000More data
Lake Dallas city:7,881More data
Lakewood Village city:813More data
Lewisville city (pt.):103,643More data
Lincoln Park town:466More data
Little Elm city:42,504More data
Northlake town:2,397More data
Oak Point city:3,763More data
Pilot Point city (pt.):4,269More data
Plano city (pt.):5,998More data
Ponder town:1,571More data
Prosper town (pt.):790More data
Providence Village town:6,946More data
Roanoke city (pt.):7,804More data
Sanger city:7,991More data
Shady Shores town:2,866More data
Southlake city (pt.):891More data
The Colony city:42,408More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):11,684More data
Westlake town (pt.):19More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:878.4More data
Water Area:74.6More data
Total Area:953.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:754.32More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:93.09More data
Percent Rural:6.91More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.2%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:77.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:8.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:60.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:9.5%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.5%More data
65 and Older:9.4%More data
85 and Older:0.9%More data
Median Age:35.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$51,332More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$41,382,815,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$80,841More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:8.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:9.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:92.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:42.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$48,644More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,176 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$46,164 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$44,234 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$43,374 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.248409More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$87,846,392,948More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$78,229,796,750More data
Total Actual Levy:$194,329,856More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:53.461More data
US Highways:69.954More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:39.247More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:284.502More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.578More data
Frontage Roads:96.149More data
On-System Subtotal:544.891More data
City Streets:2,575.780More data
Certified County Roads:606.058More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:18.651More data
Federal Roads:57.252More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,257.741More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,802.632More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:239.602More data
US Highways:230.906More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:149.827More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:723.986More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:9.468More data
Frontage Roads:194.321More data
On-System Subtotal:1,548.110More data
City Streets:5,610.218More data
Certified County Roads:1,212.738More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:72.332More data
Federal Roads:114.504More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,009.792More data
County Total:8,557.902More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Denton County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Denton County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Denton County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Denton County»

Special Districts in Denton County.
School Districts in Denton County.
History of City Tax Rates in Denton County.

Airports in Denton County.
Hospitals in Denton County.
Prisons in Denton County.