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 2018:859,064More data
Estimate 2017:835,330 
Estimate 2016:807,883 
Estimate 2015:779,528 
Estimate 2014:753,429 
Estimate 2013:728,774 
Estimate 2012:707,971 
Estimate 2011:685,709 
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:4,100More data
Aubrey city:3,391More data
Bartonville town:1,732More data
Carrollton city (pt.):79,715More data
Celina city (pt.):0More data
Coppell city (pt.):822More data
Copper Canyon town:1,457More data
Corinth city:21,152More data
Corral City town:45More data
Cross Roads town:1,302More data
Dallas city (pt.):30,503More data
Denton city:136,268More data
DISH town:438More data
Double Oak town:3,079More data
Flower Mound town (pt.):76,414More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):9,284More data
Frisco city (pt.):68,052More data
Grapevine city (pt.):0More data
Hackberry town:1,099More data
Haslet city (pt.):0More data
Hebron town (pt.):417More data
Hickory Creek town:4,596More data
Highland Village city:16,587More data
Justin city:3,847More data
Krugerville city:1,695More data
Krum city:5,020More data
Lake Dallas city:7,958More data
Lakewood Village city:872More data
Lewisville city (pt.):104,765More data
Lincoln Park town:521More data
Little Elm city:46,548More data
Northlake town:2,776More data
Oak Point city:4,218More data
Pilot Point city (pt.):4,339More data
Plano city (pt.):6,019More data
Ponder town:1,949More data
Prosper town (pt.):893More data
Providence Village town:7,127More data
Roanoke city (pt.):8,135More data
Sanger city:8,255More data
Shady Shores town:2,890More data
Southlake city (pt.):922More data
The Colony city:42,721More data
Trophy Club town (pt.):11,848More data
Westlake town (pt.):22More 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 - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.4%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:77.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:9.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:59.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:9.8%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.1%More data
65 and Older:9.8%More data
85 and Older:0.9%More data
Median Age:35.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$53,948More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$45,112,022,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$86,462More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:7.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:7.8%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 - 2017:$50,135More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$48,644 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,176 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$46,164 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$44,234 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.237812More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$98,759,686,224More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$88,293,078,029More data
Total Actual Levy:$209,971,535More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$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 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Denton County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.