Denton County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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:4,204 
Aubrey city:3,631 
Bartonville town:1,731 
Carrollton city (pt.):80,412 
Celina city (pt.):0 
Coppell city (pt.):822 
Copper Canyon town:1,469 
Corinth city:21,823 
Corral City town:49 
Cross Roads town:1,431 
Dallas city (pt.):30,608 
Denton city:138,541 
DISH town:437 
Double Oak town:3,051 
Flower Mound town (pt.):77,054 
Fort Worth city (pt.):9,508 
Frisco city (pt.):71,937 
Grapevine city (pt.):0 
Hackberry town:1,109 
Haslet city (pt.):0 
Hebron town (pt.):226 
Hickory Creek town:4,735 
Highland Village city:16,537 
Justin city:3,992 
Krugerville city:1,840 
Krum city:4,988 
Lake Dallas city:7,944 
Lakewood Village city:914 
Lewisville city (pt.):105,299 
Lincoln Park town:550 
Little Elm city:50,314 
Northlake town:3,124 
Oak Point city:4,974 
Pilot Point city (pt.):4,401 
Plano city (pt.):6,046 
Ponder town:2,371 
Prosper town (pt.):979 
Providence Village town:7,542 
Roanoke city (pt.):9,085 
Sanger city:8,540 
Shady Shores town:2,857 
Southlake city (pt.):933 
The Colony city:43,402 
Trophy Club town (pt.):11,871 
Westlake town (pt.):22 
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 - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.5%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:76.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:9.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.7%More data
65 and Older:10.2%More data
85 and Older:0.9%More data
Median Age:35.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$55,933More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$48,049,894,000More 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, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:92.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:43.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$50,734More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$50,121 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$48,644 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,176 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$46,164 
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 - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.225574More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$108,643,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$98,423,480,585More data
Total Actual Levy:$0More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:53.380More data
US Highways:70.002More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:39.604More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:279.015More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:96.499More data
On-System Subtotal:538.500More data
City Streets:2,584.916More data
Certified County Roads:605.215More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:18.142More data
Federal Roads:57.110More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,265.383More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,803.883More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:240.384More data
US Highways:254.009More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:159.389More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:784.382More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:195.762More data
On-System Subtotal:1,633.926More data
City Streets:5,662.899More data
Certified County Roads:1,211.064More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:76.770More data
Federal Roads:114.220More data
Off-System Subtotal:7,064.953More data
County Total:8,698.879More 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.