Denton, TX Population

Population: 80,537. Estimated population in July 2020: 104,153 (+29.3% change)
Males: 39,594 (49.2%), Females: 40,943 (50.8%)

Zip codes: 76201, 76205, 76207, 76208.

Median resident age: 26.8 years
Median household income: $35,422
Median house value: $103,800

Races in Denton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.0%)
  • Hispanic (16.4%)
  • Black (9.1%)
  • Other race (8.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (12.8%), Irish (9.7%), English (9.3%), United States (8.4%), French (3.1%), Scottish (2.6%).

Land area: 61.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Denton

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denton city

  • Never married: 41.1%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

11.2% Foreign born (7.4% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +13,269 (+19.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Denton:

  • DENTON HOSPITAL (207 N BONNIE BRAE)
  • DENTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (3535 SOUTH I35 EAST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Denton:

  • MEDICAL CENTER OF LEWISVILLE (about 15 miles; LEWISVILLE, TX)
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT GRAPEVINE (about 20 miles; GRAPEVINE, TX)
  • TRINITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; CARROLLTON, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Denton:

  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 21 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 32 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Denton:

  • DENTON MUNI (about 4 miles; DENTON, TX; Abbreviation: DTO)
  • IRONHEAD (about 10 miles; SANGER, TX; Abbreviation: T58)
  • LANE FLD (about 10 miles; SANGER, TX; Abbreviation: 58F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Denton:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (Full-time enrollment: 21,673; Location: Chestnut Ave.; Public; Website: www.unt.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,746; Location: BOX 425587; Public; Website: www.twu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 209; Location: 2006 W UNIVERSITY DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ibsdenton.com)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 21 (Location: 407 SUNSET DR; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Denton:

  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 24 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • NORTH LAKE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,554)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 28 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,400)
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 29 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,018)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 29 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,711)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 32 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 32 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)

Schools

Public high schools in Denton:

  • RYAN H S (Students: 1,981; Location: 5101 E MCKINNEY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DENTON H S (Students: 1,912; Location: 1007 FULTON; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRED MOORE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 815 CROSS TIMBERS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Denton:

  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 833; Location: 1500 S BONNIE BRAE; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Denton:

  • MCMATH MIDDLE (Students: 994; Location: 1900 JASON DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • STRICKLAND MIDDLE (Students: 897; Location: 324 WINDSOR ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CALHOUN MIDDLE (Students: 729; Location: 709 CONGRESS ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RIVERA EL (Students: 692; Location: 701 NEWTON ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MCNAIR EL (Students: 680; Location: 1212 HICKORY CREEK RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HOUSTON EL (Students: 667; Location: 3100 TEASLEY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WILSON EL (Students: 661; Location: 1306 E WINDSOR ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HODGE EL (Students: 648; Location: 3900 GRANT PKWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NEWTON RAYZOR ELEMENTARY (Students: 629; Location: 1400 MALONE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BORMAN EL (Students: 599; Location: 1201 PARVIN; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Denton:

  • THE SELWYN SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 3333 W UNIVERSITY DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 1212 BOLIVAR ST; Grades: PK – 4)
  • COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 2046 SCRIPTURE STREET; Grades: 1 – 3)

Libraries

Library in Denton:

  • DENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,247,323; Location: 502 OAKLAND ST; 169,053 books; 6,800 audio materials; 7,932 video materials; 349 serial subscriptions)

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