Latest Data (2018)
Population 138,541
Nationwide Rank 196

Quick Facts

Denton, Texas is the 196th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Denton, Texas is a city.

Denton, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Denton had its largest population ever.

Denton, Texas is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 88% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Denton, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
186 Midland, Texas 142,344 49.8%
187 Pasadena, California 141,371 5.0%
188 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 141,344 99.4%
189 Miramar, Florida 140,823 88.8%
190 Dayton, Ohio 140,640 -15.1%
191 Fullerton, California 139,640 10.3%
192 Olathe, Kansas 139,605 48.7%
193 Orange, California 139,484 7.3%
194 Thornton, Colorado 139,436 67.4%
195 Roseville, California 139,117 71.1%
196 Denton, Texas 138,541 65.6%
197 Waco, Texas 138,183 20.5%
198 Surprise, Arizona 138,161 327.1%
199 Carrollton, Texas 136,879 24.1%
200 West Valley City, Utah 136,401 24.8%
201 Charleston, South Carolina 136,208 37.5%
202 Warren, Michigan 134,587 -2.5%
203 Hampton, Virginia 134,313 -8.2%
204 Gainesville, Florida 133,857 18.4%
205 Visalia, California 133,800 39.9%
206 Coral Springs, Florida 133,507 11.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
80 Laredo 261,639 45.7%
84 Lubbock 255,885 27.7%
93 Garland 242,507 12.2%
94 Irving 242,242 26.2%
116 Amarillo 199,924 14.8%
125 Grand Prairie 194,614 51.9%
130 McKinney 191,645 242.2%
134 Frisco 188,170 433.3%
137 Brownsville 183,392 27.9%
168 Pasadena 153,219 7.9%
174 Killeen 149,103 65.4%
183 McAllen 143,433 34.0%
184 Mesquite 142,816 14.2%
186 Midland 142,344 49.8%
196 Denton 138,541 65.6%
197 Waco 138,183 20.5%
199 Carrollton 136,879 24.1%
216 Round Rock 128,739 112.1%
225 Abilene 122,999 6.1%
229 Pearland 122,149 165.2%
234 Richardson 120,981 31.1%
235 Odessa 120,568 33.1%
238 Sugar Land 118,600 82.7%
239 Beaumont 118,428 4.3%
247 College Station 116,218 68.6%
288 Lewisville 106,586 35.9%
291 League City 106,244 131.5%
292 Tyler 105,729 25.1%
296 Wichita Falls 104,576 0.4%
300 Allen 103,383 129.2%
308 San Angelo 100,215 13.3%
315 Edinburg 98,665 101.6%
380 Conroe 87,654 125.2%
393 Bryan 85,445 29.6%
400 Mission 84,827 82.6%
403 New Braunfels 84,612 119.2%
422 Longview 81,647 11.9%
437 Pharr 79,707 68.2%
450 Flower Mound 77,329 49.3%
454 Baytown 77,024 15.5%
457 Cedar Park 76,999 194.7%
461 Temple 76,256 38.1%
475 Missouri City 74,705 39.6%
483 Georgetown 74,180 159.3%
509 Mansfield 70,981 149.7%
510 North Richland Hills 70,836 26.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 138,541 196
2017 136,268 195
2016 133,808 200
2015 131,044 202
2014 128,205 209
2013 123,099 217
2012 121,123 216
2011 118,003 221
2010 113,383 229
2009 122,830 202
2008 119,754 207
2007 116,316 211
2006 110,868 221
2005 104,981 234
2004 101,384 247
2003 96,097 266
2002 92,668 277
2001 87,669 296
2000 83,641 316
1990 66,693 355