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Denton is 16th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Denton Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 121,123 25th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 88.0 16th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,289.1 231st 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Denton Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 321st 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.5% 359th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.9% 258th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Denton Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.1% 140th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.5% 66th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Denton Rank Texas US
Race - White 73.8% 230th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 10.3% 141st 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 105th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.1% 64th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 38th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 67th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 21.2% 239th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 61.9% 137th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Denton Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.2% 190th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 13.3% 146th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Denton Rank Texas US
Housing units 46,211 24th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.9% 21st 24.0% 25.9%
Households 39,919 27th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 47.5% 359th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $147,400 92nd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 325th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Denton Rank Texas US
Income per capita $23,484 159th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $46,151 186th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.8% 150th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Denton Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 8,496 35th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,695,267 33rd $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,575 155th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $207,536 32nd $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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