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Population (year 2000): 80,537. Estimated population in July 2005: 104,153 (+29.3% change)
Males: 39,594 (49.2%), Females: 40,943 (50.8%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 26.8 years
Median household income: $35,422 (year 2000)
Median house value: $103,800 (year 2000)

Denton, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).Texas forum

Land area: 61.5 square miles

Denton,

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%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Plano, (28.7 miles www.howardjohnson.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (37.2 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (6.4 miles Corinth, Shores, TX (7.6 miles Shady TX Argyle, (7.9 miles TX Krum, (8.0 miles Canyon, TX (8.5 miles Copper Roads, TX (8.8 miles Cross Dallas, TX (9.3 miles Lake Point, TX Oak (9.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 277 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 1997: 269 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 1998: 591 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 1999: 1045 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2000: 1070 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2001: 1254 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2002: 1081 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2003: 1065 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2004: 1207 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2005: 1246 buildings, average cost: $208,200

Latitude: 33.22 N, Longitude: 97.13 W

Area codes: 940, 817

Denton, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.4%), Retail trade (13.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,015 (+7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 25,074 (59.1%)

Crime in Denton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 2 2 2 2
    per 100,000 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Rapes 51 36 49 65
    per 100,000 63.3 44.7 60.8 80.7
Robberies 74 72 70 78
    per 100,000 91.9 89.4 86.9 96.8
Assaults 196 160 188 229
    per 100,000 243.4 198.7 233.4 284.3
Burglaries 530 567 547 673
    per 100,000 658.1 704.0 679.2 835.6
Thefts 2,305 2,263 2,652 2,655
    per 100,000 2862.0 2809.9 3292.9 3296.6
Auto thefts 139 133 156 178
    per 100,000 172.6 165.1 193.7 221.0
278.4 261.8 294.3 328.7

Average climate in Denton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Denton-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 216% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/12/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Denton city center .

On 4/2/1957, a category 3 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Ann Sheridan - Actress 1915-1967, Scott Atchison - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Seattle Mariners, born: Mar 29, 1976), Brett McDade - College basketball player (Tulsa Golden Hurricane).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Denton:
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 21 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 32 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Denton:
  • DENTON MUNI (about 4 miles; DENTON, TX; ID: DTO)
  • IRONHEAD (about 10 miles; SANGER, TX; ID: T58)
  • LANE FLD (about 10 miles; SANGER, TX; ID: 58F)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 73 $318,814 $52,407 0 $0
Other Government Administration 43 $177,853 $49,633 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 100 $346,852 $41,622 2 $4,709
Local Libraries 38 $124,894 $39,440 6 $8,114
Transit 1 $3,936 $47,232 0 $0
Electric Power 105 $423,861 $48,441 0 $0
Water Supply 98 $331,670 $40,612 4 $6,516
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7 $24,524 $42,041 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 74 $263,129 $42,669 3 $2,001
Sewerage 69 $254,539 $44,267 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 80 $254,539 $38,180 0 $0
Health 13 $39,347 $36,320 0 $0
Airports 4 $17,933 $53,799 1 $1,908
Streets and Highways 35 $129,189 $44,293 1 $1,162
Fire - Other 22 $66,247 $36,134 0 $0
Firefighters 132 $651,567 $59,233 0 $0
Police - Other 25 $74,846 $35,926 15 $6,314
Police Protection - Officers 145 $703,111 $58,188 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 24 $104,040 $52,020 0 $0
Totals for Government 1088 $4,310,895 $47,546 32 $30,726
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 (FT enrollment: 5,746; Location: BOX 425587; Public; Website: www.twu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (FT 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; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 28 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 29 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 3,018)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 29 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; FT enrollment: 4,711)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 32 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; FT enrollment: 7,514)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 32 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Denton: North Texas State College Golf Course (A), Texas Womans University Golf Course (B), Denton Country Club (C), University of North Texas Mens Gym (D), Daughters of the American Revolution Museum (E), Hanger 10 Flying Museum (F), Denton County Courthouse (G), Denton County Historical Museum (H).

Shopping Center: Golden Triangle Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Denton include: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (A), Pleasant Grove Church (B), Central Baptist Church (C), Prairie Saint Church of Christ (D), Redeemer Presbyterian Church (E), Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church (F), Christ Community Church (G), Christ the Servant Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Shiloh Cemetery (1), Roselawn Memorial Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Ray Roberts Lake (A), Rayzor Lake (B), John Knox Village Lake (C), Galbraith Lake (D), Country Club Lake (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 17a Reservoir (F), Unicorn Lake (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 16 Reservoir (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Loving Branch (A), Graveyard Branch (B), Aubrey Branch (C), Fletcher Branch (D), Fincher Branch (E), Roark Branch (F), Dry Fork Hickory Creek (G), Bray Branch (H).

Parks in Denton include: Schultz Park (1), North Lakes Park (2), Mack Park (3), Evers Park (4), McKenna Park (5), Moore Park (6), Phoenix Park (7), Skiles Park (8), Denton Independent School District Stadium (9).


Denton compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Denton:
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Denton:
  • KNTU (88.1 FM; MCKINNEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
TV broadcast stations around Denton:
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

 

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