Denton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,3409791
Median age28.534.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%48%43%
Speak English77%65%79%
Speak Spanish17%30%13%
Denton, TX has a population of 128,421 and is the 212th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,340 per sq mi which is 1282% higher than the Texas average and 1379% higher than the national average. The median age in Denton is 29 which is approximately 17% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Denton, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 77% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 57% of Denton residents were born in Texas, 29% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Denton is 1282% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Denton is 17% lower than Texas.
  • In Denton 79.33% of the population is White.
  • In Denton 10.09% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Denton 3.91% of the population is Asian.

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Denton population breakdown by race

Black or African American10.09%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.53%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.09%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.35%2.50%3.06%
Other race2.70%5.79%4.75%
In Denton, 23.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Denton, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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