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The City of Denton is a vibrant and growing community with many opportunities, no matter what your interest or passion. You’re free to be whoever you are in a friendly atmosphere with a small-town vibe that’s just a short drive away from the big city. Denton’s educated and creative residents value sustainability and collaboration, as evident in the city’s cutting-edge practices, vibrant art and music scene, and popular hot spots and events. With two universities and more than 50,000 students, two hospitals, an industrial district, and a lively downtown and entrepreneurial community.

Denton By the Numbers

Median Age31
Median Household Income66,588

White Alone80,14357.4%
Black Alone13,7159.8%
American Indian Alone6170.4%
Asian Alone6170.4%
Some Other Race Alone2280.2%
Two or More Races4,1813.0%
Hispanic Origin (any race)35,09725.1%

Less Than 9th Grade4.3%
9th-12th Grade - No Diploma4.7%
High School Graduate25.3%
GED/ Alternative Credential3.2%
Some College - No Degree25.3%
Associate Degree7.2%
Bachelor's Degree24.8%
Graduate/ Professional Degree1.8%