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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 Income67,380

White Alone80,42357.7%
Black Alone15,42511.1%
American Indian Alone3530.3%
Asian Alone5,8454.2%
Some Other Race Alone3430.2%
Two or More Races3,8492.8%
Hispanic Origin (any race)33,09823.7%

Less Than 9th Grade4.1%
9th-12th Grade - No Diploma4.9%
High School Graduate24.2%
GED/ Alternative Credential3.5%
Some College - No Degree24.2%
Associate Degree7.1%
Bachelor's Degree26.2%
Graduate/ Professional Degree1.2%