Denton County, TX Population by Age

The median age in Denton County, TX is 36.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.06% were under the age of 15, 20.61% aged 15 to 29, 48.89% aged 30 to 64, 9.52% aged 65 to 84, and 0.91% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Denton County, TX population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Denton County's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 53,454 6.04%
5 to 9 years 60,556 6.84%
10 to 14 years 63,565 7.18%
15 to 19 years 63,419 7.17%
20 to 24 years 56,827 6.42%
25 to 29 years 62,177 7.03%
30 to 34 years 66,506 7.51%
35 to 39 years 69,585 7.86%
40 to 44 years 67,534 7.63%
45 to 49 years 67,634 7.64%
50 to 54 years 60,579 6.84%
55 to 59 years 58,128 6.57%
60 to 64 years 42,748 4.83%
65 to 69 years 33,263 3.76%
70 to 74 years 26,858 3.03%
75 to 79 years 14,941 1.69%
80 to 84 years 9,199 1.04%
85 years and over 8,039 0.91%
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Denton County, TX population by age group

Key stats
297,821
Population under 25 years
265,802
Population aged 25-44
229,089
Population aged 45-64
92,300
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Denton County's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Denton County, TX population by age group. The largest age group was 35-39 years with a poulation of 69,585 (7.86% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Denton County, TX was for the group of age 35-39 years with a population of 69,585 (7.86%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Denton County, TX was the 85+ years with a population of 8,039 (0.91%).

Denton County, TX population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Denton County, TX's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Denton County's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Denton County, TX population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 576,027 (65.09% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 216,685 24.48%
18 to 64 years 576,027 65.09%
85 years and over 92,300 10.43%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Denton County's population under 18 was 24.48%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Denton County's working population (between 18 and 64) was 65.09%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Denton County's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 10.43% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Denton County, TX population pyramid

Population pyramid for Denton County, TX is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Denton County's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Denton County, TX, is 28.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Denton County, TX, is 15.0.
  • Total dependency ratio for Denton County, TX is 43.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Denton County, TX is 6.7.
The graph shows Denton County's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Denton County, TX population pyramid i.e. Denton County population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Denton County, TX's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 27,399 26,055 53,454
5 to 9 years 30,656 29,900 60,556
10 to 14 years 32,829 30,736 63,565
15 to 19 years 31,814 31,605 63,419
20 to 24 years 28,020 28,807 56,827
25 to 29 years 30,630 31,547 62,177
30 to 34 years 32,590 33,916 66,506
35 to 39 years 33,640 35,945 69,585
40 to 44 years 33,852 33,682 67,534
45 to 49 years 33,967 33,667 67,634
50 to 54 years 30,689 29,890 60,579
55 to 59 years 28,194 29,934 58,128
60 to 64 years 21,487 21,261 42,748
65 to 69 years 15,466 17,797 33,263
70 to 74 years 12,420 14,438 26,858
75 to 79 years 6,627 8,314 14,941
80 to 84 years 4,222 4,977 9,199
85 years and over 2,806 5,233 8,039
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Things to know

What is the population of Denton County, TX under 18?

Denton County's population under the age of 18 is 216,685, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 24.48% of the total resident population of Denton County, TX.

What is the aging population in Denton County, TX?

Denton County's population aged 65 years and above was 92,300. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 10.43% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Denton County, TX Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Denton County age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Denton County population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Denton County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Denton County by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Denton County.

Key observations

The largest age group in Denton County, TX was for the group of age 35-39 years with a population of 69,585 (7.86%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Denton County, TX was the 85+ years with a population of 8,039 (0.91%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Denton County population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Denton County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Denton County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Denton County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Denton County, TX Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Denton County - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Denton County population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Denton County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Denton County population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Denton County population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Denton County is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Denton County is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Denton County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Denton County, TX Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Denton County, TX population pyramid, which represents the Denton County population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Denton County, TX, is 28.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Denton County, TX, is 15.0.
  • Total dependency ratio for Denton County, TX is 43.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Denton County, TX is 6.7.

Denton County population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Denton County population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Denton County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Denton County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Denton County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Denton County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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