Denton, TX Demographics

The total population of Denton is estimated to be 142,262 with 70,206 males (49.35%) and 72,056 females (50.65%). There are 1,850 more females than males in Denton.
The median household income in Denton was $70,441 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 428(0.60%) from $70,869 in 2020. This income is 94.42% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Denton sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $88,291. Overall, the median household income for the city of Denton stands at $71,711.
In Denton, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $37,020 for males and $26,613 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $61,961 for males and $48,051 for females.
In Denton, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $74,793, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $57,477.
In 2022, the population of Denton was 150,353, a 2.14% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Denton's population was 147,208, an increase of 4.33% compared to a population of 141,097 in 2020.
The median age in Denton, TX is 29.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 15.15% were under the age of 15, 35.03% aged 15 to 29, 38.62% aged 30 to 64, 9.73% aged 65 to 84, and 1.47% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Denton population: 70.74% are White, 11.50% are Black or African American, 0.79% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.18% are Asian, 0.10% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.93% are some other race and 8.75% are multiracial.