Denton is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,848 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Denton is the 124th largest community in Maryland. Denton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Denton, where the median household income is $50,808.00.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Denton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Denton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Denton who work in office and administrative support (10.48%), sales jobs (9.85%), and management occupations (7.31%).
Also of interest is that Denton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small town, Denton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Denton rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.47% of adults 25 and older in Denton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Denton in 2018 was $24,628, which is low income relative to Maryland, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,512 for a family of four. However, Denton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Denton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Denton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Denton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Denton include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Denton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.