Denton, MD


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Denton, MD Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Denton Housing Market Information

With a population of 4,349, 1,574 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $167,457, Denton real estate values are some of the lowest in Maryland, although compared to real estate around the nation, Denton homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Denton, accounting for 64.23% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Denton include row houses and other attached homes ( 12.94%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.05%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.06%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Denton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 51.63% owning and 48.37% renting.

Denton homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 31.90% of Denton's housing was built since 2000, making the town have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Denton real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built before 1939 ( 25.21%), and between 1970-1999 ( 23.83%). There's also some housing in Denton built between 1940-1969 ( 19.07%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Denton. Fully 12.99% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Denton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Denton real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Denton Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Denton over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 30.36% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Denton home appreciation rates at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

Over the last year, Denton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Denton's appreciation rate has been 1.48%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Denton were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Maryland, our data show that Denton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Maryland.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $998,000 1.4
$749,001 - $998,000 0.7
$499,001 - $749,000 2.4
$399,001 - $499,000 2.6
$300,001 - $399,000 8.9
$199,001 - $300,000 20.8
$100,001 - $199,000 49.2
$50,001 - $100,000 10.4
$0 - $50,000 3.6

Very Low for MD
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
42.6344779092933 83.969465648855

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Denton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
26.73% 1.38% 1 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,218 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 51.63
Renters 48.37
Vacant 12.99

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 31.9
1970 - 1999 23.8
1940 - 1969 19.1
1939 or Older 25.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 64.2
Townhomes 12.9
Small Apt. Buildings 12.1
Apt. Complexes 10.1
Mobile Homes 0.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.21
1 Bedroom 10.95
2 Bedrooms 22.22
3 Bedrooms 35.99
4 Bedrooms 23.22
5 or more bedrooms 4.42

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