Denton, NC
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Denton is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,657 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Denton is the 336th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Denton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Denton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Denton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Denton who work in office and administrative support (14.38%), sales jobs (14.11%), and healthcare suport services (7.12%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Denton is worth considering.

Being a small town, Denton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In Denton, just 9.68% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Denton in 2010 was $17,453, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,812 for a family of four.

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 Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Denton include English, Irish, Polish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Denton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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