Most Expensive Denton Neighborhoods
Denton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 128,205 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Denton is the 28th largest community in Texas.
Denton real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Denton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Denton who work in office and administrative support (13.68%), sales jobs (12.01%) and teaching (10.77%).
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.
Combining city textures and college town sensibilities, Denton really has a nice blend of characteristics. While not a huge city, Denton is big enough to offer a healthy dose of diversion, opportunity, and amenity to its residents and to the thousands of college students who descend on it every fall. Its size and diversity makes Denton more than just a college town, but removing the students from the equation would undeniably change Denton’s character and quality of life.
Not only is Denton a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Denton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.28% of adults in Denton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Denton in 2010 was $24,348, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,392 for a family of four. However, Denton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Denton is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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. Denton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.24% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Denton include German, Irish, English, French, Italian and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Denton is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||42,961|
|DENTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||44.29%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||55.71%|
|TYPE OF DENTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||54.41%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.67%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.30%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||32.09%|
|SIZE OF DENTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.49%|
|AGE OF DENTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||33.41%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.83%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||17.26%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.50%|
|DENTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$199,943|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,042|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||9.08%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||11.73%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||55.55%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||14.78%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||5.41%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||1.10%|
|$675,001 - $1,013,000||1.96%|
|$1,013,001 - $1,350,000||0.06%|
|PEOPLE OF DENTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.71%|
|5 TO 17||14.76%|
|18 TO 24||23.33%|
|25 TO 34||16.87%|
|35 TO 54||22.28%|
|55 TO 64||8.33%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.72%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.75%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$48,518|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$24,348|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||21.33%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (18.44%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.26%)
Public Service (3.11%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||10.92%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.41%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.09%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.81%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.41%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||22.24%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (13.38%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (77.29%)
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