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Denton County, TX&

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Population
806,180
3.28% growth
Median Age
35.1
Median Household Income
$80,613
6.56% growth
Poverty Rate
8.57%
Number of Employees
437,554
4.66% growth
Median Property Value
$251,400
11.9% growth

About the photo: University of North Texas' Fouts Field during homecoming weekend.

Economy

The economy of Denton County, TX employs 437,554 people. The economy of Denton County, TX is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; and Finance & Insurance, which employ respectively 3.52; 2.31; and 1.82 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Denton County, TX are Retail trade (51,304), Healthcare & Social Assistance (45,419), and Educational Services (44,691), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($74,563), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($70,994), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($66,190).

Median household income in Denton County, TX is $80,613. Males in Denton County, TX have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,764. The income inequality of Denton County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.486 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Denton County, TX. In Denton County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 64 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,662. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.

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Diversity

Denton County, TX is home to a population of 806,180 people, from which 92.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Denton County, TX is composed of 484,539 White residents (60.1%), 154,800 Hispanic residents (19.2%), 72,060 Black residents (8.94%), 63,544 Asian residents (7.88%), and 25,759 Two+ residents (3.2%). The most common foreign languages in Denton County, TX are Spanish (94,179 speakers), Other Asian (7,839 speakers), and Vietnamese (6,464 speakers), but compared to other places, Denton County, TX has a relative high number of Urdu (3,694 speakers), Other Asian (7,839 speakers), and Korean (6,431 speakers).

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In 2015 universities in Denton County, TX awarded 12,614 degrees. The student population of Denton County, TX is skewed towards females, with 4,184 male students and 8,430 female students. Most students in Denton County, TX are White (6,764 and 53.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,036 and 16.1%), Black or African American (1,614 and 12.8%), and Asian (729 and 5.78%). The largest universities in Denton County, TX by number of graduates are University of North Texas (8,598 and 68.2%), Texas Woman's University (3,828 and 30.3%), and Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Denton (106 and 0.84%). The most popular majors in Denton County, TX are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (882 and 6.99%), General Studies (707 and 5.6%), and General Psychology (389 and 3.08%). The median tuition costs in Denton County, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,688 and $17,480 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Denton County, TX is $251,400, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $224,600 to $251,400, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate of Denton County, TX is 63.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Denton County, TX have an average commute time of 27.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Denton County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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