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Denton County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 878.4 square miles
Population Density 754.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 728,799
Population change 10%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 26.5%
65 and over 8.3%
Females 50.7%
White 79.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 18.9
Asian 7.3%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 9.4%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 40.5%
Veterans 39,891
Households and Housing
Households 243,394
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 80.7%
Median household income $74,155
The per capita income $33,855
Live below the poverty line. 8.7%
housing units 272,418
Multi-unit structures 26%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $184,100
Residents owning their homes. 65.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 58,767
Women-owned firms 30.1%
Asian-owned firms 6.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 8.6%
Black-owned firms 5.3%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $7,668,326
Retail sales per capita $12,465
Manufacturers shipments $4,008,259
Merchant wholesaler sales $12,358,953