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Denton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Denton had a population of 1,713 as of July 1, 2018. Denton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Denton is located at latitude 35.6366 and longitude -80.1102 in Davidson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Denton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Davidson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Town of Denton (GNIS ID: 2406375) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Denton is located within Township of Emmons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davidson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Denton: Finchs Cross Roads, Finchs Crossroads.

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Denton, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,713
Population in Households 1,700
Population in Familes 1,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 842
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,073
Average Household Income $55,117
Per Capita Income $22,533

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 469 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $124,231
Average Home Value $175,588
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 705
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 483
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.54% 0.65%
Households 0.42% 0.59%
Families 0.65% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Denton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 347 53rd
Population Density # 288 61st
Diversity Index # 731 1st
Median Household Income # 313 58th
Per Capita Income # 423 43rd

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