Denton County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 707,304

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 7.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 50.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 42.1%

Registered Offenders

67.76% Lower than national avg.
  • 359 offenders in Denton County
  • 5.08 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $264,900
  • Median Sales Price: $200,190
  • Foreclosures: 143
  • Homes For Sale: 2,096
  • Homes For Rent: 333

Environmental Hazards

662 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 4
  • Registered Polluters: 22
  • Superfunds: 24
  • Tanks & Spills: 612

Unemployment

Moderate 3.5%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

107 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 107 K-12 public schools in Denton County, TX and 12 private schools. Homefacts rates Denton County's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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Crime view details

359 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$264,900 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$200,190 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.8%
  • Rented
    33.9%
  • Owned
    61.2%

2,096 Homes For Sale View All

$200,000
4924 Wagner Drive
The Colony, TX 75056
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$350,000
763 Carlisle Dr
Lake Dallas, TX 75065
-- Beds | -- Baths
$250,000
3022 Brett Rd.
Denton, TX 76210
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$259,069
1516 Sea Island Road
Aubrey, TX 76227
3 Beds | 2 Baths

143 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$116,000
Meadow
Ponder, TX 76259
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Dogwood
Little Elm, TX 75068
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Canyon
Argyle, TX 76226
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
Sumner
The Colony, TX 75056
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

5,710 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Denton County, TX issued 5,710 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5,710 permits, 5041 were issued for single family homes and 669 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Denton County, TX issued 2,982 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,982 permits, 1872 were issued for single family homes and 1,110 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

333 Rental Properties View All

$7,500
1223 Cedar Pine Lane
Little Elm, TX 75068
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$2,400
3421 Tamarack Lane
Argyle, TX 76226
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,875
5713 Turner Street
The Colony, TX 75056
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,350
110 Denton Street E
Argyle, TX 76226
3 Beds | 1 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Denton County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $689
  • 1 Bedroom: $837
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,031
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,390
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,774

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Environmental Hazards

662 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Denton County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Denton County, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in Denton County, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Denton County, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Denton County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Denton County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.91 Average
    Denton County, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 43.47°
  • February 48.33°
  • March 57.47°
  • April 64.52°
  • May 72.57°
  • June 83.17°
  • July 85.7°
  • August 85.92°
  • September 76.68°
  • October 64.8°
  • November 56.42°
  • December 45.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Denton County, TX

Earthquakes
Denton County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Denton County, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Denton County, TX has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Denton County, TX has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Denton County, TX: $75,649

Unemployment

Unemployment in Denton County is 3.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.70%
White Collar - 70.30%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

41 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

94 FCC Towers view all

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