Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
192,371
7.44% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.9
0.545% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.62%
1.56% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$105,149
7.81% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$341,300
21.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX had a population of 192k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $105,149. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX grew from 179,042 to 192,371, a 7.44% increase and its median household income grew from $97,533 to $105,149, a 7.81% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.6%), White (Hispanic) (9.44%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.91%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.95%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.07%).

16.8% of the households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.2% of the residents in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was $341,300, and the homeownership rate was 79.7%.

Most people in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 192k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.4% of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (20k people).

In 2022, there were 6.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (122k people) in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.2k White (Hispanic) and 15.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX are Spanish (22,038 households), Arabic (734 households), and Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (699 households).

Citizenship

94.2%
2022 Citizenship
94.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.2% of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    122k ± 3.45k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    18.2k ± 2.74k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15.2k ± 1.79k
20.5%
Hispanic Population
39.3k people

In 2022, there were 6.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (122k people) in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.2k White (Hispanic) and 15.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.5% of the people in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX are hispanic (39.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20k people
9.91%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17.8k people

As of 2022, 10.4% of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX residents (20k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was 9.91%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    22,038 households (12.3%)
  2. Arabic
    734 households (0.408%)
  3. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    699 households (0.389%)

16.8% of the households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 12.3% of the households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,761 ± 649
  2. Vietnam
    3,200 ± 441
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,331 ± 425

Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX employs 95.9k people. The largest industries in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX are Construction (6,857 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,620 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,558 people), and the highest paying industries are Data processing, hosting & related services ($294,199), Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($177,800), and Commercial, industrial & other intangible assets rental & leasing ($151,490).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
36,654
Women
47%
41,389
Men
53%

The workforce of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 78,043 people, with 47% woman, and 53% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

95.9k
2022 Value
8.36%
1 Year growth
± 8.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 8.36%, from 88.5k employees to 95.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX, are Other managers (3,702 people), Registered nurses (2,862 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,667 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

95.9k
2022 Value
8.36%
1 Year growth
± 8.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 8.36%, from 88.5k employees to 95.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX, are Construction (6,857 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,620 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,558 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$66,887
Median earning men ± $2,388
$42,831
Median earning women ± $2,776

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($86,637), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,245), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($76,004).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($80,095), Public Administration ($68,088), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,280).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.07% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (36.6k), Some college (35.1k), and High School or Equivalent (30.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was $341,300 in 2022, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $280,400 to $341,300, a 21.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX is 79.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 32.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX is $105,149. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$341,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,934
$53,151
Median Property Taxes
±$1,820

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.7%
Homeownership
2022
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.7% of the housing units in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$105,149
Median Household Income
± $2,791
66.7k
Number of Households
± 2,502

In 2022, the median household income of the 66.7k households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX grew to $105,149 from the previous year's value of $97,533.

The following chart displays the households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.431
2022 Wage GINI in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX
0.43
2021 Wage GINI in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.175% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.4%)
  3. Carpooled (8.78%)

In 2022, 73.1% of workers in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.4%) and those who carpooled to work (8.78%).

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Commute Time

32.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (32.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.69% of the workforce in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.62% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX (10.8k out of 192k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.5% of the population of Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 61% on employee plans, 5.79% on Medicaid, 9.69% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.9% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.5%
Uninsured
61%
Employer Coverage
5.79%
Medicaid
9.69%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX declined by 0.281% from 11.5% to 11.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Denton County (North & West)--Denton City (Outer) PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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