Denton, NC

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Living in Denton

Denton is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,494 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Denton is the 349th largest community in North Carolina.

When you are in Denton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.35% of Denton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Denton is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Denton who work in office and administrative support (8.50%), sales jobs (8.14%), and teaching (8.14%).

The percentage of adults in Denton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.65% of adults in Denton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Denton in 2018 was $20,120, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,480 for a family of four. However, Denton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Denton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Denton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Denton include Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Denton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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