Denton County Today
With an estimated population of 780,612 according to the 2015 U.S. Census, Denton County is one of the most populous counties in the state of Texas and one of the fastest growing counties in the U.S. The median income is $74,662 and the median age is 34.5. Denton County’s main industries include tourism, educational services and the equine industry.
The average commute time for Denton County residents is 26.5 minutes, and while most residents choose to drive their own cars to work, 0.8 percent of people in Denton County use the public transit to commute. For those who choose to drive, the northern intersection of Interstate 35 East and West (located in Denton) makes traveling to Dallas and Fort Worth convenient and quick.
The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) also provides access to the A-Train, a 21-mile regional rail system that connects Denton and Dallas counties. A public bus system, the Connect Bus, is also available to shuttle residents to and from important locations in the cities of Denton and Lewisville. The DFW International airport also provides nearby access to domestic and international travel.
Denton County is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is closely associated with the city of Dallas and the surrounding area. Residents have an easy commute to Dallas for work and play, but Denton County itself also offers a host of exciting activities, events and attractions for tourists and residents to take part in.
What People Are Saying About Denton County:
- In 2012, Business Insider named Denton the #1 Best Small Town in America.
Large Corporations in Denton County:
There are several large corporations operating in Denton County, Texas, including:
- Peterbilt Motors
- Sally Beauty Company, Inc.
- Victor Technologies
- Tetra Pak Materials, L.P. Corporate Campus
- Flowers Foods
If you would like to know more about Denton County or would like to schedule a viewing to see a home or sell your existing home, contact Brian S. Curry at Collin County Homes. He is a RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs real estate agent and strives to help you find a new home or sell your existing home.