Denton Jobs

  • Nuclear Operations

    U.S. Navy - Denton, TX

    Nuclear Operations personnel operate, control and maintain the state-of-the-art components that power Navy aircraft carriers and submarines. This involves doing anything from...

    from U.S. Navy - 3 days ago
  • Owner Operator Truck Driver - Class A CDL

    Southern Refrigerated Transport - Denton, TX

    Owner Operator Truck Driving Jobs Available at SRT Find the opportunity you’ve been looking for with SRT: A company that rewards your time & hard work. Founded in 1986, we’ve...

    from Southern Refrigerated Transport - 1 day ago
  • Emergency Room Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Denton, TX

    Emergency Room Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
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Denton, Texas

Denton is a city in the United States and the county seat of Denton County, Texas. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, the city population was 80,537, making it the eleventh largest city in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. In July 2006, however, the United States Census Bureau estimated Denton's population as 109,561. The same estimate names Denton as the nation's ninth fastest-growing city among those over 100,000 people. Denton is home to two state universities, the University of North Texas, the largest university in North Texas and the fourth largest in Texas, and Texas Woman's University, the largest state-supported university for women in the United States. Both the city and county were named after John B. Denton, a pioneer, preacher, lawyer and Texas Militia Capitan. Residents of Denton are known as "Dentonites" and the city has been known as the “Redbud Capital of Texas� since 1993. In 2006, Denton was selected by Money magazine as one of the "Top 100 Best Places to...more

Denton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Denton are Management, professional, and related occupations, 34%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Denton, Texas work for companies, 21 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Denton Industries

The leading industries in Denton, Texas are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 28%; Retail trade, 13%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Denton job listings indicate that the following industries in Denton are hiring the most workers:

Denton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Denton, Texas is $33,878, and the median income of households in Denton was $38,034.

Average Salaries in Denton, TX

Denton, TX


According to our Denton Trends data, the number of Denton, Texas jobs has not changed since September 2013.
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Denton Employment Statistics

Population of Denton
Total population 87,766
Male 51.35%
Female 48.65%
Median age 28.4
Denton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 48.5%
Median cost of a home $123,500
Median mortgage payment $823
Renter-occupied homes 51.5%
Vacant housing 8.7%
Median monthly rent $679
Average Income
Median for all workers $22,933
Median for all male full-time $36,267
Median for all female full-time $31,490
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 26%
Graduate degree 14%
Marital Status
Never married 41%
Currently married 45%
Separated 2%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 8%
White 80%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 4%
Other 5%
Denton Commute
Carpool 9.2%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 22 minutes