Denton Jobs

  • Maintenance Assistant - Ridgecrest

    BH Management Services - Denton, TX

    The search is on for a dependable and hard-working professional who is willing to put in the time and effort it takes to make things right. If this sounds just like you and your...

    from BH Management Services, LLC - 11 days ago
  • Navy Diver

    U.S. Navy - Denton, TX

    Navy Divers perform a variety of salvage diving operations and special diving duties worldwide, whether performing construction and demolition projects, executing search and...

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

    Schneider - Denton, TX

    Regional Truck Driver - $2,500 Sign-on Bonus Available - Tuition Reimbursement Available - Texas-10000000CN This Regional truck driver position features weekly time at home...

    from Schneider - 3 days 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 decreased by 16% since April 2013.
Denton job trends

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