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Denton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Denton had a population of 4,584 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Denton is located at latitude 38.8794 and longitude -75.8245 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Denton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Caroline County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Town of Denton (GNIS ID: 2390146) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Denton is located within District 3, Denton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caroline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Denton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Denton: Eden Town, Edenton, Eden-Town, Pig Point.


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Town of Denton, MD Boundary Map



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Denton, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,584
Population in Households 4,321
Population in Familes 3,451
Population in Group Qrtrs 263
Population Density1 871
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,648
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,065
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,837 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 949 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 699 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $200,636
Average Home Value $259,642
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,524
Average Household Income $68,479
Per Capita Income $26,805
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.33%
Households 0.4% 0.22%
Families 0.47% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Denton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 202 61st
Population Density1 # 316 39th
Diversity Index2 # 188 64th
Median Household Income # 336 35th
Per Capita Income # 355 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.