Denison, Texas

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Population in 2017: 24,380 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 
Males: 11,776  (48.3%)
Females: 12,604  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75020, 75021, 75076.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,016 (it was $31,474 in 2000)
Denison:

$48,016
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,061 (it was $17,685 in 2000)

Denison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,197 (it was $52,100 in 2000)
Denison:

$107,197
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $815.

March 2019 cost of living index in Denison: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.1%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.1% for American Indian residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Denison, TX (2017)
    • 18,06374.5%White alone
    • 2,43110.0%Hispanic
    • 1,9247.9%Black alone
    • 6352.6%Two or more races
    • 4281.8%American Indian alone
    • 2000.8%Asian alone
    • 340.1%Other race alone
    • 190.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Denison detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 131 registered sex offenders living in Denison, Texas as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Denison is 182 to 1.


Crime rates in Denison by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.3)
2
(8.2)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.6)
1
(4.3)
4
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(16.8)
2
(8.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(16.8)
5
(20.6)
5
(20.7)
1
(4.1)
3
(12.4)
2
(8.3)
9
(38.9)
10
(43.2)
11
(48.6)
17
(74.4)
27
(117.6)
12
(51.6)
18
(75.6)
17
(69.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(84.2)
23
(94.6)
24
(99.5)
24
(98.9)
28
(116.0)
13
(53.7)
14
(60.5)
15
(64.9)
15
(66.2)
16
(70.1)
25
(108.9)
12
(51.6)
15
(63.0)
12
(48.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
59
(248.3)
63
(259.1)
80
(331.5)
85
(350.1)
60
(248.5)
61
(252.1)
66
(285.0)
68
(294.1)
64
(282.5)
55
(240.8)
84
(366.0)
86
(370.1)
70
(293.9)
61
(247.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
260
(1,094)
270
(1,110)
290
(1,202)
221
(910.4)
253
(1,048)
215
(888.6)
288
(1,244)
251
(1,085)
145
(640.1)
169
(740.0)
151
(657.9)
135
(581.0)
115
(482.9)
101
(410.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
933
(3,926)
793
(3,261)
879
(3,643)
687
(2,830)
865
(3,583)
858
(3,546)
807
(3,485)
767
(3,317)
646
(2,852)
486
(2,128)
448
(1,952)
372
(1,601)
340
(1,428)
312
(1,267)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
97
(408.2)
65
(267.3)
52
(215.5)
43
(177.1)
60
(248.5)
36
(148.8)
50
(215.9)
63
(272.4)
53
(234.0)
59
(258.3)
65
(283.2)
50
(215.2)
70
(293.9)
54
(219.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
6
(24.7)
3
(12.4)
3
(12.4)
1
(4.3)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)354.7334.4376.4310.6339.3297.4367.2352.0328.1286.3364.2252.7286.2232.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Denison, TX

Crime rate in Denison detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 48 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (19.0%), German (10.9%), Irish (8.4%), English (6.1%), Scottish (2.2%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 22.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,079 people per square mile   (low).

Denison, Texas map

975 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

4.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,230 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,169 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (8.1 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (49.6 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (67.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Knollwood, TX (2.4 miles ),
Cartwright, OK (2.7 miles ),
Pottsboro, TX (2.7 miles ),
Colbert, OK (2.8 miles ),
East Grayson, TX (2.8 miles ),
Sherman, TX (2.8 miles ),
Hendrix, OK (3.0 miles),
Preston, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.75 N, Longitude: 96.56 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Wine Root Stock Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,887 (+7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,096 (40.6%)

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Denison, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Denison, TX in 2017
Denison satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2005: 81 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2006: 81 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $217,200
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2015: 61 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2016: 115 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2017: 153 buildings, average cost: $152,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Denison, TX residents
Average permit cost in Denison, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Denison, TX
Historical housing units in Denison, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,053 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in Denison, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Denison, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Denison, Texas

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Denison, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Denison-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Denison city center killed 3 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 tornado 18.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Denison-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from Denison center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 266.8 miles away from Denison center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Denison topographic map

Hospitals in Denison:

  • ALTERNATE LIVING FACILITY I (1101 S MIRICK AVE)
  • ALTERNATE LIVNG FACILITY I I I (1100 WEST WALKER)
  • EDWARDS STREET HOUSE (603 EDWARDS ST)
  • HYDE PARK HOUSE (1507 HYDE PARK AVE)
  • LYNN STREET HOUSE (108 S LYNN ST)
  • MHMR SVCS OF TEXOMA ALTERNATE LIVING FACILITY I I (1217 DESVOIGNES RD)
  • MKT RAILROAD EMPLOYEES HOSP (1029 W WASHINGTON)
  • ROYAL CREST HOSPICE (1105 MEMORIAL DRIVE SUITE 120)
  • TEXOMA MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 5016 S US HIGHWAY 75)
  • TEXOMA MEDICAL CTR RESTORATIVE CARE (1000 MEMORIAL DR 4TH FLOOR POBOX 890)

Airports and heliports located in Denison:

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College/University in Denison:

  • Grayson College (Full-time enrollment: 2,496; Location: 6101 Grayson Drive; Public; Website: www.grayson.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Denison:

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 21 miles; Durant, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • North Central Texas College (about 37 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 41 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 49 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • University of North Texas (about 51 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 52 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 54 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)

Public high schools in Denison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Denison:

  • B MCDANIEL INT (Students: 1,026, Location: 400 LILLIS LN, Grades: 5-6)
  • TERRELL EL (Students: 477, Location: 230 W MARTIN LUTHER KING ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • HYDE PARK EL (Students: 268, Location: 1701 HYDE PARK, Grades: PK-4)
  • MAYES EL (Students: 252, Location: 201 JENNIE LN, Grades: PK-4)
  • HOUSTON EL (Location: 1100 W MORGAN ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • HENRY SCOTT MIDDLE (Location: 1901 S MIRICK AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • LAMAR EL (Location: 1000 S FIFTH AVE, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle school in Denison:

  • ST LUKE'S SCHOOL (Students: 64, Location: 427 W WOODARD ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Denison

Library in Denison:

  • DENISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $660,562; Location: 300 W GANDY ST; 81,512 books; 1,973 audio materials; 3,081 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 150 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Denison: Denison Commercial Historic District (A), Ernst Martin Kohl Building (B), George Braun House (C), Denison Fire Department West Side Station (D), Denison Fire Department South Side Station (E), Denison Fire Department Central Station (F), Red River Railroad Museum (G), Clifton House Hotel (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Denison include: College Boulevard Baptist Church (A), Bible Baptist Church (B), Bethel Community Baptist Church (C), Belmont Baptist Church (D), Antioch Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Faith Fellowship Baptist Church (G), Epting Memorial Baptist Church (H), Emmanuel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Waterloo Lake (A), Loy Lake (B), Randell Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Loy Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Denison include: Jones Park (1), Waterloo Park (2), Jones Park (3), Forest Park (4), Loy Park (5), Forest Park (6), Munson Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Frontier Village (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Loy Lake Road) (1), Eisenhower Birthplace Historic Site (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 609 South Lamar Avenue) (2), Chamber of Commerce (313 West Woodard Street) (3), Citizen's Travel Agency (115 North Rusk Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Cardinal Inn Motel (1505 South Austin Avenue) (1), Budget Inn (1621 South Austin Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chesley Sullenberger - Commercial airline pilot, Dwight D. Eisenhower - (1890-1969), WW2 General, President, Jim Hightower - (born 1943), radio host, author, Michael Sampson - Writer, Pete Spratt - Martial artist, Aaron Hunt - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jun 19, 1980), Booker Ervin - Saxophonist, Mike Haynes (cornerback) - Football player, Aaron Hunt (gridiron football) - Player of and football, John Hillerman - actor.

Grayson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Denison and their reported violations in the past:

TEXOMA MARINA AND RESORT (Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-03-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-03-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-03-2013)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 11 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Denison that have no violations reported:

  • GRANDPAPPY POINT (Population served: 1,800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Denison in 2010:

  • 271 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 73 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Denison in 2000:

  • 300 people in nursing homes
  • 95 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Denison (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Denison Branch at 300 West Main Street, branch established on 1883/10/04; Denison Motor Branch at 200 West Chesnut, branch established on 1992/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Landmark Bank, National Association: Denison Tmc Branch at 2911 F.M. 691, branch established on 2011/03/24; Denison Branch at 2820 West Fm 120, branch established on 1890/11/10. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $1,675.9 mil, Deposits: $1,490.4 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Landrum Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Drive-In Branch at 312 West Woodard, branch established on 1989/07/20; Denison Branch at 231 West Main Street, branch established on 1925/05/12. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • American Bank of Texas: West Main Street Branch at 927-931 West Main Street, branch established on 1963/10/07; F.M. Road Branch at 3326 F.M. Road 120, branch established on 1998/06/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,140.3 mil, Deposits: $954.9 mil, headquarters in Sherman, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: North American Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Denison Wal-Mart Branch at 401 North Us Highway 75, branch established on 2001/06/11. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Independent Bank: Denison Branch at 331 West Main Street, branch established on 1987/07/14. Info updated 2010/10/06: Bank assets: $1,237.6 mil, Deposits: $1,035.0 mil, headquarters in Mckinney, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Denison:

Marital status in Denison, TX
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Denison:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Denison
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Denison, TX (based on Grayson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,271174
Mainline Protestant9,06633
Catholic5,9524
Other3,8447
Black Protestant2,38014
Orthodox1201
None49,244-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Here:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
This county:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
This county:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Grayson County:

25.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grayson County:

15.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Denison:

49.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Denison:

45.9%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Denison:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Denison:

55.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Denison:

77.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Denison, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 55$249,514$54,4390$0
Police Protection - Officers 45$226,324$60,3530$0
Water Supply 31$105,880$40,9860$0
Sewerage 20$75,268$45,1610$0
Other and Unallocable 19$64,320$40,6230$0
Police - Other 15$43,062$34,4500$0
Financial Administration 15$56,138$44,9100$0
Parks and Recreation 14$41,176$35,29439$21,338
Streets and Highways 13$31,790$29,3450$0
Solid Waste Management 12$37,410$37,4102$1,664
Other Government Administration 11$65,102$71,02010$1,950
Local Libraries 6$17,446$34,8927$4,510
Judicial and Legal 4$10,934$32,8021$1,800
Health 2$5,722$34,3320$0
Fire - Other 1$3,908$46,8960$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$1,262
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 263$1,033,994$47,17860$32,524

Denison government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,694,000 ($110.50)
    Sewerage: $1,586,000 ($65.05)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($16.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000 ($0.33)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $5,097,000 ($209.06)
    Police Protection: $4,732,000 ($194.09)
    Water Utilities: $3,966,000 ($162.67)
    Sewerage: $2,423,000 ($99.38)
    General - Other: $2,372,000 ($97.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,260,000 ($92.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,626,000 ($66.69)
    Financial Administration: $1,144,000 ($46.92)
    Regular Highways: $967,000 ($39.66)
    Central Staff Services: $940,000 ($38.56)
    Libraries: $745,000 ($30.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $604,000 ($24.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $455,000 ($18.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $373,000 ($15.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $263,000 ($10.79)
    Health - Other: $257,000 ($10.54)
    General Public Buildings: $211,000 ($8.65)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $7,401,000 ($303.57)
    Corporate Bonds: $2,401,000 ($98.48)
    Benefit Payments: $1,128,000 ($46.27)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,015,000 ($41.63)
    Withdrawals: $26,000 ($1.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $312,000 ($12.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $249,000 ($10.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($3.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($1.19)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,696,000 ($520.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($7.10)

Denison government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,412,000 ($180.97)
    Sewerage: $3,486,000 ($142.99)
    Other: $2,060,000 ($84.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $154,000 ($6.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $145,000 ($5.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $399,000 ($16.37)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $165,000 ($6.77)
    From Other Governments: $139,000 ($5.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $373,000 ($15.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $225,000 ($9.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $331,000 ($13.58)
    Interest Earnings: $135,000 ($5.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $81,000 ($3.32)
    Rents: $41,000 ($1.68)
    Sale of Property: $29,000 ($1.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,623,000 ($271.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $39,000 ($1.60)
  • Tax - Property: $6,075,000 ($249.18)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,911,000 ($201.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,475,000 ($60.50)
    Other Selective Sales: $270,000 ($11.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $164,000 ($6.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.16)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.08)
    Amusements Sales: $2,000 ($0.08)

Denison government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,945,000 ($900.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,400,000 ($836.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,545,000 ($63.37)

Denison government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,326,000 ($382.53)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,256,000 ($174.57)
    Total Other Securities: $285,000 ($11.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,675,000 ($601.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $914,000 ($37.49)

7.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Collin County, TX  1.61% ($69,073 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.81% ($55,781)
from Dallas County, TX  0.64% ($62,125)


6.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($31 average AGI)
Grayson County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Collin County, TX  0.88% ($54,386 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.51% ($49,583)
to Dallas County, TX  0.46% ($50,578)
Businesses in Denison, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Jack In The Box1
Albertsons1KFC1
Arby's1Kroger1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture3
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Motel 61
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut2
Circle K1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
Honda1UPS3
IHOP1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Denison:

  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KJIM (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHERMAN, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denison:

  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • K214CK (90.7 FM; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: BIBLE B/CNG NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSSU (91.9 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K228CN (93.5 FM; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: J & J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Denison:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Denison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 97Number of bridges
  • 1,906ft / 581mTotal length
  • $6,805,000Total costs
  • 746,405Total average daily traffic
  • 113,324Total average daily truck traffic
  • 738,288Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Denison, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 381980-1989
  • 291990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Denison, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Denison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 154 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Denison, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 212 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Denison)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Denison)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$82,70270$75,25894$104,82220$33,98045$41,2815$62,868
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$87,2906$150,06714$94,6183$15,0901$20,0001$63,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$86,96319$56,21751$86,84121$39,78912$56,9784$67,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$84,4284$48,02843$100,0334$53,6202$74,1950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$89,0004$87,7836$81,3821$159,0902$48,7601$127,160

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00 , 0005.01, 0005.02, 0007.00, 0008.00, 0009.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$108,4150$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$175,320
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00 , 0005.01, 0005.02, 0007.00, 0008.00, 0009.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Denison, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Denison, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 196. The highest number of fires - 345 took place in 2006, and the least - 43 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Denison, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.3%), and Structure Fires (27.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Denison, TX
    • 1,84155.3%Outside Fires
    • 92627.8%Structure Fires
    • 46714.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 952.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Denison, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Denison, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 801 Hwy 75 N, Denison, Texas 75020 , Phone: (903) 464-0340, Fax: (903) 464-0438
  • Holiday Inn Express, 715 N Pt Lookout Dr, Denison, Texas 75020 , Phone: (903) 463-2500, Fax: (903) 463-2501
  • Best Western Texoma Hotel & Suites, 810 N Us Hwy 75, Denison, Texas 75020 , Phone: (909) 327-8883, Fax: (903) 327-8185
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 3415 Ansley Rd, Denison, Texas 75020 , Phone: (903) 464-9010, Fax: (903) 464-9035
  • Hilton Garden Inn Denison/Sherman/At Texoma Event Center, 5015 S US Hwy 75, Denison, Texas 75020 , Phone: (903) 463-3331, Fax: (903) 463-3341
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Denison, Texas
Most common first names in Denison, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27571.5 years
Mary26578.3 years
John25274.4 years
William24075.0 years
Robert17871.4 years
Charles14269.6 years
George10976.2 years
Willie9377.5 years
Helen8377.3 years
Walter8075.1 years
Most common last names in Denison, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13675.2 years
Jones11778.5 years
Williams9379.2 years
Brown8575.2 years
Johnson7676.0 years
Davis6976.2 years
Anderson6673.1 years
Taylor6576.4 years
Wilson6376.5 years
Moore6377.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Denison, TX
  • 66.0%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Denison, TX
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 46.7%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Denison compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Denison on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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