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Population in 2012: 4,372 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +47.7%
Males: 1,986  (45.4%)
Females: 2,386  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  35.8 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21629.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,372 (it was $34,936 in 2000)
Denton:

$64,372
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,659

Denton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $183,234 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Denton:

$183,234
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $252,445; Detached houses: $259,459; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,167

Median gross rent in 2012: $752.

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  • White alone - 2,855 (65.5%)
  • Black alone - 889 (20.4%)
  • Hispanic - 441 (10.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 79 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 44 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 38 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Denton: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (18.8%), German (12.2%), English (8.1%), United States (5.1%), Italian (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1802

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,780 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Denton:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denton town:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

247 residents are foreign born

This town:  5.7%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Denton, Maryland as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Denton to the number of sex offenders is 273 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,637 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,169 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dundalk, MD (45.0 miles , pop. 62,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (51.6 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (85.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Denton, MD (0.9 miles) , Williston, MD (2.0 miles) , Ridgely, MD (2.3 miles ), Four Corners, MD (2.5 miles ), Greensboro, MD (2.5 miles ), Hillsboro, MD (2.6 miles) , Queen Anne, MD (2.7 miles) , Cordova, MD (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $54,100
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2005: 113 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2006: 147 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $243,700
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 75.83 W

Area code: 410

Denton household income distribution Denton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Denton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0011002020
per 100,000 0.00.033.433.10.00.055.50.048.20.0
Robberies 29037161053
per 100,000 66.6295.10.099.2224.230.7166.6253.1120.671.6
Assaults 811109881412132
per 100,000 266.3360.7333.7297.7256.2245.3388.7303.7313.547.7
Burglaries 27204736283833466456
per 100,000 898.8655.71568.21190.9896.91165.3916.21164.31543.31336.8
Thefts 145151142103104129155204173167
per 100,000 4826.94950.84738.13407.23331.23955.84303.25163.24171.73986.6
Auto thefts 1011218611138310
per 100,000 332.9360.7700.7264.6192.2337.3360.9202.572.3238.7
Arson 1201210021
per 100,000 33.365.60.033.164.130.70.00.048.223.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 370.4451.2467.1371.2343.4338.3455.1458.9435.2315.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Maryland average:

2.45

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Denton, Maryland accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -592 (-16.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Average climate in Denton, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

Denton-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.9 miles away from the Denton town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Denton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from Denton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caroline County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Denton topographic map

Birthplace of: Sherman W. Tribbitt - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Denton:

  • CAROLINE CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, 301 RANDOLPH ST)
  • CAROLINE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 520 KERR AVENUE)
  • ENVOY OF DENTON (Nursing Home, 420 COLONIAL DR)
  • WESLEYAN HEALTH CARE CNTR (Nursing Home, 280 CAMP RD PO BOX 464)

Political contributions by individuals in Denton, MD

Airports located in Denton:


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Local government website: www.dentonmaryland.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denton:

  • Delaware State University (about 26 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,113)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 27 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 37 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 4,552)
  • Salisbury University (about 39 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 40 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 5,957)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 47 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 48 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 8,558)

Private high school in Denton:

  • WESLEYAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 401 ALDERSGATE DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Denton:

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Library in Denton:

  • CAROLINE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,994,518; Location: 100 MARKET STREET; 84,670 books; 3,857 e-books; 1,839 audio materials; 9,766 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 24 other licensed databases; 304 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Denton: Holiness Camp (A), Denton Industrial Park (B), The Gables at Caroline Assisted Living Center (C), Homestead Manor Assisted Living Center (D), Caroline Nursing Home (E), Caroline County Courthouse (F), Caroline Public Library (G), Denton Town Hall (H), Denton Volunteer Fire Company Incorporated (I), Denton Police Department (J), Caroline County Sheriff's Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bullocks Plaza Shopping Center (1), Denton Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Denton include: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Denton Church of the Brethren (B), First Wesleyan Church (C), Kings Apostolic Holiness Church (D), Saint Lukes Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Saint Lukes Cemetery (1), Saint Elizabeths Cemetery (2), Spring Grove Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Denton include: Olive Branch Lodge Park (1), Lions Park (2), Denton Historic District (3), Denton Community Park (4), Daniel Crouse Memorial Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum of Rural Life (16 North 2nd Street), Old Harford Town Maritime Center (Museums; 10215 River Landing Road), Four Points Travel (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 317 S 3rd St), Caroline County Chamber of Commerce (110 Franklin Street), Caroline Office Of Tourism (16 North Second St).

Hotel: Best Western Denton Inn (521 Fleetwood Road).

Courts: Caroline County - Question- District Court Office- Supervisor Of Elect (301 Randolph), Caroline County - Property Tax Assesment Income-Related Property Tax- Circuit C (207 South 3rd Street), Caroline County - District Court- Human Resources Office (207 South 3rd Street), Caroline County - State's Attorney's Office- Courthouse (109 Market Street), District Court of Maryland - District Court Commissioner (207 South 3rd Street), Caroline County - Circuit Court- Land Records Civil And Criminal Records Marriag (109 Market Street).

 
Caroline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.53
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.90. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.90
U.S.:

9.39
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00457. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00457
U.S.:

0.05221

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

RELIANCE M.H.P. (Address: 509 KERR AVE , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2002)
  • Public Education - Between JUL-01-1996 and JAN-02-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1997), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-1998)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-01-1996 and NOV-18-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-30-1997 to SEP-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JAN-09-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2001)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine SOWT M&R - Between JUL-01-1996 and OCT-21-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1997)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-09-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-05-1995), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-1996), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-1996)
HILLTOP TRAILER PARK (Serves DE, Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2004), St Public Notif issued (OCT-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2002), St Public Notif issued (NOV-25-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-1997), St Public Notif issued (AUG-26-1997), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-16-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-19-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2002)
MEADOW BROOK COURT (Address: 509 KERR AVENUE , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from SEP-08-2004 to SEP-09-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-11-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-11-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1997 and FEB-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and SEP-12-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-1995), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-1995), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from MAR-11-1996 to DEC-20-1996), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-24-1997), Fed FAO issued (MAY-29-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-1997), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-16-1997)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and JAN-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-1995), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-1995), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from MAR-11-1996 to DEC-20-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-1997), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-24-1997), Fed FAO issued (MAY-29-1997), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-16-1997)
TOWER COURT MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-1998), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-1998), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-06-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JAN-03-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and SEP-16-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-1999)

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

  • TOWN OF DENTON (Population served: 3000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 82.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Denton, MD

People in group quarters in Denton in 2010:

  • 182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Denton in 2000:

  • 263 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Denton compared to Maryland state average:

Denton, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Denton (2011 data):

  • Provident State Bank, Inc.: Denton Branch at 209 Franklin Street, branch established on 1984/11/09; Denton Plaza Branch at 39 Denton Plaza, branch established on 2004/10/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.4 mil, Deposits: $213.8 mil, headquarters in Preston, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Holding Corp.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Denton Branch at 126 Market Street, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Fifth Avenue Branch at 812 5th Avenue, branch established on 1990/05/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Easton Bank & Trust: Denton Branch at 300 Market Street, branch established on 1999/09/13. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $154.2 mil, Deposits: $133.6 mil, headquarters in Easton, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Easton Bancorp, Inc.
  • CNB: Denton Branch at 850 South 5th Ave, branch established on 2001/04/02. Info updated 2011/03/02: Bank assets: $435.9 mil, Deposits: $385.2 mil, headquarters in Centreville, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Shore Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Denton travel time to work - commute


Denton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Denton town (based on Caroline County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.06%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention The Wesleyan ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents36.7%32.0%7.0%6.6%3.7%
Congregations47.3%5.5%7.3%12.7%3.6%
NameLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the BrethrenOther
Adherents2.9%2.6%2.4%1.5%4.5%
Congregations1.8%1.8%1.8%3.6%14.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Caroline County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Caroline County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Caroline County:

11.3%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,816$35,2640$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,319$55,9145$1,202
Police Protection - Officers 11$42,653$46,5310$0
Police - Other 1$2,697$32,3642$1,492
Streets and Highways 1$2,303$27,6360$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,325$39,9000$0
Sewerage 5$15,677$37,6250$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,428$53,1360$0
Water Supply 2$4,767$28,6021$1,523
Other and Unallocable 6$14,050$28,1002$1,935
Totals for Government 33$108,035$39,28510$6,152

Denton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $1,139,000 ($260.52)
    Police Protection: $624,000 ($142.73)
    General - Other: $440,000 ($100.64)
    Sewerage: $406,000 ($92.86)
    Regular Highways: $392,000 ($89.66)
    Water Utilities: $243,000 ($55.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $129,000 ($29.51)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($18.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($17.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($10.52)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($7.55)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($3.66)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($2.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($19.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $59,000 ($13.49)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($4.35)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($1.14)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.46)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $966,000 ($220.95)

Denton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $564,000 ($129.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $190,000 ($43.46)
    Highways: $169,000 ($38.66)
    All Other: $10,000 ($2.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $149,000 ($34.08)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $216,000 ($49.41)
    Rents: $80,000 ($18.30)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($2.29)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $213,000 ($48.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $863,000 ($197.39)
    Housing & Community Development: $126,000 ($28.82)
    All Other: $83,000 ($18.98)
  • Tax - Property: $780,000 ($178.41)
    NEC: $29,000 ($6.63)

Denton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,260,000 ($288.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,129,000 ($258.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000 ($29.73)

Denton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $101,000 ($23.10)

8.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
Maryland average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anne Arundel County, MD  1.80% ($55,272 average AGI)
from Talbot County, MD  1.48% ($39,817)
from Queen Anne's County, MD  1.09% ($46,450)


7.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Maryland average:

8.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Talbot County, MD  1.34% ($41,121 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.97% ($28,655)
to Kent County, DE  0.74% ($32,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Denton:

  • WKDI (840 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DENTON, MD; Owner: BAYSHORE COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denton:

  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRNR-FM (103.1 FM; GRASONVILLE, MD; Owner: EMPIRE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Denton:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Denton, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 48
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 55
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 126
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93

See more detailed statistics of Denton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total average daily traffic: 69,163
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,651

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Denton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Denton, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Denton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1452U , Serial Number: 17267119, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1976
    Registrant (Individual): John R Iii Allen, 24331 Asbury Dr, Denton, MD 21629
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5440Z , Serial Number: 22-9216, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel C Wroe, 108 N 6th St, Denton, MD 21629
  • Aircraft: SMITH ML/PLYER RJ CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8102Q , Serial Number: CH 2 0189-0381, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 108 N 6th St, Denton, MD 21629
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8534C , Serial Number: 22-1239, Year manufactured: 1953
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel C Wroe, 108 N 6th St, Denton, MD 21629
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8873D , Serial Number: 22-6047, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel C Wroe, 108 N 6th St, Denton, MD 21629


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 100
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Denton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Denton, MD

Most common first names in Denton, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11275.2 years
Mary8480.8 years
James8075.2 years
John7272.7 years
Charles6473.5 years
Margaret4880.9 years
George4476.7 years
Robert3871.8 years
Elizabeth3478.8 years
Mildred3479.5 years
Most common last names in Denton, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown4473.7 years
Smith3673.4 years
Wright3475.8 years
Johnson3379.1 years
Butler2075.5 years
Harris2075.2 years
Towers2077.3 years
Baker1973.0 years
Jones1976.4 years
Griffith1980.6 years
Businesses in Denton, MD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS1
H&R Block1

Denton on our top lists:

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