Denton, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 4,359 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +47.3%
Males: 1,992  (45.7%)
Females: 2,367  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21629.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,371 (it was $34,936 in 2000)
Denton:

$60,371
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,807 (it was $18,631 in 2000)

Denton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $182,556 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Denton:

$182,556
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $240,632; Detached houses: $245,663; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,511

Median gross rent in 2013: $837.

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  • Races in Denton, MD (2013)

    Denton races chart
    • 2,92566.0%White alone
    • 90220.4%Black alone
    • 48110.9%Hispanic
    • 390.9%Asian alone
    • 260.6%Other race alone
    • 240.5%American Indian alone
    • 160.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Denton: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), German (10.7%), English (8.8%), United States (7.4%), Italian (2.0%), Welsh (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1802

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,775 people per square mile   (low).

Denton,MD real estate house value index trend

Denton, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Denton:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denton town:

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

175 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This town:

4.0%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Denton, Maryland as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Denton to the number of sex offenders is 257 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,674 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,436 (1.4%)

Denton satellite photo by USGS

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 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00110020201
per 100,000 0.00.033.433.10.00.055.50.048.20.023.0
Robberies 290371610534
per 100,000 66.6295.10.099.2224.230.7166.6253.1120.671.691.8
Assaults 8111098814121328
per 100,000 266.3360.7333.7297.7256.2245.3388.7303.7313.547.7183.6
Burglaries 2720473628383346645634
per 100,000 898.8655.71,568.21,190.9896.91,165.3916.21,164.31,543.31,336.8780.4
Thefts 145151142103104129155204173167241
per 100,000 4,826.94,950.84,738.13,407.23,331.23,955.84,303.25,163.24,171.73,986.65,531.3
Auto thefts 10112186111383100
per 100,000 332.9360.7700.7264.6192.2337.3360.9202.572.3238.70.0
Arson 12012100210
per 100,000 33.365.60.033.164.130.70.00.048.223.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.3) 370.4451.2467.1371.2343.4338.3455.1458.9435.2315.6373.2

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Maryland average:

2.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -592 (-16.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Denton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Denton, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Denton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 24% smaller 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 near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from Denton center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 359.0 miles away from Denton center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 296.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 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 and medical centers in Denton:

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

Airports located in Denton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denton:

  • Delaware State University (about 27 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 27 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 27 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 36 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 39 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • Salisbury University (about 40 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 40 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.2. This is about average.

City:

87.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.01468

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

TOWN OF DENTON (Address: 650 LEGION ROAD , Population served: 4,418, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTH CAROLINE HIGH SCHOOL (Address: 204 FRANKLIN STREET , Population served: 1,028, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
COLONEL RICHARDSON MID & HIGH SCHOOL (Address: 204 FRANKLIN STREET , Population served: 1,022, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-28-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAR-28-2012 to MAR-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-28-2012 to MAR-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
RELIANCE MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 11026 GREENSBORO ROAD , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2012), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-20-2012 to JUN-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2012), St Intentional no-action (FEB-24-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2012)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from SEP-11-2008 to OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2010), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUN-07-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2012)
  • Notification, Public - Between MAY-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 30 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
HILLTOP TRAILER PARK (Serves DE, Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013)
JONESTOWN WATER SYSTEM (Address: 403 S. 7TH STREET, SUITE 210 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2009), St Intentional no-action (JAN-13-2009)
  • 28 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
CHOPTANK ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2012)
TOWER COURT MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 11026 GREENSBORO ROAD , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from SEP-07-2006 to MAR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUL-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-14-2012)
  • 23 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • GREENSBORO ELEMENTARY (Address: 204 FRANKLIN STREET , Population served: 737, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 42.6% 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

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, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Denton compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Maryland average:

12.6

Denton travel time to work - commute Denton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,65230
Mainline Protestant3,42225
Catholic2,5853
Black Protestant1,4537
Other17-
None21,937-
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: 7
Caroline County:

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
Caroline County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Caroline County:

30.0%
Maryland:

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

17.0%
State:

15.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,339$45,3560$0
Other Government Administration 6$7,263$14,5260$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$48,896$48,8960$0
Police - Other 1$2,648$31,7762$1,579
Streets and Highways 1$2,801$33,6120$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,648$31,7760$0
Sewerage 5$18,602$44,6451$1,506
Parks and Recreation 1$2,316$27,7920$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,278$43,6681$1,875
Water Supply 3$9,860$39,4401$1,603
Other and Unallocable 1$2,316$27,7920$0
Totals for Government 36$115,967$38,6565$6,563

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

  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $1,139,000 ($261.30)
    Police Protection: $624,000 ($143.15)
    General - Other: $440,000 ($100.94)
    Sewerage: $406,000 ($93.14)
    Regular Highways: $392,000 ($89.93)
    Water Utilities: $243,000 ($55.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $129,000 ($29.59)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($18.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($17.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($10.55)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($7.57)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($3.67)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($2.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($19.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $59,000 ($13.54)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($4.36)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($1.15)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.46)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $966,000 ($221.61)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $564,000 ($129.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $190,000 ($43.59)
    Highways: $169,000 ($38.77)
    All Other: $10,000 ($2.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $149,000 ($34.18)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $216,000 ($49.55)
    Rents: $80,000 ($18.35)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($2.29)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $213,000 ($48.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $863,000 ($197.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $126,000 ($28.91)
    All Other: $83,000 ($19.04)
  • Tax - Property: $780,000 ($178.94)
    NEC: $29,000 ($6.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,260,000 ($289.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,129,000 ($259.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000 ($29.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $101,000 ($23.17)

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Talbot County, MD  1.24% ($30,604 average AGI)
from Queen Anne's County, MD  0.79% ($30,926)
from Dorchester County, MD  0.73% ($27,239)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Maryland average:

6.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Talbot County, MD  1.16% ($34,129 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.74% ($29,618)
to Queen Anne's County, MD  0.66% ($42,513)

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.)
Denton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Denton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • 100,005Total average daily traffic
  • 6,117Total average daily truck traffic

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 Hardware1H&R Block1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS1

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