Denton, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,657 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.3%
Males: 797  (48.2%)
Females: 860  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27292.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,079 (it was $30,950 in 2000)
Denton:

$37,079
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,373 (it was $19,439 in 2000)

Denton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,522 (it was $73,100 in 2000)
Denton:

$97,522
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $114,514; detached houses: $121,558; mobile homes: $19,528

Median gross rent in 2017: $596.

March 2019 cost of living index in Denton: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Denton, NC (2017)
    • 1,71996.4%White alone
    • 211.2%Two or more races
    • 150.8%Hispanic
    • 90.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Denton, North Carolina as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Denton is 86 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.63
North Carolina average:

2.55
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Ancestries: American (27.2%), German (19.8%), Polish (12.9%), English (11.9%), Irish (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 698 feet

Land area: 1.77 square miles.

Population density: 939 people per square mile   (low).

Denton, North Carolina map

18 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,332 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $982 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: High Point, NC (24.2 miles , pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (35.0 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (405.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Southmont, NC (3.0 miles ),
Richfield, NC (3.7 miles ),
Misenheimer, NC (3.8 miles ),
New London, NC (3.8 miles ),
Lexington, NC (3.9 miles ),
Badin, NC (4.0 miles ),
Rockwell, NC (4.2 miles ),
Trinity, NC (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.63 N, Longitude: 80.11 W

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in Denton, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Denton, NC in 2017

Property values in Denton, NC

Denton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Denton, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (18.9%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Apparel (4.3%)
  • Wood products (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (24.2%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.6%)
  • Apparel (2.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (14.0%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Apparel (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Denton, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Woodworkers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Woodworkers (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Denton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Denton, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 39.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Denton-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Denton town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Denton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.8 miles away from Denton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 276.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 189.0 miles away from Denton center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 216.5 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 182.5 miles away from Denton center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 147.9 miles away from Denton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Davidson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Denton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Denton:

  • MOUNTAIN VISTA HEALTH PARK (106 MOUNTAIN VISTA RD)
  • MOUNTAIN VISTA/ELDERLODGE (JACKSON HILL RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Denton:

  • CENTERCLAIR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • PIEDMONT CROSSING (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; THOMASVILLE, NC)
  • LEXINGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • PIEDMONT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • BRIAN CENTER NURSING CARE/LEXI (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • LEXINGTON DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • LEXINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Denton:

  • 20 miles: SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denton:

  • Randolph Community College (about 17 miles; Asheboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,528)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 17 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 21 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • Stanly Community College (about 22 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • High Point University (about 25 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)
  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 28 miles; Jamestown, NC; FT enrollment: 13,068)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 32 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)

Public high school in Denton:

  • SOUTH DAVIDSON HIGH (Location: 14956 SOUTH NC HWY 109, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Denton:

  • DENTON ELEMENTARY (Location: 305 W SALISBURY STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • SOUTH DAVIDSON MIDDLE (Location: 14954 NC HWY 109 SOUTH, Grades: 6-8)

Points of interest:

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Birthplace of: Furman Bisher - Journalist, Hal Lanier - Baseball player and coach, Bob Welborn - Former NASCAR driver, Max Lanier - Baseball player, Bobby Wilkins - MLB shortstop, Buren Skeen - Racing driver.

Davidson 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 Denton and their reported violations in the past:

DENTON, TOWN OF (Population served: 3,080, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from SEP-30-2005 to SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2005), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from NOV-22-2005 to NOV-22-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-11-2006 to SEP-21-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-29-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NEWSOM MHP CAMPGROUND (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
GREATER VISION BAPTIST CH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-26-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Denton (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Denton Branch at Salisbury And Anderson Streets, branch established on 1971/09/02. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • SunTrust Bank: Denton Branch 340 at 71 North Main Street, branch established on 1969/01/02. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Denton Branch at 94 N Main St, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Denton:

Marital status in Denton, NC
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Denton:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Denton, NC (based on Davidson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,855141
Mainline Protestant28,03393
Catholic2,4122
Black Protestant1,91310
Other5745
None98,219-
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: 28
Here:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Davidson County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Davidson County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 103
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Davidson County:

30.1%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Davidson County:

14.5%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Denton:

49.9%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Denton:

47.6%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Denton:

29.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Denton:

19.4%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Denton:

9.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Denton:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Denton:

57.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.6%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Denton, NC Residents
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
Streets and Highways 10$21,120$25,3440$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$19,887$29,8310$0
Water Supply 6$16,351$32,7022$1,715
Other Government Administration 4$12,767$38,3012$1,626
Sewerage 3$7,337$29,3480$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$77,462$29,9854$3,341

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.21)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $723,000 ($436.33)
    Sewerage: $432,000 ($260.71)
    Police Protection: $310,000 ($187.09)
    Regular Highways: $308,000 ($185.88)
    Central Staff Services: $267,000 ($161.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($32.59)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($22.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $76,000 ($45.87)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($27.16)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($12.07)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($1.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $598,000 ($360.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($34.40)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $365,000 ($220.28)
    Other: $12,000 ($7.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($9.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $122,000 ($73.63)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($2.41)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $802,000 ($484.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $72,000 ($43.45)
    Other: $65,000 ($39.23)
    Highways: $53,000 ($31.99)
  • Tax - Property: $634,000 ($382.62)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $265,000 ($159.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,380,000 ($1436.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,153,000 ($1299.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000 ($136.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000 ($158.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $447,000 ($269.76)

5.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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 Guilford County, NC  1.30% ($40,082 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, NC  1.21% ($46,254)
from Randolph County, NC  0.67% ($32,577)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Forsyth County, NC  1.14% ($40,736 average AGI)
to Guilford County, NC  1.13% ($36,536)
to Randolph County, NC  0.58% ($38,398)

Businesses in Denton, NC

  • Advance Auto Parts: 1
  • CVS: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Denton:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denton:

  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Denton:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • Denton, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count11719
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17391
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3118
  • Fatalities12999
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30889
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1100
See more detailed statistics of Denton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.3mTotal length
  • 32,150Total average daily traffic
  • 2,299Total average daily truck traffic
  • 64,300Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Denton, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Denton, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Denton, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1555K , Serial Number: 4282, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Adrian V Perdue, 6705 Canaan Church Rd, Denton, NC 27239
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3724U , Serial Number: 18255124, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/26/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Larry R Shackleford, 598 Mountain Shore Dr, Denton, NC 27239
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5384N , Serial Number: 18267679, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Ghs Corp, 9543 Nc Hwy 49s, Denton, NC 27239
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76099 , Serial Number: 10496, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 12/06/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Adrian V Perdue, 6705 Canaan Church Rd, Denton, NC 27239

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$86,8655$103,6361$91,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$64,5700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$64,3102$78,5950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$77,8000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0620.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0620.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Denton, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Denton, NC - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 59. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 100 took place in 2010, and the least - 10 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Denton, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.7%), and Outside Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Denton, NC
    • 50850.7%Structure Fires
    • 31831.8%Outside Fires
    • 11711.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 585.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Denton, NC
Most common first names in Denton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6770.8 years
William5371.0 years
John5373.5 years
Mary4477.0 years
Robert3271.6 years
Charles3068.1 years
Walter2374.6 years
Annie2184.4 years
Ruth1777.2 years
Fred1767.8 years
Most common last names in Denton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Loflin5276.9 years
Gallimore5274.6 years
Smith4477.6 years
Garner4076.0 years
Surratt3977.5 years
Snider3878.9 years
Russell3571.6 years
Cranford3580.3 years
Hughes3471.4 years
Lanier3274.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Denton, NC
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 16.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Denton, NC
  • 95.3%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Utility gas


Denton compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 11 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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