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People

Total Population 1,766
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 723
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,889
% Above Poverty Level 79.5%
% Below Poverty Level 20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.8%
Median Gross Rent $594
Median House Value $94,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.9%
Irish 11.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Denton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles S of High Point, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Davidson
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
Standard Zip Codes 27239
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.633
Longitude -80.116

Denton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ASHEBORO 2 W
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station ALBEMARLE
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station SALISBURY
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Denton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Handy (27239)

Healing Springs (27239)

High Rock (27239)

Jacksons Creek (27239)

New Hope Academy (27239)

Newsom (27239)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Badin 1,895 $38,333
Lexington 19,129 $34,879
New London 596 $62,250
Richfield 653 $49,688
Rockwell 1,932 $56,806
Thomasville 27,084 $39,366

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Denton High Schools

SOUTH DAVIDSON HIGH
14956 SOUTH NC HWY 109
336-859-3533
Serves 516 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

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