Denton is located in northeast Texas. Denton is part of Denton County. Denton has 87.95 square miles of land area and 1.36 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Denton population is 122,742, which has grown 52.40% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Denton median household income is $48,518 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.97% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.68% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Denton median house value is $149,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.74% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 59.27% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Denton is better than the state average in quality. The Denton area codes are 817, 940.