Jobs in Denton, Texas, United States
Denton is a city located in the US State of Texas. The city is the county seat of Denton County.
The city has a population of around 131,000 inhabitants making it the 26th most populous city in the state.
Fun, Fun, Fun
Denton is extremely well stocked with ways to have fun. It is, for example, well known as a music city, and is home to an Art & Jazz festival and a Music festival that both attract well over 300,000 attendants a year.
The heart of the city is Denton square, the historic downtown square. Regenerated in the late 1980’s, it is home to a variety of small shops and restaurants – some of which have been in business since the 1940’s. There are also a number of large-scale malls, and the city is extremely wells served with bars and restaurants – partly due to the large population of students.
The city enjoys typical hot and humid Texas weather and has a variety of outdoor parks and recreations spaces to enjoy.
The local school system is excellent.
This is an extremely pleasant city with a culturally diverse population, low crime and also relatively low living costs.
· Median Age: 28.4
· Median Household Income: $49,100
· Median Property Value: $154,300
· Poverty Rate: 20.6%
· Cost of Living: 10% lower than state average, 12% lower than national average
· Unemployment Rate: 2.9%
· Crime Rate: 11% lower than national average
With a total of 45,000 students enrolled between the University of North Texas and Texas Women’s University, education is one of the key industries in the city.
Most jobs are in the education sector, with around 18% of all roles to found connected to education – this equates to over 11,000 employees, more than 8,000 at North Texas alone
Beyond that, Retail (13% of all jobs) and accommodation and food (10%) are big employers – providing services to the large student body resident in the city.
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