Denton County, like most suburban counties in Texas, is reliably Republican in statewide and national elections, although becoming less so since the 2018 election, when Beto O’Rourke earned 45.52% of the county’s votes and two Democrats were elected.
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1857 It was founded in 1857 in order to become the county seat, because residents wanted one located near the center of the county. Hiram Cisco, William Woodruff, and William Loving donated 100 acres as the site for the town, which, like the county, was named in honor of John B. Denton.
A CityLab project looked to define different kinds of suburbs and says Denton is “sparse-suburban,” which by the project's definition means predominately suburban with a small urban core and exurb-style neighborhoods. It doesn't help that the U.S. census doesn't weigh in on rural vs. urban vs. suburban, either.Aug 20, 2019
The city of Dallas incorporated in 1856, and the city of Denton incorporated in 1866. John Baen, a longtime professor of real estate at the University of North Texas, would take it one step further: Denton can't be a suburb, because there are suburbs of Denton, he said.Aug 3, 2019
Denton cost of living is 97.1
|COST OF LIVING||Denton||Texas|
|Median Home Cost||$233,800||$195,000|
$7.25 Living Wage Calculation for Denton County, Texas
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