Apartments for Rent in Denton, TX

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How much is the average rent in Denton, TX?

The average rent in Denton, TX is at $1,291. There are 82 apartments for rent in Denton, TX to choose from, with prices between $704 and $4,500 per month.

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Renter’s City Guide to Denton, TX

Introducing Denton Expenses & Housing Stats Jobs & Education Lifestyle & Renting Tips

Denton is the county seat of Denton County and the northernmost tip of the “Golden Triangle of North Texas,” with Dallas and Fort Worth forming the other two points. The city is famous for a thriving music scene that rivals that of Austin, complete with several music festivals throughout the year. It’s also a bustling college town, home to the University of North Texas and its student population of more than 37,000. In fact, the city ranks #5 on Livability’s list of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.”

How big is Denton?

Despite having a population of more than 135,000, Denton is just the 26th-most popular city in Texas. It covers a total area of 88 square miles, similar to Seattle or Washington.

What cities are close to Denton?

Denton is around 40 miles north of both Dallas and Fort Worth, while Oklahoma City is just under 170 miles north of Denton.

What is the weather like in Denton?

Denton has a humid, subtropical climate characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Summers see average highs in the 90s from June through August, while December and January experience average lows of around 35°F. The city enjoys around 220 sunny days a year and about 39 inches of rain, just slightly above the national average. Rain falls throughout the year, though May and October typically see the most, while snowfall is uncommon. Tornadoes are rare here, but not unheard of, with Denton lying at the southern end of Tornado Valley.


What are the pros of living in Denton?

Denton offers a vibrant vibe, although it avoids the frantic hustle and bustle of a larger city. It enjoys all the amenities you’d need, as well as sunny weather and a spectacular music and arts scene. With a hefty college population, the nightlife is also great and there’s no shortage of things to do. Outside of the city, Denton is also known as North Texas Horse Country and is home to the largest concentration of horse farms in the U.S.

What are the cons of living in Denton?

The hot and sticky summers can be tough for those who aren’t used to them. However, this is a trait shared by most Texas cities — and, indeed, most Southern cities. Notably, Denton is not ideal for those looking for peace and tranquility. It may be a relatively small city, but it’s still too big to enjoy a small-town vibe, and a large college student population can make it seem noisy at times. For those looking to commute to Dallas or Fort Worth, those metros are nearby, but not so close as to be convenient. As such, you can expect at least a 45-minute commute.

Denton Demographic Highlights

Total Population 136,195
Median Age 29.4

How much is public transportation in Denton?

The Denton County Transit Authority (DCTA) provides public transportation in and around Denton, operating numerous bus lines. Rather than simple, one-way tickets, DCTA offers half- or all-day fares. For local transportation, a half-day fare costs $1.50 and a day pass is $3, while a regional day pass will cost $12. A monthly pass on local transit is just $48, and $192 for regional transport.

How much does a meal cost in Denton?

A three-course meal for two in a mid-range restaurant averages $40 in Denton. A regular coffee will normally be around $4.40.

How much are utilities in Denton?

For a 915-square-foot apartment, expect to pay around $130 per month on basic utilities, including water, electricity, cooling, heating and garbage disposal. An internet connection will generally cost an additional $55 per month.

Denton Rent Statistics

Apartment Rent Ranges

$501 - $7003.4%
$701 - $1,00024.54%
$1,001 - $1,50049.22%
$1,501 - $2,00014.33%
> $20000%

Average Rent Trends

What is the average rent in Denton?

The average rent for an apartment in Denton is $1,291 per month.

What is the average apartment size in Denton?

The average apartment size in Denton is 858 sq. ft.

What is the rent for a studio apartment in Denton?

Rent for a studio apartment in Denton ranges between $966 and $1,755 per month.

What is the rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Denton?

Rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Denton ranges between $865 and $2,000 per month.

What is the rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Denton?

Rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Denton ranges between $914 and $2,986 per month.

What is the rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in Denton?

Rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in Denton ranges between $975 and $2,855 per month.

Denton Housing Statistics

Occupied Housing Units 46,687
Owner occupied 48.72%
Renter occupied 51.28%

What are the major industries in Denton?

The most common industry in Denton is education, which employs around 17.7% of the workforce. The retail trade sector follows with 12.1%, while the healthcare and social assistance industry hires around 10.3%.

What are the top employers in Denton?

The University of North Texas is one of the top employers in Denton, followed by the Denton Independent School District.

Denton Employment Statistics

White Collar 59,119
Blue Collar 12,960
White Collar 82.02%
Blue Collar 17.98%
Self Employment 5,769
Private Companies 49,604
Governmental Workers 12,708
Not for Profit Companies 3,998
Self Employment 8%
Private Companies 68.82%
Governmental Workers 17.63%
Not for Profit Companies 5.55%

What are the top colleges in Denton?

Denton is home to the University of North Texas, a bustling establishment that offers a plethora of degree and associate programs and certifications, and is often featured among the top 100 colleges in the U.S.

Denton Education Statistics

No High School3.44%
Some High School23.31%
Some College35.28%
Associate Degree6.79%
Bachelor Degree20.77%
Graduate Degree0%

What can you do in Denton for free?

Denton is home to a number of beautiful parks that are great for enjoying the sunny weather. The 190-acre South Lakes Park is a popular choice offering a multitude of facilities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, sports facilities and a number of trails ideal for hiking, cycling, jogging or walking the dog.

What is there to do in Denton for families?

Take the family out for a treat at Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream and Soda Shop. All the ice cream is made in-house using a machine from 1927. For more meanderings down memory lane, Atomic Candy is a nostalgic candy shop that kids and adults alike will love. Finally, the Planetarium at the University of North Texas is a must and is equal parts educational, entertaining and inspirational.

What are the main annual events in Denton?

Music festivals take center stage throughout the year in Denton, with the Denton Blues Festival in September and the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival each April. The North Texas State Fair and Rodeo is another top pick, taking place each August and featuring live music, the iconic rodeo and livestock shows throughout nine days of fun.

Denton Household Statistics

Total Number of Households 46,687
Average People Per Household 3
Median Household Income$60,018
Average Household Income$78,336
No Children

What are the renters’ rights in Denton?

Renters’ rights in Denton are protected by the Texas Tenant Advisor. While landlords can set an application fee, they must also provide applicants with a written notice of their eligibility criteria. In this way, potential tenants don’t need to waste money applying for properties that they won’t qualify for. Additionally, the landlord isn’t typically able to raise the rent during a lease period, but is able to do so at the end of the lease.

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