Statistical Information Section
The Statistical Information Section of the Denton County Budget Office's site is organized into two sections: Taxes and Histories and Financial and Organizational Summaries. The following are the links to these sections.
Taxes and Histories Section:
10-Year Population History | 10-Year Property Tax Rate History | Property Tax Analysis
Top 15 TX Counties by Population | Principal Taxpayers | Major Employers
Financial and Organizational Summaries Section:
Organizational Chart | Organization by Function | Revenue Summary by Function
Employee Summary by Function | Expenditure Summary by Function
In addition, please browse the following statistics about Denton County, Texas.
Denton County Statistics: Denton County was created by an Act of the Texas State Legislature in 1846.
Area in Square Miles: 953 (including lake areas)
Officials Elected by Vote of the People: 40
County Employees Including Those in Grant Programs: 1,803.5
Incorporated Municipalities in the Country: 42
Organized School Districts in the Country: 17 (11 with schools located in Denton County)
Form of Government: Political subdivision of the State of Texas, a Public Corporation, with a County Judge and four Commissioners as the governing body. The Commissioners Court has only three powers as authorized by the Constitution of Texas or the State Legislature or implied therefrom.
Business: Varied industries (food products, apparel, brick, trucks, oil tools, parts, heating and cooling equipment, retail, utilities and many other products), colleges (University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University), Denton State School and tourism.
Minerals: Limited output of oil, sand, gravel, and clay. Increased output of natural gas.
Agriculture: Approximately $123.2 million total farm income; 80% from Livestock, Poultry, and Products including cattle and calves, sheep and goats, and horses. 20% comes from
Crops which includes grains, nursery plants, hay and turf grass.
Recreation: Water activities at Lewisville, Lake Ray Roberts and Grapevine Lake, Water Works in Denton; seven U.S. Corp of Engineers' parks; cycling and pedestrian trails, universities' cultural athletic events; and local activities.