Denison, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 22,773. Estimated population in 2021: 23,648 (+3.8% change)
Males: 10,719 (47.1%), Females: 12,054 (52.9%)

Grayson County

Zip codes: 75020, 75021.

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $31,474
Median house value: $52,600

Races in Denison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Black (8.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • American Indian (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.1%), Irish (11.3%), German (10.3%), English (8.0%), French (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Land area: 22.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Denison

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denison city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

2.5% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,053 (+4.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Denison:

  • TEXOMA MEDICAL CENTER (1000 MEMORIAL DR BOX 890)
  • TEXOMA MEDICAL CTR RESTORATIVE CARE (1000 MEMORIAL DR 4TH FLOOR POBOX 890)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Denison:

  • REGIONAL HOSPITAL OF TEXOMA (about 9 miles; SHERMAN, TX)
  • WILSON N JONES MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH CAM (about 9 miles; SHERMAN, TX)
  • WILSON N JONES MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; SHERMAN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Denison:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 67 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 69 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 75 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Denison:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY (about 9 miles; SHERMAN/DENISON, TX; Abbreviation: GYI)
  • SHERMAN MUNI (about 10 miles; SHERMAN, TX; Abbreviation: SWI)
  • LAKE TEXOMA STATE PARK (about 17 miles; KINGSTON, OK; Abbreviation: F31)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Denison:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,082; Location: 6101 GRAYSON DRIVE; Public; Website: www.grayson.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Denison:

  • SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; DURANT, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,165)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 38 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 41 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,018)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 53 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,746)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 56 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 58 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)

Schools

Public high schools in Denison:

  • DENISON H S (Students: 1,265; Location: 1901 S MIRICK AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PATHWAYS H S (Students: 60; Location: 318 W MORGAN ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Denison:

  • B MCDANIEL MIDDLE (Students: 1,087; Location: 400 N LILLIS LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TERRELL EL (Students: 460; Location: 230 W MARTIN LUTHER KING ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LAMAR EL (Students: 362; Location: 1000 S FIFTH AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GOLDEN RULE EL (Students: 327; Location: 811 W FLORENCE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MAYES EL (Students: 272; Location: 201 JENNIE LN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HOUSTON EL (Students: 265; Location: 1100 W MORGAN ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PERRIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 250; Location: 81 VANDENBERG DR; Grades: PK – 04)
  • HYDE PARK EL (Students: 239; Location: 1701 HYDE PARK; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LAYNE EL (Students: 224; Location: 1000 N LAYNE DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • COOKE/FANNIN/GRAYSON CO JUVENILE P (Students: 42; Location: 86 DYESS; Grades: 04 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Denison:

  • ST LUKES PARISH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 427 WEST WOODARD STREET; Grades: PK – 1)

Libraries

Library in Denison:

  • DENISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $528,749; Location: 300 W GANDY ST; 90,974 books; 2,522 audio materials; 3,218 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)

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