Quality of Life

"Denison has much to offer its residents and visitors from its wonderful public parks and covered pool to a nationally recognized hospital and exemplary public school system. All these things and more combine to make Denison a stand-out town with stand-out people who celebrate the art of living. Being able to enjoy the community and feel safe at the same time is definitely a winning combination."

 

Charles & Jody Allen, Owners - Knives of Alaska

 

Housing Profile

Housing Units by Occupancy Status

Denison Grayson Conty
Total Housing Units
10,762
53,077
Occupied Units
9,396
46,214
Owner Occupied Units
6,217
32,153
Renter Occupied Units
3,179
14,061
Vacant Units
1,366
6,863
Median Value
$61,513
$80,646
Average Value
$76,156
$103,440
Median Household Income
$43,179
$45,805
Sources:
Updated: 11/13/2012

2010 Denison Housing Summary

Currently, 57.8 percent of the 10,762 housing units in the area are owner occupied; 29.5 percent, renter occupied; and 12.7 are vacant. In 2000, there were 10,309 housing units - 59.1 percent owner occupied, 30.0. percent renter occupied, and 10.9 percent vacant. The rate of change in housing units since 2000 is 0.42 percent. Median home value in the area is $61,513, compared to a median home value of $157,913 for the U.S. In five years, median value is projected to change by 2.43 percent annually to $69,371. From 2000 to the current year, median home value change by 1.63 percent annually.

The household count in this area has changed from 9,185 in 2000 to 9,396 in the current year, a change of 0.22 percent annually. The fiveyear
projection of households is 9,429, a change of 0.07 percent annually from the current year total. Average household size is currently 2.44, compared to 2.43 in the year 2000. The number of families in the current year is 6,202 in the specified area.

2010 County Housing Summary

Currently, 60.6 percent of the 53,077 housing units in the area are owner occupied; 26.5 percent, renter occupied; and 12.9 are vacant. In 2000, there were 48,315 housing units - 62.6 percent owner occupied, 26.1. percent renter occupied, and 11.3 percent vacant. The rate of change in housing units since 2000 is 0.92 percent. Median home value in the area is $80,646, compared to a median home value of $157,913 for the U.S. In five years, median value is projected to change by 1.99 percent annually to $88,981. From 2000 to the current year, median home value change by 1.71 percent annually.

The household count in this area has changed from 42,849 in 2000 to 46,214 in the current year, a change of 0.74 percent annually. The five-year projection of households is 47,263, a change of 0.45 percent annually from the current year total. Average household size is currently 2.54, compared to 2.51 in the year 2000. The number of families in the current year is 32,100 in the specified area.