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Hickory Creek, Texas
Official seal of Hickory Creek, Texas
Location of Hickory Creek in Denton County, Texas
Location of Hickory Creek in Denton County, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Denton
 • Type General law town
 • Total 4.78 sq mi (12.38 km2)
 • Land 4.69 sq mi (12.14 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
577 ft (176 m)
 • Total 3,247
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,022.82/sq mi (394.92/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code 48-33476
GNIS feature ID 1380859

Hickory Creek is a town in Denton County, Texas, United States, located 30 miles (48 km) north of downtown Dallas. The population of Hickory Creek has grown from 219 at its incorporation in 1963 to 3,247 at the 2010 census. It is also one of the 4 communities in the Lake Cities.

Hickory Creek was recognized by Tree City USA in August 2008.


Hickory Creek is located at 33°6′36″N 97°1′50″W / 33.11000°N 97.03056°W / 33.11000; -97.03056 (33.110101, -97.030546).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.6 square miles (12 km2), of which 4.5 square miles (12 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), or 1.30%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 218
1980 1,422 552.3%
1990 1,893 33.1%
2000 2,078 9.8%
2010 3,247 56.3%
2019 (est.) 4,795 47.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,078 people, 776 households, and 622 families residing in the town. The population density was 458.1 people per square mile (176.7/km2). There were 808 housing units at an average density of 178.1 per square mile (68.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.46% White, 1.20% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.72% Asian, 1.83% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.68% of the population.

There were 776 households, out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 24.4% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $69,313, and the median income for a family was $74,107. Males had a median income of $45,885 versus $36,103 for females. The per capita income for the town was $31,683. About 3.3% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.


The Town of Hickory Creek is served by the Lake Dallas Independent School District.

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