Sanger is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States. The population was 6,916 at the 2010 census.
Sanger is located at 33°21′47″N 97°10′34″W / 33.36306°N 97.17611°W / 33.36306; -97.17611 (33.363068, -97.176212).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.9 square miles (28.3 km), of which 10.9 square miles (28.2 km) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km), or 0.45%, is water.
The population in 1980 was 2,574, an increase of 60.6% since 1970. In 1990, the population was 3,508, and the city’s population in 2010 was 6,916. As of the census of 2000, there were 4,534 persons, 1,645 households and 1,220 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,441.9 people per square mile (557.5/km²). There were 1,750 housing units at an average density of 556.5 per square mile (215.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.08% White, 3.04% African American, 1.10% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 4.19% from other races, and 2.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.31% of the population.
There were 1,645 households out of which 43.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the city, the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $40,380, and the median income for a family was $43,828. Males had a median income of $32,220 versus $22,662 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,840. About 5.2% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.
Sanger Texas neighborhoods include: 2153, 2164, Bolivar, Central Sanger, Country Time, Keaton Road, Lois and Melton Rd, Quail Run, Sable Creek, Southwest Estates, Stone Gate Ranch, W Chapman Rd