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.
Hickory Creek was recognized by Tree City USA in August 2008.
Hickory Creek is located at 33°6′36″N 97°1′50″W (33.110101, -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.
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.