DeSoto, Texas Population 2019

DeSoto, Texas's estimated population is 53,523 according to the most recent United States census estimates. DeSoto, Texas is the 65th largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2474.14 people/mi² (955.26 people/km²).

The overall median age is 39.6 years, 36.2 years for males, and 41.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.69 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in DeSoto, Texas is $64,575, while the mean household income is $77,925.

Desoto Tx Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Desoto Tx was:

  • Black or African American: 69.34%
  • White: 26.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Other race: 1.77%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%

How Many People Live in DeSoto, Texas?

53,523
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201853,523-137-0.26%
201753,6604680.88%
201653,1924920.93%
201552,7005821.12%
201452,1184780.93%
201351,6403900.76%
201251,2501,0422.08%
201150,2088591.74%
201049,34911,7032.74%
200037,6467,1022.11%
199030,54415,0066.99%
198015,5388,9218.91%
19706,6174,61712.71%
19602,0000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American36,472
White13,709
Two or More Races1,178
Some Other Race929
Asian244
American Indian and Alaska Native42
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Desoto Tx Population Pyramid 2019

Desoto Tx Median Age

39.6


Total

36.2


Male

41.8


Female

Desoto Tx Adults

There are 38,726 adults, (7,326 of whom are seniors) in Desoto Tx.

Desoto Tx Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Desoto Tx Sex Ratio

Female

28,160

53.54%

Male

24,436

46.46%

Desoto Tx Households and Families

Desoto Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Desoto Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All62.3%37.7%
Male56.4%43.6%
Female43.2%56.8%
Non Family41.9%58.1%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,3282.6962.3
Married9,1043.2783.6
Non Family5,7791.1441.9
Female3,7623.3943.2
Male6834.2956.4

3.25

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Desoto Tx Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2023.39%
9th to 12th Grade2,9428.29%
High School Graduate7,58521.38%
Some College10,29029.01%
Associates Degree3,3439.43%
Bachelors Degree6,38318.00%
Graduate Degree3,72410.50%

Desoto Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black24,37222,8277,177
White6,0485,5591,989
Hispanic4,4582,477588
Other Race709446177
Multiple Races508428184
Asian173160135
Native American424211
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,057$42,833$38,716
Less Than High School$25,965$31,495$18,662
High School Grad$28,959$37,069$25,356
Some College$40,709$44,002$37,235
Bachelors Degree$48,972$53,214$46,423
Graduate Degree$60,400$59,914$60,510

$41,057

Average Earnings

$42,833

Average Male

$38,716

Average Female

Desoto Tx Language

Desoto Tx Language by Age

Desoto Tx Language

83.56% of Desoto Tx residents speak only English, while 16.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.28% of the population.

Desoto Tx Poverty

Desoto Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black35,9323,76210.47%
Hispanic8,4281,77121.01%
White6,5514647.08%
Multiple1,10229726.95%
Other92912012.92%
Native421228.57%

11.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.93%

Male Poverty Rate

11.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Desoto Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in Desoto Tx is Native, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Desoto Tx is White, with 7.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.28%
High School12.93%
Some College8.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.70%
Male Unemployed10.84%
Male Employed6.31%
Female Employed5.41%

Desoto Tx Income

Desoto Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,575$77,925
Families$76,488$87,896
Married Families$89,014-
Non Families$35,540$50,810

Desoto Tx Marital Status

Desoto Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Desoto Tx Married by Age and Sex

Desoto Tx Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Desoto Tx Marital Status by Race

Desoto Tx Veterans

3,209

Number of Veterans

2,860

Male Veterans

349

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,079
First Gulf War1,063
Second Gulf War347
Korea315
World War II76

Desoto Tx Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black2,2488.37%
White7817.65%
2 or More11118.50%
Hispanic931.87%
Other506.11%
Indian1228.57%
Asian74.05%

Desoto Tx Veterans by Education

4.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Desoto Tx Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Desoto Tx Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.65%

Born in Texas

92.95%

Native Born

7.05%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.95% of Desoto Tx residents were born in the United States, with 69.65% having been born in Texas. 4.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.