De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

De Soto Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 27,340 with a growth rate of 1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. De Soto Parish, Louisiana is the 35th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,3402931.08%
201627,047-164-0.60%
201627,2111000.37%
201527,111450.17%
201427,066-26-0.10%
201327,092700.26%
201227,0222480.93%
201126,7741060.40%
201026,6681,3225.22%
199025,346-381-1.48%
198025,7272,96313.02%
197022,764-1,484-6.12%
196024,248-150-0.61%
195024,398-7,405-23.28%
194031,8037872.54%
193031,0161,6405.58%
192029,3761,6876.09%
191027,6892,62610.48%
190025,0635,20326.20%
189019,8604,25727.28%
188015,6036414.28%
187014,9621,66412.51%
186013,2985,27565.75%
18508,0230.00%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,986
Black or African American10,111
Two or More Races464
American Indian and Alaska Native233
Some Other Race140
Asian101
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.6


Total

38.9


Male

40.4


Female

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 20,556 adults, (4,328 of which are seniors) in De Soto Parish, Louisiana.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,994

51.74%

Male

13,053

48.26%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female51.2%48.8%
Male47.9%52.1%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2592.6172.8
Married4,6483.0788.3
Non Family3,3591.2566.4
Female1,7383.8151.2
Male5143.3847.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Households

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Education

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8994.92%
9th to 12th Grade2,52313.81%
High School Graduate7,34340.18%
Some College4,08922.38%
Associates Degree9595.25%
Bachelors Degree1,7699.68%
Graduate Degree6913.78%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,0659,5881,641
Black6,4414,657749
Hispanic35526943
Native American22017915
Multiple Races1761658
Asian76424
Other Race6157
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 14.83%.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,342$42,365$25,621
Less Than High School$23,790$34,886$16,203
High School Grad$31,474$42,679$23,422
Some College$31,983$48,986$24,535
Bachelors Degree$41,231$42,134$40,514
Graduate Degree$62,271$70,573$61,846

$32,342

Average Earnings

$42,365

Average Male

$25,621

Average Female

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Language

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Language

96.93% of De Soto Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,9924,50545.09%
White15,5472,15313.85%
Hispanic73826736.18%
Multiple46421245.69%
Asian1017473.27%
Other1405337.86%
Native2333615.45%

26.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.71%

Male Poverty Rate

28.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 73.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Soto Parish, Louisiana is White, with 13.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.58%.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.98%
High School19.78%
Some College14.45%
Bachelors or Greater7.15%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.65%
Male Unemployed52.54%
Female Employed13.06%
Male Employed7.83%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Income

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,368$58,657
Families$55,279$69,633
Married Families$74,462$
Non Families$21,144$35,194

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

1,911

Number of Veterans

1,775

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam890
Second Gulf War264
First Gulf War245
Korea191
World War II49

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74581
75+436
55 to 64381
35 to 54303
18 to 34210

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,34410.88%
Black4556.09%
Indian6930.40%
Hispanic6813.82%
Other2319.33%
2 or More186.87%
Asian21.98%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

12.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in De Soto Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mansfield49924913-79-1.58%
Stonewall1846218834218.53%
Logansport15551565100.64%
South Mansfield34634710.29%
Keachi29129320.69%
Grand Cane24224420.83%
Longstreet15715810.64%
Stanley107106-1-0.93%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990