De Soto is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,371, it is the 594th largest city in Illinois and the 13073rd largest city in the United States. De Soto is currently declining at a rate of -1.30% annually and its population has decreased by -2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,407 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, De Soto has a population density of 1,503 people per square mile.
The average household income in De Soto is $52,789 with a poverty rate of 17.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $77,900. The median age in De Soto is 36.9 years, 36.6 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of De Sotowas:
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 asian people with a rate of 58.33%.
98.79% of De Soto residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto is Black, with 85.71% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in De Soto is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.89%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in De Soto
99.70% of De Soto residents were born in the United States, with 78.81% having been born in Illinois. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.