De Soto, Illinois Population 2022

1,371
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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.

De Soto Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of De Sotowas:

  • White: 93.34%
  • Two or more races: 4.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Other race: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of De Soto, Illinois is 1,371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,407.

De Soto, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,54293.34%
Black or African American140.85%
Asian120.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.30%
Some Other Race90.54%
Two or More Races704.24%
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De Soto Population by Race

De Soto Population Pyramid 2022

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De Soto Median Age

41.2


Total

38.3


Male

42.6


Female

De Soto Adults

There are 1,256 adults, (229 of whom are seniors) in De Soto.

De Soto Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Sex Ratio

Female

791

47.88%

Male

861

52.12%

De Soto Population by Age

De Soto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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De Soto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All47%53%
Non Family28.3%71.7%
Female25%75%
Male15.9%84.1%

47.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

De Soto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6452.4247
Married2383.183.6
Male633.2915.9
Female1003.0125
Non Family2441.328.3

2.93

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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De Soto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade423.69%
9th to 12th Grade988.60%
High School Graduate38333.63%
Some College26323.09%
Associates Degree12110.62%
Bachelors Degree14512.73%
Graduate Degree877.64%
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De Soto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1277
White1,054931225
Islander55
Other Race99
2+ Races1010
Hispanic4949
Black142

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%.

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,962$37,716$26,615
Less Than 9th Grade$$103,125$
High School Graduate$$35,403$10,438
Some College$29,125$31,875$28,529
Bachelors Degree$40,000$55,625$36,000
Graduate Degree$37,955$38,906$35,417

$30,962

Average Earnings

$37,716

Average Male

$26,615

Average Female

De Soto Earnings by Educational Attainment

De Soto Language by Age

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De Soto Language

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.

De Soto Language

De Soto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black141285.71%
Asian12541.67%
White1,46427418.72%
OtherNaN%

17.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.72%

Male Poverty Rate

17.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto

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%.

De Soto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.14%
High School28.98%
Some College13.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.74%

De Soto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.78%
Male Unemployed28.00%
Female Employed20.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%

De Soto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

De Soto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,744$56,400
Families$65,216$69,169
Married Families$67,813-
Non Families$32,273$32,436
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Income by Household Type

De Soto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

De Soto Married by Age and Sex

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De Soto 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 Over 65.

De Soto Marital Status by Race

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De Soto Marital Status

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130

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War34
Vietnam29
Korea4
World War II

De Soto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3416
35 to 5452
55 to 6426
65 to 7414
75+22

De Soto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1199.97%
Asian541.67%
Other Race666.67%
Hispanic2537.88%

De Soto Veterans by Race

De Soto Veterans by Education

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15.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

De Soto Employment by Age

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De Soto Employment by Race

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De Soto Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.81%

Born in De Soto

99.70%

Native Born

0.30%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

De Soto Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5900.00%
20111,572-18-1.13%
20121,554-18-1.15%
20131,536-18-1.16%
20141,518-18-1.17%
20151,500-18-1.19%
20161,482-18-1.20%
20171,464-18-1.21%
20181,446-18-1.23%
20191,428-18-1.24%
20201,407-21-1.47%
20211,389-18-1.28%
20221,371-18-1.30%

De Soto Population by Year