De Soto, Illinois Population 2024

1,392

De Soto is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. De Soto has a 2024 population of 1,392. De Soto is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,403 in 2020.

The average household income in De Soto is $62,730 with a poverty rate of 16.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in De Soto is 35.9 years, 35.4 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

De Soto Demographics

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

  • White: 91.51%
  • Two or more races: 6.77%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,525.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.78% (-11)
The current population of De Soto, Illinois is 1,392 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,403.

De Soto, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,54191.51%
Two or more races1146.77%
Black or African American171.01%
Asian90.53%
Other race30.18%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

De Soto Population by Race

De Soto Population Pyramid 2024

De Soto Median Age

35.9

Total

35.4

Male

36.1

Female

De Soto Adults

There are 1,229 adults, (230 of whom are seniors) in De Soto.

De Soto Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Sex Ratio

Female91054.04%
Male77445.96%

De Soto Population by Age

De Soto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7052.2843.856.2
Non Family2611.2131.468.6
Married2382.9772.327.7
Female1362.8621.378.7
Male702.7737.162.9
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2.75

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

43.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

De Soto Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

De Soto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,963

Average Earnings

$44,208

Average Male

$29,375

Average Female

De Soto Earnings by Educational Attainment

De Soto Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

De Soto Language

99.43% of De Soto residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

De Soto Language

De Soto Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,50824916.51%
Black171694.12%
Multiple11443.51%
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16.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.71%

Male Poverty Rate

18.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto is Black, with 94.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Soto is Multiple, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.37%.

De Soto Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.06%
High School28.57%
Bachelors or Greater9.28%
Some College8.01%
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De Soto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed52.17%
Female Employed22.17%
Male Employed9.29%
Female Unemployed6.25%
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De Soto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

De Soto Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

De Soto Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

De Soto Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

De Soto Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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De Soto Veterans by War

count

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De Soto Veterans by Age

count

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De Soto Veterans by Race

De Soto Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

De Soto Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

De Soto Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

De Soto Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.37%

Born in De Soto

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of De Soto residents were born in the United States, with 83.37% having been born in Illinois. 0.89% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,382-2-0.14%
20281,384-2-0.14%
20271,386-2-0.14%
20261,388-2-0.14%
20251,390-2-0.14%
20241,392-2-0.14%
20231,394-2-0.14%
20221,396-2-0.14%
20211,398-5-0.36%
20201,403-106-7.02%
20191,509-12-0.79%
20181,521-20-1.3%
20171,541-21-1.34%
20161,562-8-0.51%
20151,570-10-0.63%
20141,580-11-0.69%
20131,59120.13%
20121,589-6-0.38%
20111,59580.5%
20101,587
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De Soto Population by Year