De Soto, Kansas Population 2021

6,620
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De Soto is a city located in Johnson County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 6,620, it is the 50th largest city in Kansas and the 4073rd largest city in the United States . De Soto is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 15.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,720 in 2010. De Soto reached it's highest population of 6,620 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, De Soto has a population density of 594 people per square mile.

The average household income in De Soto is $82,673 with a poverty rate of 6.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $227,800. The median age in De Soto is 38.1 years, 41.1 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

De Soto Demographics

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

  • White: 97.59%
  • Black or African American: 1.38%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Two or more races: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of De Soto, Kansas is 6,620 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,458.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,720.

De Soto, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,10397.59%
Black or African American861.38%
Asian400.64%
Two or More Races250.40%
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De Soto Population by Race

De Soto Population Pyramid $2021

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De Soto Median Age

38.1


Total

41.1


Male

37.3


Female

De Soto Adults

There are 4,299 adults, (742 of whom are seniors) in De Soto.

De Soto Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Sex Ratio

Female

2,896

46.31%

Male

3,358

53.69%

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
Married85%15%
All65.6%34.4%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family37%63%
Male0%100%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

De Soto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3002.765.6
Married1,3793.1385
Non Family5241.2837
Female2763.3251.4
Male1212.540

3.1

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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De Soto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2556.26%
9th to 12th Grade3027.41%
High School Graduate76718.82%
Some College1,04825.71%
Associates Degree2616.40%
Bachelors Degree98424.14%
Graduate Degree45911.26%
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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
White3,5883,3961,443
Hispanic37115
Black6868
Asian4040
2+ Races9

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.22%.

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,420$43,636$36,045
Less Than 9th Grade$19,274$20,098$19,220
High School Graduate$27,028$30,156$20,703
Some College$42,892$55,982$36,639
Bachelors Degree$60,250$66,641$46,016
Graduate Degree$69,188$57,692$71,058

$41,420

Average Earnings

$43,636

Average Male

$36,045

Average Female

De Soto Earnings by Educational Attainment

De Soto Language by Age

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De Soto Language

87.30% of De Soto residents speak only English, while 12.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.99% of the population.

De Soto Language

De Soto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,1542114.09%
Hispanic90612714.02%
Black866474.42%
Multiple251664.00%

6.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.62%

Male Poverty Rate

6.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto is Black, with 74.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Soto is White, with 4.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.10%.

De Soto Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.36%
Some College9.06%
Less Than 9th Grade7.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

De Soto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.92%
Female Employed5.45%
Male Employed2.07%
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$60,625$82,673
Families$79,103$95,694
Married Families$108,630-
Non Families$30,431$36,971
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Income by Household Type

De Soto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

63.9%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

De Soto Marital Status by Race

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De Soto Marital Status

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502

Number of Veterans

489

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam240
First Gulf War124
Korea43
Second Gulf War40
World War II

De Soto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+176
65 to 74146
35 to 54127
55 to 6453
18 to 34

De Soto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White45811.04%
Black4464.71%

De Soto Veterans by Race

De Soto Veterans by Education

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23.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Veterans by Education

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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56.51%

Born in De Soto

93.94%

Native Born

6.06%

Foreign Born

4.11%

Non Citizen

1.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.94% of De Soto residents were born in the United States, with 56.51% having been born in Kansas. 4.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

De Soto Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,620540.82%
20206,566540.83%
20196,512540.84%
20186,4583435.61%
20176,115170.28%
20166,098210.35%
20156,077470.78%
20146,0301131.91%
20135,917540.92%
20125,863741.28%
20115,789651.14%
20105,7241,1632.30%
20004,5610.00%

De Soto Population by Year