De Soto, Kansas Population 2020

6,471

De Soto is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 6,471, it is the 53rd largest city in Kansas and the 4117th largest city in the United States. De Soto is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 13.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,720 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, De Soto has a population density of 580 people per square mile.

The average household income in De Soto is $85,547 with a poverty rate of 8.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $749 per month, and the median house value is $203,200. The median age in De Soto is 41.2 years, 46.1 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.9 males.

De Soto Demographics

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

  • White: 93.87%
  • Black or African American: 5.21%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of De Soto, Kansas is 6,471, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,443.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,720.

De Soto, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,76293.87%
Black or African American3205.21%
Two or More Races390.64%
Some Other Race170.28%

De Soto Population Pyramid 2020

De Soto Median Age

41.2


Total

46.1


Male

39.4


Female

De Soto Adults

There are 4,414 adults, (749 of whom are seniors) in De Soto.

De Soto Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Sex Ratio

Female

3,040

49.53%

Male

3,098

50.47%

De Soto Households and Families

De Soto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

De Soto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All62.3%37.7%
Female50.5%49.5%
Non Family30.5%69.5%
Male0%100%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3992.5462.3
Married1,3202.9886.4
Non Family6391.2430.5
Female3153.3550.5
Male1252.560

2.98

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

De Soto Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1694.07%
9th to 12th Grade3368.08%
High School Graduate78218.82%
Some College1,05625.41%
Associates Degree3307.94%
Bachelors Degree1,01224.35%
Graduate Degree47111.33%

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6723,4281,421
Hispanic28534
Black18918962
Multiple Races25
Other Race1717

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 38.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,648$50,250$35,127
Less Than High School$19,767$17,306$22,500
High School Grad$24,403$24,830$
Some College$36,540$53,594$
Bachelors Degree$67,924$97,266$43,291
Graduate Degree$81,382$53,438$102,697

$40,648

Average Earnings

$50,250

Average Male

$35,127

Average Female

De Soto Language

De Soto Language by Age

De Soto Language

87.20% of De Soto residents speak only English, while 12.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.88% of the population.

De Soto Poverty

De Soto Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,9682996.02%
Hispanic78315319.54%
Black3207523.44%
Multiple391435.90%

8.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.85%

Male Poverty Rate

9.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto is Multiple, with 35.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Soto is White, with 6.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.77%.

Name Poverty
High School15.78%
Some College12.13%
Less Than High School9.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed27.55%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed2.17%

De Soto Income

De Soto Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,364$85,547
Families$73,382$104,346
Married Families$120,139-
Non Families$27,171$31,422

De Soto Marital Status

De Soto Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

De Soto Married by Age and Sex

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

De Soto Veterans

476

Number of Veterans

441

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam261
First Gulf War62
Korea42
Second Gulf War20
World War II

$De Soto Veterans by Education

31.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Employment Status

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

De Soto Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.98%

Born in Kansas

94.57%

Native Born

5.43%

Foreign Born

3.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.57% of De Soto residents were born in the United States, with 53.98% having been born in Kansas. 3.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,471140.22%
20196,457140.22%
20186,4433375.52%
20176,106140.23%
20166,092200.33%
20156,072460.76%
20146,0261111.88%
20135,915520.89%
20125,863781.35%
20115,785611.07%
20105,7241,1632.30%
20004,5610.00%