De Soto, Missouri Population 2023

6,464

De Soto is a city located in Jefferson County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 6,464, it is the 122nd largest city in Missouri and the 5633rd largest city in the United States.De Soto is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,449 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, De Soto has a population density of 1,475 people per square mile.

The average household income in De Soto is $50,724 with a poverty rate of 20.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in De Soto is 37 years, 33.9 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

De Soto Demographics

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

  • White: 90.89%
  • Two or more races: 6.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of De Soto, Missouri is 6,464 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,449.

De Soto, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

De Soto Population by Race

De Soto Population Pyramid 2023

De Soto Median Age

37

Total

33.9

Male

37.8

Female

De Soto Adults

There are 4,671 adults, (1,043 of whom are seniors) in De Soto.

De Soto Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Sex Ratio

Female3,58256.33%
Male2,77743.67%

De Soto Population by Age

De Soto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.94

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

De Soto Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.01%.

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$28,973

Average Earnings

$45,806

Average Male

$20,303

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

97.57% of De Soto residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

De Soto Language

De Soto Poverty by Race

rate

20.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.59%

Male Poverty Rate

17.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Soto is White, with 19.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.56%.

De Soto Poverty

De Soto Poverty Rate by Education

De Soto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

De Soto Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

De Soto Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

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 20-34.

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

492

Number of Veterans

474

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

De Soto Veterans by War

De Soto Veterans by Age

count

De Soto Veterans by Race

De Soto Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

9.5%

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

78.35%

Born in De Soto

97.83%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.83% of De Soto residents were born in the United States, with 78.35% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

De Soto Population by Year