De Soto, Missouri Population 2020

6,333

De Soto is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 6,333, it is the 111th largest city in Missouri and the 4177th largest city in the United States. De Soto is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -1.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,400 in 2010. De Soto reached it's highest population of 6,426 in 2011. Spanning over 4 miles, De Soto has a population density of 1,445 people per square mile.

The average household income in De Soto is $48,753 with a poverty rate of 21.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $719 per month, and the median house value is $108,500. The median age in De Soto is 37.7 years, 35.4 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.2 males.

De Soto Demographics

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

  • White: 92.08%
  • Black or African American: 2.58%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.36%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of De Soto, Missouri is 6,333, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,359.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,400.

De Soto, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,88492.08%
Black or African American1652.58%
Some Other Race1532.39%
Two or More Races1512.36%
Asian260.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.17%

De Soto Population Pyramid 2020

De Soto Median Age

37.7


Total

35.4


Male

39


Female

De Soto Adults

There are 4,787 adults, (1,206 of whom are seniors) in De Soto.

De Soto Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Sex Ratio

Female

3,488

54.59%

Male

2,902

45.41%

De Soto Households and Families

De Soto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

De Soto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
Female53%47%
All51.5%48.5%
Male39.3%60.7%
Non Family32.6%67.4%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6542.3551.5
Non Family1,0431.1332.6
Married1,0273.1371.8
Female4493.2653
Male1352.7339.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

De Soto Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2926.65%
9th to 12th Grade55012.53%
High School Graduate1,43032.57%
Some College91920.93%
Associates Degree53312.14%
Bachelors Degree3898.86%
Graduate Degree2786.33%

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1693,354625
Black14912242
Multiple Races5555
Native American1111
Asian77

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 black people with a rate of 28.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,845$47,095$13,687
Less Than High School$6,333$11,329$
High School Grad$26,833$49,189$12,339
Some College$25,102$51,063$12,633
Bachelors Degree$38,971$45,500$34,083
Graduate Degree$55,147$62,917$47,361

$26,845

Average Earnings

$47,095

Average Male

$13,687

Average Female

De Soto Language

De Soto Language by Age

De Soto Language

98.28% of De Soto residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

De Soto Poverty

De Soto Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,7401,15820.17%
Hispanic153153100.00%
Other153153100.00%
Native1111100.00%

21.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.89%

Male Poverty Rate

25.65%

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 20.17% 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 32.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.39%
High School13.74%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater7.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed85.92%
Male Unemployed54.31%
Female Employed15.04%
Male Employed5.66%

De Soto Income

De Soto Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,585$48,753
Families$58,247$60,270
Married Families$69,641-
Non Families$17,846$26,553

De Soto Marital Status

De Soto Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

De Soto Marital Status by Race

De Soto Veterans

566

Number of Veterans

566

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam276
Second Gulf War77
First Gulf War65
Korea33
World War II22
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74253
55 to 64142
35 to 5492
75+58
18 to 3421
Name Veterans % of Total
White55912.29%
Asian7100.00%

$De Soto Veterans by Education

11.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Employment Status

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

9.6%

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

84.60%

Born in Missouri

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.34% of De Soto residents were born in the United States, with 84.60% 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 Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,333-13-0.20%
20196,346-13-0.20%
20186,359-22-0.34%
20176,381-13-0.20%
20166,394-18-0.28%
20156,41290.14%
20146,40310.02%
20136,402-5-0.08%
20126,407-19-0.30%
20116,426360.56%
20106,390150.02%
20006,3753820.62%
19905,9930.00%
19805,99390.02%
19705,9841800.31%
19605,8044470.80%
19505,3572360.45%
19405,121520.10%
19305,069660.13%
19205,0032820.58%
19104,721-890-1.71%
19005,6111,6513.55%
18903,9600.00%