De Soto, Mississippi Population 2024

285

De Soto is a city located in Clarke County and Wayne County Mississippi. De Soto has a 2024 population of 285. De Soto is currently growing at a rate of 2.15% annually and its population has increased by 9.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 261 in 2020.

The average household income in De Soto is $39,776 with a poverty rate of 62.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in De Soto is 30.8 years, 46.1 years for males, and 20.9 years for females.

De Soto Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.51%
  • White: 42.49%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
75.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.2% (24)
The current population of De Soto, Mississippi is 285 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 261.

De Soto, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American15757.51%
White11642.49%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

De Soto Population by Race

De Soto Population Pyramid 2024

De Soto Median Age

30.8

Total

46.1

Male

20.9

Female

De Soto Adults

There are 190 adults, (49 of whom are seniors) in De Soto.

De Soto Age Dependency

93.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.9

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Sex Ratio

Female20474.73%
Male6925.27%

De Soto Population by Age

De Soto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All902.9793.36.7
Married393.311000
Female333.6481.818.2
Non Family1801000
Male0000

3.46

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

93.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

De Soto Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2113.64%
Associates Degree2717.53%
Bachelors Degree85.19%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate4931.82%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College4931.82%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White84738
Black70600

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.9%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.52%.

De Soto Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$31,397$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$26,477$31,618$0
Some College$2,499$0$2,499

$26,477

Average Earnings

$31,618

Average Male

$0

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

100% of De Soto residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

De Soto Language

De Soto Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black15713082.8%
White1103733.64%

62.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.64%

Male Poverty Rate

75.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto is Black, with 82.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Soto is White, with 33.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 29.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 59.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 79.21%.

De Soto Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Some College46.05%
High School13.95%
Bachelors or Greater0%

De Soto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed25%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed50.77%
Female Unemployed0%

De Soto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

De Soto Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$42,753
Households-$39,776
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

De Soto Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.6%

Male Marriage Rate

24.4%

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 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

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

8

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

De Soto Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 748
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

De Soto Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black87.55%

De Soto Veterans by Race

De Soto Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

0%

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

100%

Born in De Soto

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of De Soto residents were born in the United States, with 100% having been born in Mississippi. 0% 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
202428562.15%
202327962.2%
20222732610.53%
2021247-14-5.36%
202026100%

De Soto Population by Year