Desoto Lakes, Florida Population 2024

1,738

Desoto Lakes is a city located in Sarasota County Florida. Desoto Lakes has a 2024 population of 1,738. Desoto Lakes is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -8.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,907 in 2020.

The average household income in Desoto Lakes is $86,258 with a poverty rate of 7.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Desoto Lakes is 44.2 years, 50.9 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Desoto Lakes Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Desoto Lakes was:

  • White: 83.49%
  • Two or more races: 13.12%
  • Black or African American: 3.39%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,411.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.86% (-169)
The current population of Desoto Lakes, Florida is 1,738 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,907.

Desoto Lakes, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,45183.49%
Two or more races22813.12%
Black or African American593.39%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Desoto Lakes Population by Race

Desoto Lakes Population Pyramid 2024

Desoto Lakes Median Age

44.2

Total

50.9

Male

37.3

Female

Desoto Lakes Adults

There are 1,488 adults, (399 of whom are seniors) in Desoto Lakes.

Desoto Lakes Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Desoto Lakes Sex Ratio

Female91352.53%
Male82547.47%

Desoto Lakes Population by Age

Desoto Lakes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7042.477327
Married3362.6189.610.4
Non Family1881.6476.623.4
Female1313.284258
Male492.4928.671.4
showing: 5 rows

2.73

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Desoto Lakes Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Desoto Lakes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Desoto Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.77%.

Desoto Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,593

Average Earnings

$35,647

Average Male

$43,427

Average Female

Desoto Lakes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Desoto Lakes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Desoto Lakes Language

73.21% of Desoto Lakes residents speak only English, while 26.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.7% of the population.

Desoto Lakes Language

Desoto Lakes Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,234665.35%
Hispanic3614412.19%
Multiple2282711.84%
showing: 3 rows

7.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.67%

Male Poverty Rate

8.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Desoto Lakes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Desoto Lakes is Hispanic, with 12.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Desoto Lakes is White, with 5.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 17.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.04%.

Desoto Lakes Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.59%
High School4.79%
Some College4.2%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Desoto Lakes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.7%
Female Employed5.06%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Desoto Lakes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Desoto Lakes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Desoto Lakes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Desoto Lakes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Desoto Lakes 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 45-54.

Desoto Lakes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Desoto Lakes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

140

Number of Veterans

140

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Desoto Lakes Veterans by War

count

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Desoto Lakes Veterans by Age

count

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Desoto Lakes Veterans by Race

Desoto Lakes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Desoto Lakes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Desoto Lakes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Desoto Lakes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Desoto Lakes 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

38.2%

Born in Desoto Lakes

80.67%

Native Born

19.33%

Foreign Born

10.82%

Non Citizen

8.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.67% of Desoto Lakes residents were born in the United States, with 38.2% having been born in Florida. 10.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Desoto Lakes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,738
20231,738
20221,738-21-1.19%
20211,759-148-7.76%
20201,907-2,154-53.04%
20194,06170821.12%
20183,353-237-6.6%
20173,590-392-9.84%
20163,9822907.85%
20153,692681.88%
20143,624-304-7.74%
20133,928-225-5.42%
20124,153-64-1.52%
20114,21757115.66%
20103,646
showing: 15 rows

Desoto Lakes Population by Year