DeSoto County, Florida Population 2022

DeSoto County, Florida's estimated population is 33,798 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeSoto County, Florida is the 49th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 34,862 and has seen a growth of -3.05% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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DeSoto County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

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DeSoto County, Florida Population by Race

DeSoto County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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DeSoto County, Florida Median Age

40.7


Total

38.9


Male

44


Female

DeSoto County, Florida Adults

There are 30,158 adults, (8,317 of whom are seniors) in DeSoto County, Florida.

DeSoto County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

DeSoto County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

16,342

43.73%

Male

21,029

56.27%

DeSoto County, Florida Population by Age

DeSoto County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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DeSoto County, Florida Household Types

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeSoto County, Florida Households and Families

3.31

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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DeSoto County, Florida Households by Type

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DeSoto County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeSoto County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 40.77%.

DeSoto County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$25,370

Average Earnings

$26,412

Average Male

$22,344

Average Female

DeSoto County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeSoto County, Florida Language by Age

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DeSoto County, Florida Language

72.47% of DeSoto County, Florida residents speak only English, while 27.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.98% of the population.

DeSoto County, Florida Language

DeSoto County, Florida Poverty by Race

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25.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.29%

Male Poverty Rate

25.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeSoto County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeSoto County, Florida is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeSoto County, Florida is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.20%.

DeSoto County, Florida Poverty

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DeSoto County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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DeSoto County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeSoto County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

DeSoto County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

DeSoto County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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DeSoto County, Florida 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 35-44.

DeSoto County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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DeSoto County, Florida Marital Status

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2,398

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

DeSoto County, Florida Veterans by War

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DeSoto County, Florida Veterans by Age

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DeSoto County, Florida Veterans by Race

DeSoto County, Florida Veterans by Education

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15.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeSoto County, Florida Veterans by Education

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47.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

DeSoto County, Florida Employment by Age

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DeSoto County, Florida Employment by Race

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DeSoto County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.59%

Born in DeSoto County, Florida

85.21%

Native Born

14.79%

Foreign Born

10.40%

Non Citizen

4.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.21% of DeSoto County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 50.59% having been born in Florida. 10.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeSoto County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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