De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

De Soto Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 27,537 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. De Soto Parish, Louisiana is the 36th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 26,670 and has seen a growth of 3.25% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202127,537370.13%
202027,500370.13%
201927,463370.13%
201827,4261590.58%
201727,267770.28%
201627,190890.33%
201527,101400.15%
201427,061-28-0.10%
201327,089660.24%
201227,0232440.91%
201126,7791090.41%
201026,6701,3245.22%
199025,346-381-1.48%
198025,7272,96313.02%
197022,764-1,484-6.12%
196024,248-150-0.61%
195024,398-7,405-23.28%
194031,8037872.54%
193031,0161,6405.58%
192029,3761,6876.09%
191027,6892,62610.48%
190025,0635,20326.20%
189019,8604,25727.28%
188015,6036414.28%
187014,9621,66412.51%
186013,2985,27565.75%
18508,0230.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.13%
County Website
Founded
1843
County Seat
2010 Population
26,670
Growth Since 2010
3.25%
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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,77061.45%
Black or African American9,66335.41%
Two or More Races5381.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native2540.93%
Asian270.10%
Some Other Race260.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.04%
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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.3


Total

37


Male

41.4


Female

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 20,595 adults, (4,699 of whom are seniors) in De Soto Parish, Louisiana.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,991

51.27%

Male

13,298

48.73%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
Male64.7%35.3%
Female44.2%55.8%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8212.571.3
Married4,6613.0584
Non Family3,5671.2171.2
Female2,0293.3544.2
Male5643.0464.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9164.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,31312.49%
High School Graduate7,88842.61%
Some College3,58719.37%
Associates Degree1,0665.76%
Bachelors Degree1,7429.41%
Graduate Degree1,0025.41%
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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,40010,0761,952
Black6,4354,693681
Hispanic44832770
2+ Races14012616
Native American1007222
Asian22223
Islander1111
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 22.00%.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,603$45,265$25,838
Less Than 9th Grade$20,505$30,238$16,754
High School Graduate$30,740$42,675$21,937
Some College$32,870$54,806$24,362
Bachelors Degree$47,586$42,125$49,138
Graduate Degree$71,250$76,156$64,573

$33,603

Average Earnings

$45,265

Average Male

$25,838

Average Female

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Language

97.94% of De Soto Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Language

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,5413,78439.66%
White15,9421,78211.18%
Multiple53820237.55%
Native2499638.55%
Hispanic7859311.85%
Other262596.15%

21.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.27%

Male Poverty Rate

24.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 96.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Soto Parish, Louisiana is White, with 11.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.67%.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.17%
High School20.43%
Some College10.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.74%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.87%
Male Unemployed55.64%
Female Employed12.87%
Male Employed4.03%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,006$65,839
Families$56,323$75,974
Married Families$78,090-
Non Families$25,314$43,176
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Income by Household Type

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana 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 45-54.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,456

Number of Veterans

1,305

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam594
First Gulf War354
Second Gulf War245
Korea157
World War II36

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74437
75+357
35 to 54282
55 to 64236
18 to 34144

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0898.45%
Black3484.72%
Hispanic5911.46%
2+ Races137.51%
Native American65.71%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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10.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana 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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80.49%

Born in De Soto Parish, Louisiana

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of De Soto Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.49% having been born in Louisiana. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana 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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