De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

De Soto Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 27,574 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 3.39% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18508,0230.00%
186013,2985,27565.75%
187014,9621,66412.51%
188015,6036414.28%
189019,8604,25727.28%
190025,0635,20326.20%
191027,6892,62610.48%
192029,3761,6876.09%
193031,0161,6405.58%
194031,8037872.54%
195024,398-7,405-23.28%
196024,248-150-0.61%
197022,764-1,484-6.12%
198025,7272,96313.02%
199025,346-381-1.48%
201026,6701,3245.22%
201126,7791090.41%
201227,0232440.91%
201327,089660.24%
201427,061-28-0.10%
201527,101400.15%
201627,190890.33%
201727,267770.28%
201827,4261590.58%
201927,463370.13%
202027,500370.13%
202127,537370.13%
202227,574370.13%
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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,69360.93%
Black or African American9,94236.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native1890.69%
Asian220.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.03%
Two or More Races5411.97%
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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.3


Total

37.4


Male

40.8


Female

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 20,823 adults, (4,843 of whom are seniors) in De Soto Parish, Louisiana.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

14,022

51.18%

Male

13,373

48.82%

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%
Male84%16%
Non Family75.6%24.4%
All72.1%27.9%
Female41%59%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9512.4872.1
Married4,4233.1184
Male6262.884
Female2,3573.1741
Non Family3,5451.1875.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.48

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 Grade9545.11%
9th to 12th Grade2,27312.17%
High School Graduate7,95442.59%
Some College3,71019.87%
Associates Degree1,1266.03%
Bachelors Degree1,8269.78%
Graduate Degree8324.46%
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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
White11,49510,2121,948
Native American1098614
Hispanic39328549
Black6,4224,661630
Asian21182
2+ Races27722615
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.95%.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,088$42,308$23,685
Less Than 9th Grade$18,844$19,961$18,438
High School Graduate$29,373$43,130$19,679
Some College$26,396$42,125$22,409
Bachelors Degree$49,830$47,670$50,452
Graduate Degree$52,165$49,528$57,212

$30,088

Average Earnings

$42,308

Average Male

$23,685

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

97.97% of De Soto Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% 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
Black9,8353,87139.36%
Hispanic79826733.46%
Multiple54115829.21%
Native1814725.97%
White16,0511,78411.11%
OtherNaN%

21.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.21%

Male Poverty Rate

23.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Soto Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Soto Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 39.36% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.40%.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.63%
High School20.54%
Some College15.56%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.60%
Male Unemployed54.51%
Female Employed13.94%
Female Unemployed61.11%

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$44,436$62,181
Families$55,183$68,989
Married Families$71,770-
Non Families$26,303$45,480
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Income by Household Type

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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De Soto Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,559

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War165
First Gulf War346
Vietnam566
Korea373
World War II16

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3483
35 to 54260
55 to 64316
65 to 74417
75+483

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1929.21%
Black3514.75%
Native American32.13%
2+ Races134.21%
Hispanic275.07%

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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8.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Soto Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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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80.77%

Born in De Soto Parish, Louisiana

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of De Soto Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.77% having been born in Louisiana. 0.24% 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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