De Soto demographics profile

StatisticDe SotoIowaNational
Population1,0653,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6985591
Median age33.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%
De Soto, IA has a population of 1,065 and is the 14,758th largest city in the United States. The population density is 698 per sq mi which is 1178% higher than the Iowa average and 671% higher than the national average. The median age in De Soto is 34 which is approximately 12% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In De Soto, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 82% of De Soto residents were born in Iowa, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in De Soto is 1178% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in De Soto is 12% lower than Iowa.
  • In De Soto 97.00% of the population is White.
  • In De Soto 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In De Soto 0.19% of the population is Asian.

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De Soto population breakdown by race

RaceDe SotoIowaNational
White97.00%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.19%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.82%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In De Soto, 0.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The De Soto, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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