StatisticDe SotoIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,81722891
Median age38.437.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in De Soto is 697% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in De Soto is 3% higher than Illinois
  • In De Soto 89.26% of the population is White
  • In De Soto 2.11% of the population is Black
  • In De Soto 0.18% of the population is Asian

Compare De Soto, IL Demographics


      De Soto population breakdown by race

      RaceDe SotoIllinoisNational
      American Indian5.31%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.72%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.17%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.24%5.86%4.75%
      In De Soto, 12.3% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      De Soto age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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