De Soto demographics profile

StatisticDe SotoIllinoisNational
Population1,65812,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,81722291
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%
De Soto, IL has a population of 1,658 and is the 12,120th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,817 per sq mi which is 718% higher than the Illinois average and 1906% higher than the national average. The median age in De Soto is 38 which is approximately 3% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In De Soto, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 80% of De Soto residents were born in Illinois, 19% 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 718% 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 or African American.
  • In De Soto 0.18% of the population is Asian.

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De Soto population breakdown by race

RaceDe SotoIllinoisNational
White89.26%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American2.11%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.18%5.10%5.22%
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.

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