Income/capita 19%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 63%
IndexDesoto LakesFloridaNational
Income per capita$24,247$27,598$29,829
Median household income$53,991$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,910$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,125$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$27,287$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$18,806$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level13.5%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Desoto Lakes is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Desoto Lakes is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Desoto Lakes is 63% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Desoto Lakes is 11% lower than the national average

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      Desoto Lakes employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.6%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.1%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services29.4%7.4%
      Public administration4.6%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%1.1%
      Education, health & social services17.4%42.6%

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      Fruitville, FL13,333$61,67211%
      Desoto Lakes, FL3,982$53,9912%

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      Enon, VA3,981$73,28632%
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      Columbus, MN3,980$77,72740%
      Desoto Lakes, FL3,982$53,9912%
      Source: The Desoto Lakes, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).