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De Soto, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of De Soto had a population of 1,209 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for De Soto is located at latitude 41.5378 and longitude -94.0099 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of De Soto (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of De Soto (GNIS ID: 2394474) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of De Soto is located within Township of Van Meter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dallas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with De Soto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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De Soto, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,209
Population in Households 1,209
Population in Familes 1,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 801
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 441
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 330
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 368 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $131,604
Average Home Value $165,829
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,777
Average Household Income $72,071
Per Capita Income $26,388
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.28% 2.86%
Households 2.07% 2.83%
Families 2.03% 2.75%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

De Soto, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Soto to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 246 76th
Population Density1 # 425 58th
Diversity Index2 # 282 73rd
Median Household Income # 251 75th
Per Capita Income # 546 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.