De Soto, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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De Soto, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of De Soto had a population of 1,265 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.


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De Soto, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,265
Population in Households 1,265
Population in Familes 1,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 838
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,236
Average Household Income $79,537
Per Capita Income $29,485

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 372 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $147,030
Average Home Value $204,368
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 469
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 348
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.28% 2.91%
Households 2.32% 2.86%
Families 2.19% 2.77%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

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, 2018 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 # 243 76th
Population Density # 402 60th
Diversity Index # 297 71st
Median Household Income # 221 78th
Per Capita Income # 448 56th

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