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De Soto, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of De Soto had a population of 1,625 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for De Soto is located at latitude 37.8157 and longitude -89.227 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of De Soto (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

The Village of De Soto (GNIS ID: 2398695) 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 Village of De Soto is located within Township of De Soto, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for De Soto: Desoto.

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


Total Population 1,625
Population in Households 1,580
Population in Familes 1,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 1,781
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 672
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 443
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 429 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $70,710
Average Home Value $84,826


Median Household Income $32,916
Average Household Income $44,737
Per Capita Income $19,238
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.1%
Households 0.26% 0.09%
Families 0.48% -0.05%
Median Household Income   -0.56%
Per Capita Income   0.58%
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, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Soto to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 564 59th
Population Density1 # 359 74th
Diversity Index2 # 500 64th
Median Household Income # 1319 4th
Per Capita Income # 1261 8th

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