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De Soto, Missouri Info Snack

De Soto is a city in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 6,400 at the 2010 census and is part of the St. Louis metropolitan area. The Van Metre family were first to settle in 1803. The town was organized in 1857 and is named for the explorer Hernando De Soto, who claimed the Louisiana Territory for Spain. De Soto was the city closest to the mean center of U.S. population in 1980. The city celebrated its Bicentennial in 2003. The city made national news on and after May 6, 2003, when straightline winds and a tornado struck.
Population
6,390
Unemployment
9.6%
Poverty
21.2%
Median Home
$108,500
Median Income
$38,585
Median Rent
$719

Rankings for De Soto in Missouri

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2

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3

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4

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5

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Map Of De Soto, MO

Population over time in De Soto

Year Population % Change
2017 6,390 -0.1%
2016 6,399 -1.0%
2015 6,466 -0.0%
2014 6,469 0.3%
2013 6,449 -0.0%
2012 6,451 0.2%
2011 6,440 -0.1%
2010 6,446 -0.0%
2009 6,447 -

Race / Ethnicity in De Soto

White
92.1% (5,884)
African American
2.6% (165)
American Indian
0.2% (11)
Asian
0.4% (26)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.4% (151)
Hispanic
2.4% (153)
Race De Soto MO USA
White 92.1% 79.6% 61.1%
African American 2.6% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.4% 4.1% 17.8%

Household Income For De Soto, Missouri

Less than $10,000
8.7% (55,858)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.9% (69,341)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.2% (116,291)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.1% (58,266)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (81,620)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.6% (131,459)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.0% (51,042)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (55,376)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (18,057)
$200,000 or more
0.3% (1,685)
Income De Soto MO USA
Less than $10,000 8.7% 662.8% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.9% 494.1% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.2% 1042.1% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.1% 1057.3% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 1435.4% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.6% 1856.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.0% 1252.9% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 1297.0% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 465.4% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.3% 437.0% 697.9%

Gender in De Soto

Female
54.6% (3,487)
Male
45.4% (2,902)
Gender De Soto MO USA
Female 54.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 45.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in De Soto for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (383)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (830)
High School / GED
33.0% (2,108)
Some College
21.0% (1,341)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (766)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (575)
Master's Degree
6.0% (383)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education De Soto MO USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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