|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of De Soto is 1,392. De Soto, Illinois is the 8,965th largest city in the US.
The peak population of De Soto was in 2000, when its population was 1,649. In 2000, De Soto was the 8,116th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,965th largest city in the US. De Soto is currently 15.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
De Soto has shrunk 15.5% since the year 2000. De Soto, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8959||Hill City, Kansas||1,394||-12.2%|
|8962||Ceredo, West Virginia||1,393||-17.6%|
|8965||De Soto, Illinois||1,392||-15.5%|
|8970||Shortsville, New York||1,391||5.4%|
|8971||State Center, Iowa||1,391||3.1%|
The total voting age population of De Soto, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,264. The voting age population is 52.0% male and 48.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.5% of the residents of De Soto are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of De Soto are 91.4% White, 6.2% Two or more races, 0.9% Black, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% Other and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In De Soto, 17.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.0%. On a per-household basis, 9.9% of families are below the poverty line in De Soto.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.8% of De Soto residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.0% of De Soto residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.6% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among De Soto residents aged 5 and older, 1.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in De Soto is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In De Soto, 23.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in De Soto is $43,333.
In De Soto, 58.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.4% of housing units in De Soto.
Of all the housing units in De Soto, 13.0% of them were build before 1940.
In De Soto, 11.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in De Soto is $631.
In De Soto, 82.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.