|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of DeSoto is 55,729. DeSoto, Texas is the 705th largest city in the US.
DeSoto is located entirely in Dallas County.
The peak population of DeSoto was in 2020, when its population was 56,074. In 2020, DeSoto was the 702nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 705th largest city in the US. DeSoto is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
DeSoto has grown 47.2% since the 2000. DeSoto, Texas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 79% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
DeSoto has a population density of 2,268.8 people per square mile.
|700||National City, California||55,912||2.9%|
|702||Coeur d'Alene, Idaho||55,904||60.0%|
|706||Port Arthur, Texas||55,724||-3.3%|
|707||New Brunswick, New Jersey||55,708||15.2%|
|709||Apple Valley, Minnesota||55,638||21.1%|
The total voting age population of DeSoto, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 36,765. The voting age population is 44.0% male and 56.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.3% of the residents of DeSoto are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of DeSoto are 67.5% Black, 26.9% White, 2.8% Other, 2.1% Two or more races, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 18.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In DeSoto, 10.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.3%. On a per-household basis, 7.1% of families are below the poverty line in DeSoto.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.4% of DeSoto residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.5% of DeSoto residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.1% have a bachelor's degree and 10.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among DeSoto residents aged 5 and older, 18.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in DeSoto is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In DeSoto, 18.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in DeSoto is $71,578.
In DeSoto, 63.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.5% of housing units in DeSoto.
Of all the housing units in DeSoto, 0.2% of them were build before 1940.
In DeSoto, 32.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 6,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in DeSoto is $1,179.
In DeSoto, 85.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.