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People

Total Population 1,159
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 614
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,269
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 10.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.5%
Median Gross Rent $658
Median House Value $127,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.4%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

De Soto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles W of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dallas
Metro Area Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 50069
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.531
Longitude -94.009

De Soto Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station GREENFIELD
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 36.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adel 4,055 $76,094
Dexter 911 $65,962
Earlham 1,752 $80,667

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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De Soto Public Library
405 E. WALNUT
De Soto, Iowa
(515) 834-2690

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