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People

Total Population 275
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 118
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 45.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,500
% Above Poverty Level 83.2%
% Below Poverty Level 16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $375
Median House Value $104,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 15.6%

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

De Soto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles S of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Vernon
Standard Zip Codes 54624
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.39
Longitude -91.17

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 LYNXVILLE DAM 9
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station GAYS MILLS
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station PRAIRIE DU CHIEN
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, De Soto, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Victory (54624)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eastman 413 $51,932
Ferryville 158 $45,000
Gays Mills 501 $46,923
Genoa 3,035 $70,398
Lynxville 147 $37,500
Mount Sterling 202 $51,875

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

De Soto Public Libraries

Library
De Soto Public Library
111 S. HOUGHTON ST.
De Soto, Wisconsin
(608) 648-3593
Library Web Site

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De Soto High Schools

DE SOTO HI
HIGHWAY 82 - 615 MAIN ST
608-648-0100
Serves 192 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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