Demographics

People

Total Population1,633
Male Share of the Population52.5%
Female Share of the Population47.5%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+690
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married43%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,174
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,654
% Above Poverty Level75.5%
% Below Poverty Level24.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$595
Median House Value$79,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.9%
German22.5%
Irish15.9%
English10.2%
Italian4.2%
Polish3.1%
French Except Basque3.1%
Welsh1.4%
Australian1.2%
Swedish0.7%
African0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Liberian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Ukrainian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
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De Soto Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson County
Standard Zip Codes62924
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.81
Approximate Longitude-89.22

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)

StationCARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationDU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches
StationPERRYVILLE WATER PLANT
Distance38.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip41.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bush271$39,583
Cambria1,228$56,250
Carbondale26,196$50,303
Elkville1,063$40,000
Hurst742$48,542

De Soto Public Schools

Desoto Elementary School
311 Hurst Rd
ZIP: 62924
(618) 867-2317
Primary
Total Enrollment 256
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