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Demographics

People

Total Population1,658
Male Share of the Population53.9%
Female Share of the Population46.1%
Senior Citizens14.5%
Employed Population 16+732
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married40.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,698
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,063
% Above Poverty Level79%
% Below Poverty Level21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone29%
Median Gross Rent$671
Median House Value$80,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.2%
German23.2%
Irish15.1%
English10%
Italian3.1%
French Except Basque2.8%
Polish2.1%
Welsh1.7%
Dutch1.1%
Australian1.1%
African0.8%
Scottish0.5%
Liberian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Portuguese0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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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
Bush244$42,000
Cambria1,337$46,250
Carbondale26,066$51,774
Elkville1,140$49,844

De Soto Public Schools

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