Demographics

People

Total Population1,635
Male Share of the Population52.2%
Female Share of the Population47.8%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+665
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married43.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,595
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$4,514
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,607

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,094
% Above Poverty Level81.8%
% Below Poverty Level18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation5%

Housing

People Living Alone33%
Median Gross Rent$667
Median House Value$83,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.1%
German18.7%
Irish14.9%
English10.3%
French Except Basque4.1%
Polish3.4%
Italian2.8%
Welsh1.6%
Australian1.3%
Swedish0.8%
Arab0.6%
African0.5%
Liberian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Ukrainian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
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
Bush250$41,250
Cambria1,248$42,969
Carbondale25,846$51,563
Elkville910$36,875
Hurst846$53,625

De Soto Public Schools

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