De Soto, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,541 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 809  (52.5%)
Females: 732  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62924.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,133 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
De Soto:

$43,133
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,602 (it was $15,526 in 2000)

De Soto village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,510 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
De Soto:

$86,510
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $82,767; detached houses: $86,647; mobile homes: $22,617

Median gross rent in 2017: $608.

March 2019 cost of living index in De Soto: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.5%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 51.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 96.7% for American Indian residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in De Soto, IL (2017)
    • 1,37384.4%White alone
    • 17310.6%Hispanic
    • 332.0%Two or more races
    • 251.5%Black alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

Races in De Soto detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in De Soto by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(187.4)
3
(189.5)
4
(253.5)
1
(63.2)
4
(256.6)
4
(263.7)
3
(188.1)
2
(125.5)
4
(251.4)
8
(502.8)
3
(189.5)
10
(636.5)
5
(320.7)
3
(195.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(124.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(126.7)
1
(63.2)
2
(128.3)
8
(527.4)
1
(62.7)
5
(313.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(125.7)
3
(189.5)
4
(254.6)
6
(384.9)
2
(130.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(249.8)
15
(947.6)
7
(443.6)
13
(821.7)
9
(577.3)
11
(725.1)
5
(313.5)
5
(313.7)
5
(314.3)
4
(251.4)
9
(568.5)
16
(1,018)
9
(577.3)
10
(651.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(126.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(125.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)56.275.877.360.183.4118.764.659.662.9119.473.9191.0184.774.3

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City-data.com crime index in De Soto, IL

Crime rate in De Soto detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (17.0%), American (14.9%), English (9.5%), Irish (9.0%), Italian (2.5%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 395 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,634 people per square mile   (low).

De Soto, Illinois map

12 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,320 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,425 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (78.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (290.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hurst, IL (2.2 miles ),
Bush, IL (2.4 miles ),
Harrison, IL (2.5 miles ),
Carbondale, IL (2.5 miles ),
Cambria, IL (2.5 miles ),
Elkville, IL (2.6 miles ),
Murphysboro, IL (2.6 miles ),
Royalton, IL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 89.23 W

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in De Soto, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in De Soto, IL in 2017
De Soto satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $138,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $201,500
Number of permits per 10,000 De Soto, IL residents
Average permit cost in De Soto, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in De Soto, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.9%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in De Soto, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)

Average climate in De Soto, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

De Soto-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the De Soto village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the village center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

De Soto-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from De Soto center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from De Soto center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from De Soto center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
De Soto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near De Soto:

  • RAINTREE TERRACE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CARBONDALE Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MURPHYSBORO, IL)
  • CARBONDALE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • REHAB AND CARE CTR - JACKSON CO (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MURPHYSBORO, IL)
  • QUALITY LIFE SERVICES HOME HEALTH (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • HELIA HEALTHCARE OF CARBONDALE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CARBONDALE, IL)

Amtrak stations near De Soto:

  • 7 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Soto:

  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 7 miles; Carbondale, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 9 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Rend Lake College (about 28 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 39 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 52 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 62 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)

Public elementary/middle school in De Soto:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Desoto Township Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: De Soto Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in De Soto and their reported violations in the past:

DE SOTO (Address: 210 W. Lincoln St. , Population served: 2,523, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2010), St Intentional no-action (FEB-08-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2010)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

65.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
61 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in De Soto (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: De Soto Facility at 102 North Chestnut Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in De Soto:

Marital status in De Soto, IL
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in De Soto:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for De Soto, IL (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,13064
Mainline Protestant5,25030
Other4,41211
Catholic4,2205
Black Protestant1,2477
None30,959-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
This county:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jackson County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
This county:

9.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
De Soto:

47.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
De Soto:

22.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
De Soto:

10.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
De Soto:

33.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
De Soto:

56.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of De Soto, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,275$29,1007$1,331
Sewerage 2$5,539$33,2340$0
Financial Administration 1$2,316$27,7922$1,883
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$821
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 6$15,130$30,26017$4,035

De Soto government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,500,000 ($973.39)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $251,000 ($162.88)
    Water Utilities: $239,000 ($155.09)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($90.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $67,000 ($43.48)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($36.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($13.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $294,000 ($190.79)

De Soto government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $221,000 ($143.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($45.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $386,000 ($250.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $44,000 ($28.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($5.19)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $276,000 ($179.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $168,000 ($109.02)
    Highways: $47,000 ($30.50)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $116,000 ($75.28)
    Property: $63,000 ($40.88)

De Soto government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,559,000 ($1011.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,554,000 ($1008.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($3.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000 ($0.65)

De Soto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,147,000 ($744.32)

7.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Williamson County, IL  1.10% ($32,095 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.64% ($19,779)
from Perry County, IL  0.34% ($22,391)


10.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.53%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Williamson County, IL  1.38% ($35,919 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.92% ($20,522)
to Perry County, IL  0.31% ($25,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in De Soto:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINI (1420 AM; 1 kW; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: RADIO STATION WINI)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in De Soto:

  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: HETERODYNE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around De Soto:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

De Soto fatal accident list:

Sep 8, 2017 10:47 PM, Sr-149 Hurst Rd, Lat: 37.821072, Lon: -89.220911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 25, 2005 01:00 AM, Jackson, Lat: 37.811860, Lon: -89.222230, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 1, 2003 05:30 PM, Sr-149, Lat: 37.815500, Lon: -89.241540, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.1mTotal length
  • 20,250Total average daily traffic
  • 2,262Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,665Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Larry Burns, 500 Burris Road (Lat: 37.786722 Lon: -89.218139), Type: 39.3, Overall height: 39.3 m, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., Ed.Lochrie@utcg.Com, , Denve-r, Phone: (303) 840-1041
  • Jerry D Stauffer, 500 Burris Road (Lat: 37.786722 Lon: -89.218139), Type: 39.3, Overall height: 39.3 m, Registrant: Southern Illinois Power Cooperative, Lburns@sipower.Org, , Mario-n, Phone: (618) 964-1448
  • Barry Copeland, 2.5 Km Due West Of Desoto, Illinois (Lat: 37.816417 Lon: -89.265944), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Doug Vernier Telecommunications Consultants, Kenglish@v-Soft.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 266-8402
  • Barry Copeland, 2.5 Km Due West Of Desoto, Illinois (Lat: 37.816417 Lon: -89.265944), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Doug Vernier Telecommunications Consultants, Kenglish@v-Soft.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 266-8402
  • Douglas L Vernier, 2.5 Km Due West Of Desoto, Illinois (Lat: 37.816417 Lon: -89.266361), Type: 38.1, Structure height: 17077 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Doug Vernier Telecommunications Consultants, Dvernier@v-Soft.Com, , 1033 Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 266-8402
  • Phillip B Schneider, 2.5 Km Due West Of Desoto, Illinois (Lat: 37.816417 Lon: -89.266361), Type: 38.1, Structure height: 17077 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Doug Vernier Telecommunications Consultants, Dvernier@v-Soft.Com, , 1033 Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 266-8402

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 914 M Sw Of Int Of 51 & 149 (Lat: 37.814778 Lon: -89.236194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WPHP506, Licensee ID: L00031361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2015, Expiration Date: 06/21/2025, Certifier: Robert Chapman, Registrant: Kinkaid Reeds Creek Conservancy District, 1763 Water Plant Rd, Murphysboro, IL 62966, Phone: (618) 687-1722

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Jackson Substation, 500 Burris Road (Lat: 37.786667 Lon: -89.218194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.3 m, Call Sign: WQDS733,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2015, Expiration Date: 10/21/2025, Certifier: Larry Burns, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 9850 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite A5-108, Las Vegas, NV 89183, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Fax: (303) 852-1029, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in De Soto)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MARK BYBEE KITFOX CLASSIC IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 132KF , Serial Number: C9407-0085, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Bybee, 515 Ariel View Ln, De Soto, IL 62924
  • Aircraft: BYBEE MARK J ZENITH 701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 132RB , Serial Number: 7-7395, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Bybee, 515 Ariel View Ln, De Soto, IL 62924
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 20387 , Serial Number: 17261247, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Bybee, 515 Ariel View Ln, De Soto, IL 62924
  • Aircraft: COLEMAN RICHARD J BUSHBY MUSTANG M-II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29RC , Serial Number: 861, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 11/04/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Stouffer, 409 E Jackson St, De Soto, IL 62924

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in De Soto, IL
  • 63.4%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in De Soto, IL
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 42.9%Utility gas


De Soto compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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