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Population in 2012: 5,869 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.7%
Males: 2,978  (50.8%)
Females: 2,891  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  35.4 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66018, 66019, 66025.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,584 (it was $46,426 in 2000)
De Soto:

$53,584
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,727

De Soto city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $181,210 (it was $123,400 in 2000)
De Soto:

$181,210
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $260,019; Detached houses: $268,779; In 2-unit structures: $182,827; Mobile homes: $90,276; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,161

Median gross rent in 2012: $715.

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  • White alone - 4,670 (81.6%)
  • Hispanic - 836 (14.6%)
  • Two or more races - 102 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 43 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in De Soto: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (15.1%), English (12.2%), Scottish (4.7%), United States (4.2%), Czech (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 842 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 519 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in De Soto:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in De Soto city:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

399 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.0%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in De Soto, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in De Soto to the number of sex offenders is 5,869 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,057 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,821 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (10.4 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (23.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (431.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Linwood, KS (2.2 miles ), Eudora, KS (2.7 miles ), Bonner Springs, KS (2.9 miles ), Olathe, KS (3.2 miles ), Edwardsville, KS (3.2 miles ), Gardner, KS (3.3 miles ), Lenexa, KS (3.3 miles ), Shawnee, KS (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2003: 99 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $260,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $353,100
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $257,400
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $321,200
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $240,900

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Latitude: 38.97 N, Longitude: 94.96 W

Area code: 913

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De Soto, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2,196 (+92.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

De Soto-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the De Soto city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused $48 million in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

De Soto-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.9 miles away from De Soto center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Stanley T. Adams - Army Medal of Honor recipient.


Hospitals/medical centers in De Soto:

  • CEDAR GROVE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 33600 W 85TH ST)
  • HILLSIDE VILLAGE OF DESOTO (Nursing Home, 33600 WEST 85TH ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near De Soto:

  • KANSAS INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; OLATHE, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES EUDORA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EUDORA, KS)
  • HILLSIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BONNER SPRINGS, KS)

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Airports located in De Soto:

Amtrak station near De Soto:

  • 15 miles: LAWRENCE (413 E. 7TH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Johnson County Community College (about 13 miles; Overland Park, KS; Full-time enrollment: 7,433)
  • University of Kansas (about 16 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 16 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 22 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Grantham University (about 26 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 28 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 30 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)

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Notable locations in De Soto: Oak Country Club (A), DeSoto Business Park (B), De Soto Chamber of Commerce (C), Jewett Business Park (D), Desoto Business Park (E), Desoto Library (F), Station 2 (G), De Soto Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (H), Station Number 2 (I), De Soto City Hall (J), Merriam Community Center (K), Johnson County Rural Fire District 3 Station 1 (L), Johnson County Medical Action Station 191 (M), De Soto Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lexington Plaza Shopping Center (1), Lexington Center Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in De Soto include: United Methodist Church of Desoto (A), Faith Builders International (B), De Soto Baptist Church (C), Clearview City Independent Baptist Church (D), Clearview Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Kill Creek (A), Camp Creek (B), Cedar Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in De Soto: Miller Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Libraries Public - Johnson County Libraries- Branch Libraries- Desoto Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 33145 West 83rd Street).

Hotel: Super 8 of Desoto (34085 Commerce Drive).

 
Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.8. This is about average.
City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.03
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.286
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.40. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.40
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.3
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.4%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.8% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in De Soto, KS

41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

De Soto compared to Kansas state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in De Soto (2011 data):

  • Great Southern Bank: Desoto Branch at 34102 Commerce Drive, branch established on 1994/11/21. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: De Soto Branch 81 at 33485 Lexington, branch established on 2006/03/03. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $638.3 mil, Deposits: $567.3 mil, headquarters in Lees Summit, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Great American Bank: at 33050 West 83rd Street, branch established on 1901/01/15. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $51.4 mil, Deposits: $40.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


De Soto travel time to work - commute


De Soto mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for De Soto city (based on Johnson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.81%
Here50.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionJewish
Adherents41.9%8.8%6.8%6.0%5.2%
Congregations7.6%8.4%5.9%9.3%2.5%
NameLutheran ChurchChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.1%3.8%3.6%2.8%16.8%
Congregations3.4%5.1%5.1%5.1%47.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 72
Johnson County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Johnson County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 120
Johnson County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 388
Here:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

23.0%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Johnson County:

12.6%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,742$44,9040$0
Other Government Administration 7$32,446$55,6220$0
Judicial and Legal 1$6,215$74,5802$2,646
Firefighters 1$2,863$34,3569$1,116
Streets and Highways 5$14,803$35,5270$0
Sewerage 2$7,665$45,9900$0
Parks and Recreation 8$14,406$21,6090$0
Water Supply 9$25,308$33,7440$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,496$41,9520$0
Totals for Government 35$110,944$38,03811$3,762

De Soto government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $786,000 ($133.92)
    Regular Highways: $540,000 ($92.01)
    Financial Administration: $445,000 ($75.82)
    Police Protection: $352,000 ($59.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $322,000 ($54.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $197,000 ($33.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($32.37)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($28.28)
    Fire Protection: $103,000 ($17.55)
    General - Other: $89,000 ($15.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000 ($8.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $172,000 ($29.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $212,000 ($36.12)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($26.58)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($16.70)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($6.13)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $915,000 ($155.90)

De Soto government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $325,000 ($55.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000 ($37.83)
    All Other: $81,000 ($13.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $201,000 ($34.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $310,000 ($52.82)
    Interest Earnings: $248,000 ($42.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $94,000 ($16.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $937,000 ($159.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $114,000 ($19.42)
    General Support: $68,000 ($11.59)
  • Tax - Property: $749,000 ($127.62)
    NEC: $586,000 ($99.85)
    Total General Sales: $457,000 ($77.87)
    Public Utilities: $268,000 ($45.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($2.22)

De Soto government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,327,000 ($566.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,917,000 ($497.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $410,000 ($69.86)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $780,000 ($132.90)

De Soto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,557,000 ($776.45)

8.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.64%
Kansas average:

7.39%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.08%
Kansas average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson County, MO  1.48% ($53,380 average AGI)
from Wyandotte County, KS  0.85% ($32,467)
from Douglas County, KS  0.44% ($39,039)


7.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Kansas average:

7.67%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.07%
Kansas average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jackson County, MO  1.33% ($48,155 average AGI)
to Wyandotte County, KS  0.71% ($32,459)
to Douglas County, KS  0.29% ($32,424)

Strongest AM radio stations in De Soto:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in De Soto:

  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KJHK (90.7 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around De Soto:

  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KUJH-LP (Channel 14; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • K58CX (Channel 58; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

De Soto, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

See more detailed statistics of De Soto fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 129 meters (423ft)
Total costs: $5,022,000
Total average daily traffic: 158,982
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,308

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 12
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for De Soto, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in De Soto)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.978389 Lon: -94.964861, Call Sign: WQHI656, Licensee ID: L01309139
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.337 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2007, Expiration Date: 08/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2011, Certifier: Robert Stevens
    Registrant: Burning Tree Golf Club, LLC, 7909 Wyandotte Street, De Soto, KS 66018, Phone: (913) 706-0092

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • DE SOTO, 30825 W 90th St (Lat: 38.964167 Lon: -94.942722), Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WMN643
    Assigned Frequencies: 10559.3 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2008, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • DESOTO, 9745 Killcreek Rd (Lat: 38.950417 Lon: -94.952333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 43.9 m, Call Sign: WQJR636
    Assigned Frequencies: 6135.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2008, Expiration Date: 12/04/2018, Certifier: Edwin D Geer
    Registrant: State Of Kansas, 700 Sw Harrison Street, Topeka, KS 66603-3754, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999, Email:
  • DEWVMonopole, Lat: 38.963611 Lon: -94.942778, Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQJV540
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 01/01/2019, Certifier: Kameron Klein
    Registrant: Radius Broadband, LLC, De Soto, KS 66018, Phone: (913) 888-6600, Fax: (913) 227-4122, Email:
  • DEWVMonopole, Lat: 38.963611 Lon: -94.942778, Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQJV540
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 01/01/2019, Certifier: Kameron Klein
    Registrant: Radius Broadband, LLC, De Soto, KS 66018, Phone: (913) 888-6600, Fax: (913) 227-4122, Email:
  • DEWVMonopole, Lat: 38.963611 Lon: -94.942778, Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQJV540
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 01/01/2019, Certifier: Kameron Klein
    Registrant: Radius Broadband, LLC, De Soto, KS 66018, Phone: (913) 888-6600, Fax: (913) 227-4122, Email:
  • A5D0093A, 35425 W 103rd St (Kc03xc267) (Lat: 38.939444 Lon: -95.020833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 78.2 m, Overall height: 80.1 m, Call Sign: WQQC206, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 10/22/2012, Expiration Date: 10/22/2022, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • A5D0225A, 30833 W 90th Street (Lat: 38.964000 Lon: -94.942806), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQC207, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 10/22/2012, Expiration Date: 10/22/2022, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • EXPERIENCED AIRCRAFT PARTS INC, Po Box B, De Soto, KS 66018
    Certificate: 01-1796 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2001, Expiration Date: 10/12/2002

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 2198T , Serial Number: 15064610
    Registrant (Individual): Dale H Rose, Po Box B, De Soto, KS 66018
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/23/1994
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2690F , Serial Number: 18256790, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Mountain States Supply Inc, 32605 W 82nd St, De Soto, KS 66018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38718 , Serial Number: 28R-7737111, Year manufactured: 1977
    Registrant (Individual): Dale H Rose, Po Box B, De Soto, KS 66018
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 536PC , Serial Number: 1763, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): S & P Air LLC, 8997 Commerce Dr, De Soto, KS 66018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7405J , Serial Number: 28-24770, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John R Field, 8675 Shorewood Dr, De Soto, KS 66018, Other Owners: Larry A Janssen, David A Irvin



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$150,3305$147,55233$200,7621$61,1401$151,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$209,1170$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$129,2802$105,0809$250,6941$51,0100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$216,63010$190,7900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$295,2400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0527.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$212,4402$169,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$100,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$231,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0527.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in De Soto, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles2180.8 years
Mary2179.9 years
John2070.3 years
William1973.0 years
Robert1668.6 years
James1269.8 years
Fred1176.1 years
Dorothy1082.9 years
Ruth1077.9 years
Paul1071.8 years
Most common last names in De Soto, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson982.2 years
Miller975.4 years
Johnson873.9 years
Tripkos880.5 years
Ross674.3 years
Smith569.2 years
Skaggs568.8 years
Plummer581.0 years
Freeman577.6 years
Willis580.4 years
Businesses in De Soto, KS
NameCountNameCount
KFC1Super 81
Pizza Hut1Taco Bell1
SONIC Drive-In1U-Haul1

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 5,000+)"
  • #59 (66019) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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