De Soto, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 6,107 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.9%
Males: 2,874  (47.1%)
Females: 3,233  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66018, 66019, 66025.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $62,593 (it was $46,426 in 2000)
De Soto:

$62,593
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,964 (it was $23,141 in 2000)

De Soto city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $210,929 (it was $123,400 in 2000)
De Soto:

$210,929
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $302,872; detached houses: $311,036; townhouses or other attached units: $184,623; in 2-unit structures: $171,824; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,949; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $168,064; mobile homes: $618,126

Median gross rent in 2017: $778.

March 2019 cost of living index in De Soto: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.5% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in De Soto, KS (2010)
    • 4,67081.6%White alone
    • 83614.6%Hispanic
    • 1021.8%Two or more races
    • 430.8%Black alone
    • 410.7%American Indian alone
    • 250.4%Asian alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in De Soto, Kansas as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in De Soto is 679 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (19.0%), American (11.1%), English (9.6%), Scottish (4.8%), Ghanaian (3.2%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 842 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 540 people per square mile   (low).

De Soto, Kansas map

460 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America, 1.1% Africa).

This city:

7.4%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,506 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,677 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.97 N, Longitude: 94.96 W

Area code: 913

Distribution of median household income in De Soto, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in De Soto, KS in 2017

Property values in De Soto, KS

De Soto satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 50 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $307,900
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $374,700
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $328,900
Number of permits per 10,000 De Soto, KS residents
Average permit cost in De Soto, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +2,196 (+92.9%).
Most common industries in De Soto, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.1%)
Most common occupations in De Soto, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in De Soto, Kansas

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De Soto, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.6. This is about average.

City:

83.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.198. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.198
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.725. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.725
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

De Soto-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 107% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% 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 383.5 miles away from the city 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 320.6 miles away from De Soto 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 326.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 343.5 miles away from De Soto center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 301.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from De Soto 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 Johnson County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
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).
De Soto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in De Soto:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • BONNER SPRINGS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BONNER SPRINGS, KS)
  • JOHNSON CO RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OLATHE, KS)
  • LINCOLN AVENUE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OLATHE, KS)
  • EVERGREEN COMMUNITY OF JOHNSON COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OLATHE, KS)

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:

  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 12 miles; Olathe, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 13 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • University of Kansas (about 16 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 16 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Wright Career College (about 16 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Baker University (about 18 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 22 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

Public high school in De Soto:

Public elementary/middle schools in De Soto:

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Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Stanley T. Adams - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

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.

For population 15 years and over in De Soto:

Marital status in De Soto, KS
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in De Soto:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - De Soto
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,13118
Evangelical Protestant99,699190
Mainline Protestant71,06887
Other21,64446
Orthodox1,5055
Black Protestant6424
None247,490-
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: 72
Here:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Johnson County:

6.0%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

23.0%
Kansas:

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

12.6%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
De Soto:

46.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.0%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
De Soto:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
De Soto:

54.5%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
De Soto:

78.5%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of De Soto, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 7$19,306$33,0960$0
Streets and Highways 6$23,104$46,2080$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,794$39,1760$0
Sewerage 2$5,999$35,9940$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,284$75,4085$1,050
Financial Administration 1$5,029$60,3480$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$7,867
Totals for Government 20$69,516$41,7106$8,917

De Soto government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,124,000 ($184.05)
    Regular Highways: $984,000 ($161.13)
    Financial Administration: $740,000 ($121.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $502,000 ($82.20)
    Police Protection: $439,000 ($71.88)
    Sewerage: $419,000 ($68.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $405,000 ($66.32)
    Central Staff Services: $225,000 ($36.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000 ($19.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $81,000 ($13.26)
    General Public Buildings: $68,000 ($11.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $584,000 ($95.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,018,000 ($330.44)

De Soto government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $451,000 ($73.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000 ($66.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000 ($19.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $261,000 ($42.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $243,000 ($39.79)
    Rents: $73,000 ($11.95)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($5.08)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($1.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,323,000 ($216.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,312,000 ($214.84)
    Highways: $157,000 ($25.71)
  • Tax - Property: $1,395,000 ($228.43)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,281,000 ($209.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $571,000 ($93.50)
    Other License: $67,000 ($10.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($4.26)

De Soto government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,505,000 ($3357.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,980,000 ($2944.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,525,000 ($1887.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000,000 ($1473.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,500,000 ($573.11)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,500,000 ($573.11)

De Soto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,364,000 ($550.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,131,000 ($676.44)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,500,000 ($573.11)

7.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Kansas average:

6.44%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.04%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  1.34% ($71,814 average AGI)
from Wyandotte County, KS  0.66% ($42,296)
from Douglas County, KS  0.31% ($49,739)


6.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Kansas average:

7.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.05%
Kansas average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  1.32% ($58,976 average AGI)
to Wyandotte County, KS  0.66% ($40,363)
to Clay County, MO  0.23% ($62,830)
Businesses in De Soto, KS
NameCountNameCount
KFC1Super 81
Pizza Hut1Taco Bell1
SONIC Drive-In1U-Haul1

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)
De Soto fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of De Soto fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 712ft / 217mTotal length
  • $9,130,000Total costs
  • 291,306Total average daily traffic
  • 18,645Total average daily truck traffic
  • 354,857Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in De Soto, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 231970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for De Soto, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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
  • PLANT, Lat: 38.963389 Lon: -94.973306, Call Sign: WQSS499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.800 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.487 MHz, 467.512 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2013, Expiration Date: 11/07/2023, Certifier: Allan Joyce, Registrant: Datatronics Inc, 2624 East Broadway, Alton, IL 62002, Phone: (800) 973-1440, Fax: (618) 463-1450, Email:
  • Well # 10 - S Of Lenapew Of 170th Steof Wyandotte St (Lat: 38.990167 Lon: -94.969000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQXB578,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.212 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2016, Expiration Date: 01/21/2026, Certifier: Mike Brungardt, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (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:

3
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2006
    Registrant (LLC): S & P Air LLC, 8997 Commerce Dr, De Soto, KS 66018
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 925PD , Serial Number: 1270, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/2015
    Registrant (LLC): C2 Aviation LLC, 8311 Frederick Ct, De Soto, KS 66018
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Dale H Rose, Po Box B, De Soto, KS 66018
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/21/2018

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 in De Soto, KS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in De Soto, KS - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 43 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in De Soto, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.0%), and Structure Fires (21.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in De Soto, KS
    • 15358.0%Outside Fires
    • 5621.2%Structure Fires
    • 5420.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for De Soto, KS
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in De Soto, KS
  • 73.2%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in De Soto, KS
  • 75.3%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel


De Soto compared to Kansas state average:

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

De Soto on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 (66019) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
There are 12 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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