De Soto, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 6,381 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 2,950  (46.2%)
Females: 3,431  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 63020.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,261 (it was $30,725 in 2000)
De Soto:

$41,261
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,156 (it was $14,971 in 2000)

De Soto city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,519 (it was $66,900 in 2000)
De Soto:

$116,519
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $186,869; detached houses: $205,506; townhouses or other attached units: $237,485; in 2-unit structures: $54,456; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $28,852; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,588; mobile homes: $37,836

Median gross rent in 2017: $659.

March 2019 cost of living index in De Soto: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.9%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in De Soto, MO (2017)
    • 6,10993.7%White alone
    • 1342.1%Two or more races
    • 1312.0%Black alone
    • 951.5%Hispanic
    • 120.2%Asian alone
    • 60.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 61 registered sex offenders living in De Soto, Missouri as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in De Soto is 107 to 1.


Crime rates in De Soto by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
2
(30.8)
2
(30.8)
2
(30.7)
1
(15.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(15.2)
2
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.7)
3
(46.3)
1
(15.5)
3
(46.7)
3
(46.6)
3
(46.4)
3
(46.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
85
(1,289)
88
(1,333)
26
(395.2)
24
(368.7)
31
(478.5)
28
(434.9)
37
(576.1)
22
(342.0)
17
(263.2)
12
(184.9)
11
(169.6)
24
(368.6)
12
(185.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(303.4)
15
(227.3)
26
(395.2)
32
(491.6)
20
(308.7)
27
(419.3)
50
(778.5)
39
(606.2)
39
(603.7)
27
(416.0)
19
(292.9)
30
(460.7)
14
(215.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
184
(2,791)
161
(2,439)
175
(2,660)
215
(3,303)
199
(3,071)
160
(2,485)
242
(3,768)
253
(3,933)
266
(4,118)
220
(3,390)
185
(2,852)
159
(2,442)
123
(1,896)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(227.5)
11
(166.7)
11
(167.2)
11
(169.0)
13
(200.6)
12
(186.4)
13
(202.4)
20
(310.9)
8
(123.8)
17
(261.9)
5
(77.1)
10
(153.6)
3
(46.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.5)
4
(62.3)
2
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)413.5414.7226.5306.0282.5235.3375.5307.0295.8261.2230.2240.5144.0

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), American (18.7%), Irish (15.3%), French (7.7%), English (4.6%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 3.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,675 people per square mile   (low).

De Soto, Missouri map

32 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,000 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $773 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (37.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (297.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Olympian Village, MO (2.3 miles ),
Hillsboro, MO (2.5 miles ),
Festus, MO (3.2 miles ),
Crystal City, MO (3.3 miles ),
Horine, MO (3.3 miles ),
Herculaneum, MO (3.5 miles ),
Pevely, MO (3.6 miles ),
Cedar Hill Lakes, MO (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 90.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +442 (+6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 726 (30.1%)

Area code: 636

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,000
Number of permits per 10,000 De Soto, MO residents
Average permit cost in De Soto, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in De Soto, MO
Historical housing units in De Soto, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +280 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in De Soto, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Rail transportation (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Machinery (3.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.1%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in De Soto, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in De Soto, Missouri

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De Soto, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.4. This is about average.

City:

73.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.879. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.879
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.05
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0787. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0787
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

De Soto-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the De Soto city center killed 2 people and injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 52 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

De Soto-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri 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 146.6 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 87.6 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 116.3 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 152.2 miles away from the city 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 151.6 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 173.6 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 Jefferson County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 13, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
De Soto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in De Soto:

  • BAISCH NURSING CENTER (3260 BAISCH DRIVE)
  • HILLCREST CARE CENTER INC (1108 CLARKE STREET)
  • VILLAS-A STONEBRIDGE COMMUNITY, THE (1550 VILLAS DRIVE)

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

  • Jefferson College (about 9 miles; Hillsboro, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,975)
  • Mineral Area College (about 21 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • East Central College (about 31 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Webster University (about 34 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 36 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 36 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public high school in De Soto:

Public elementary/middle schools in De Soto:

  • ATHENA ELEM. (Students: 635, Location: 3775 ATHENA SCHOOL RD, Grades: KG-6)
  • DESOTO JR. HIGH (Students: 437, Location: 731 AMVETS DR, Grades: 7-8)
  • SUNRISE ELEM. (Students: 351, Location: 4485 SUNRISE SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • VINELAND ELEM. (Students: 328, Location: 650 VINELAND SCHOOL RD, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in De Soto

Library in De Soto:

  • DE SOTO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $175,087; Location: 712 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 31,429 books; 50 e-books; 563 audio materials; 950 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in De Soto: DeSoto Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), City of De Soto Fire and Rescue Station 1 Headquarters (B), De Soto Rural Fire Protection District Station 1 Headquarters (C), City of De Soto Fire and Rescue Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in De Soto include: Redeemer Church (A), DeSoto Community Church of God (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hickory Hills Golf Club Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tanyard Branch (A), Ball Branch (B), Whitehead Creek (C), Fritz Creek (D), Falling Rock Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in De Soto include: Walther Park (1), Joachim Park (2), Ritcher Park (3), Spross Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Libraries Public - Desoto (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 712 South Main Street).

Hotels: Elks Lodge 689 (Clark Street & Highway 21), Jefferson Square Inn (Highway 21 & N H), Elks Auxiliary (1520 Clarke Street).

Court: Desoto-City - Water Dept- Finance Office- Municipal Court- City Man (17 Boyd Street).

Birthplace of: Jay Nixon - Politician, Rod Jetton - Politician, Fred Blank - Baseball player.

Jefferson 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:

DESOTO (Address: 17 BOYD ST , Population served: 7,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
BAISCH NURSING HOME (Population served: 189, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
BRIARWOOD UTILITIES (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PRO STOP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2005), St Public Notif issued (AUG-24-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.1%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
131 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in De Soto in 2000:

  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in De Soto (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Rock Road Branch at 2000 Rock Road, branch established on 1976/10/15; Desoto Branch at 224 South Main Street, branch established on 1967/12/09. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First State Community Bank: Desoto Branch at Plaza Square, branch established on 1962/07/02; Desoto Branch - 2 at 1801 Old Boyd Street, branch established on 2006/05/15. Info updated 2011/01/03: Bank assets: $1,303.2 mil, Deposits: $1,092.4 mil, headquarters in Farmington, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Southern Commercial Bank: Desoto Branch at 2101 Rock Road, branch established on 2000/04/05. Info updated 2010/07/14: Bank assets: $528.0 mil, Deposits: $457.6 mil, headquarters in Saint Louis, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: De Soto Branch at 406 South Main Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Eagle Bank and Trust Company of Missouri: 121 Jefferson Square at State Road 21, branch established on 1996/07/10. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $836.9 mil, Deposits: $681.2 mil, headquarters in Hillsboro, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Jefferson County Bancshares, Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in De Soto:

Marital status in De Soto, MO
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in De Soto:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - De Soto
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for De Soto, MO (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant40,846107
Catholic30,49511
Mainline Protestant6,91731
Other9259
Black Protestant4963
Orthodox2601
None138,794-
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: 23
Jefferson County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 79
Jefferson County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
Jefferson County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

9.1%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.8%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
De Soto:

55.5%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
De Soto:

28.7
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
De Soto:

17.7%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
De Soto:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
De Soto:

61.3%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
De Soto:

79.6%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of De Soto, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$47,129$40,3960$0
Water Supply 10$26,933$32,3200$0
Other Government Administration 8$27,702$41,5535$255
Streets and Highways 6$14,905$29,8100$0
Other and Unallocable 4$7,596$22,7883$2,963
Firefighters 3$10,235$40,94015$1,167
Sewerage 1$2,827$33,9240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,350$40,2000$0
Police - Other 1$2,274$27,2880$0
Financial Administration 0$0 18$4,130
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,021
Totals for Government 48$142,951$35,73843$11,536

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $9,924,000 ($1555.24)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,360,000 ($213.13)
    Police Protection: $828,000 ($129.76)
    Regular Highways: $494,000 ($77.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $434,000 ($68.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $362,000 ($56.73)
    Sewerage: $264,000 ($41.37)
    Financial Administration: $242,000 ($37.93)
    General - Other: $222,000 ($34.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000 ($28.99)
    Libraries: $177,000 ($27.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000 ($15.67)
    Health - Other: $57,000 ($8.93)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($8.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($0.94)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($5.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,099,000 ($328.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($5.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $563,000 ($88.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000 ($69.11)
    Other: $27,000 ($4.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $201,000 ($31.50)
    General Revenue - Other: $153,000 ($23.98)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,507,000 ($236.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $500,000 ($78.36)
    Other: $111,000 ($17.40)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,294,000 ($202.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,033,000 ($161.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $750,000 ($117.54)
    Property: $401,000 ($62.84)
    Other License: $51,000 ($7.99)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,096,000 ($171.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $985,000 ($154.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000 ($17.40)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,477,000 ($231.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,819,000 ($598.50)

5.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Missouri average:

7.04%

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 St. Louis County, MO  2.65% ($48,847 average AGI)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.66% ($51,064)
from Franklin County, MO  0.26% ($38,044)


5.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Missouri average:

7.16%

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 St. Louis County, MO  2.23% ($51,964 average AGI)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.49% ($37,723)
to St. Charles County, MO  0.31% ($51,718)
Businesses in De Soto, MO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance1

Strongest AM radio stations in De Soto:

  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KJFF (1400 AM; 1 kW; FESTUS, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFMO (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLAT RIVER, MO; Owner: M. K. S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KREI (800 AM; 1 kW; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in De Soto:

  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDJR (100.1 FM; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: KDJR RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; FESTUS, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KHZR (97.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDBB (104.3 FM; BONNE TERRE, MO; Owner: MKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KBGM (91.1 FM; PARK HILLS, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around De Soto:

  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
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
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 87.9mTotal length
  • $929,000Total costs
  • 117,766Total average daily traffic
  • 11,840Total average daily truck traffic
  • 210,856Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in De Soto, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for De Soto, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 38.138889 Lon: -90.560556, Call Sign: WQAR247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0200 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2004, Expiration Date: 07/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2014, Certifier: Patti Deles, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 38.137278 Lon: -90.589583, Call Sign: WQSV871,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, 451.662 MHz, 452.037 MHz, 452.137 MHz, 452.287 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/2013, Expiration Date: 11/25/2023, Certifier: Clint Freeman, Registrant: Wirelessusa, Inc., 148 Weldon Pkwy., Maryland Heights, MO 63043-3102, Phone: (314) 615-3141, Fax: (314) 615-3048, Email:
  • Lat: 38.134361 Lon: -90.567167, Call Sign: WQVG297,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.637 MHz, 456.337 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 457.087 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2015, Expiration Date: 02/02/2025, Certifier: Clint J Freeman, Registrant: Bearcom Wireless Worldwide, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11823 , Serial Number: 17702370, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Fenton Flyers Inc, 118 S Main St, De Soto, MO 63020
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52839 , Serial Number: 177RG1285, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/28/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Cardinal Flyers LLC, 14072 W Sunrise Lake Dr, De Soto, MO 63020
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 555PB , Serial Number: 287305016, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Shawn M Theiss, 3401 Stonehouse Rd, De Soto, MO 63020
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY ULTRALIGHT AIRCRAFT CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503ULDCDI (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8228H , Serial Number: CH21000-2022, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 10/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Jason A Hale, 12950 Morgans Meadow Rd, De Soto, MO 63020
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 840B , Serial Number: 6772, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Paul V Graves, 13253 Fox Farm Rd, De Soto, MO 63020

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED12$100,2877$74,78029$103,6392$49,1407$83,979
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$126,1650$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$94,6903$56,07316$116,5784$10,1682$36,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$68,4000$012$108,8370$01$93,660
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$114,9220$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7012.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$107,5272$93,815
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$97,6701$83,190
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$63,7800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7012.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in De Soto, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in De Soto, MO - 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 fire incidents per year is 98. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 188 took place in 2009, and the least - 11 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in De Soto, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.9%), and Outside Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in De Soto, MO
    • 92755.9%Structure Fires
    • 52431.6%Outside Fires
    • 17710.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 311.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for De Soto, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in De Soto, MO
  • 51.6%Utility gas
  • 45.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in De Soto, MO
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 25.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


De Soto compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born 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:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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  • Larry Hand (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.