De Soto, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 6,471 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 3,007  (46.5%)
Females: 3,464  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63020.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,257 (it was $30,725 in 2000)
De Soto:

$34,257
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,345 (it was $14,971 in 2000)

De Soto city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,387 (it was $66,900 in 2000)
De Soto:

$86,387
MO:

$133,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $686.

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  • Races in De Soto, MO (2010)

    De Soto races chart
    • 6,09695.3%White alone
    • 1031.6%Black alone
    • 851.3%Two or more races
    • 510.8%Hispanic
    • 260.4%American Indian alone
    • 270.4%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in De Soto: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.8%), Irish (16.7%), English (9.5%), United States (9.3%), French (5.4%), Scottish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 3.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,699 people per square mile   (low).

De Soto,MO real estate house value index trend

De Soto, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in De Soto:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in De Soto city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

33 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $795 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $826 (1.0%)

De Soto satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 90.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +166 (+2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 899 (34.1%)

Area code: 636

De Soto household income distribution De Soto home values distribution

Crime rates in De Soto by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100001000000
per 100,000 0.015.20.00.00.00.015.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1300101102012
per 100,000 15.545.70.00.015.20.015.415.40.031.10.015.530.8
Robberies 1131202313333
per 100,000 15.515.245.715.230.30.030.746.315.546.746.646.446.2
Assaults 53378385882624312837221712
per 100,000 820.1564.11,265.61,289.21,333.3395.2368.7478.5434.9576.1342.0263.2184.9
Burglaries 32241820152632202750393927
per 100,000 495.1365.9274.5303.4227.3395.2491.6308.7419.3778.5606.2603.7416.0
Thefts 281266227184161175215199160242253266220
per 100,000 4,347.84,055.53,461.42,790.82,439.42,660.03,303.13,071.52,484.93,767.73,932.84,117.63,389.8
Auto thefts 2318171511111113121320817
per 100,000 355.9274.4259.2227.5166.7167.2169.0200.6186.4202.4310.9123.8261.9
Arson 0000011114200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.015.215.415.415.562.331.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 435.4410.6463.7430.6431.9235.9318.7294.2245.0391.1319.7308.1272.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in De Soto detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Missouri average:

2.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +280 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in De Soto: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in De Soto, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

De Soto, Missouri average temperatures De Soto, Missouri average precipitation De Soto, Missouri humidity De Soto, Missouri wind speed De Soto, Missouri snowfall De Soto, Missouri sunshine De Soto, Missouri clear and cloudy days

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 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 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 De Soto 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 (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 10, 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

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

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.9. This is worse than average.

City:

92.9
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 4.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.76
U.S.:

9.35

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.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.8%
(24.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.1% for two or more races residents)
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

De Soto, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Missouri average:

11.0

De Soto travel time to work - commute De Soto mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Jefferson 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.
State:

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

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson 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
Financial Administration 0$0 18$4,130
Other Government Administration 8$27,702$41,5535$255
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,021
Police Protection - Officers 14$47,129$40,3960$0
Police - Other 1$2,274$27,2880$0
Firefighters 3$10,235$40,94015$1,167
Streets and Highways 6$14,905$29,8100$0
Sewerage 1$2,827$33,9240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,350$40,2000$0
Water Supply 10$26,933$32,3200$0
Other and Unallocable 4$7,596$22,7883$2,963
Totals for Government 48$142,951$35,73843$11,536

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $318,000 ($49.14)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($10.35)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($2.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $756,000 ($116.83)
    Water Utilities: $411,000 ($63.51)
    Regular Highways: $369,000 ($57.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $308,000 ($47.60)
    Sewerage: $275,000 ($42.50)
    Central Staff Services: $210,000 ($32.45)
    Financial Administration: $210,000 ($32.45)
    General - Other: $154,000 ($23.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $150,000 ($23.18)
    Fire Protection: $130,000 ($20.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $53,000 ($8.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($8.19)
    Health Services - Other: $48,000 ($7.42)
    General Public Buildings: $39,000 ($6.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $143,000 ($22.10)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($11.28)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($6.95)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($4.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($3.09)
    General Public Building: $10,000 ($1.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,573,000 ($243.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($3.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $387,000 ($59.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $314,000 ($48.52)
    All Other: $37,000 ($5.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($3.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($5.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $392,000 ($60.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $132,000 ($20.40)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($5.87)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.46)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.15)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $618,000 ($95.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $380,000 ($58.72)
    All Other: $9,000 ($1.39)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $801,000 ($123.78)
    Public Utilities: $532,000 ($82.21)
    Property: $371,000 ($57.33)
    NEC: $44,000 ($6.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $350,000 ($54.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($46.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($7.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $750,000 ($115.90)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $97,000 ($14.99)

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis County, MO  2.24% ($39,529 average AGI)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.57% ($32,954)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.22% ($35,451)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis County, MO  2.10% ($35,695 average AGI)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.50% ($29,341)
to St. Francois County, MO  0.26% ($36,306)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of De Soto fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 44m144ftTotal length
  • $756,000Total costs
  • 59,665Total average daily traffic
  • 9,187Total average daily truck traffic
  • 105,112Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for De Soto, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 38.138889 Lon: -90.560556, Call Sign: WQAR247
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0200 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2004, Expiration Date: 07/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2014, Certifier: Patti DelesRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/25/2013, Expiration Date: 11/25/2023, Certifier: Clint FreemanRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/2015, Expiration Date: 02/02/2025, Certifier: Clint J FreemanRegistrant: Bearcom Wireless Worldwide, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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
    Registrant (Corporation): Fenton Flyers Inc, 118 S Main St, De Soto, MO 63020
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269B (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 525GH , Serial Number: 87, Year manufactured: 1964
    Registrant (Corporation): Nicad Battery Services Inc, 13904 Vineland 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
    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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - De Soto

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for De Soto, MO

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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

De Soto compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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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