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De Soto Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 27,285 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 25,494 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,961
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,003
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,428
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,598 (it was 2,263 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 877 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in De Soto Parish: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (32.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in De Soto Parish, LA (2017)
    • 15,72161.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,08839.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7943.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2641.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2471.0%Two or more races
    • 460.2%Asian alone
    • 360.1%Some other race alone
    • 200.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 13,202  (48.4%)
Females: 14,083  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
De Soto Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,941 ($28,252 in 1999)
This county:

$40,941
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $440 (lower quartile is $234, upper quartile is $557)
This county:

$440
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,906 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
De Soto:

$116,906
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,493 - $215,464
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $981
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $286

Institutionalized population: 199

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 298
  • Auto thefts: 53
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $248,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $248,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $248,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2015: 108 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2016: 95 buildings, average cost: $243,100
  • 2017: 111 buildings, average cost: $244,000
Number of permits per 10,000 De Soto, LA residents
Average permit cost in De Soto, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $665 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $219 (0.2%)

Distribution of median household income in De Soto, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in De Soto, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in De Soto, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.5%
De Soto Parish:

26.5%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.0% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.7% for American Indian residents, 42.7% for other race residents, 33.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.8 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 41.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.0 years old, Black residents: 36.7 years old, American Indian residents: 29.1 years old, Asian residents: 63.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.2 years old, Other race residents: 23.6 years old)

Area name: Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in De Soto Parish is $482 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $563 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $714 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mansfield, Stonewall, Logansport, South Mansfield, Keachi, Grand Cane, Longstreet, Stanley, Frierson, Gloster.

De Soto Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Coffee County, Georgia , Wilcox County, Alabama , Long County, Georgia , Johnson County, Texas , Panola County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Louisiana:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in De Soto, LA
County total employment by year in De Soto, LA
County average yearly wages by year in De Soto, LA

Current college students: 782
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 333 (54.9% naturalized citizens)

De Soto Parish:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 122010 or later
  • 1642000 to 2009
  • 321990 to 1999
  • 811980 to 1989
  • 191970 to 1979
  • 38Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.9%

De Soto Parish marital status for males De Soto Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,437
  • One, attached: 120
  • Two: 311
  • 3 or 4: 356
  • 5 to 9: 183
  • 10 to 19: 63
  • 20 to 49: 110
  • 50 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 4,168
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in De Soto Parish with a mortgage: 3,743 (94 second mortgage, 189 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,756

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for De Soto Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,49655
Mainline Protestant1,46918
Black Protestant1,1539
Catholic8492
Other8172
None11,872-
De Soto Parish Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
De Soto Parish:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
De Soto Parish:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
De Soto Parish:

12.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
De Soto Parish:

31.2%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in De Soto Parish:

Average size of farms: 218 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $28,318
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $74.19
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,885
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,286
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 25.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.11%
Vegetables: 78 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 63 acres

Earthquake activity:

De Soto Parish-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 233.1 miles away from De Soto Parish 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) earthquake occurred 235.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 361.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 316.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from De Soto Parish center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 414.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to April 08, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4263: March 13, 2016, FEMA Id: 4263, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1863: December 10, 2009, FEMA Id: 1863, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3260: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 26, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3212: August 27, 2005, FEMA Id: 3212, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Loss of the Space Shuttle <span class="italic">Columbia</span>, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3172: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3172, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Western Louisiana Fire Complex, Incident Period: September 08, 2000 to September 22, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 11, 2000, FEMA Id: 2337, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Louisiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 03, 1999 to April 07, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1269: April 09, 1999, FEMA Id: 1269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in De Soto Parish (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - De Soto

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,398 (84.1%)
  • Carpooled: 801 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (0.5%)
  • Ferryboat: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 95 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 247 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (61%)
  • India (7%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Spain (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in De Soto Parish


  • American (21%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • French Canadian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in De Soto Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 93 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in De Soto Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,872.

6.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.98% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($48,844 average AGI)
1.17% relocated from other states ($7,524 average AGI)
De Soto Parish:

1.17%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Caddo Parish, LA  3.32% ($68,835 average AGI)
from Bossier Parish, LA  0.59% ($53,386)
from Sabine Parish, LA  0.28% ($37,926)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.11% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($27,702 average AGI)
1.90% relocated to other states ($13,009 average AGI)
De Soto Parish:

1.90%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Caddo Parish, LA  2.55% ($39,632 average AGI)
to Bossier Parish, LA  0.57% ($36,964)
to Shelby County, TX  0.34% ($34,061)
to Sabine Parish, LA  0.26% ($50,440)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in De Soto Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in De Soto Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in De Soto Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in De Soto Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in De Soto Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in De Soto Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in De Soto Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in De Soto Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in De Soto Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,595 (3,669 aged, 926 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,033 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in De Soto Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (442)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (298)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (264)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (186)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (185)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (137)
  • Congestive heart failure (122)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (111)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (87)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (85)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,302
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 217
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,139

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,509
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,167
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 23

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 4
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 23

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,285
  • In family households: 23,147 (3,004 male householders, 3,986 female householders)
    4,591 spouses, 8,532 children (7,936 natural, 146 adopted, 452 stepchildren), 1,060 grandchildren, 522 brothers or sisters, 259 parents, 683 other relatives, 510 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,881 (1,627 male householders (1,496 living alone)), 1,695 female householders (1,524 living alone)), 562 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 245

Size of family households: 3,303 2-persons, 1,510 3-persons, 1,356 4-persons, 602 5-persons, 106 6-persons, 109 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,022 1-person, 277 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 12 4-persons.

3,058 married couples with children.
2,695 single-parent households (331 men, 2,364 women).

97.2% of residents of De Soto speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $156,466,000 ($5,965 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,465,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $58,217,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,389,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $836,000
Federal grants: $50,230,000
Federal procurement contracts: $823,000 ($-7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,971,000 ($1,680,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $330,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,500,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,436,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,923
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,534
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +43
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +490
Here +19 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in De Soto Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.91 millions of gallons per day (44% from ground, 56% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • 2762014 or later
  • 7032010 to 2013
  • 2,0112000 to 2009
  • 2,3791990 to 1999
  • 1,8271980 to 1989
  • 2,1291970 to 1979
  • 1,2211960 to 1969
  • 1,2981950 to 1959
  • 3391940 to 1949
  • 6431939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • 41 room
  • 902 rooms
  • 823 rooms
  • 5374 rooms
  • 2,2755 rooms
  • 1,8466 rooms
  • 1,2227 rooms
  • 7998 rooms
  • 6359+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • 351 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 3143 rooms
  • 6924 rooms
  • 1,0335 rooms
  • 4066 rooms
  • 1577 rooms
  • 968 rooms
  • 609+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • 13no bedroom
  • 1051 bedroom
  • 9632 bedrooms
  • 4,8573 bedrooms
  • 1,3524 bedrooms
  • 1935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • 33no bedroom
  • 3801 bedroom
  • 9752 bedrooms
  • 1,1703 bedrooms
  • 2284 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in De Soto Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in De Soto Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in De Soto Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 282no vehicle
  • 1,9261 vehicle
  • 3,0902 vehicles
  • 1,3443 vehicles
  • 6054 vehicles
  • 2785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in De Soto Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in De Soto Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 698no vehicle
  • 1,4001 vehicle
  • 5042 vehicles
  • 1923 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

91.1% of De Soto Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Louisiana.

De Soto Parish:

91.1%
State average:

87.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,799
  • Other state: 5,034
  • Northeast: 373
  • Midwest: 590
  • South: 3,532
  • West: 533
Year householders moved into unit in De Soto Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in De Soto Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 29.8%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.3%Electricity
  • 30.1%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

3.4%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 150
Here:

9.9%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

4.4%
Louisiana:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

De Soto Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,542,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $279,000
    Health - Other: $211,000
    Libraries: $203,000
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,892,000
    Health - Other: $3,889,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,223,000
    Libraries: $1,893,000
    General - Other: $638,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,158,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $165,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $53,500,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $53,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $441,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $421,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,682,000
    General Revenue - Other: $74,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000
    Royalties: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $564,000
    Health - Other: $341,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,084,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,257,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $120,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,558,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,265,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $211,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,101,000

De Soto Parish government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,542,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $279,000
    Health - Other: $211,000
    Libraries: $203,000
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,892,000
    Health - Other: $3,889,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,223,000
    Libraries: $1,893,000
    General - Other: $638,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,158,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $165,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $53,500,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $53,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $441,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $421,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,682,000
    General Revenue - Other: $74,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000
    Royalties: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $564,000
    Health - Other: $341,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,084,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,257,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $120,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,558,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,265,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $211,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,101,000

De Soto Parish government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,542,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $279,000
    Health - Other: $211,000
    Libraries: $203,000
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,892,000
    Health - Other: $3,889,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,223,000
    Libraries: $1,893,000
    General - Other: $638,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,158,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $165,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $53,500,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $53,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $441,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $421,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,682,000
    General Revenue - Other: $74,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000
    Royalties: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $564,000
    Health - Other: $341,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,084,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,257,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $120,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,558,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,265,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $211,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,101,000

De Soto Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,542,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $279,000
    Health - Other: $211,000
    Libraries: $203,000
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,892,000
    Health - Other: $3,889,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,223,000
    Libraries: $1,893,000
    General - Other: $638,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,158,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $165,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $53,500,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $53,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $441,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $421,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,682,000
    General Revenue - Other: $74,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000
    Royalties: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $564,000
    Health - Other: $341,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,084,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,257,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $120,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,558,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,265,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $211,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,101,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,382
  • Number of aged recipients: 224
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,158
  • Number of recipients under 18: 242
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 748
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 392
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 519
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 641
Most common first names in De Soto Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17678.6 years
James16172.6 years
John13676.1 years
Robert13572.2 years
Willie11975.2 years
William11876.5 years
Henry6875.1 years
Annie6880.4 years
George5575.4 years
Charles5271.9 years
Most common last names in De Soto Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones12172.8 years
Smith11973.8 years
Williams11776.7 years
Johnson9976.5 years
Brown8976.0 years
Jackson8776.0 years
Thomas7475.1 years
Davis6075.0 years
Taylor5774.5 years
Hall4675.7 years
Businesses in De Soto Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford2Subway2
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
McDonald's1