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Total population: 5,488 (Urban population: 3,796 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,692 (70 farm, 1,621 nonfarm))

De Soto,KS index of house prices


Houses: 1,733 (1,635 occupied: 1,061 owner occupied, 574 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

31%

Housing density: 153 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $153,178.


Median contract rent in 2009: $568 (lower quartile is $510, upper quartile is $645)


Median gross rent in De Soto, KS in 2009: $641


Housing units in De Soto with a mortgage: 702 (31 second mortgage, 75 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 237


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $88,684


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,647


Median monthly housing costs: $1,049





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De Soto, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $229,239 (it was $123,400 in 2000)
De Soto:

$229,239
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $145,302 - $327,922

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $196,357
Here:

$196,357
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $34,682
Here:

$34,682
State:

$34,057

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,438
  • In family households: 3,900 (1,005 male householders, 210 female householders)
    1,020 spouses, 1,454 children (1,310 natural, 29 adopted, 115 stepchildren), 38 grandchildren, 40 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 68 other relatives, 60 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 538 (224 male householders (173 living alone)), 210 female householders (194 living alone)), 104 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 467 2-persons, 315 3-persons, 218 4-persons, 139 5-persons, 53 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 367 1-person, 41 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

1,083 married couples with children.
224 single-parent households (72 men, 152 women).

91.3% of residents of De Soto speak English at home.
7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 206 (4.6%)
(23.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in De Soto, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 15
  • 4 rooms: 94
  • 5 rooms: 176
  • 6 rooms: 251
  • 7 rooms: 223
  • 8 rooms: 169
  • 9 or more rooms: 127
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 113
  • 4 rooms: 193
  • 5 rooms: 135
  • 6 rooms: 52
  • 7 rooms: 25
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in De Soto, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 166
  • 3 bedrooms: 533
  • 4 bedrooms: 289
  • 5+ bedrooms: 50
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 110
  • 2 bedrooms: 315
  • 3 bedrooms: 122
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in De Soto, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 24
  • 1 vehicle: 172
  • 2 vehicles: 491
  • 3 vehicles: 233
  • 4 vehicles: 106
  • 5+ vehicles: 35
  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 279
  • 2 vehicles: 235
  • 3 vehicles: 33
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 31
  • 2000 to 2004: 343
  • 1990 to 1999: 504
  • 1980 to 1989: 168
  • 1970 to 1979: 307
  • 1960 to 1969: 186
  • 1950 to 1959: 127
  • 1940 to 1949: 240
  • 1939 or earlier: 99

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


De Soto, KS house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in De Soto, KS:

  • Less than $10,000: 12
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 6
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 9
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 0
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 13
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 8
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 11
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 14
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 18
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 30
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 87
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 167
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 158
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 138
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 170
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 146
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 148
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 98
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 27
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 7
  • $1,000,000 or more: 4
 


De Soto rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in De Soto:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 40
  • $400 to $449: 33
  • $450 to $499: 0
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 140
  • $600 to $649: 85
  • $650 to $699: 44
  • $700 to $749: 50
  • $750 to $799: 30
  • $800 to $899: 18
  • $900 to $999: 46
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 68
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 12
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 0
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 53
  • 1990 to 1994: 14
  • 1985 to 1989: 67
  • 1980 to 1984: 39
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1965 to 1969: 6


De Soto, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.0%
Number of people working at home: 52 (2.2% of all workers)


De Soto commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 137
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 270
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 168
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 251
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 498
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 225
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 342
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 123
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 116
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 165
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 33
  • 90 or more minutes: 18
 


De Soto mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,988 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 253 (11%)
  • Walked: 88 (4%)
  • Other means: 17 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 52 (2%)
 


De Soto, KS household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 99
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 39
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 81
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 131
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 79
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 112
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 87
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 148
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 126
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 172
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 196
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 222
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 60
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 43
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 33
  • $200,000 or more: 21
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 753
 Other groups: 678
 United States or American: 486
 English: 440
 Irish: 364
 French (except Basque): 101
 Scotch-Irish: 86
 Polish: 69
 European: 55
 Italian: 47
 Dutch: 46
 Scottish: 43
 Norwegian: 42
 Swedish: 37
 Belgian: 17
 Swiss: 17
 Hungarian: 16
 Welsh: 13
 Russian: 12
 British: 9
 French Canadian: 9
 Armenian: 9
 Czech: 8
 Slovak: 7
 Canadian: 6
 Iranian: 6
 Scandinavian: 6
 Serbian: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (85%)
  • Australia (4%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)


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

  • This state: 2138
  • Northeast: 105
  • Midwest: 1394
  • South: 321
  • West: 245

54% of De Soto residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Kansas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 21
  • 7th and 8th grade: 36
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 56
  • 11th grade: 34
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 433
  • Less than 1 year of college: 81
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 205
  • Associate degree: 118
  • Bachelor's degree: 203
  • Master's degree: 74
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 26
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 42
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 37
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 475
  • Less than 1 year of college: 100
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 200
  • Associate degree: 86
  • Bachelor's degree: 225
  • Master's degree: 90
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 1.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 12.2%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $55,873
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $80,201
  • Asian householders: $6,331
  • Two or more races householders: $42,586
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $48,687
De Soto household income for White non-Hispanic householders
De Soto household income for Black householders
De Soto household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
De Soto household income for Asian householders
De Soto household income for Some other race householders
De Soto household income for Two or more races householders
De Soto household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

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

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $231,653
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $255,432
  • Asian householders: $301,874
  • Two or more races householders: $208,990
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $183,539

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,205
  • One, attached: 73
  • Two: 221
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 52
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 to 49: 36
  • Mobile homes: 69
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in De Soto:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in De Soto
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.7%)
  • Electricity (10.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.9%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (86.9%)
  • Electricity (13.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 32
Here:

5.3%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

6.3%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

9.9%
Kansas:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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