De Soto, Wisconsin

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Population in 2022: 316 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.7%
Males: 176  (55.8%)
Females: 140  (44.2%)
Median resident age:

54.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.4 years

Zip codes: 54624.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $85,241 (it was $33,036 in 2000)
De Soto:

$85,241
WI:

$70,996

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,515 (it was $18,042 in 2000)

De Soto village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $125,198 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
De Soto:

$125,198
WI:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $215,491; detached houses: $223,123; townhouses or other attached units: $368,547; in 2-unit structures: $166,269; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,114; mobile homes: $108,006

Median gross rent in 2022: $744.

March 2022 cost of living index in De Soto: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 5.0%
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  • Races in De Soto, WI (2022)
    • 52797.8%White alone
    • 50.9%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in De Soto, Wisconsin as of April 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in De Soto is 76 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (73.9%), Irish (8.8%), Norwegian (7.4%), European (3.2%), English (2.1%), American (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 690 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 245 people per square mile   (very low).

De Soto, Wisconsin map

7 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
De Soto village:

1.4% ($826)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (26.8 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (94.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (209.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lansing, IA (2.2 miles ),
New Albin, IA (2.6 miles ),
Freeman, WI (2.8 miles ),
Ferryville, WI (2.9 miles),
Genoa, WI (3.2 miles ),
Lynxville, WI (3.8 miles),
Eitzen, MN (3.8 miles ),
Mount Sterling, WI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 91.20 W

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in De Soto, WI in 2022
Distribution of house value in De Soto, WI in 2022
De Soto satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

2.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in De Soto, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Machinery (6.8%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (10.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Machinery (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
Most common occupations in De Soto, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12.9%)
  • Cashiers (10.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)

Average climate in De Soto, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

De Soto, Wisconsin average temperatures De Soto, Wisconsin average precipitation De Soto, Wisconsin humidity De Soto, Wisconsin wind speed De Soto, Wisconsin snowfall De Soto, Wisconsin sunshine De Soto, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 52.7. This is better than average.

City:

52.7
U.S.:

72.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 5.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

De Soto-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the De Soto village center .

On 6/5/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

De Soto-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 62% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 385.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.6 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 362.2 miles away from De Soto center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 385.1 miles away from De Soto center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 284.6 miles away from De Soto center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from De Soto center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
De Soto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near De Soto:

  • THORNTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LANSING, IA)
  • THORNTON MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LANSING, IA)

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

  • Viterbo University (about 27 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,848)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 27 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 27 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Luther College (about 32 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 38 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Winona State University (about 49 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 50 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)

Public high school in De Soto:

  • DE SOTO HIGH (Students: 186, Location: 615 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in De Soto:

  • DE SOTO MIDDLE (Students: 115, Location: 615 MAIN ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW ELEMENTARY (Location: E3245 COUNTY ROAD N, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in De Soto

Library in De Soto:

  • DE SOTO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,037; Location: 111 S. HOUGHTON ST.; 13,250 books; 8,396 e-books; 3,662 audio materials; 1,124 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: De Soto Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Cottonwood Acres (314 Main Street), Fdelweiss German Rescauranc (S6844 Terhune Street).

Crawford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in De Soto and their reported violations in the past:

NOTHIN FANCY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2012)
PORKS HILLTOP TAP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MISSISSIPPI SPORTS & RECREATION (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RETREAT COMMUNITY SPORTSMANS CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in De Soto that have no violations reported:

  • RIVER LOUNGE (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW HOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

62.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in De Soto (2011 data):

  • River Bank: De Soto Branch at 88 Crawford Street, branch established on 1904/01/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $421.9 mil, Deposits: $366.6 mil, headquarters in Stoddard, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: River Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in De Soto:

Marital status in De Soto, WI
  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

For population 25 years and over in De Soto:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - De Soto
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for De Soto, WI (based on Crawford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1507
Mainline Protestant2,82919
Evangelical Protestant1,16910
Other2372
None7,259-
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: 7
This county:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Crawford County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Crawford County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

10.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Crawford County:

8.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

26.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Crawford County:

11.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
De Soto:

63.9%
Wisconsin:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

66.1%
Wisconsin:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.8
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
De Soto:

17.9%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
De Soto:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.3
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
De Soto:

35.7%
Wisconsin:

34.0%

General health condition:
De Soto:

68.1%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.0%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of De Soto, WI Residents

De Soto government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $37,000 ($117.09)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $122,000 ($386.08)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($341.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($56.96)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($53.80)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($50.63)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($50.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($50.63)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($31.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($22.15)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($22.15)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000 ($9.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($6.33)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($3.16)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($3.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($28.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($3.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $85,000 ($268.99)

De Soto government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $75,000 ($237.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($85.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($28.48)
    Other: $1,000 ($3.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($3.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($3.16)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $104,000 ($329.11)
    Highways: $17,000 ($53.80)
    Education: $6,000 ($18.99)
    Other: $1,000 ($3.16)
  • Tax - Property: $67,000 ($212.03)
    Other: $8,000 ($25.32)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($12.66)

De Soto government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,000 ($753.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,000 ($715.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($110.76)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000 ($75.95)

De Soto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $161,000 ($509.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $93,000 ($294.30)

Strongest AM radio stations in De Soto:

  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNEI (1140 AM; 2 kW; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVRQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in De Soto:

  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCLH (94.7 FM; CALEDONIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WLXR-FM (104.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY B/CASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • WVRQ-FM (102.3 FM; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • K270AG (101.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • WQCC (106.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K222AG (92.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: RAY A. KNUDSON)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDEC-FM (100.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around De Soto:

  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W44BF (Channel 44; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

De Soto fatal accident list:

Jun 19, 2021 06:55 PM, Sr-35, Sr-82, Lat: 43.422053, Lon: -91.200294, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 10, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 1979 09:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.0mTotal length
  • $719,000Total costs
  • 5,303Total average daily traffic
  • 343Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,078Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in De Soto, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for De Soto, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 82 (Lat: 43.449417 Lon: -91.164861), Call Sign: WQD708, Licensee ID: L00432317,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 12/13/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2022, Registrant: De Soto Area School District, 615 Main St, De Soto, WI 54624, Phone: (608) 648-0102, Fax: (608) 648-3959, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • RED MOUND 901, S7902 Samuelson Rd (Lat: 43.438667 Lon: -91.136500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQUU240,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2014, Expiration Date: 10/14/2024, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 383-3420, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

  • ROMANCE 901 AUCTION, Trussoni Lane (Lat: 43.539528 Lon: -91.170361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQUV205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2014, Expiration Date: 10/21/2024, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 383-3420, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

  • De Soto, Intersection Of Lawrence Ridge Road And Holt Road (Lat: 43.448694 Lon: -91.162944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WREZ875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2020, Expiration Date: 01/13/2030, Certifier: Dwayne Latzke, Registrant: Bug Tussel Wireless, LLC, Green Bay, WI 54305, Phone: (920) 202-2390, Fax: (920) 884-0836, Email:

  • DESOTO, E1715 Will Kumlin Rd (Lat: 43.454333 Lon: -91.167000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 55.3 m, Call Sign: WRKE321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11235.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11235.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11235.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11235.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11235.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 12/18/2020, Expiration Date: 12/18/2030, Certifier: Nathan Campbell, Registrant: Comelec Services, 4190 Pennsylvania Ave, Dubuque, IA 52002, Phone: (563) 556-6526, Fax: (563) 556-2702, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB9MC, Grant Date: 01/10/1995, Expiration Date: 01/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2007, Registrant: Thomas M Hibben, Box 188, De Soto, WI 54624

  • Call Sign: N9WNX, Licensee ID: L00831298, Grant Date: 02/10/2015, Expiration Date: 02/10/2025, Certifier: Roger L Fedler, Registrant: Roger L Fedler, 105 Linda Ln, De Soto, WI 54624

  • Call Sign: KD9MIN, Licensee ID: L02239476, Grant Date: 01/31/2019, Expiration Date: 01/31/2029, Certifier: Douglas W David, Registrant: Douglas W David, De Soto, WI 54624


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2518L, N2518L, N-2518L, Serial Number: 38-79A0749, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Richard C Johnson, E1398 Will Kumlin Rd, De Soto, WI 54624
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7070P, N7070P, N-7070P, Serial Number: 24-2222, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Randal G Hytry, 63599 Mule Hollow Rd, De Soto, WI 54624
  • Aircraft: AERO VODOCHODY L-29RS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-jet
    N-Number: 29RZ, N29RZ, N-29RZ, Serial Number: 792603, Certificate Issue Date: 02/01/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Richard C Johnson, E1398 Will Kumlin Rd, De Soto, WI 54624

Most common first names in De Soto, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1271.6 years
John1072.5 years
Robert1072.7 years
Joseph770.4 years
James668.3 years
Edward682.2 years
Harold575.8 years
Mildred582.6 years
Mabel582.2 years
Carl472.3 years
Most common last names in De Soto, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ames973.9 years
Olson986.1 years
Cole876.4 years
Cox873.5 years
Sletten777.0 years
Oliver772.3 years
Bohland682.3 years
Warren574.0 years
Smith471.8 years
Seymour480.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in De Soto, WI
  • 57.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.9%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in De Soto, WI
  • 28.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.9%Electricity
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Wood


De Soto compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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