The City of De Soto had a population of 6,415 as of July 1, 2016. De Soto ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for De Soto is located at latitude 38.9723 and longitude -94.9511 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of De Soto (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.
The City of De Soto (GNIS ID: 485562) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with De Soto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for De Soto: Lexington.
|Population in Households||6,376|
|Population in Familes||5,587|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||39|
|Average Household Size||2.83|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,428 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,600 (65.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||655 (27.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||174 ( 7.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$263,023|
|Average Home Value||$281,899|
|Median Household Income||$69,867|
|Average Household Income||$89,176|
|Per Capita Income||$31,629|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.43%|
|Per Capita Income||2.03%|
The table below compares De Soto to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 53||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 443||34th|
|Diversity Index2||# 83||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 37||95th|
|Per Capita Income||# 62||91st|
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