De Soto, IllinoisDe Soto
is a village located in Jackson County, Illinois
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 1,653.
Geography\nDe Soto is located at 37°48'56" North, 89°13'41" West (37.815660, -89.228184)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 2.4 km²
). 2.4 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,653 people, 673 households, and 444 families residing in the village. The population density
is 679.0/km² (1,752.4/mi²). There are 726 housing units at an average density of 298.2/km² (769.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.58% White, 0.73% African American
, 0.06% Native American
, 0.42% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 1.57% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 673 households out of which 33.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% are married couples living together, 11.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% are non-families. 27.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 3.02.
In the village the population is spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.5 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $31,563, and the median income for a family is $34,929. Males have a median income of $30,400 versus $22,632 for females. The per capita income for the village is $15,526. 14.3% of the population and 10.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 19.7% are under the age of 18 and 11.1% are 65 or older.