De Soto County, Florida
Situated in Florida is De Soto. There are 55 people per square mile across the 637 square miles encompassed by the County. The population in 2014 was approximately 35,012, and it has increased by 0.4 percent since 2010. Relative to the rest of Florida, De Soto has a typical number of young familes at 6 percent, an average number of children under 18 at 21 percent, and a greater than typical number of retirees at 20 percent. Approximately 82 percent of the homes in De Soto have been kept by the same family for more than a year. An estimated 71 percent of the population in De Soto have finished high school, with 11 percent having a college degree or higher.
Median Home Price
In De Soto County, 11 percent of the 14,729 homes are multi-family buildings, and these homes are used by 10,622 families. The rate of owning homes is 72 percent, and the median value of a home is $89.9k. The median household income is $35k, which is greater than that of the state. The typical drive to work for employees to one of the County's 1,899 firms is 25 minutes.