RightDataUSA

DeSoto County, FL


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Arcadia, FL
Designated Market Area: Fort Myers-Naples, FL
USDA County Type (2015): Low Education, Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

Places in DeSoto County, FL     [Sort places by name]

 

Tracts in DeSoto County, FL

   



Click here to view election data for DeSoto County, FL

2022 population: 35,312   ( 450 from 2010)
Land area: 636.7 square miles
Population density: 55.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:19,218 54.42% 1.7%
Black:4,01811.38% 7.4%
Indian:1080.31% 74.2%
Asian:2100.59% 21.4%
2+ races:4061.15% 42.0%
Hispanic:11,35232.15% 8.9%
Total non-White:16,09445.58% 5.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:839 12.3
Deaths:1,05215.5
Net Migration: 1,40320.6
Net Immigration: 1201.8
Change in White population:-331 -0.9
Change in Non-White pop.:781 2.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

[Display all years]

Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
34,862
19,54956.08%
4,33812.44%
620.18%
1730.50%
2860.82%
10,42529.90%
15,31343.92%

2000
32,209
19,70461.18%
4,03112.52%
770.24%
1360.42%
2300.71%
8,01924.90%
12,50538.82%

1990
23,865
17,88674.95%
3,71515.57%
1070.45%
2290.96%
n/a
1,9288.08%
5,97925.05%

1980
19,039
14,79277.69%
3,55718.68%
500.26%
600.32%
n/a
5803.05%
4,24722.31%

1970
13,060
10,16577.83%
2,66920.44%
50.04%
30.02%
n/a
1701.30%
2,895 22.17%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
4,271 13.3
2,6518.2
-1,865-5.8
3,51610.9
-155 -0.5
2,808 8.7
1990's
NumberRate
3,899 16.3
2,80611.8
-856-3.6
8733.7
1,818 7.6
6,526 27.3
1980's
NumberRate
3,542 18.6
2,474 13.0
3,899 20.5
n/a
3,094 16.3
1,732 9.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
4,980 38.1
n/a
4,627 35.4
1,352 10.4

Age, Family & Household Data for DeSoto County, FL

[Display all years]

Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
41.7
6,261 17.7%
29,051 82.3%
7,630 21.6%
12,340
2.52
8,313 67.4%
5,475 65.9%
1,063 12.8%
4,027 32.6%

2010
NumberPercent
38.1
7,835 22.5%
27,027 77.5%
6,228 17.9%
11,445
2.71
7,903 69.1%
5,676 71.8%
864 10.9%
3,542 30.9%

2000
NumberPercent
36.7
7,249 22.5%
24,960 77.5%
6,248 19.4%
10,784
2.69
7,804 72.4%
6,229 79.8%
661 8.5%
2,980 27.6%

1990
NumberPercent
36.8
5,656 23.7%
18,209 76.3%
4,602 19.3%
8,473
2.54
6,324 74.6%
5,022 79.4%
463 7.3%
2,149 25.4%

1980
NumberPercent
32.7
5,118 26.9%
13,921 73.1%
3,065 16.1%
6,283
2.76
4,801 76.4%
3,984 83.0%
379 7.9%
1,482 23.6%

2022 Housing Data for DeSoto County, FL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units15,567 
Median Value$139,500 
Occupied12,34079.3%
Vacant3,22720.7%
Owned8,78471.2%
Rented3,55628.8%
Median Rent$861 
Single-Family Units8,40354.0%
    Detached7,97151.2%
    Attached4322.8%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,1077.1%
Mobile Homes4,78130.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for DeSoto County, FL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0009407.6%
$10,000 to $14,9996895.6%
$15,000 to $19,9998617.0%
$20,000 to $24,9996475.2%
$25,000 to $29,9999297.5%
$30,000 to $34,9998046.5%
$35,000 to $39,9996805.5%
$40,000 to $44,9996205.0%
$45,000 to $49,9996625.4%
$50,000 to $59,9991,1739.5%
$60,000 to $74,9991,26210.2%
$75,000 to $99,9991,45511.8%
$100,000 to $124,9995664.6%
$125,000 to $149,9994173.4%
$150,000 to $199,9994523.7%
$200,000 or more1831.5%
Median Household Income45,000 
Per Capita Income21,726 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state78 
Compared to U.S.76 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI7436.0%
Public Assistance2221.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,60121.1%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed6,41648.3%
Unemployed6044.5%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force7,02052.9%
Not in Labor Force6,25647.1%
Real Unemployment Rate 51.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,6672,56368.9%
Non-Profit45337055.0%
Self-Employed1,04646569.2%
Local Government44087533.5%
State Government13424135.7%
Federal Government133626.5%
Total Private + Self6,7133,02868.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,0401,52240.6%
Total7,7534,55063.0%
Pct. Govt.14.1%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts9427.6%
Sales and Office Occupations2,34418.9%
Professional, Technical1,84314.9%
Service Occupations2,73322.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7776.3%
All others4,52836.5%
White Collar 41.4%
Industry
 Number%
Construction2,41319.5%
Retail trade1,38311.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,30110.5%
Accommodation and food services1,2239.9%
Health care and social assistance1,1229.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,0658.6%
Educational services7896.4%
Public administration7305.9%
Other services4553.7%
Professional, scientific, technical4263.4%
Transportation and warehousing4043.3%
Finance and insurance2271.8%
Wholesale trade2181.8%
Manufacturing1481.2%
Information1401.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1221.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing1100.9%
Utilities1050.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction90.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for DeSoto County, FL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8,78725.65%
Puerto Rican2860.83%
Cuban6181.80%
Dominican1670.49%
Total Central American6952.03%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan2640.77%
Honduran2390.70%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian60.02%
Salvadoran1860.54%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American830.24%
Argentinean350.10%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian230.07%
Ecuadorian80.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian170.05%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3431.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino330.10%
Korean160.05%
Chinese50.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English25,13177.2%
Spanish7,04021.6%
French, Haitian, Cajun2050.6%
German, other Germanic650.2%
Other Indo-European530.2%
Other Asian290.1%
Other210.1%
Korean160.0%
Chinese40.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English3,2899.6%
German3,0508.9%
Irish2,9408.6%
American2,3526.9%
Italian8752.6%
French7082.1%
European4911.4%
Scottish4321.3%
Polish4201.2%
Dutch2560.7%
African2190.6%
Hungarian1980.6%
Swedish1930.6%
Haitian1670.5%
Scotch-Irish1470.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen31,30391.4%
Not a citizen2,9558.6%
Native29,82987.1%
Foreign-born4,42912.9%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for DeSoto County, FL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,171 12.7%3,549 14.2%9,956 39.8%5,446 21.8%1,960 7.8%940 3.8%
  Average years of education: 11.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,171 12.7%
9-12 Years 3,549 14.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 9,956 39.8%
Some College 5,446 21.8%
Bach. Degree 1,960 7.8%
Grad Degree 940 3.8%
Average years of education: 11.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for DeSoto County, FL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 9,779 9,061 718 7.3% 6.2%
1991 10,154 9,371 783 7.7% 7.6%
1992 10,108 9,048 1,060 10.5% 8.4%
1993 10,195 9,123 1,072 10.5% 7.4%
1994 10,096 9,313 783 7.8% 6.5%
1995 10,309 9,625 684 6.6% 5.6%
1996 10,217 9,449 768 7.5% 5.3%
1997 10,117 9,372 745 7.4% 4.9%
1998 9,379 8,662 717 7.6% 4.4%
1999 9,237 8,604 633 6.9% 3.9%
2000 13,393 12,792 601 4.5% 3.8%
2001 13,492 12,831 661 4.9% 4.4%
2002 13,426 12,677 749 5.6% 4.9%
2003 13,635 12,953 682 5.0% 4.5%
2004 13,328 12,689 639 4.8% 3.8%
2005 13,425 12,949 476 3.5% 2.9%
2006 14,087 13,693 394 2.8% 2.5%
2007 14,227 13,651 576 4.0% 3.3%
2008 14,676 13,757 919 6.3% 5.7%
2009 14,806 13,420 1,386 9.4% 9.6%
2010 12,965 11,425 1,540 11.9% 10.8%
2011 13,811 12,378 1,433 10.4% 10.0%
2012 12,823 11,507 1,316 10.3% 8.6%
2013 13,106 11,984 1,122 8.6% 7.5%
2014 13,152 12,185 967 7.4% 6.4%
2015 13,431 12,643 788 5.9% 5.5%
2016 13,516 12,797 719 5.3% 4.9%
2017 14,034 13,401 633 4.5% 4.2%
2018 13,699 13,148 551 4.0% 3.6%
2019 14,222 13,694 528 3.7% 3.3%
2020 14,356 13,615 741 5.2% 7.7%
2021 13,630 13,053 577 4.2% 4.6%
2022 13,862 13,408 454 3.3% 2.9%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com