DeSoto Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of DeSoto, TX

General DeSoto Information

State: Texas

County: Dallas County

Close cities: Ovilla, TX, DeSoto, TX, Cedar Hill, TX, Lancaster, TX, Duncanville, TX, Glenn Heights, TX, Red Oak, TX, Oak Leaf, TX

DeSoto Population (census data)
Total 46,857 (+21.7% since 2000)
Male 22,026 (47.0%)
Female 24,831 (53.0%)

Population Density: 2,171 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 91.4 (US Avg is 100)

DeSoto Elevation: 650 feet above sea level

Land Area: 21.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $61,758

Zip Codes: 75123, and 75115.

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DeSoto Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (45.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (44.7%)
  • Hispanic (7.3%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (7.7%)
  • English (7.3%)
  • United States (6.0%)
  • Irish (6.0%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.6%)
Foriegn Born: 1,801 people (3.8%)
  • Latin America (53.5%)
  • Asia (32.6%)
  • Europe (14.0%)

Local DeSoto Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: , Southern Methodist University

DeSoto School Information

High Schools
D High School Freshman Campus (620 South Westmoreland, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
De Soto High School (600 Eagle Drive, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
Desoto East Junior High (601 W Belt Line Road, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
Desoto West Junior High (800 N Westmoreland, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Cockrell Hill Elementary (425 South Cockrell Hill, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
Northside Elementary (525 Ray Avenue, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
Ruby Young Elementary (707 N Young Boulevard, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
Woodridge Elementary (1001 Woodridge, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Amber Terrace Intermediate (224 Amber Lane, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)
The Meadows Intermediate (1016 The Meadows Parkway, DeSoto, TX, 75115 - Desoto ISD District)

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