De Soto Parish LA Information


De Soto Parish Subdivisions

De Soto Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,732
Daytime Population: Workers 9,063
Daytime Population: Residents 16,828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,891
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 27,517
Population in Familes 22,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $42,861
Average Household Income $60,142
Per Capita Income $24,010


Total Housing Units 12,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,833 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,136 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,937 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $101,985
Average Home Value $139,883


Total Households 10,969
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 7,534
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.54%
Households 0.52% 0.52%
Families 0.28% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.79%


De Soto Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Soto Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 47th
Population Density # 47 28th
Diversity Index # 26 63rd
Median Household Income # 24 64th
Per Capita Income # 25 63rd

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