De Soto, WI Population

Population: 366. Estimated population in July 2020: 369 (+0.8% change)
Males: 173 (47.3%), Females: 193 (52.7%)

Crawford County

Zip code: 54624

Median resident age: 44.5 years
Median household income: $33,036
Median house value: $58,000

Races in De Soto:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (38.8%), Norwegian (31.1%), English (10.9%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (6.0%), Polish (4.6%).

Elevation: 690 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in De Soto

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in De Soto village

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+10.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near De Soto:

  • VERNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 148 (about 23 miles; VIROQUA, WI)
  • VETERANS MEMORIAL (about 23 miles; WAUKON, IA)
  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR LACROSSE (about 26 miles; LA CROSSE, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to De Soto:

Other public-use airports nearest to De Soto:

  • WAUKON MUNI (about 22 miles; WAUKON, IA; Abbreviation: Y01)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY (about 24 miles; CALEDONIA, MN; Abbreviation: CHU)
  • VIROQUA MUNI (about 24 miles; VIROQUA, WI; Abbreviation: Y51)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Soto:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 26 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 41 miles; DECORAH, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,566)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 51 miles; CALMAR, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,393)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 53 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; FAYETTE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)

Schools

Public high school in De Soto:

  • DE SOTO HI (Students: 192; Location: HIGHWAY 82 – 615 MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in De Soto:

  • DE SOTO MID (Students: 136; Location: HIGHWAY 82 – 615 MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW EL (Students: 121; Location: E3245 COUNTY ROAD N; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in De Soto:

  • DE SOTO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,265; Location: 111 S. HOUGHTON ST.; 12,699 books; 39 audio materials; 169 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)