Desoto, TX Population

Population: 37,646. Estimated population in July 2020: 44,653 (+18.6% change)
Males: 17,697 (47.0%), Females: 19,949 (53.0%)

Dallas County

Zip codes: 75115.

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $57,699
Median house value: $110,600

Races in DeSoto:

  • 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%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (7.7%), English (7.3%), United States (6.0%), Irish (6.0%), Subsaharan African (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 21.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in DeSoto

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in DeSoto city

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

4.8% Foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,905 (+22.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in DeSoto:

  • CEDARS HOSPITAL,THE (2000 N OLD HICKORY TRAIL)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL SOUTH DALLAS (800 KIRKWOOD DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near DeSoto:

  • MARGARET JONSSON CHARLTON METH HOSP (about 5 miles; DALLAS, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT LANCASTER (about 7 miles; LANCASTER, TX)
  • DALLAS SOUTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; DALLAS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to DeSoto:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 17 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 23 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 38 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to DeSoto:

  • CARROLL AIR PARK (about 4 miles; DE SOTO, TX; Abbreviation: F66)
  • DALLAS EXECUTIVE (about 5 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: RBD)
  • LANCASTER (about 11 miles; LANCASTER, TX; Abbreviation: LNC)
Amtrak station near DeSoto:

  • 13 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to DeSoto:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 10 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 13 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 19 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,400)
  • NORTH LAKE COLLEGE (about 21 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,554)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 22 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,467)

Schools

Public high school in DeSoto:

  • DE SOTO H S (Students: 1,607; Location: 600 EAGLE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in DeSoto:

  • D H S FRESHMAN CAMPUS (Students: 742; Location: 620 S WESTMORELAND; Grades: 09 – 09)
  • DESOTO EAST J H (Students: 700; Location: 601 E BELT LINE RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • DESOTO WEST J H (Students: 686; Location: 800 N WESTMORELAND; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • AMBER TERRACE INT (Students: 607; Location: 224 AMBER LN; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • WOODRIDGE EL (Students: 589; Location: 1001 WOODRIDGE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • COCKRELL HILL EL (Students: 558; Location: 425 S COCKRELL HILL; Grades: PK – 04)
  • THE MEADOWS INT (Students: 548; Location: 1016 THE MEADOWS PKWY; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • RUBY YOUNG EL (Students: 474; Location: 707 N YOUNG BLVD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 467; Location: 525 RAY AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • P A S S LEARNING CENTER (Students: 22; Location: 200 E BELT LINE; Grades: 05 – 12)

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