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De Soto County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 875.6 square miles
Population Density 30.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 27,083
Population change 1.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 24.6%
65 and over 15.6%
Females 51.6%
White 59.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.6
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 38.1%
Native American 1.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.3%
Veterans 2,243
Households and Housing
Households 10,270
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 93.2%
Median household income $39,162
The per capita income $21,547
Live below the poverty line. 22.6%
housing units 12,261
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $87,900
Residents owning their homes. 75.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,065
Women-owned firms 26.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $184,484
Retail sales per capita $7,010
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $21,967