In 2019, DeSoto County, FL had a population of 36.9k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $35,438. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of DeSoto County, FL grew from 36,399 to 36,903, a 1.38% increase and its median household income grew from $35,057 to $35,438, a 1.09% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in DeSoto County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.8%), White (Hispanic) (29.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.5%), Other (Hispanic) (1.55%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.71%). 0% of the households in DeSoto County, FL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 89.4% of the residents in DeSoto County, FL are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in DeSoto County, FL was $87,700, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%. Most people in DeSoto County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in DeSoto County, FL was 2 cars per household.