Desoto Lakes, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Desoto Lakes, Florida - Basic Facts

The Desoto Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 3,577 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Desoto Lakes is located at latitude 27.3721 and longitude -82.5007 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the Desoto Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Desoto Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402406) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Desoto Lakes Census Designated Place is located within Sarasota CCD of Sarasota County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Desoto Lakes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Desoto Lakes, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,577
Population in Households 3,577
Population in Familes 2,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,906
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,454
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 975
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,018 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 436 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $190,521
Average Home Value $246,292
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,957
Average Household Income $60,488
Per Capita Income $24,588
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% 0.21%
Households -0.4% 0.16%
Families -0.47% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Desoto Lakes, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Desoto Lakes to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 536 42nd
Population Density1 # 255 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 383 59th
Median Household Income # 428 54th
Per Capita Income # 470 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.