De Soto, Kansas

De Soto: City in Kansas, United States of America


De Soto is a city located in the county of Johnson in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,720 and a population density of 197 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,648 inhabitants.

The city was created 196 years ago in 1827.

De Soto locator map
Location of De Soto on Kansas map.

Quick Facts about De Soto

Population : 6,648 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Johnson County
Postal code : 66018–66019
Phone Area Codes : 913
Area : 29.04 km2
Altitude : 860 feet / 262 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1828 (196 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:35:26 (15th July 2024)
Density : 229 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.96% (2010-2020)
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De Soto is located at 38°58'45"N 94°58'7"W (38.9791700, -94.9685800).

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The population of De Soto increased by 13.96% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,720 - census
2011 5,789 1.19% estimation process
2012 5,863 1.26% estimation process
2013 5,917 0.91% estimation process
2014 6,030 1.87% estimation process
2015 6,077 0.77% estimation process
2016 6,098 0.34% estimation process
2017 6,115 0.28% estimation process
2018 6,458 5.31% estimation process
2019 6,512 0.83% estimation process
2020 6,648 2.05% estimation process

De Soto zip code is 66018. County name: Johnson, County fips: 20091

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People born in De Soto (2)

People born in De Soto, including politician Frank H. Lee, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Stanley T. Adams, .


Schools in De Soto

College & universities near De Soto, KS

Code Name City ZIP
442569 Grantham University Lenexa (KS) 66219

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near De Soto, KS

Code Name Address Type
LRC Lawrence 413 East 7th Street RAIL
KCY Union Station 30 West Pershing Rd. RAIL
IDP Independence 600 South Grand Ave. RAIL
LEE Lee's Summit 217 SW Main St. RAIL
TOP Topeka 500 SE Holliday Place RAIL

Post offices near De Soto

Post Office Name City ZIP
D Post Office De Soto (KS) 66018

Other places with the same name (5)

  • De Soto , Missouri city in Jefferson County, Missouri with a population of 6,340 people.
  • De Soto , Illinois village in Illinois, United States with a population of 1,503 people.
  • De Soto , Iowa human settlement in Dallas County, Iowa, United States of America with a population of 1,061 people.
  • De Soto , Wisconsin village in Vernon and Crawford Counties, Wisconsin with a population of 181 people.

Other cities in Johnson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Johnson County , KS. (more)

City Name Population Title
Overland Park 197,381 The second most populous city in Johnson County, Kansas.
Shawnee 66,298 The most populous city in Johnson County, Kansas.
Lenexa 56,156 The most populous city in Johnson County, Kansas.
Leawood 34,669 City in Kansas, United States
Prairie Village 21,877 City in Kansas, United States
Merriam 11,128 City in Johnson County, Kansas, United States
Mission 9,873 City in Kansas, USA
Roeland Park 6,652 City in Johnson County, Kansas, United States
Aubry 4,531 Township in Johnson County, Kansas
Fairway 3,963 City in Johnson County, Kansas, United States of America
Mission Hills 3,533 Census-designated place in Santa Barbara County, California
Spring Hill 3,316 City in Kansas, USA
Gardner 2,941 City in Kansas, United States
Edgerton 1,773 City in Kansas, United States
Westwood 1,642 City in Kansas
Kenneth 1,338 Township in Sheridan County, Kansas

Distance to Other Cities

De Soto distances to largest Kansas cities