DeSoto, Dallas County, Texas

DeSoto: City in Dallas County, Texas, United States


DeSoto is a city located in the county of Dallas in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 49,047 and a population density of 874 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 52,910 inhabitants.

The city was created 176 years ago in 1846.

Quick Facts about DeSoto

Population : 52,910 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Dallas County
Postal code : 75115, 75123
Phone Area Codes : 972
Area : 56.12 km2
Altitude : 666 feet / 203 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1847 (176 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:02:07 (9th February 2023)
Density : 943 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.3% (2010-2020)
DeSoto locator map
Location of DeSoto on Texas map.
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DeSoto is located at 32°35'23"N 96°51'25"W (32.5898600, -96.8569500).

DeSoto map


The population of DeSoto increased by 7.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 49,047 - census
2011 50,196 2.29% estimation process
2012 51,216 1.99% estimation process
2013 51,587 0.72% estimation process
2014 52,046 0.88% estimation process
2015 52,612 1.08% estimation process
2016 53,088 0.9% estimation process
2017 53,533 0.83% estimation process
2018 53,254 -0.52% estimation process
2019 52,988 -0.5% estimation process
2020 52,910 -0.15% estimation process

DeSoto zip code is 75115. County name: Dallas, County fips: 48113

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People born in DeSoto (20)

People born in DeSoto, including football running back Cyrus Gray, football player Brian Jackson, football player Casey Printers, .


  • Damontre Moore (American football player) he was born in 11/09/1992
  • Jimmy Wyrick (American football cornerback) he was born in 31/12/1976
  • Joshua Reagan (American pair skater) he was born in 05/11/1989
  • Sydney Carter (basketball player) she was born in 18/11/1990
  • Victor DeGrate (Player of American football) he was born in 08/02/1985
  • Screechy Peach (American singer) she was born in 06/07/1959
  • Matt Jones (NBA player) he was born in 05/12/1994
  • Marcus Murphy (American football player) he was born in 03/10/1991
  • Trey Davis (basketball player (1993-)) he was born in 26/05/1993
  • Jordan Jones she was born in 22/11/1993
  • Erica MacDonald (American attorney and former Minnesota state judge)
  • Chris Lacy (American-football player (1996-)) he was born in 28/01/1996
  • Karen Attiah (US writer and editor for newspaper Washington Post) she was born in 01/01/1986
  • Jabril Durham (American basketball player (1994-)) he was born in 13/04/1994
  • Tim Hendrix (American football player) he was born in 24/02/1965
  • Chris Orr (American football linebacker) he was born in 17/06/1997
  • Erica Banks (American rapper) she was born in 05/10/1998

Schools in DeSoto

College & universities near DeSoto, TX

Code Name City ZIP
484905 University of North Texas at Dallas Dallas (TX) 75241
223773 Cedar Valley College Lancaster (TX) 75134-3799
227429 Paul Quinn College Dallas (TX) 75241
226930 Mountain View College Dallas (TX) 75211-6599
224226 Dallas Baptist University Dallas (TX) 75211-9299

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near DeSoto, TX

Code Name Address Type
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
CBR Cleburne 206 North Border St. RAIL

Post offices near DeSoto

Post Office Name City ZIP
D Post Office Desoto (TX) 75115
Cedar Hill Post Office Cedar Hill (TX) 75104
Red Oak Post Office Red Oak (TX) 75154
Duncanvill Post Office Duncanville (TX) 75137
Joe Pool Post Office Dallas (TX) 75232

Other cities in Dallas County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dallas County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Dallas 1,343,266 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Irving 240,916 City in Texas, USA
Garland 236,897 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Grand Prairie 195,272 City in Texas, USA
Carrollton 139,892 City in Texas
Mesquite 138,916 City in Dallas county, Texas, United States
Richardson 121,112 City in Texas, United States
Rowlett 68,388 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Farmers Branch 51,373 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Cedar Hill 47,820 City in Texas
Coppell 40,958 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Lancaster 39,265 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Duncanville 38,189 City in Dallas County, Texas, in the United States
Sachse 25,964 City in Texas, United States
University Park 24,885 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Balch Springs 24,831 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

DeSoto distances to largest Texas cities