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Louisiana > All counties > De Soto Parish, LA
De Soto Parish, LA

Population 2000: 25,494
Square miles: 877.20



2000 CENSUS DATA
DE SOTO PARISH LA US
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Number Number Number
Population 25 and older 16,118
Number Pct Pct Pct
High school graduates (includes equivalency) 6,545 40.6 32.4 28.6
Some college, or associate's degree 3,129 19.4 23.7 27.4
Bachelor's degree 1,131 7.0 12.2 15.5
Master's, professional or doctorate degree 521 3.2 6.5 8.9
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Number Number Number
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 6,702
Number Pct Pct Pct
Preschool and kindergarten 861 12.8 12.5 11.9
Grades 1-12 5,059 75.5 67.2 65.3
College 782 11.7 20.3 22.8
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk