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De Soto Parish, LA

Population 2000: 25,494
Square miles: 877.20
Metro area: Shreveport-Bossier City


2000 CENSUS DATA
DE SOTO PARISH LA US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 25,494
Square miles (land) 877.20
Population per square mile 29.06 102.59 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 12,133 47.6 48.4 49.1
Female 13,361 52.4 51.6 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 5,914 23.2 22.4 21.4
16-24 3,440 13.5 15.5 13.9
25-44 6,697 26.3 28.9 30.2
45-64 5,859 23.0 21.6 22.0
65+ 3,584 14.1 11.6 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 36.79 35.25 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 14,269 56.0 63.9 75.1
Black or African American 10,748 42.2 32.5 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 129 0.5 0.6 0.9
Asian 29 0.1 1.2 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 14 0.1 0.0 0.1
Some other race 137 0.5 0.7 5.5
Two or more races 168 0.7 1.1 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 396 1.6 2.4 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.


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