DeSoto, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 14,111 housing units in DeSoto. This represents a 21.1% growth from 11,650 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 14,061 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 50 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in DeSoto is about 72%. DeSoto's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.6%. Average household size is 2.7 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in DeSoto were built after 1984.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms13.60%
Three Bedrooms47.40%
Four Bedrooms22.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1984
Median Value of occupied units$110,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$88,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.37
Median year structure was built1984
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$608

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage5%
Home Equity Loan3.30%
Simple Mortgage72.20%
Debt Free19.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%