Basic information about the De Soto Parish
The De Soto Parish is located in the state of Louisiana. This county occupies 896 square miles, with 20 square miles being water areas. There are 26.656 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of De Soto Parish citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (57.98%), followed by Black or African American (39.2%) and Two or More races (1.16%). There are 10.562 households in the county, while 69,92% of them are family households and 30,08% represent non family households. There are 10 cities and towns in De Soto Parish. The most populated city is Mansfield city and the smallest town or village is Gloster CDP.