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Encyclopedia > DeSoto County, Florida
DeSoto County, Florida
Seal of DeSoto County, FloridaSeal (Detail)
Map of Florida highlighting DeSoto County
Location in the state of Florida
Formed 19 May 1887
Seat Arcadia
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,656 km² (640 mi²)
6 km² (2 mi²) 0.35%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32,209
20/km² 
Website: co.desoto.fl.us

DeSoto County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population is 32,209. Image File history File links DeSoto_County_Fl_Seal. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Desoto_County_Florida. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Arcadia is a city located in DeSoto County, Florida. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Official languages English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Senators Bill Nelson (D) Mel Martinez (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 22nd 170,451 km² 17. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

Contents


History

De Soto County was created in 1887. It was named for Hernando de Soto, Spanish explorer, whose name was also honored in Hernando County. 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Antonio de Abreu (16th century Portuguese explorer of Indonesia) Charles Albanel (1616-1696), Canada Afonso de Albuquerque (16th century... Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...


On August 13, 2004, Hurricane Charley went directly through DeSoto County. Even though hurricane force winds only lashed the county for about an hour, most buildings in the county sustained damage, and many were totally destroyed. August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... B C D E F G H I 10 J K L M N O Categories: | | | | | | | ... This article is about weather phenomena. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,656 km² (640 mi²). 1,651 km² (637 mi²) of it is land and 6 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.35% water. testing.... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 32,209 people, 10,746 households, and 7,672 families residing in the county. The population density is 20/km² (50/mi²). There are 13,608 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 73.33% White, 12.72% Black or African American, 1.59% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 10.49% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 24.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 10,746 households out of which 26.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% are married couples living together, 10.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.60% are non-families. 21.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.70 and the average family size is 3.00. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 11.20% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 128.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 134.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,714, and the median income for a family is $34,726. Males have a median income of $22,572 versus $20,004 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,000. 23.60% of the population and 14.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.50% of those under the age of 18 and 7.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Arcadia is a city located in DeSoto County, Florida. ... Southeast Arcadia is a census-designated place located in DeSoto County, Florida. ...

External links

  • Links and Discussion boards concerning Elected Officials representing De Soto County Florida

Government links/Constitutional offices

Special districts

  • DeSoto County Public Schools
  • Southwest Florida Water Management District

Judicial branch

  • Office of the State Attorney, 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida serving DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties
  • Circuit and County Court for the 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida

Manatee County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Sarasota County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...

Tourism links

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