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Desoto, TX

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A suburb of the much larger city of Dallas, DeSoto was first settled in 1847, with the National Civic League naming DeSoto an “All-American City” in 2006. Though the city’s downtown is bustling with businesses and other activities, residents get away from the urban life and enjoy the peace that nature offers by visiting one of its scenic areas such as the Historic Nance Farm. With a diverse population and a host of amenities, DeSoto has plenty to offer residents both old and new.

Apartments in Desoto TX for Rent


Arbors on Wintergreen
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Wooded Creek Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: -1


The Corners
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


DeSoto Town Center
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


$750 Two bedroom in Desoto-1422 Deborah Ave
Beds: 2
Baths: 1


$939 One bedroom in Desoto-801 South Polk St
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Desoto, TX is
35 to 39
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 4.0%
  • 4.37%
  • 8.66%
  • Female
  • 3.83%
  • 4.82%
  • 8.82%
is average rent in Desoto, TX
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 3.82%
  • 6.42%
  • 11.0%
of units are available for rent in Desoto
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 719
  • 82
  • 219
Getting Around in Desoto, TX

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The average commuter time in Desoto is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.16%
  • 20.74%
  • 5.11%

DeSoto Parks

With 21 parks in the area, DeSoto has plenty to offer in the way of outdoor activities. While some parks like Ernie Roberts Park and Kiva Park are designed to accommodate children with their various playgrounds, others will keep the whole family satisfied. Meadowcreek Park will delight the sports enthusiast by offering three football fields, a practice football field, and picnic facilities. The Roy Orr Trail will take you on a walk where you can enjoy the beauty that nature provides. The trail crosses through many of the city’s parks and has four park stations along the way.

Dinner is Served

There is never a lack of fine dining options in DeSoto. With restaurants covering nearly every ethnicity of food, you can find all of your favorites any day of the week. For an evening out without the kids, but with a quiet, romantic dinner, stop in at Tuscany Bistro Italian Cuisine. The savory food will delight the taste buds and wine complements your entrees. If you are in the mood for traditional seafood, a visit to Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen should be in order. From crab legs to fresh lobster, Pappadeaux carries your favorite catch.

The Corner Theater

If an evening performance is on your to-do list, check out The Corner Theatre in The DeSoto Town Center. The family-friendly theater is booming with cultural events aimed at locals of all ages. The 185-seat auditorium has state-of-the-art lighting and sound capabilities, making the theater engaging in all different aspects. A variety of performances are held throughout the year at this location including plays, musicals, mystery dinners, and concerts. The venue is also home of various professional and local theater companies like the African American Repertory Theater and the CrossOver Theater Company.