DeSoto, Texas Houses for Sale

De Soto is located in the state of Texas and a suburb of Dallas and is a part of the area of Best Southwest area, wherein it includes DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville, and Lancaster. The area where the present-day DeSoto stands were first settled in 1847 and was considered to be North Texas’ oldest communities. In 1881, a post office was entrenched, and the area was then named after Thomas Hernando DeSoto Stewart, who was a doctor that was dedicated to the community. DeSoto was already home to approximately 120 people, and a cotton gin and general store were established. However, the population lowered down to 50, and by the 1930s, there were only 97 people who are residing in the community along with some businesses.

DeSoto, TX Prices for Houses for Sale

444,740 +21%
393,919 +32%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of DeSoto Homes for Purchase

60 +94%
72 +64%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

26 -30%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 68  
Police Civilians 29  
Total Arrests 448 (2020)
Total Incidents 2,498 (2020)
CrimeScore 31.02  
National Rank 3305th  
Statewide Rank 396th  

Local Statistics

Population 52,910 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,467 (2.37%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 1
Assault Offenses 788
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 127
Counterfeiting/Forgery 19
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 298
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 141
Embezzlement 13
Fraud Offenses 124
Homicide Offenses 2
Human Trafficking 3
Kidnapping/Abduction 5
Larceny/Theft Offenses 764
Motor Vehicle Theft 186
Pornography/Obscene Material 8
Robbery 44
Sex Offenses 29
Stolen Property Offenses 8
Weapon Law Violations 73

Featured DeSoto Brokers