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Overview of Desoto

DeSoto apartments for rent are located 15 miles south of Dallas and considered part of the city's metropolitan area. In 1847, settlers first began making their homes in DeSoto, which makes it one of the oldest communities in North Texas. The city's close proximity to downtown Dallas puts you at about a 20 minute commute from attractions such as the Dallas Holocaust Museum and Dallas World Aquarium.

Living in DeSoto

Since 2003, the city of DeSoto has been running a Neighborhood Grant Program. This department is responsible for renovating the neighborhoods that DeSoto apartments for rent are located within. The goal is to not only improve the appearance of communities throughout the city, but also increase the amount of interactions occurring between neighbors.

Another program that benefits residents of DeSoto is the Cultural Arts Grants. Through financing, the department helps nonprofit organizations create opportunities for residents of DeSoto apartments to take part in an active arts community. Unique projects that are funded by this grant program include the Visual Arts Exhibit as well as gospel and jazz concerts.

DeSoto Apartments and Cost of Living

Although the average cost of living in DeSoto apartments for rent  is 8.8 percent greater than the Texas average, it is 1.1 percent less expensive than the national average. The median household income for those in the area is 18.6 percent greater than the Texas average, so you will find many affordable apartments to choose from.

If you are looking for low income apartments for rent in DeSoto, contact the Dallas Housing Authority. There are a variety of public housing programs available through this department. They also provide a Housing Choice Voucher Program to residents in the area.

Apartments in DeSoto Work and Study

In September 2011, the unemployment rate in DeSoto was 9.6 percent. As of February 2013 that figure dropped to 7.2 percent. Top industries of Dallas' southwest region include healthcare, manufacturing and transportation. Many residents of DeSoto apartments for rent work for Quality Cabinets and Doors, Duncanville Independent School District, Methodist Charlton Medical Center and Cedar Hill Independent School District.

If you're looking at apartments in DeSoto and would like to further your education, there are a number of colleges to take into consideration. In addition to the Dallas Baptist University and Southern Methodist University, you might also want to look into the classes available through Mountain View College.

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