In 2017, DeSoto County, MS had a population of 173k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $62,595. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of DeSoto County, MS grew from 170,890 to 173,267, a 1.39% increase and its median household income grew from $60,111 to $62,595, a 4.13% increase.
The population of DeSoto County, MS is 66.6% White Alone, 25.3% Black or African American Alone, and 4.76% Hispanic or Latino. 5.1% of the people in DeSoto County, MS speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in DeSoto County, MS is $158,600, and the homeownership rate is 73.2%. Most people in DeSoto County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in DeSoto County, MS is 2 cars per household.