DeSoto County, MS has a population of 170,890 people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $60,111. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of DeSoto County, MS grew from 168,586 to 170,890, a 1.37% increase and its median household income grew from $58,278 to $60,111, a 3.15% increase.
The population of DeSoto County, MS is 67.4% White, 24.7% Black, and 4.75% Hispanic. 5.19% of the people in DeSoto County, MS speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in DeSoto County, MS are Delta Technical College, with 540 graduates, Concorde Career College-Southaven, with 207 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in DeSoto County, MS is $155,000, and the homeownership rate is 72.9%. Most people in DeSoto County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in DeSoto County, MS is 2 cars per household.
DeSoto County, MS is the 3rd most populated county in Mississippi and borders Crittenden County, AR; Marshall County, MS; Tate County, MS; Tunica County, MS; and Shelby County, TN.