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DeSoto County, MS

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DeSoto County, MS
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatHernando, MS
  • Population161,252
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 476.1499
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 338.6999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010161,252384 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010338.70382 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201829.0%339 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20185.1%1384 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.4%907 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016797.802613 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201628.8%1203 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201610.101214 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201848.7%1695 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20162855 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201517.8%866 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201811.7%2583 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$261,729,000.00495 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201197.08336 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201982.4%650 of 1006
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20182833 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.571058 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2011$134,853.26893 of 1328
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$2,463,552,000.00432 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.6%1939 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201234.8%866 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201813660 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2016-2017107133 of 367
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,393329 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201946,512.941912 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,136,000,000.00148 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$7,405,000,000.00237 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$37,000,000.00706 of 2178
Population (County)2050430,000221 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$173,783.002017 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050211,000285 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205032,000265 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)205091894 of 2780
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