DeSoto County Population 2018

DeSoto County's estimated population is 178,751 with a growth rate of 1.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeSoto County is the 3rd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017178,7513,2061.83%
2016175,5452,4611.42%
2015173,0842,4441.43%
2014170,6402,3261.38%
2013168,3141,9581.18%
2012166,3562,3791.45%
2011163,9772,2061.36%
2010161,77193,861138.21%
199067,91013,98025.92%
198053,93018,04550.29%
197035,88511,99450.20%
196023,891-708-2.88%
195024,599-2,064-7.74%
194026,6631,2254.82%
193025,4381,0794.43%
192024,3591,2295.31%
191023,130-1,621-6.55%
190024,7515682.35%
189024,1831,2595.49%
188022,924-9,097-28.41%
187032,0218,68537.22%
186023,3364,29422.55%
185019,04212,040171.95%
18407,0020.00%

DeSoto County Population Growth

Population Data via

DeSoto County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White122,78368.69%
Black or African American44,73025.02%
Two or More Races2,5181.41%
Asian2,4641.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native5700.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1470.08%

DeSoto County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990