DeSoto County Population 2017

DeSoto County's estimated population is 175,611 with a growth rate of 1.39% 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
2016175,6112,3991.39%
2015173,2122,3871.40%
2014170,8252,4301.44%
2013168,3951,9901.20%
2012166,4052,4211.48%
2011163,9842,2011.36%
2010161,78393,873138.23%
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

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DeSoto County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White122,78369.92%
Black or African American44,73025.47%
Two or More Races2,5181.43%
Asian2,4641.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native5700.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1470.08%

DeSoto County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in DeSoto County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Southaven489765321442388.65%
Olive Branch334863669932139.60%
Horn Lake26068270429743.74%
Hernando1406015631157111.17%
Walls1164129513111.25%
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