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DeSoto County, Mississippi

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DeSoto County, Mississippi
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
188,633
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
188,633
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
185,314
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
1.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 185,314
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 161,252
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.2%
Female persons, percent
51.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
30.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
61.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 10,807
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 69,657
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 74.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $177,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,333
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $413
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,073
Building permits, 2021 1,808
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 64,424
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.82
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 5.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 94.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 89.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 24.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 9.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 67.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 62.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 311,321
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 637,792
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,269,539
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,320,903
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,962
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 26.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $69,990
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $30,573
Persons in poverty, percent
9.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 3,033
Total employment, 2020 57,766
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 2,044,876
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 2.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 14,396
All firms, 2012 13,157
Men-owned firms, 2012 6,746
Women-owned firms, 2012 4,582
Minority-owned firms, 2012 3,461
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 9,195
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,304
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 10,992
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 338.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 476.15
FIPS Code 28033
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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