DeSoto County, Mississippi
DeSoto County Courthouse
|US state :||Mississippi|
|Administrative headquarters :||Hernando|
|Address of the
2535 Highway 51 S.
Hernando, MS 38632-2132
|Foundation :||February 9, 1836|
|Made up from:||Indian territory|
|Area code :||001 662|
|Residents :||161,252 (2010)|
|Population density :||130.3 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||1287 km²|
|Water surface :||49 km²|
|Website : www.desotoms.com|
The DeSoto County is a county in the US -amerikanischen State Mississippi . In 2010 , the county had 161,252 people and a population density of 130.3 people per square kilometer. The county seat is Hernando .
The county is located in the far northwest of Mississippi, bordered by Arkansas to the west , with the Mississippi River forming the natural boundary and Tennessee to the north . DeSoto County has an area of 1,287 square kilometers, of which 49 square kilometers are water. The following neighboring counties border DeSoto County:
|Tunica County||Tate County|
|Before 1900 1900–1990 2000 2010|
According to the 2010 census , DeSoto County had 161,252 people in 55,768 households. The population density was 130.3 inhabitants per square kilometer. Statistically, 2.76 people lived in each of the 55,768 households.
The racial the population was composed of 74.1 percent white, 22.8 percent African American, 0.4 percent Native American, 1.3 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 1.3 percent were descended from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 5.0 percent of the population.
27.7 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 61.8 percent were between 18 and 64 and 10.5 percent were 65 years or older. 51.4 percent of the population was female.
cities and communes
DeSoto County is divided into five numbered districts:
- GNIS-ID: 695741. Retrieved on February 22, 2011 (English).
- U.S. Census Bureau, State & County QuickFacts - DeSoto County, MS ( Memento of the original from July 9, 2011 on WebCite ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Retrieved September 22, 2012
- National Association of Counties.Retrieved September 22, 2012
- US Census Bureau _ Census of Population and Housing.Retrieved February 19, 2011
- Extract from Census.gov.Retrieved February 19, 2011
- Missouri Census Data Center - Mississippi ( page no longer available , search in web archives ) Info: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Retrieved September 22, 2012