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DeSoto County, Mississippi (MS)


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County population in 2012: 166,234 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 107,199 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 35,201
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,664
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 30,736
Renter-occupied apartments: 13,883 (it was 8,056 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 478 sq. mi.
Water area: 18.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 343 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in DeSoto County: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 85%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in DeSoto County, Mississippi:


Median resident age:  35.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years

Males: 78,595  (32.9%)
Females: 82,657  (67.1%)

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DeSoto County,MS real estate house value trend



Average household size:
DeSoto County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,706 ($48,206 in 1999)
This county:

$54706
Mississippi:

$36646

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $713 (lower quartile is $616, upper quartile is $854)
This county:

$713
State:

$467


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $148,900 (it was $101,200 in 2000)
DeSoto County:

$148,900
Mississippi:

$98,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,900 - $220,800

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $141,408
Here:

$141,408
State:

$150,055

Townhouses or other attached units: $105,517
Here:

$105,517
State:

$180,099

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $9,428
Here:

$9,428
State:

$111,160

Mobile homes: $64,002
Here:

$64,002
State:

$37,232
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,264
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $322

Institutionalized population: 569

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


DeSoto County, MS map from a distance

Health of residents in DeSoto County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
66.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
50.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
64.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 204 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,176 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $607 (0.6%)


DeSoto County household income distribution in 2009 DeSoto County home values distribution


DeSoto County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.3%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.3%
DeSoto County:

8.3%
Mississippi:

21.9%
Median age of residents in 2010: 35 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

7.1%
Whole state:

19.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

2.9%
Whole state:

9.1%

Area name: Memphis, TN-MS-AR HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in DeSoto County is $572 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $847 a month.

Cities in this county include: Southaven, Olive Branch, Horn Lake, Hernando, Lynchburg, Memphis.

DeSoto County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in DeSoto County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.107 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.084 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 40 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.desotoms.com

Click to draw/clear DeSoto County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in DeSoto County: Camp Currier (A), Frees Corners (B), Grey Farm (C), Howards Store (D), Wilson Store (E), Bass Landing (F), Highway Fiftyone Landing (G), Nemway (H), Newport Industrial Complex (I), Love Fire Department (J), Eudora Fire Department (K), Walls Fire Department (L), Bridgetown Fire Department (M), Lewisburg Volunteer Fire Department - De Soto County Fire Station 2 (N), Summers Hill Volunteer Fire Department Station 15 (O), Alphaba - Cockrum - Ingrams Mill Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (P), Alphaba - Cockrum - Ingrams Mill Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (Q), Nesbit Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (R), Fairhaven Volunteer Fire Department (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in DeSoto County include: Bullards Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Knights Church (B), Trinity Conservative Methodist Church (C), Trinity Church (D), Sunrise Church (E), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (F), Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church (G), Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (H), Pleasant Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Love Cemetery (1), Macedonia Cemetery (2), Halliburton Cemetery (3), Center Hill Cemetery (4), Winbourn Cemetery (5), Wiggins Cemetery (6), Whites Chapel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Horn Lake (A), Mud Lake (B), Norfolk Lake (C), Lake Cormorant (D), Chief Chisca Lake (E), Deer Track Lake (F), Lake Greenwood Leflore (G), Koko Reef Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Holly Branch (A), Bean Patch Creek (B), Byhalia Creek (C), Camp Creek (D), Cane Creek (E), Caney Creek (F), Cub Lake Bayou (G), Dry Creek (H), Grays Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in DeSoto County include: Hernando Point Public Use Area (1), North Abutment Public Use Area (2), Plantation Point Public Use Area (3), Pleasant Hill Public Use Area (4), Arkabutla State Waterfowl Refuge (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Crittenden County, Arkansas , Marshall County , Tate County , Tunica County , Shelby County, Tennessee .


Current college students: 4,155
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,051 (34% naturalized citizens)

DeSoto County:

1.9%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 35.9%

DeSoto County marital status for males
DeSoto County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in DeSoto County with a mortgage: 21,723 (2,161 second mortgage, 1,730 home equity loan, 122 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,159

Here:

80.8% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.52%
Here57.5%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 61,660
Total congregations: 115

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents42,114 (68.3%)6,449 (10.5%)2,863 (4.6%)2,794 (4.5%)1,297 (2.1%)
Congregations38 (33.0%)18 (15.7%)4 (3.5%)13 (11.3%)6 (5.2%)
NameAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1,004 (1.6%)1,000 (1.6%)881 (1.4%)747 (1.2%)2,511 (4.1%)
Congregations6 (5.2%)1 (0.9%)3 (2.6%)6 (5.2%)20 (17.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in DeSoto County - Southaven, Olive Branch, Horn Lake, Hernando, Lynchburg

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
DeSoto County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
DeSoto County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
This county:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 96
DeSoto County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeSoto County:

18.6%
State:

14.4%


Agriculture in DeSoto County:

Average size of farms: 224 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,483
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $235.97
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,237
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.35%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,701
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.64%
Corn for grain: 12735 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8178 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 10190 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 38935 harvested acres
Vegetables: 255 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 105 acres

Tornado activity:

DeSoto County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 3.2 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 134 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/27/1973, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

DeSoto County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from DeSoto County center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in DeSoto County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in DeSoto County (%):





DeSoto County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 45,038 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 5,902 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 20 (0%)
  • Railroad: 49 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 16 (0%)
  • Taxi: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 29 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0%)
  • Walked: 158 (0%)
  • Other means: 254 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,112 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in DeSoto County, Mississippi in 2000:

People in group quarters in DeSoto County, Mississippi in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $53,496.

11.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.98%
Mississippi average:

7.82%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($71 average AGI)
DeSoto County:

0.03%
Mississippi average:

0.09%

2.97% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($8,938 average AGI)
8.98% relocated from other states ($33,856 average AGI)
DeSoto County:

8.98%
Mississippi average:

3.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, TN  4.92% ($41,930 average AGI)
from Tate County, MS  0.44% ($32,198)
from Marshall County, MS  0.42% ($33,000)
from Tunica County, MS  0.28% ($31,764)
from Harrison County, MS  0.22% ($32,876)
from Panola County, MS  0.20% ($30,515)
from Lafayette County, MS  0.13% ($40,523)


7.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
Mississippi average:

8.35%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($63 average AGI)
DeSoto County:

0.03%
Mississippi average:

0.08%

2.13% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($10,787 average AGI)
5.36% relocated to other states ($27,267 average AGI)
DeSoto County:

5.36%
Mississippi average:

3.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shelby County, TN  2.45% ($31,556 average AGI)
to Tate County, MS  0.48% ($43,320)
to Marshall County, MS  0.46% ($35,982)
to Tunica County, MS  0.17% ($28,450)
to Panola County, MS  0.16% ($33,133)
to Lafayette County, MS  0.11% ($32,528)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.08% ($28,459)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4

Births per 1000 population in DeSoto County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in DeSoto County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in DeSoto County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 13,091 (10,829 aged, 2,262 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.77
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8242.780
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 152.390
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26989.67

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1472.220
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 703.630
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25.8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75.91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.57

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 48.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 34.4
  • Other - 13.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 115.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.3
  • Other - 34.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 160,642

Size of family households: 16,193 2-persons, 10,918 3-persons, 9,575 4-persons, 4,479 5-persons, 1,682 6-persons, 983 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,436 1-person, 1,977 2-persons, 322 3-persons, 125 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

96.4% of residents of DeSoto County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $402,174,000 ($3080 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $30,428,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $244,173,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,802,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,213,000
Federal grants: $57,569,000
Federal procurement contracts: $18,508,000 ($14,795,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,909,000 ($1,936,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,204,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $201,843,000
Federal Government insurance: $56,585,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,554
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,317
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +658
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +24,203
Here +177 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in DeSoto County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.86 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in DeSoto County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 72
  • 3 rooms: 564
  • 4 rooms: 1,907
  • 5 rooms: 9,101
  • 6 rooms: 8,449
  • 7 rooms: 5,140
  • 8 rooms: 2,868
  • 9+ rooms: 2,629
  • 1 room: 74
  • 2 rooms: 455
  • 3 rooms: 1,157
  • 4 rooms: 2,259
  • 5 rooms: 2,647
  • 6 rooms: 937
  • 7 rooms: 339
  • 8 rooms: 91
  • 9+ rooms: 97
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in DeSoto County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 392
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,133
  • 3 bedrooms: 20,890
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,210
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,059
  • no bedroom: 86
  • 1 bedroom: 1,531
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,329
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,752
  • 4 bedrooms: 316
  • 5+ bedrooms: 42
Cars and other vehicles available in DeSoto County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 698
  • 1 vehicle: 7,037
  • 2 vehicles: 15,673
  • 3 vehicles: 5,289
  • 4 vehicles: 1,506
  • 5+ vehicles: 533
  • no vehicle: 691
  • 1 vehicle: 3,701
  • 2 vehicles: 2,928
  • 3 vehicles: 574
  • 4 vehicles: 135
  • 5+ vehicles: 27

49% of DeSoto County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 22% lived in Mississippi.

DeSoto County:

49.0%
State average:

59.0%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $97,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in DeSoto County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.2%)
  • Electricity (21.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.6%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Electricity (53.9%)
  • Utility gas (36.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.9%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,500
Here:

10.8%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 741
Here:

13.2%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 671
Here:

18.6%
Mississippi:

12.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

DeSoto County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


DeSoto County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


DeSoto County government finances - Debt in 2006:


DeSoto County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



DeSoto County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

DeSoto County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,397$146,989716$150,5343,011$156,861169$39,6805$1,959,000515$133,47822$43,409
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$138,76734$159,471293$164,48114$58,8570$012$102,9174$69,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED178$151,84887$143,4021,278$158,552112$37,0270$060$84,56730$71,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN126$156,07164$151,531893$154,73222$112,6360$032$117,7192$66,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$150,5798$162,500248$155,20615$86,4670$04$117,5005$45,600
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$211,505139$192,6043$92,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$178,82255$191,3271$168,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$220,13824$209,7920$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$231,09111$162,0910$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$132,75016$159,1883$70,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in DeSoto County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James48969.6 years
Mary36977.8 years
William35170.8 years
John30872.0 years
Robert27169.7 years
Charles18968.9 years
Willie13974.9 years
Thomas13871.0 years
George13872.4 years
Dorothy11274.4 years
Most common last names in DeSoto County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18275.9 years
Jones15573.7 years
Johnson15473.9 years
Williams14273.1 years
Davis11674.7 years
White10674.6 years
Moore10074.0 years
Brown8970.6 years
Harris7775.8 years
Thomas6270.5 years
Businesses in DeSoto County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5MasterBrand Cabinets5
Aeropostale1McDonald's7
American Eagle Outfitters1Men's Wearhouse1
Applebee's2Motel 61
Arby's2Motherhood Maternity2
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
AutoZone7Nike6
Avenue1Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins3OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western2Olive Garden1
Blockbuster2On The Border1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Outback1
Burger King2Outback Steakhouse1
CVS7Pac Sun1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza3
Chick-Fil-A2Payless4
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske4
Comfort Inn2Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites2Pizza Hut5
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless4Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves2Quality1
Days Inn2Quiznos3
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack2
Dennys1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Rite Aid2
Econo Lodge1Rue211
Fashion Bug1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx22SONIC Drive-In8
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sears1
GNC3Shoe Carnival1
GameStop3Sleep Inn1
Goodwill6Sprint Nextel2
H&R Block7Starbucks3
Holiday Inn4Steak 'n Shake1
Home Depot2Subway7
IHOP2Super 83
JCPenney1T-Mobile6
Jones New York3T.G.I. Driday's1
Journeys1Taco Bell6
KFC3Target2
Kohl's1The Room Place1
Kroger5U-Haul8
La Quinta1UPS22
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Bryant1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture5Waffle House5
Little Caesars Pizza2Walgreens10
Lowe's2Walmart4
Marriott4Wendy's6
Marshalls1YMCA1
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