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Where is DeSoto County, Mississippi?

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DeSoto County is a county equivalent area found in Mississippi, USA. The county government of DeSoto is found in the county seat of Hernando.

With a total 1,287.18 sq. km of land and water area, DeSoto County, Mississippi is the 2197th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 170,913 people, DeSoto County has a total 63018 households earning 58505 on average per year.

DeSoto County, Mississippi - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 28033
Area Codes 662
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Southaven (population: 48,411), Olive Branch (population: 47,364), Horn Lake (population: 26,871), Hernando (population: 25,130), Nesbit (population: 7,322), Walls (population: 6,385), Lake Cormorant (population: 2,410)
Land Area 65,990 sq miles
Water Area 476 sq miles
Household Income $58,505
Housing Units 63,018
Median Home Value $152,600
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 22% of population
Retail Spending $13,825 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $256,752 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.