DeSoto is a city in Dallas County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 49,047.
DeSoto is a suburb of Dallas and is part of the Best Southwest area, which includes DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville, and Lancaster.
Throughout the 1990s, DeSoto experienced a significant change in the demographic composition of the city. In the 1990 census, whites constituted 75.97% of the city's population, but that figure had declined to 48.83% in the 2000 census. By contrast, the African American population grew rapidly. In 2000, African Americans were 45.53% of the population, up from 20.83% in 1990. Hispanics accounted for 4.98% of the population in 1990 and 7.30% in 2000.
With approximately 45,500 residents as of 2005, DeSoto is the largest and most diverse city in southwest Dallas County.
On June 11, 2006, the National Civic League named DeSoto an "All-America City". The All-America City Award is the nation's oldest community recognition program and recognizes communities whose citizens work together to identify and tackle community-wide challenges and achieve uncommon results.
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Adam African Hair Braiding - Category: Black Hair Salons - - 837 Canyon Pl, Desoto, TX 75115 (214) 986-5817
Avonti's Professional Hairstyles, Weaves & Braids - Category: Black Hair Salons - - 901 N. Polk Street, Desoto, TX 75115 (214) 926-1616
Express and Affordable Braids - Category: Black Hair Salons - - 277 N Beckley, Desoto, TX 75115 (469) 682-4950
Girlfriends African Hair Braiding - Category: Black Hair Salons - - 1001 N Interstate 35 E, Desoto, TX 75115 (972) 228-5857 - (visit website)
Community Missionary Baptist Church - 115 W. Beltline Road
DeSoto, TX 75115 (972) 230-4477 - (visit website)
Loving Fellowship Baptist Church - Loving Fellowship Baptist Church and its ministries shall be a dynamic spiritual body empowered by the Holy Ghost to share the message of Jesus Christ in our church, community, and throughout the world. - 610 W. Wintergreen Road DeSoto, TX (972) 274-LFBC (5322) - (visit website)
Praise Temple Church Of God In Christ - 209 W Parkerville Rd.
Desoto, TX 75115 (972) 230-0897
True Vine Church of God - 531 Reunion Rd
DeSoto, TX 75115 (972) 274-1055
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