Living in Southaven, MS

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Southaven SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Southaven, MS Crime Report

1,701
Total Crimes
3,105.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
20.92%
Above National Average

Southaven, MS Cost Of Living

85
Southaven's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Southaven, Mississippi Info Snack

Southaven is a city in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States. It is a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee, and a principal city in the Memphis metropolitan area. The 2010 census reported a population of 48,982, making Southaven the third-largest city in Mississippi. Southaven is traversed from north to south by the I-55/I-69 freeway. The city's name derives from the fact that Southaven is located south of Whitehaven, a neighborhood in Memphis.
Population
53,274
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
9.6%
Median Home
$143,800
Median Income
$61,181
Median Rent
$1,025

Southaven, MS Photos

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Rankings for Southaven in Mississippi

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

Memphis, TN
Population 653,248

7

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Population 25,009

Map Of Southaven, MS

Population over time in Southaven

Year Population % Change
2017 53,274 1.6%
2016 52,434 1.2%
2015 51,816 1.4%
2014 51,090 1.4%
2013 50,389 1.3%
2012 49,728 1.5%
2011 48,981 2.0%
2010 48,005 2.7%
2009 46,743 -
Crime/100k Southaven MS USA
Violent Crime 124.2 234.4 368.9
Murder 1.8 5.7 5.0
Robbery 47.5 53.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 74.9 157.2 246.8
Property Crime 2981.5 2403.0 2199.5
Burglary 412.6 697.8 376.0
Larceny 2357.0 1561.2 1594.6
Car Theft 211.8 144.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Southaven

White
65.0% (34,625)
African American
25.3% (13,476)
American Indian
0.1% (32)
Asian
2.0% (1,040)
Hawaiian
0.0% (18)
Other
0.3% (134)
Two Or More
2.2% (1,194)
Hispanic
5.2% (2,755)
Race Southaven MS USA
White 65.0% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 25.3% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.2% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Southaven, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
4.5% (237,279)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (150,591)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.3% (496,509)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.6% (513,735)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (866,876)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.1% (910,498)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.7% (891,604)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.0% (854,929)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (265,064)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (140,311)
Income Southaven MS USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.3% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.6% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.1% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.7% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.0% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Southaven

Female
52.5% (27,992)
Male
47.5% (25,282)
Gender Southaven MS USA
Female 52.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Southaven for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,065)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (4,261)
High School / GED
29.0% (15,449)
Some College
26.0% (13,851)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (5,860)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (9,056)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,663)
Professional Degree
1.0% (532)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (532)
Education Southaven MS USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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