Southaven, Mississippi

Population 49,738

Southaven is located in Desoto County, MS. The population is 49,738, making Southaven the largest city in Desoto County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Mississippi.

There are 11 public schools in Southaven with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Southaven is moderate , and there are 36 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Southaven is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Southaven property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Southaven include Horn Lake, Bridgetown and Hernando.

Southaven Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 12%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.3%

Crime Rate

26.13% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 321
  • Violent Crimes: 165
  • Robbery: 47
  • Burglary: 370
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

37.68% Lower than national avg.
  • 36 offenders in Southaven
  • 7.24 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

80 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 73


Low 2.6%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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11 Public Schools view public schools

There are 11 K-12 public schools in Southaven, MS and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Southaven's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
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2 Private Schools

Northpoint Christian School

Sacred Heart School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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320 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Southaven, MS issued 320 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 320 permits, 310 were issued for single family homes and 10 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Southaven, MS issued 278 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $741
  • 1 Bedroom: $849
  • 2 Bedrooms: $978
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,309
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,509

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Environmental Hazards

80 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Southaven, MS has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Southaven, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.28 Average
    Southaven, MS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.63°
  • February 45.75°
  • March 54.93°
  • April 63.7°
  • May 72.53°
  • June 81.76°
  • July 83.25°
  • August 82.72°
  • September 75.87°
  • October 62.93°
  • November 53.6°
  • December 42.85°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Southaven, MS

Southaven, MS has a low risk of earthquakes.
Southaven, MS has no risk of hurricanes.
Southaven, MS has a very high risk of hail storms.
Southaven, MS has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Southaven, MS: $58,427


Unemployment in Southaven is 2.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.78%
White Collar - 59.22%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Trent Kelly

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

23 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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