Southaven, MS Population

By | June 19, 2019

Population: 28,977. Estimated population in July 2020: 38,840 (+34.0% change)
Males: 14,138 (48.8%), Females: 14,839 (51.2%)

DeSoto County

Zip codes: 38671, 38672.

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $46,691
Median house value: $91,400

Races in Southaven:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.3%)
  • Black (6.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.3%), Irish (14.5%), English (9.2%), German (8.2%), Italian (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 33.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Southaven

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southaven city

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

2.2% Foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,543 (+35.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Southaven:

  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL DESOTO (7601 SOUTHCREST DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Southaven:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Southaven:

  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 5 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 28 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 51 miles; OXFORD, MS; Abbreviation: UOX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Southaven:

  • HERNANDO VILLAGE AIRPARK, INC (about 13 miles; HERNANDO, MS; Abbreviation: H75)
  • OLIVE BRANCH (about 15 miles; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Abbreviation: OLV)
  • GENERAL DEWITT SPAIN (about 17 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: M01)
Amtrak station near Southaven:

  • 13 miles: MEMPHIS (545 S. MAIN ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southaven:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 17 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 17 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 17 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 18 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,842)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MAIN CAMPUS (about 52 miles; UNIVERSITY, MS; Full-time enrollment: 11,068)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 77 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,696)

Schools

Public high schools in Southaven:

  • SOUTHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,426; Location: 899 RASCO ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DESOTO CO VOC COMPLEX (Location: 847 RASCO ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Southaven:

  • HIGHWAY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 28; Location: 7515 HIGHWAY 51 NORTH; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Southaven:

  • DESOTO CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,246; Location: 2411 CENTRAL PARKWAY; Grades: KG – 04)
  • SOUTHAVEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,241; Location: 175 RASCO ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HOPE SULLIVAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,030; Location: 7985 SOUTHAVEN CIRCLE W; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GREENBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 928; Location: 730 RASCO ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DESOTO CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 781; Location: 2611 CENTRAL PARKWAY; Grades: 05 – 07)
  • SOUTHAVEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 762; Location: 8274 CLAIBORNE DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DESOTO CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 652; Location: 2911 CENTRAL PARKWAY; Grades: 08 – 10)