Southaven, MS

Southaven profile

Living in Southaven

Southaven is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 54,648 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Southaven is the third largest community in Mississippi.

Southaven real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Southaven house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Southaven is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Southaven is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southaven who work in sales jobs (11.76%), office and administrative support (11.53%), and healthcare (8.18%).

The citizens of Southaven are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.08% of adults in Southaven having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Southaven in 2018 was $29,219, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,876 for a family of four. However, Southaven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Southaven is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Southaven home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Southaven residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Southaven include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Southaven is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.