Southaven, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 50,997 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +76.0%
Males: 24,481  (48.0%)
Females: 26,516  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38672.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,583 (it was $46,691 in 2000)
Southaven:

$53,583
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,613 (it was $20,759 in 2000)

Southaven city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,338 (it was $90,400 in 2000)
Southaven:

$140,338
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $150,293; Detached houses: $156,103; Townhouses or other attached units: $118,977; Mobile homes: $32,334

Median gross rent in 2012: $928.

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  • White alone - 33,324 (67.6%)
  • Black alone - 10,853 (22.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2,133 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1,661 (3.4%)
  • Asian alone - 852 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 189 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 120 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.02%)

Races in Southaven detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Southaven: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.7%), English (10.5%), United States (9.6%), German (9.4%), Scottish (2.2%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 33.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,510 people per square mile   (low).

Southaven,MS real estate house value index trend

Southaven, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Southaven:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southaven city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1,467 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia).

This city:  3.0%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Southaven, Mississippi as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Southaven to the number of sex offenders is 1,119 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,304 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $784 (0.7%)

Southaven satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (10.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (418.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Horn Lake, MS (1.8 miles ), Lynchburg, MS (2.6 miles ), Bridgetown, MS (2.7 miles ), Olive Branch, MS (2.9 miles ), Memphis, MS (3.0 miles) , Walls, MS (3.1 miles ), Hernando, MS (3.1 miles ), Memphis, TN (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 331 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 1998: 552 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 1999: 551 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2000: 335 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2001: 481 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2002: 527 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2003: 647 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2004: 708 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2005: 933 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2006: 854 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2007: 491 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2008: 214 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2009: 145 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2010: 118 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2011: 111 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2012: 212 buildings, average cost: $109,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.97 N, Longitude: 89.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,742 (-5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,849 (25.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Southaven household income distribution Southaven home values distribution

Crime rates in Southaven by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 1110031
per 100,000 3.53.43.40.00.08.22.6
Rapes 9222391010
per 100,000 31.975.66.89.025.727.425.8
Robberies 32473547352939
per 100,000 113.4161.4119.6141.399.979.5100.8
Assaults 30222118282243
per 100,000 106.475.671.854.179.960.3111.1
Burglaries 348144174164192196239
per 100,000 1233.7494.6594.8492.9548.2537.4617.6
Thefts 1,4271,6771,6111,6331,1431,3191,288
per 100,000 5058.85760.35506.94908.23263.73616.73328.2
Auto thefts 130182213198169184155
per 100,000 460.9625.2728.1595.1482.6504.5400.5
Arson 1532221
per 100,000 3.517.210.36.05.75.52.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.3) 426.4459.8394.6349.4282.6306.2295.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Southaven detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 130 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Mississippi average:

2.31
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7,543 (+35.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Southaven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Southaven, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Southaven-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Southaven city center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southaven-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.9 miles away from Southaven center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from Southaven center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Southaven topographic map

Birthplace of: Cory Branan - Singer-songwriter, Steven Denning - College football player (Oklahoma State Cowboys).

Hospitals in Southaven:

  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOME CARE HOSPICE (396 SOUTHCREST COURT 5)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DESOTO (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 7601 SOUTHCREST PARKWAY)
  • CORNERSTONE HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE, LLC (7145 SWINNEA RIDGE, SUITE 1)
  • NEW-ERA HOSPICE, LLC (8869 CENTRE STREET, SUITE 314)
  • NORTH DELTA HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE SERVICES (123 STATELINE ROAD)
  • OMEGA HOSPICE (970 SWINNEA RIDGE, SUITE 2)
  • UNITY HOSPICE CARE, LLC SOUTHAVEN (3964 GOODMAN ROAD, SUITE 112)

Dialysis Facilities in Southaven:

  • RCG SOUTHAVEN (7318 SOUTHCREST PKWY)

Home Health Centers in Southaven:

  • MEDSHARES HOME CARE OF SWTN (8705 B NORTHWEST DR)

Nursing Homes in Southaven:

  • BAPTIST PROGRESSIVE CARE CTR (7805 SOUTHCREST PARKWAY)
  • DESOTO HEALTHCARE CENTER (7805 SOUTHCREST PARKWAY)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SOUTHAVEN (1730 DORCHESTER DR)
  • SOUTHAVEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (1730 DORCHESTER DR)

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/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southaven:

  • University of Memphis (about 11 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 13 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 13 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 24 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 49 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 60 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 73 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

Public high schools in Southaven:

Private high school in Southaven:

  • SOUTHERN BAPTIST EDUC CENTER (Students: 1,231; Location: 7400 GETWELL RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Southaven:

Private elementary/middle schools in Southaven:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 5150 TCHULAHOMA RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL AND DAYCARE (Students: 22; Location: 3418 SWINNEA RD; Grades: PK - 9)
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Notable locations in Southaven: Wrights Store (A), Freeport Industrial Park (B), Southaven City Hall (C), Davis Library (D), Southaven Ambulance Service (E), Southaven Fire Department Station 2 (F), Southaven Fire Department Station 1 (G), Southaven Fire Department Station 3 (H), Southaven Fire Department Station 4 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Carriage Hills Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Southaven include: Mid South Church of Christ (A), Highway Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Church of God (D), Church of Christ (E), Christ the King Catholic Church (F), Heritage Church of Jesus Christ (G), Springfield Missionary Baptist Church (H), Phoenix Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shiloh Cemetery (1), Phoenix Cemetery (2), New Hope Cemetery (3), Avery Chapel Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Rocky Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Southaven include: Boosters Club Park (1), Jaycees Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: KIDZ Kountry Petting Zoo (Petting Zoos; 5960 Tchulahoma Road) (1), Kako's Kids (Amusement & Theme Parks; 750 Stateline Road East) (2), Fun Junction (Amusement & Theme Parks; 750 Stateline Road East) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Magnolia Inn Southaven (5069 Pepper Chase Drive) (1), Comfort Suites Southaven (7075 Moore Drive) (2), Budget Inn (8938 Assembly Drive) (3), Quality Inn (8840 Hamilton Road) (4), Aurola Holiday Inn Costa Rica San Josť (5th Street/5th Avenue Downtown) (5), Red Roof Inn (8734 Hamilton Road) (6), Quality Inn Southaven (8840 Hamilton Drive) (7), Best Western Inn of Southaven (8945 Hamilton Road) (8), Smith & Forsythe Surveying Inc (891 Rasco Road East) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

DeSoto County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.8. This is worse than average.

City:

97.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.33. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.573. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.573
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Southaven and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF SOUTHAVEN (Population served: 48,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 131 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.9%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.1% for other race residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
264 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
121 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Southaven, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Southaven compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • DeSoto Civic Center. Capacity: 11,000.

Banks with most branches in Southaven (2011 data):

  • BancorpSouth Bank: Southaven Main Branch, Church Road Branch, Snowden Grove Branch, Southaven-Northwest Drive Branch, Southaven-Getwell Branch. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • BankPlus: Goodman Road Branch, Southaven Airways Branch, Civic Center Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Goodman Road Branch, Bullfrog Corner Branch, Airways Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Church Road Branch at 510 Church Road West, branch established on 2005/09/13; Southaven Branch at 1287 Main St, branch established on 1998/07/01. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: Southaven/Goodman Road Branch at 615 Goodman Road East, branch established on 1991/10/25; Snowden Grove Financial Branch at 3212 Goodman Road, branch established on 2006/06/12. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • Covenant Bank: Southaven Branch at 232 Goodman Road, branch established on 2007/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.7 mil, Deposits: $183.6 mil, headquarters in Clarksdale, MS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Covenant Financial Corporation
  • Renasant Bank: Southaven Branch at 7500 Airways Boulevard, branch established on 1987/05/07. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • First Security Bank: - Southaven Bran at 3035 Church Road East, branch established on 2005/03/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.4 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Batesville, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Security Capital Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Southhaven at 1965 Goodman Road E, branch established on 2005/04/22. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • 8 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Southaven, Mississippi:

  • Days Inn - Southaven, 8792 Hamilton Rd, Southaven, MS 38671 , Phone: (662) 342-5867, Fax: (662) 342-6915
  • Holiday Inn Express, 340 Stateline Rd, Southaven, MS 38671 , Phone: (601) 393-2881, Fax: (601) 393-2517
  • Hampton Inn Southaven, 390 Goodman Rd W, Southaven, MS 38671 , Phone: (662) 349-8855, Fax: (662) 349-8866
  • Best Western - Southaven, 8945 Hamilton Rd, Southaven, MS 38671 , Phone: (601) 393-4174, Fax: (601) 393-4177
  • Fairfield Inn - Southaven, 7149 Hungry Fisherman Dr, Southaven, MS 38671 , Phone: (601) 349-6640
  • Comfort Suites, 7075 Moore Dr, Southaven, MS 38671 , Phone: (662) 349-0100, Fax: (662) 349-0063
  • Super 8 Motel Southaven, 5115 Pepper Chase Dr, Southaven, MS 38671 , Phone: (662) 280-8826, Fax: (662) 280-8275
  • Quality Inn, 8840 Hamilton Dr, Southaven, MS 38671 , Phone: (662) 342-8222, Fax: (662) 280-2311
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Southaven, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Southaven travel time to work - commute Southaven mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Southaven city (based on DeSoto County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.52%
Here: 57.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents68.3%10.5%4.6%4.5%2.1%
Congregations33.0%15.7%3.5%11.3%5.2%
NameAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.4%1.2%4.1%
Congregations5.2%0.9%2.6%5.2%17.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
DeSoto County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
DeSoto County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
DeSoto County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 96
Here:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DeSoto County:

31.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

14.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$17,287$51,8610$0
Other Government Administration 31$112,445$43,5270$0
Judicial and Legal 14$41,366$35,4570$0
Police Protection - Officers 110$477,655$52,1080$0
Police - Other 23$80,127$41,80514$8,564
Firefighters 106$456,478$51,6770$0
Fire - Other 9$35,316$47,0880$0
Streets and Highways 14$46,784$40,1010$0
Health 5$13,851$33,2420$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,360$33,4400$0
Parks and Recreation 40$99,836$29,95119$10,561
Water Supply 16$57,398$43,0490$0
Other and Unallocable 8$27,923$41,8852$1,209
Totals for Government 383$1,474,826$46,20935$20,334

Southaven government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $4,089,000 ($80.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,532,000 ($30.04)
    Libraries: $1,524,000 ($29.88)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($6.78)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,079,000 ($119.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,533,000 ($108.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,981,000 ($78.06)
    General - Other: $2,851,000 ($55.91)
    Water Utilities: $2,255,000 ($44.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,967,000 ($38.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,282,000 ($25.14)
    Regular Highways: $1,171,000 ($22.96)
    Financial Administration: $762,000 ($14.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $560,000 ($10.98)
    Sewerage: $508,000 ($9.96)
    Health - Other: $317,000 ($6.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $231,000 ($4.53)
    Libraries: $199,000 ($3.90)
    General Public Buildings: $162,000 ($3.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,465,000 ($67.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($1.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,367,000 ($222.90)

Southaven government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,109,000 ($41.36)
    Sewerage: $1,163,000 ($22.81)
    All Other: $907,000 ($17.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($0.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,515,000 ($29.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,439,000 ($28.22)
    Rents: $378,000 ($7.41)
    Sale of Property: $279,000 ($5.47)
    Interest Earnings: $164,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,159,000 ($101.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,901,000 ($194.15)
    All Other: $823,000 ($16.14)
  • Tax - Property: $12,803,000 ($251.05)
    Other License: $1,568,000 ($30.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,103,000 ($21.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $232,000 ($4.55)

Southaven government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,199,000 ($1160.83)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,174,000 ($1160.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,511,000 ($108.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,486,000 ($107.57)

Southaven government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,404,000 ($47.14)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,025,000 ($98.54)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southaven:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAVN (1240 AM; 1 kW; SOUTHAVEN, MS; Owner: ARLINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWW (1430 AM; 3 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southaven:

  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • WKVF (94.9 FM; BYHALIA, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Southaven:

  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W61BP (Channel 61; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: JIMMY BOYD)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Southaven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 88 meters (289ft)
Total costs: $636,000
Total average daily traffic: 401,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 69,900

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 6
  • 1990-1999: 7
  • 2000-2009: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Southaven, MS
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED334$138,766157$124,863638$144,22241$42,6361$500,000134$102,1960$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$145,1606$117,25562$145,9642$75,2200$01$129,4600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$143,86919$144,836293$144,68327$36,1300$016$83,2001$57,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$154,02913$146,852213$150,0505$178,8460$012$125,2590$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$150,2232$169,75564$154,9393$102,1930$00$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.10 , 0704.10, 0704.20, 0705.10, 0705.20, 0706.10, 0706.20, 0706.30

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$171,97428$184,0471$72,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$180,24511$170,2051$129,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$220,5233$169,9670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$207,9051$262,3200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$112,9934$154,3731$48,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.10 , 0704.10, 0704.20, 0705.10, 0705.20, 0706.10, 0706.20, 0706.30

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 203
  • Hazardous Condition: 80
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Southaven

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Southaven, MS
Most common first names in Southaven, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15668.7 years
Mary11177.9 years
William9667.9 years
John8771.0 years
Robert7471.0 years
Charles5066.5 years
Thomas4270.4 years
George3674.5 years
Dorothy3273.6 years
Willie3078.3 years
Most common last names in Southaven, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6175.2 years
Williams3670.0 years
Davis3575.0 years
Johnson3574.1 years
Moore3474.5 years
Jones3370.6 years
Thompson2469.5 years
White2176.8 years
Wright2074.4 years
Brown1972.2 years
Businesses in Southaven, MS
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Men's Wearhouse1
AT&T2Motherhood Maternity2
Aeropostale1New Balance1
American Eagle Outfitters1Nike4
Ashley Furniture1Nissan1
AutoZone3Old Navy1
Baskin-Robbins1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1On The Border1
Burger King1Outback1
CVS3Outback Steakhouse1
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Payless2
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K4Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Plato's Closet1
Comfort Suites1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cricket Wireless2Quality1
Fashion Bug1Quiznos1
FedEx12RadioShack1
Finish Line1Red Lobster1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Rite Aid1
Ford1Rue211
GNC1SONIC Drive-In4
GameStop2Sam's Club1
H&R Block3Sears1
Hilton1Shoe Carnival1
Holiday Inn2Sprint Nextel1
IHOP1Steak 'n Shake1
JCPenney1Subway1
Jones New York2Super 81
Journeys1T-Mobile3
Justice1T.G.I. Driday's1
Kohl's1Taco Bell3
Kroger2U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1UPS12
Lane Bryant1Vans2
Lane Furniture2Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House2
Lowe's1Walgreens1
Marriott3Walmart1
Marshalls1Wendy's2
McDonald's3
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