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Population (year 2000): 28,977. Estimated population in July 2005: 38,840 (+34.0% change)
Males: 14,138 (48.8%), Females: 14,839 (51.2%)

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Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $46,691 (year 2000)
Median house value: $91,400 (year 2000)

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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%).

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Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 33.8 square miles

Southaven,

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%).




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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (490.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lake, MS (3.9 miles Horn MS (7.9 miles Lynchburg, MS (9.4 miles Hernando, Branch, MS Olive (10.0 miles TN Memphis, (10.5 miles Memphis, MS (10.9 miles) , TN Germantown, (15.7 miles Memphis, AR (18.3 miles West


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 271 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 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

Latitude: 34.97 N, Longitude: 89.99 W


Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (14.7%), Educational,health and social services (13.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.9%), Manufacturing (10.3%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,525 (-15.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,991 (20.2%)


 

Crime in Southaven by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 1 1 1
    per 100,000 3.5 3.5 3.5
Rapes 9 22 2
    per 100,000 31.1 75.9 6.9
Robberies 32 47 35
    per 100,000 110.4 162.2 120.8
Assaults 30 22 21
    per 100,000 103.5 75.9 72.5
Burglaries 348 144 174
    per 100,000 1201.0 496.9 600.5
Thefts 1,427 1,677 1,611
    per 100,000 4924.6 5787.3 5559.6
Auto thefts 130 182 213
    per 100,000 448.6 628.1 735.1
386.7 414.2 380.2


Average climate in Southaven, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Southaven,

Southaven-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Steven Denning - College football player (Oklahoma State Cowboys).


Hospital/medical center in Southaven:
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL DESOTO (7601 SOUTHCREST DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Southaven:
  • DELTA MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • PARKWOOD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 11 miles; OLIVE BRANCH, MS)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; MEMPHIS, TN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Southaven:
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 5 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; ID: MEM)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 28 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; ID: NQA)
  • UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 51 miles; OXFORD, MS; ID: UOX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Southaven:
  • HERNANDO VILLAGE AIRPARK, INC (about 13 miles; HERNANDO, MS; ID: H75)
  • OLIVE BRANCH (about 15 miles; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; ID: OLV)
  • GENERAL DEWITT SPAIN (about 17 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; ID: 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 20 $72,232 $43,339 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $39,522 $29,641 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 27 $53,052 $23,578 3 $2,564
Health 11 $29,382 $32,053 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $22,833 $22,833 0 $0
Fire - Other 5 $20,887 $50,128 0 $0
Firefighters 64 $200,161 $37,530 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 11 $23,448 $25,579 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 12 $21,243 $21,243 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 74 $250,857 $40,679 1 $266
Other Government Administration 21 $44,605 $25,488 0 $0
Police - Other 18 $41,415 $27,610 9 $1,444
Financial Administration 6 $17,745 $35,490 0 $0
Totals for Government 297 $837,384 $33,833 13 $4,273


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

Notable locations in Southaven: Freeport Industrial Park (A), Wrights Store (B), Davis Library (C), Southaven City Hall (D).

Shopping Center: Carriage Hills Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Southaven include: Brown Church (A), Bynums Chapel (B), Carriage Hills Baptist Church (C), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (D), Christ the King Catholic Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Church of God (G), Colonial Hills Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Avery Chapel Cemetery (1), Phoenix Cemetery (2), Shiloh Cemetery (3), New Hope Cemetery (4).

Creek: Rocky Creek (A).

Parks in Southaven include: Jaycees Park (1), Boosters Club Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Southaven compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • 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.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WOWW (1430 AM; 3 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southaven:
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • 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)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • 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)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W61BP (Channel 61; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: JIMMY BOYD)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)

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