Southaven, Mississippi Population 2019

Southaven, Mississippi's estimated population is 54,944 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Southaven, Mississippi is the 3rd largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1330.72 people/mi² (513.79 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.79 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Southaven, Mississippi is $60,093, while the mean household income is $71,159.

Southaven Ms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Southaven Ms was:

  • White: 69.42%
  • Black or African American: 24.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Other race: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%

How Many People Live in Southaven, Mississippi?

54,944
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201854,9448591.59%
201754,0859241.74%
201653,1616611.26%
201552,5007761.50%
201451,7247611.49%
201350,9635701.13%
201250,3936471.30%
201149,7466221.27%
201049,12420,1475.42%
200028,97711,0284.91%
199017,9491,8781.11%
198016,0717,1716.09%
19708,9000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White36,402
Black or African American13,089
Two or More Races1,120
Asian1,049
Some Other Race736
American Indian and Alaska Native22
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16

Southaven Ms Population Pyramid 2019

Southaven Ms Median Age

36


Total

34.8


Male

37.4


Female

Southaven Ms Adults

There are 38,386 adults, (6,581 of whom are seniors) in Southaven Ms.

Southaven Ms Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Southaven Ms Sex Ratio

Female

28,135

53.66%

Male

24,299

46.34%

Southaven Ms Households and Families

Southaven Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Southaven Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All68.6%31.4%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female41.3%58.7%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7372.7968.6
Married9,4243.3682.4
Non Family5,2911.2860.8
Female3,0223.341.3
Male1,0003.7861.9

3.26

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Southaven Ms Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2643.73%
9th to 12th Grade2,6507.81%
High School Graduate9,22927.21%
Some College9,11426.87%
Associates Degree3,54110.44%
Bachelors Degree5,95917.57%
Graduate Degree2,1666.39%

Southaven Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,84921,3765,576
Black7,7196,8472,075
Hispanic1,313807104
Asian634615202
Multiple Races389350157
Other Race36226235
Native American2222
Islander1611

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 40.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,918$44,527$33,158
Less Than High School$22,691$28,991$14,729
High School Grad$34,386$39,864$29,068
Some College$35,663$46,444$30,252
Bachelors Degree$50,325$61,642$42,795
Graduate Degree$55,088$61,063$51,981

$37,918

Average Earnings

$44,527

Average Male

$33,158

Average Female

Southaven Ms Language

Southaven Ms Language by Age

Southaven Ms Language

93.99% of Southaven Ms residents speak only English, while 6.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.00% of the population.

Southaven Ms Poverty

Southaven Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,2542,9698.67%
Black13,0101,94314.93%
Hispanic2,64168125.79%
Other72125335.09%
Multiple1,12014713.13%
Asian1,049434.10%
Native22418.18%

11.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.79%

Male Poverty Rate

12.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southaven Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southaven Ms is Other, with 35.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southaven Ms is Asian, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.76%
High School10.40%
Some College7.73%
Bachelors or Greater1.34%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.84%
Male Unemployed23.34%
Female Employed7.34%
Male Employed5.23%

Southaven Ms Income

Southaven Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,093$71,159
Families$72,024$79,836
Married Families$83,104-
Non Families$33,067$43,044

Southaven Ms Marital Status

Southaven Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Southaven Ms Married by Age and Sex

Southaven Ms Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Southaven Ms Marital Status by Race

Southaven Ms Veterans

2,979

Number of Veterans

2,731

Male Veterans

248

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam943
Second Gulf War825
First Gulf War710
Korea169
World War II46

Southaven Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3588.46%
Black5566.24%
2 or More4911.26%
Hispanic221.41%
Other163.70%

Southaven Ms Veterans by Education

6.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southaven Ms Employment Status

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Southaven Ms Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

32.79%

Born in Mississippi

96.17%

Native Born

3.83%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.17% of Southaven Ms residents were born in the United States, with 32.79% having been born in Mississippi. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.