Southaven, MS

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Southaven, MS Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Southaven Housing Market Information

With 54,031 people, 18,737 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $148,111, house prices in Southaven are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Southaven, accounting for 78.47% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Southaven include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.60%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.05%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 3.27%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Southaven. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.26% of Southaven's homes, and 73.53% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Southaven built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Southaven built between 2000 and later ( 37.32%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 13.94%). There's also some housing in Southaven built before 1939 ( 1.10%).

Southaven Home Appreciation Rates

Southaven's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Southaven during the period has been just 0.72%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Southaven's appreciation rate, at 2.60%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Southaven's appreciation rate has been 1.80%, which annualizes to a rate of 7.40%.

Importantly, this makes Southaven one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Mississippi, our data show that Southaven's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Mississippi.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Southaven differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Southaven - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Southaven real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,171,000 0.3
$878,001 - $1,171,000 0.5
$585,001 - $878,000 0.4
$468,001 - $585,000 0.3
$351,001 - $468,000 3.6
$234,001 - $351,000 14.9
$117,001 - $234,000 46.4
$58,001 - $117,000 28.3
$0 - $58,000 5.4

Very High for MS
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
58.2481751824818 17.1428571428571

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Southaven Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q1 - 2019 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q2
20.53% 0.96%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,302 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.26
Renters 31.74
Vacant 6.72

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Southaven HOMES
2000 or Newer 37.3
1970 - 1999 47.6
1940 - 1969 13.9
1939 or Older 1.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 78.5
Townhomes 1.6
Small Apt. Buildings 4.0
Apt. Complexes 12.6
Mobile Homes 3.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.16
1 Bedroom 4.18
2 Bedrooms 16.26
3 Bedrooms 54.80
4 Bedrooms 18.73
5 or more bedrooms 4.86