Southaven is located in north Mississippi. Southaven is part of Desoto County. Southaven has 41.25 square miles of land area and 0.28 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Southaven population is 50,389, which has grown 73.89% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 4.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Southaven median household income is $58,712 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.75% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 25.96% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Southaven median house value is $137,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 50.77% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.18% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Southaven is much better than the state average in quality. The Southaven area code is 662.