The city was incorporated in 1981 and it has experienced steady business and residential growth ever since. Its population is almost at 43,000, thanks to its convenient location, quality health care, excellent school system, progressive government, and safe environment. The medium income for Southaven is the highest in the state, and there are more than 1,500 businesses. The top five industries that employ individuals in the area are healthcare, transportation, retail, manufacturing, and education. There are many service and civic organizations that introduce arts and culture to the community, and there are almost 100 church organizations representing a variety of denominations. The local government has a willingness to create a positive environment and is a strong advocate for recreation and parks in the area.

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Southaven, Mississippi is a smaller city and is also a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. Located in the northernmost corner of Mississippi, its real estate is relatively affordable, although it varies depending on the neighborhood. For example, Pleasant Hill and Plum Point are affluent neighborhoods in Southaven that have mainly medium-sized (three to four bedrooms) and large homes that are of newer construction (2000 and later). Comparatively, City Center is a neighborhood with lower-priced houses that were mostly built anywhere from 1940 to 1999, and there are fewer new homes.

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