34.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Southaven, Mississippi


34.4 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Southaven, Mississippi in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 4.0 percent higher than the state average of 30.4 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 52,434.

88.5 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Southaven, Mississippi residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Southaven, Mississippi for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
3,914
11.5
Regular high school diploma
7,422
21.9
GED or alternative credential
1,807
5.3
Some college less than 1 year
2,652
7.8
Some college 1 or more years no degree
6,462
19
Associate's degree
3,541
10.4
Bachelor's degree
5,959
17.6
Master's degree
1,581
4.7
Professional school degree
456
1.3
Doctorate degree
129
0.4
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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