Port Wentworth, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 8,534 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +160.5%
Males: 4,511  (52.9%)
Females: 4,023  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31407.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $81,666 (it was $42,241 in 2000)
Port Wentworth:

$81,666
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,590 (it was $19,919 in 2000)

Port Wentworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,243 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Port Wentworth:

$177,243
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $260,976; detached houses: $272,520; townhouses or other attached units: $253,157; in 2-unit structures: $233,302; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,599; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,999; mobile homes: $43,337

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,131.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Wentworth: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.2%
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  • Races in Port Wentworth, GA (2017)
    • 3,30342.9%White alone
    • 3,05039.6%Black alone
    • 1,06413.8%Hispanic
    • 1141.5%Two or more races
    • 580.8%Asian alone
    • 280.4%American Indian alone

Races in Port Wentworth detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Port Wentworth, Georgia as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Wentworth is 656 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Port Wentworth by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
2
(36.8)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
1
(11.8)
6
(65.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(31.2)
1
(29.4)
2
(46.4)
3
(63.2)
3
(60.9)
2
(36.8)
4
(72.1)
1
(15.8)
1
(14.6)
2
(26.4)
2
(24.5)
4
(47.3)
4
(43.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(62.5)
3
(88.3)
6
(139.3)
1
(21.1)
13
(263.8)
8
(147.3)
9
(162.1)
7
(110.4)
17
(248.5)
7
(92.5)
9
(110.1)
16
(189.3)
20
(219.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(749.5)
25
(736.2)
16
(371.5)
32
(674.5)
26
(527.6)
39
(718.2)
26
(468.4)
28
(441.8)
22
(321.6)
16
(211.5)
21
(256.8)
22
(260.3)
14
(153.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(2,092)
92
(2,709)
106
(2,461)
89
(1,876)
90
(1,826)
88
(1,621)
78
(1,405)
77
(1,215)
64
(935.7)
72
(951.6)
79
(966.1)
108
(1,278)
89
(977.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(374.8)
28
(824.5)
27
(626.9)
17
(358.3)
15
(304.4)
12
(221.0)
8
(144.1)
13
(205.1)
22
(321.6)
20
(264.3)
24
(293.5)
21
(248.5)
17
(186.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
1
(18.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)188.0252.4235.0174.1221.6239.6169.0122.8180.7100.4143.7174.4196.6

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City-data.com crime index in Port Wentworth, GA

Crime rate in Port Wentworth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: Irish (4.0%), American (3.9%), German (2.3%), Canadian (1.9%), Italian (1.4%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 519 people per square mile   (low).

Port Wentworth, Georgia map

599 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America, 1.2% North America).

This city:

7.8%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,425 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,386 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (9.1 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (130.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (637.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Garden City, GA (2.1 miles ),
Pooler, GA (2.4 miles ),
Bloomingdale, GA (2.8 miles ),
Pooler-Burroughs, GA (2.9 miles ),
Savannah, GA (3.0 miles ),
Rincon, GA (3.1 miles ),
Hardeeville, SC (3.2 miles ),
Thunderbolt, GA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 32.16 N, Longitude: 81.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Distribution of median household income in Port Wentworth, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port Wentworth, GA in 2017
Port Wentworth satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2005: 91 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2006: 379 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2007: 233 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2008: 155 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2009: 119 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2010: 120 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2011: 119 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2012: 165 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2013: 187 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2014: 193 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2015: 121 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2016: 87 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2017: 45 buildings, average cost: $163,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Port Wentworth, GA residents
Average permit cost in Port Wentworth, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Port Wentworth, GA
Historical housing units in Port Wentworth, GA
Most common industries in Port Wentworth, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (8.8%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Paper (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.8%)
  • Paper (8.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Port Wentworth, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)

Average climate in Port Wentworth, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 25.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00682. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00682
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Port Wentworth-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Port Wentworth city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 9/13/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Wentworth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Port Wentworth center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 140.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from Port Wentworth center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chatham County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Wentworth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Port Wentworth:

  • WESTVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1000 DORSET ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Port Wentworth:

  • PLACE AT POOLER, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; POOLER, GA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • HOSPICE SAVANNAH, INC. (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • CHARLTON VISITING NURSES SERVICES- GREATER SAVAN (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; POOLER, GA)
  • DSI SAVANNAH DRAYTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • DERENNE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)

Amtrak station near Port Wentworth:

  • 7 miles: SAVANNAH (2611 SEABOARD COAST LINE DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Wentworth:

  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 9 miles; Savannah, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,964)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 11 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Savannah State University (about 12 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 13 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 13 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 40 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • East Georgia State College (about 73 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)

Public elementary/middle school in Port Wentworth:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Wentworth: Port Wentworth Fire Department Station 1 (A), Port Wentworth Fire Department Station 2 (B), Live Oak Public Library System Port Wentworth Branch (C), Port Wentworth City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Wentworth include: Our Lady of Lourdes Church (A), White Oak Baptist Church (B), Port Wentworth Methodist Church (C), Port Wentworth First Baptist Church (D), Port Wentworth Alliance Church (E), Bonnybridge Baptist Church (F), Real Life Christian Fellowship Church (G), Houston Church (H), Mount Marriah Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chatham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Port Wentworth and their reported violations in the past:

BARNWELL GARDENS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from FEB-20-2009 to FEB-23-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
85 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
84 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Port Wentworth (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank of the South: Port Wentworth Branch at 7224 Highway 21, branch established on 2007/07/15. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $1,086.7 mil, Deposits: $905.6 mil, headquarters in Albany, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Port Wentworth:

Marital status in Port Wentworth, GA
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Port Wentworth:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Port Wentworth
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Wentworth, GA (based on Chatham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant65,804170
Black Protestant28,30857
Mainline Protestant25,66063
Catholic22,10910
Other8,60722
Orthodox3652
None114,275-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Chatham County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Chatham County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
This county:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 266
Chatham County:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chatham County:

11.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.1%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Port Wentworth:

28.7
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Port Wentworth:

78.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Wentworth, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$115,085$60,0440$0
Firefighters 7$27,517$47,1722$3,030
Police - Other 4$12,472$37,4160$0
Water Supply 4$10,073$30,2190$0
Sewerage 4$10,073$30,2190$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,061$30,3662$450
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$13,089
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,701
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$3,925
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 4$3,480
Totals for Government 44$180,281$49,16820$25,675

Port Wentworth government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,088,000 ($127.49)
    Sewerage: $885,000 ($103.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000 ($6.21)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,874,000 ($219.59)
    Sewerage: $1,340,000 ($157.02)
    Water Utilities: $792,000 ($92.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $779,000 ($91.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $587,000 ($68.78)
    Financial Administration: $304,000 ($35.62)
    Regular Highways: $302,000 ($35.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000 ($35.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $292,000 ($34.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $244,000 ($28.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $223,000 ($26.13)
    General - Other: $125,000 ($14.65)
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000 ($4.80)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($4.22)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $45,000 ($5.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $130,000 ($15.23)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($5.62)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($4.45)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($4.10)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($3.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,225,000 ($260.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $141,000 ($16.52)

Port Wentworth government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,210,000 ($141.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $828,000 ($97.02)
    Other: $214,000 ($25.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($10.08)
    General Local Government Support: $86,000 ($10.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,048,000 ($122.80)
    Other: $617,000 ($72.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $813,000 ($95.27)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($2.46)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($1.99)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($1.87)
    Royalties: $9,000 ($1.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,815,000 ($212.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($2.11)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($1.17)
  • Tax - Property: $1,289,000 ($151.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $598,000 ($70.07)
    Other Selective Sales: $583,000 ($68.31)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $251,000 ($29.41)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $202,000 ($23.67)
    Other License: $127,000 ($14.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000 ($10.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.35)

Port Wentworth government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,829,000 ($565.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,762,000 ($558.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,526,000 ($178.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,459,000 ($170.96)

Port Wentworth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,202,000 ($1781.35)

9.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.65%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.15%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Effingham County, GA  0.53% ($40,794 average AGI)
from Bryan County, GA  0.37% ($47,966)
from Liberty County, GA  0.30% ($38,719)


8.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.85%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($920 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.14%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Effingham County, GA  0.82% ($50,685 average AGI)
to Bryan County, GA  0.52% ($53,286)
to Fulton County, GA  0.26% ($45,735)
Businesses in Port Wentworth, GA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Quality1
Circle K1Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Subway1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
McDonald's1Wingate1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Wentworth:

  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHGM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: WHGM RADIO, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNFO (1430 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RIDGELAND, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Wentworth:

  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLVH (101.1 FM; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFS (89.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • W206AT (89.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLXP (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN MULTIMEDIA NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSIS (103.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • W201AU (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRHQ (105.3 FM; RICHMOND HILL, GA; Owner: THOROUGHBRED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHCJ (90.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Port Wentworth:

  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WXSX-LP (Channel 13; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W55AW (Channel 55; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W57CT (Channel 57; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHDS-LP (Channel 32; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BROADCAST CORP. OF AMERICA)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)
  • W19CH (Channel 19; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Port Wentworth fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Port Wentworth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 1,539ft / 469mTotal length
  • $201,583,000Total costs
  • 1,136,239Total average daily traffic
  • 88,691Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,354,680Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Port Wentworth, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 201970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Port Wentworth, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Port Wentworth)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Port Wentworth, GA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Crossgate Rd (Lat: 32.149361 Lon: -81.145944), Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WNEQ724,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1940.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/1998, Expiration Date: 05/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/28/1999, Phone: (202) 778-8281
  • Port Wentworth, E Side Of Sr 21 1.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 32.162694 Lon: -81.183167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WNTF583,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.056 MHz, 952.056 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2010, Expiration Date: 07/26/2020, Certifier: Gary S Wester, Registrant: Southern Natural Gas Company, L. L. C., 569 Brookwood Village Ste 749, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • 6183 Hwy 21 N (Lat: 32.150750 Lon: -81.181778), Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPNJ332,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/2012, Expiration Date: 11/28/2022, Registrant: City Of Savannah, Ga It Mobile Services, Savannah, GA 31402, Phone: (912) 351-3440, Fax: (912) 351-3443, Email:
  • PLANT KRAFT, Crossgate Rd (Lat: 32.149361 Lon: -81.145944), Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPOT397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2009, Expiration Date: 04/09/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2019, Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • SAVANNAHAIR, 432 Meinhard Road (#21658) (Lat: 32.183222 Lon: -81.202806), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQZH947,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+38 more), Grant Date: 05/23/2017, Expiration Date: 05/23/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • STATION, E Side Of St Rd 21 1.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 32.162694 Lon: -81.183167), Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: KIN63,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.700 MHz, 1905.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/1998, Expiration Date: 10/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/15/1998, Phone: (202) 328-4500

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Wentworth)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED95$161,58617$155,81258$186,4741$45,1501$1,253,94012$178,168
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$279,5501$159,3305$193,9580$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$174,3142$171,69532$160,6252$8,1950$03$121,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$158,3402$108,71524$173,1351$94,9100$02$97,495
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$161,9201$53,4904$132,2950$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$294,5002$216,1300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$169,5400$01$113,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$82,5400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Wentworth, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Wentworth, GA - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 79 took place in 2018, and the least - 7 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Wentworth, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (37.2%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Wentworth, GA
    • 22437.2%Outside Fires
    • 19231.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 18430.6%Structure Fires
    • 20.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Wentworth, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Wentworth, Georgia:

  • Holiday Inn Express - Savannah North, 7210 Hwy 21, Port Wentworth, Georgia 31407 , Phone: (912) 964-8900, Fax: (912) 964-8900
  • Days Inn & Suites, 105 Travler's Way, Port Wentworth, Georgia 31407 , Phone: (912) 629-1900, Fax: (912) 965-0859
  • Travelodge Port Wentworth, 110 Travelers Way, Port wentworth, Georgia 31407 , Phone: (800) 525-4055, Fax: (912) 964-1083
  • Best Western Plus, 115 O'Leary Rd, Port wentworth, Georgia 31407 , Phone: (912) 964-0840
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Savannah-Port Wentworth, 79 Coldbrook Station Cir, Port wentworth, Georgia 31407 , Phone: (912) 298-5400, Fax: (912) 298-5499
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Wentworth, Georgia
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Wentworth, GA
  • 84.0%Electricity
  • 16.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Wentworth, GA
  • 97.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Utility gas


Port Wentworth compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Port Wentworth on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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