Port Wentworth, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 6,529 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +99.3%
Males: 3,100  (47.5%)
Females: 3,429  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  31.8 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31407.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,455 (it was $42,241 in 2000)
Port Wentworth:

$46,455
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,226 (it was $19,919 in 2000)

Port Wentworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $144,253 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Port Wentworth:

$144,253
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $140,591; Detached houses: $149,630; Townhouses or other attached units: $274,477; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $34,933; Mobile homes: $79,258; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $37,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $906.

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  • White alone - 3,012 (56.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,669 (31.1%)
  • Hispanic - 441 (8.2%)
  • Two or more races - 115 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 90 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Wentworth: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (9.5%), English (9.2%), German (5.9%), United States (4.4%), French (3.3%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 397 people per square mile   (very low).

Port Wentworth,GA real estate house value index trend

Port Wentworth, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Port Wentworth:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Wentworth city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

228 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America).

This city:  4.0%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Port Wentworth, Georgia as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Port Wentworth to the number of sex offenders is 677 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,483 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $574 (0.6%)

Port Wentworth satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.16 N, Longitude: 81.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Port Wentworth household income distribution Port Wentworth home values distribution

Crime rates in Port Wentworth by Year
Type 2001 2002 2005 2007 2008 2009
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100010
per 100,000 29.80.00.00.023.20.0
Robberies 141123
per 100,000 29.8116.831.229.446.463.2
Assaults 342361
per 100,000 89.4116.862.588.3139.321.1
Burglaries 291324251632
per 100,000 864.4379.5749.5736.2371.5674.5
Thefts 118114679210689
per 100,000 3517.13327.52092.42709.12461.11876.1
Auto thefts 12912282717
per 100,000 357.7262.7374.8824.5626.9358.3
Arson 000002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.042.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.0) 291.9248.8195.7262.7244.6181.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Port Wentworth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.78
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -779 (-19.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Port Wentworth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Port Wentworth, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Port Wentworth 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 the city 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 Port Wentworth 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 (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 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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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 60.8. This is better than average.

City:

60.8
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.69. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.69
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00199. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00199
U.S.:

0.01468

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.8%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 1.2% for two or more races residents)
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

Port Wentworth compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

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

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

  • Holiday Inn Express - Savannah North, 7210 Hwy 21, Port Wentworth, GA 31407 , Phone: (912) 964-8900, Fax: (912) 964-8900
  • Sleep Inn, 7206 Hwy 21, Port Wentworth, GA 31407 , Phone: (912) 966-9800, Fax: (912) 966-9800
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 7220 Hwy 21, Port Wentworth, GA 31407 , Phone: (912) 965-1313
  • Country Inn & Suites, 200 Raley Rd, Port Wentworth, GA 31407 , Phone: (912) 964-2300, Fax: (912) 964-4171
  • Days Inn & Suites, 105 Travler's Way, Port Wentworth, GA 31407 , Phone: (912) 629-1900, Fax: (912) 965-0859
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Wentworth, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Port Wentworth travel time to work - commute Port Wentworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.08%
Here: 45.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents33.0%19.9%14.9%4.9%3.3%
Congregations23.6%6.4%14.3%5.9%4.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)JewishChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.9%2.8%2.6%12.5%
Congregations3.0%1.5%3.0%1.5%36.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
Chatham County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This 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.
Georgia:

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

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Chatham County:

28.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$29,376$44,0640$0
Police Protection - Officers 24$87,613$43,8070$0
Police - Other 3$9,312$37,2480$0
Firefighters 3$11,463$45,8529$11,156
Streets and Highways 2$6,427$38,5620$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,989$35,8680$0
Sewerage 3$13,382$53,5280$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,434$26,6040$0
Water Supply 1$2,839$34,0680$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,686$68,2320$0
Totals for Government 48$173,521$43,3809$11,156

Port Wentworth government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $971,000 ($148.72)
    Central Staff Services: $564,000 ($86.38)
    Water Utilities: $315,000 ($48.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $314,000 ($48.09)
    Regular Highways: $238,000 ($36.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $219,000 ($33.54)
    Sewerage: $210,000 ($32.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $210,000 ($32.16)
    Fire Protection: $77,000 ($11.79)
    Corrections - Other: $36,000 ($5.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $36,000 ($5.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $81,000 ($12.41)
    Central Staff: $69,000 ($10.57)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($6.28)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($5.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($2.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,093,000 ($167.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($19.30)

Port Wentworth government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $323,000 ($49.47)
    Sewerage: $237,000 ($36.30)
    All Other: $78,000 ($11.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $901,000 ($138.00)
    All Other: $651,000 ($99.71)
    Public Welfare: $24,000 ($3.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $515,000 ($78.88)
    Interest Earnings: $217,000 ($33.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $355,000 ($54.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($1.23)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $558,000 ($85.46)
    Public Utilities: $251,000 ($38.44)
    Property: $226,000 ($34.61)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $131,000 ($20.06)
    NEC: $89,000 ($13.63)

Port Wentworth government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,479,000 ($379.69)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $440,000 ($67.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,754,000 ($421.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($25.27)

Port Wentworth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,024,000 ($616.33)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $69,000 ($10.57)

10.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.15%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($618 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.27%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Effingham County, GA  0.63% ($32,309 average AGI)
from Bryan County, GA  0.41% ($32,569)
from Liberty County, GA  0.30% ($25,901)


8.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($682 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.17%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Effingham County, GA  0.64% ($34,372 average AGI)
to Bryan County, GA  0.38% ($34,241)
to Fulton County, GA  0.36% ($39,951)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Port Wentworth, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 40
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 75
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 45
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 126
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Port Wentworth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 46 meters (151ft)
Total average daily traffic: 201,320
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,105

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Ga Hwy 21 N (Lat: 32.162694 Lon: -81.183167), Call Sign: KWV274, Licensee ID: L00009467
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/1996, Expiration Date: 02/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2000
    Registrant: Southern Natural Gas Company, 1900 Fifth Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 325-3866
  • 7001 Hwy 21 (Lat: 32.148889 Lon: -81.163333), Call Sign: WPUH993
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2002, Expiration Date: 03/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2012, Certifier: Dianna Burnette
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-6707, Email:
  • Grange St, Grange St Rr Crossing At Mp Fl003.1 (Lat: 32.137694 Lon: -81.161778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPUV610, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2012, Expiration Date: 05/10/2022, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 32.150556 Lon: -81.155833, Call Sign: WQEY876
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.095 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2006, Expiration Date: 05/22/2016, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2010, Certifier: Claressia Leaks
    Registrant: Georgia-Pacific LLC, 133 Peachtree St Ne-43rd Fl, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 652-4893, Fax: (404) 584-1461, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 778-8281
  • STATION, E Side Of Sr 21 1.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 32.162694 Lon: -81.183167), Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WNTF583
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.056 MHz, 952.056 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2010, Expiration Date: 07/26/2020
    Registrant: El Paso - Southern Natural Gas, 569 Brookwood Village, Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-3513, Fax: (205) 325-3730, 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
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, 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
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 328-4500

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Wentworth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AEROFAB INC LAKE LA-4-250 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1401K , Serial Number: 11, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rt 1 Box 397s 21 Ponderosa Dr, Port Wentworth, GA 31407
  • Aircraft: REIMS CESSNA F150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 0-200-A (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4232Y , Serial Number: 0098, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Ferdinand Acevedo, 45 Cordage Cir, Port Wentworth, GA 31407
  • Aircraft: BOEING 707-436 (Category: Land, Engines: 4, Seats: 192, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 466 mph), Engine: Turbo-jet
    N-Number: 4465C , Serial Number: 18413, Year manufactured: 1963
    Registrant (Individual): Ferdinand Acevedo, 45 Cordage Cir, Port Wentworth, GA 31407
  • Aircraft: BOEING 707-436 (Category: Land, Engines: 4, Seats: 192, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 466 mph), Engine: Turbo-jet
    N-Number: 4465D , Serial Number: 18411, Year manufactured: 1962
    Registrant (Individual): Ferdinand Acevedo, 45 Cordage Cir, Port Wentworth, GA 31407

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Businesses in Port Wentworth, GA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Quality1
Circle K1Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Subway1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
McDonald's1Wingate1

Port Wentworth on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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