Savannah, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 142,772 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 68,729  (48.1%)
Females: 74,043  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 31401, 31404, 31409.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,167 (it was $29,038 in 2000)
Savannah:

$33,167
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,173 (it was $16,921 in 2000)

Savannah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,600 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Savannah:

$140,600
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $189,305; Detached houses: $181,625; Townhouses or other attached units: $324,134; In 2-unit structures: $200,185; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $305,515; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $205,198; Mobile homes: $82,275

Median gross rent in 2012: $863.

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Savannah races chart
  • Black alone - 78,905 (55.6%)
  • White alone - 49,048 (34.5%)
  • Hispanic - 7,940 (5.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2,874 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2,470 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 567 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 144 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 62 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Savannah: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (7.3%), English (6.9%), German (6.1%), United States (4.1%), Subsaharan African (1.9%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 42 feet

Land area: 74.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,910 people per square mile   (low).

Savannah,GA real estate house value index trend

Savannah, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Savannah:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Savannah city:

  • Never married: 45.1%
  • Now married: 33.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

8,547 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia).

This city:  6.0%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 475 registered sex offenders living in Savannah, Georgia as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Savannah to the number of sex offenders is 299 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,596 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,138 (1.0%)

Savannah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (124.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (642.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Thunderbolt, GA (1.8 miles ), Garden City, GA (2.2 miles ), Dutch Island, GA (2.3 miles ), Isle of Hope, GA (2.3 miles ), Whitemarsh Island, GA (2.4 miles ), Vernonburg, GA (2.4 miles) , Montgomery, GA (2.7 miles ), Talahi Island, GA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 127 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1999: 123 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2000: 121 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2001: 127 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2002: 139 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2003: 150 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2004: 164 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2005: 178 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2006: 787 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2007: 624 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2008: 420 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2009: 330 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2010: 241 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2011: 197 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2012: 223 buildings, average cost: $139,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.05 N, Longitude: 81.10 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Turf Grass Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +47,737 (+33.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 47,084 (78.2%)

Area code: 912

Savannah household income distribution Savannah home values distribution

Crime rates in Savannah by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3029262630202623
per 100,000 14.013.612.512.314.19.511.59.9
Rapes 8365783746303625
per 100,000 38.930.437.517.521.614.215.910.8
Robberies 704690743804642454488491
per 100,000 329.6323.2357.0380.2301.8215.4215.5212.3
Assaults 573400472418410339339339
per 100,000 268.3187.4226.8197.7192.7160.9149.7146.6
Burglaries 2,5302,0392,3152,9742,6522,5522,2412,083
per 100,000 1184.5955.11112.41406.31246.81210.9989.7900.6
Thefts 7,6036,6656,3697,0646,8676,0266,6085,583
per 100,000 3559.73122.03060.33340.33228.32859.42918.42413.9
Auto thefts 1,5381,2201,1671,2121,135624730659
per 100,000 720.1571.5560.7573.1533.6296.1322.4284.9
Arson 4176886250433734
per 100,000 19.235.642.329.323.520.416.314.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 461.0394.6421.8438.1404.2326.2318.9283.3

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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 Savannah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 566 (419 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Georgia average:

2.62

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Savannah tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.2%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -6,490 (-4.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Savannah, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Savannah-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Savannah city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.0 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Savannah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% 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 81.1 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 149.4 miles away from Savannah 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 72.6 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 90.0 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 86.6 miles away from Savannah center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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).
Savannah topographic map

Birthplace of: Francis S. Bartow - Confederate Army general and american politician, Al Jaffee - Cartoonist, Samuel Elbert - Military officer, Bob Inglis - Politician, Mike Curb - Entertainment industry businessman, Leonard Matlovich - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Callan Pinckney - Exercise instructor, Cam Newton - College football player, Julius Curtis Lewis, Jr. - Businessman, Dianna Agron - Actress.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Savannah: George W. Leland.

Main business address for: SAVANNAH BANCORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), Citi Trends Inc (RETAIL-APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES).

Hospitals in Savannah:

  • AMERICAN HOSPICE CARE (340 EISENHOWER DRIVE, BLDG 1400, STE A)
  • CANDLER HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 5353 REYNOLDS STREET)
  • COASTAL HARBOR TREATMENT CTR (1150 CORNELL AVE)
  • GA REGIONAL HOSP AT SAVANNAH (provides emergency services, PO BOX 13607)
  • HOSPICE SAVANNAH, INC. (1674 CHATHAM PARKWAY)
  • LIFE CARE HOSPICE (6203 ABERCORN STREET, SUITE 103C)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH UNIV MED CEN, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 4700 WATERS AVENUE)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF SAVANNAH (5105 PAULSEN STREET, SUITE 225-D)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL - SAVANNAH, INC (5353 REYNOLDS STREET 4 SOUTH)
  • SPANISH OAKS HOSPICE, INC (8510 WHITFIELD AVENUE)
  • ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL - SAVANNAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11705 MERCY BOULEVARD)

Airports and heliports located in Savannah:

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Amtrak station:

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 in Savannah:

  • South University–Savannah Online (Full-time enrollment: 13,512; Location: 709 Mall Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: online.southuniversity.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (FT enrollment: 9,964; Location: 342 Bull St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.scad.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (FT enrollment: 6,399; Location: 11935 Abercorn St; Public; Website: www.armstrong.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Savannah State University (FT enrollment: 4,193; Location: 3219 College Street; Public; Website: www.savannahstate.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Savannah Technical College (FT enrollment: 3,677; Location: 5717 White Bluff Rd; Public; Website: www.savannahtech.edu)
  • South University-Savannah (FT enrollment: 1,272; Location: 709 Mall Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.southuniversity.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Virginia College-Savannah (FT enrollment: 491; Location: 14045 Abercorn Street, Suite 1503; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vc.edu/campus/savannah-georgia-college.cfm)
  • University of Phoenix-Savannah Campus (FT enrollment: 375; Location: 8001 Chatham Center Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Savannah (FT enrollment: 183; Location: Savannah Centre, 7400 Abercorn St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Savannah Law School (Location: 516 Drayton St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.savannahlawschool.org/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Public high schools in Savannah:

Biggest private high schools in Savannah:

  • SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN PREP (Students: 1,446; Location: 1599 CHATHAM PKWY; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CALVARY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 1,014; Location: 4625 WATERS AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SAVANNAH COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 1,006; Location: 824 STILLWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST ANDREW'S SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 601 PENN WALLER RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST VINCENT'S ACADEMY (Students: 364; Location: 207 E LIBERTY ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • BIBLE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 4700 SKIDAWAY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BENEDICTINE MILITARY SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 6502 SEAWRIGHT DR; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • MEMORIAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 6500 HABERSHAM ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 1950B CHATHAM PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHATHAM ACADEMY (Students: 107; Location: 4 OGLETHORPE PROFESSIONAL BLVD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Savannah:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Savannah:

  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 1003 E VICTORY DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JAMES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 412; Location: 8412 WHITFIELD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN MIDDLE (Students: 358; Location: 2415 E DERENNE AVE; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • ST PETER THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 7020 CONCORD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HANCOCK DAY SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 5526 SKIDAWAY RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST FRANCES CABRINI CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 11500 MIDDLEGROUND RD; Grades: PK - 7)
  • RAMBAM DAY SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: 5111 ABERCORN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NOTRE DAME ACADEMY (Students: 90; Location: 1709 BULL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RAMAH JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 50; Location: 3400 FLORENCE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WESTSIDE ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 907 W 52ND ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Savannah, School District: CHATHAM COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Savannah:

  • LIVE OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $9,071,397; Location: 2002 BULL STREET; 416,296 books; 1 e-books; 27,743 audio materials; 33,903 video materials; 174 local licensed databases; 146 state licensed databases; 1,048 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Zip code addition: 31410 (islands, still considered Savannah)
  • Birthplace of Mary J. Blige- R&B Singer. Also, Savannah High School is 9-12 only. Have a great day

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Notable locations in Savannah: Camp Low (A), Savannah Filtration Plant (B), Savannah Golf Club (C), Hunter Golf Course (D), Savannah Country Club (E), Savannah Municipal Golf Course (F), Savannah Port Authority Industrial Park (G), Savannah Speedway (H), Trustees Garden (I), Windsor Forest Golf Course (J), Robert E Robinson Parking Garage (K), City Market (L), City Market Parking Garage (M), Riverfront Plaza (N), Factors Walk (O), Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace (P), Trustees Garden Village (Q), Button Gwinnett Industrial Park (R), Interchange Industrial Park (S), Chatham Center Business Park (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bacon Park Shopping Center (1), Chatham Plaza Shopping Center (2), Crossroads Shopping Center (3), DeRenne Shopping Center (4), Globe Shopping Center (5), Grove Park Plaza Shopping Center (6), Habersham Shopping Center (7), Largo Plaza Shopping Center (8), McAlpine Square Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Savannah include: SAVANNAH BANCORP INC (A), Citi Trends Inc (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Savannah include: Antioch Church (A), Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church (B), Zion Hill Baptist Church (C), Word First Christian Church (D), Windsor Forest Baptist Church (E), White Bluff United Methodist Church (F), Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church (G), Washington Avenue Christian Church (H), Victory Drive Deliverance Temple (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Laurel Grove Cemetery (1), Lincoln Memorial Cemetery (2), Cherokee Hill Cemetery (3), Colonial Park Cemetery (4), New Guinea Cemetery (5), East Savannah Cemetery (6), Hillcrest Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Mayer (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Houston Creek (A), Hoover Creek (B), Haneys Creek (C), Forest River (D), Crooked Creek (E), Breakfast Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Savannah include: Bacon Park (1), Laroche Park (2), Ardsley Park (3), Savannah Historic District (4), Savannah Victorian Historic District (5), Solomons Park (6), Telfair Square (7), Theus Park (8), Thompson Recreation Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Beach Institute African American Cultural Center (Museums; 502 East Harris Street) (1), King Tisdell Cottage Foundation (Museums; 502 East Harris Street) (2), King Tisdell (Museums; 514 East Huntingdon Street) (3), Andrew Low House (Museums; 329 Abercorn Street) (4), Massie Heritage Interpretation Center (Museums; 207 East Gordon Street) (5), Mercer-Williams House (Historical Places & Services; 430 Whitaker Street) (6), Negro Heritage Trail Tours (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 502 East Harris Street) (7), Live Oak Public Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2002 Bull Street) (8), Telfair Museum of Art (Historical Places & Services; 121 Barnard Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Courtyard Savannah (6703 Abercorn St) (1), Days Inn (I 95 & Highway 204) (2), Alamo Plaza Motel (1600 West Bay Street) (3), Econo Lodge Midtown (7500 Abercorn Street) (4), Clarion Inn & Suites (16 Gateway Boulevard East) (5), Clarion Inn (16 Gateway Boulevard East) (6), 700 Drayton Restaurant (700 Drayton Street) (7), Days Inn-Days Suites-Historic Riverfront (201 West Bay Street) (8), Fairfield Inn Savannah Airport (10 Stephen South Green Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Georgia Superior Court Clerks' - Cooperative Authority (133 Montgomery Street) (1), Chatham County - Courts- Juvenile Court (197 Carl Griffin Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate 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 1.2 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 3.5 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 2.3 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 3.8 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 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00199
U.S.:

0.01468

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

BUCKHEAD DEVELOPMENT (Population served: 1,893, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-1999), St Intentional no-action (AUG-29-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CONIFER CROSSING/PINE HILL (Population served: 822, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2010), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-28-2011 to APR-28-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-28-1998 to SEP-28-1998), St Intentional no-action (FEB-10-1999)
  • One minor monitoring violation
AURIGA FARMS (Population served: 744, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BREWTON ACRES-HIDDEN CREEK (Population served: 664, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
COTTONVALE ESTATES (Population served: 515, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRY CLUB HILLS/PINE FOREST (Population served: 510, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
EAST PINES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 348, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2002), St Intentional no-action (SEP-23-2003)
BRIGHAM LAKES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2001), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-04-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Savannah that have no violations reported:

  • AZALEA POINT (Population served: 790, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHATHAM WC-RIO VISTA/BURNSIDE (Population served: 694, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ALTAMAHA ACRES (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BEAR CREEK SUBDIVISION (Population served: 403, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AZALEA MOBILE HOME PLAZA (Population served: 385, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ESTILL HAMMOCK/SPANISH HAMMOCK (Population served: 364, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BURKHALTER SUBDIVISION (Population served: 364, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BRYAN ACRES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 177, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COVENTRY PLANTATION (Population served: 126, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CYPRESS CREEK (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.6%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
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: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Savannah in 2010:

  • 3,726 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,632 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,621 people in state prisons
  • 742 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 584 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 424 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 301 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 258 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 234 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 137 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 132 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 99 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in maritime/merchant vessels

People in group quarters in Savannah in 2000:

  • 1,637 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,100 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 998 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 642 people in nursing homes
  • 408 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 265 people in halfway houses
  • 133 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 104 people in other group homes
  • 72 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 71 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 29 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Savannah compared to Georgia state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Alumni Arena, Savannah. Armstrong Atlantic State University.
  • Savannah Civic Center. Capacity: 9,600.

Banks with most branches in Savannah (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: 13 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Heritage Bank: Hunter Army Airfield Branch, Kroger Supermarket-Abercorn Street B, Savannah 204/Wal-Mart 635 Branch, Truman Parkway Walmart Branch, Kroger Supermarket - Berwick And 17, Stephenson Avenue Branch. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $792.7 mil, headquarters in Hinesville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Shares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Johnson Square Branch, Wilmington Island Branch, Medical Arts Branch, Savannah Mall Branch, Oglethorpe Mall Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The Savannah Bank, National Association: at 25 Bull Street, Skidaway Island Branch, Medical Arts Branch, Whitemarsh Island Branch, Mall Boulevard Branch. Info updated 2010/06/26: Bank assets: $730.3 mil, Deposits: $632.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Savannah Bancorp, Inc., The
  • First Chatham Bank: Oglethorpe Mall Branch, Memorial Drive Branch, Wilmington Island Branch, at 111 Barnard Street. Info updated 2007/11/13: Bank assets: $521.5 mil, Deposits: $430.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Fcb Financial Corp.
  • Synovus Bank: Hodgson Memorial Branch, Paulsen Street Branch, Wilmington Island Branch, The Village On Skidaway Island Branc. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • United Community Bank: Savannah Branch, Savannah Southside Branch, Victory Drive Branch. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • 10 other banks with 15 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Savannah, Georgia:

  • Courtyard By Marriott, 6703 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31405 , Phone: (912) 354-7878, Fax: (912) 354-1432
  • Days Inn, 11750 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31419 , Phone: (912) 927-7720, Fax: (912) 925-8424
  • Days Inn Airport, 2500 Dean FRST Rd, Savannah, GA 31408 , Phone: (912) 966-5000, Fax: (912) 966-5000
  • Springhill Suites Savannah I-95 South, 4 Gtwy Blvd E, Savannah, GA 31419 , Phone: (912) 629-7777, Fax: (912) 629-7778
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Savannah, 2 Lee Blvd, Savannah, GA 31405 , Phone: (912) 353-7100, Fax: (912) 353-7100
  • Quality Inn-Savannah Gateway, 17007 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31419 , Phone: (912) 925-1212, Fax: (912) 925-1227
  • Red Roof Inn, 201 Stephenson Ave, Savannah, GA 31405 , Phone: (912) 355-4100, Fax: (912) 356-5385
  • Howard Johnson Savannah I-95, I-95 & Hwy 204, Savannah, GA 31419 , Phone: (912) 925-3680
  • 107 other hotels and motels
All 115 fire-safe hotels and motels in Savannah, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Savannah travel time to work - commute Savannah mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Savannah:

(Savannah, Georgia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Savannah 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 103$386,944$45,0810$0
Other Government Administration 110$455,357$49,6752$3,547
Judicial and Legal 31$142,948$55,3350$0
Police Protection - Officers 595$2,454,868$49,5100$0
Police - Other 232$711,003$36,7768$6,847
Firefighters 299$1,108,903$44,5040$0
Fire - Other 18$69,832$46,5550$0
Streets and Highways 73$238,361$39,1830$0
Airports 164$644,530$47,1619$10,315
Solid Waste Management 208$705,215$40,6850$0
Sewerage 176$633,693$43,2060$0
Parks and Recreation 181$405,267$26,86988$109,209
Housing and Community Development(Local) 85$338,602$47,80317$9,849
Water Supply 127$465,115$43,9480$0
Other and Unallocable 229$1,071,294$56,13811$20,172
Totals for Government 2,631$9,831,932$44,843135$159,939

Savannah government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $21,931,000 ($153.61)
    Water Utilities: $14,373,000 ($100.67)
    General - Other: $8,425,000 ($59.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,075,000 ($28.54)
    Air Transportation: $3,421,000 ($23.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,887,000 ($20.22)
    Regular Highways: $2,818,000 ($19.74)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $53,530,000 ($374.93)
    Police Protection: $52,239,000 ($365.89)
    Water Utilities: $26,084,000 ($182.70)
    General - Other: $22,182,000 ($155.37)
    Sewerage: $22,043,000 ($154.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,656,000 ($137.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,527,000 ($129.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,511,000 ($129.65)
    Air Transportation: $12,423,000 ($87.01)
    Regular Highways: $9,803,000 ($68.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,857,000 ($41.02)
    Central Staff Services: $4,863,000 ($34.06)
    Financial Administration: $4,786,000 ($33.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,934,000 ($13.55)
    General Public Buildings: $1,107,000 ($7.75)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,045,000 ($7.32)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $104,475,000 ($731.76)
    Other Investments - Other: $23,260,000 ($162.92)
    Benefit Payments: $10,429,000 ($73.05)
    Corporate Bonds: $9,190,000 ($64.37)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $7,421,000 ($51.98)
    Withdrawals: $1,321,000 ($9.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,658,000 ($32.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,922,000 ($13.46)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,298,000 ($9.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $9,055,000 ($63.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,112,000 ($14.79)
    General - Other: $1,672,000 ($11.71)
    Air Transportation: $1,667,000 ($11.68)
    Police Protection: $677,000 ($4.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($0.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($0.20)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $94,091,000 ($659.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,337,000 ($16.37)

Savannah government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $45,479,000 ($318.54)
    Air Transportation: $23,149,000 ($162.14)
    Sewerage: $20,483,000 ($143.47)
    All Other: $14,878,000 ($104.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $653,000 ($4.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $652,000 ($4.57)
    Parking Facilities: $50,000 ($0.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $11,435,000 ($80.09)
    From Parent Local Government: $5,313,000 ($37.21)
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,286,000 ($37.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,807,000 ($26.66)
    Air Transportation: $3,695,000 ($25.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,065,000 ($21.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,578,000 ($305.23)
    All Other: $41,908,000 ($293.53)
    Public Welfare: $209,000 ($1.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,408,000 ($86.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,993,000 ($34.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,876,000 ($27.15)
    Rents: $836,000 ($5.86)
    Sale of Property: $320,000 ($2.24)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,725,000 ($215.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,370,000 ($51.62)
  • Tax - Property: $48,934,000 ($342.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $17,382,000 ($121.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,767,000 ($75.41)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $5,647,000 ($39.55)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,538,000 ($24.78)
    Other License: $2,949,000 ($20.66)
    NEC: $2,144,000 ($15.02)
    Public Utility License: $739,000 ($5.18)

Savannah government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $204,440,000 ($1431.93)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $199,983,000 ($1400.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,820,000 ($173.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,363,000 ($142.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,360,000 ($37.54)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,160,000 ($36.14)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $200,000 ($1.40)

Savannah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,932,000 ($167.62)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $49,895,000 ($349.47)
    Total Other Securities: $28,185,000 ($197.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $213,053,000 ($1492.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,521,000 ($66.69)

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 Savannah:

  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Savannah:

  • W201AU (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXP (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN MULTIMEDIA NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHCJ (90.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • WYFS (89.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLVH (101.1 FM; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHQ (105.3 FM; RICHMOND HILL, GA; Owner: THOROUGHBRED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W206AT (89.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGCO (98.3 FM; MIDWAY, GA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Savannah:

  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W55AW (Channel 55; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W57CT (Channel 57; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WXSX-LP (Channel 13; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • 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)
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Savannah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 200
Total length: 3,739 meters (12,267ft)
Total costs: $20,159,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,809,285
Total average daily truck traffic: 50,645

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 9
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 57
  • 1970-1979: 26
  • 1980-1989: 6
  • 1990-1999: 69
  • 2000-2009: 24
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Savannah, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Savannah)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 701 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Savannah, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 131 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 525 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Savannah)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Savannah)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 293 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 38 full and 14 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED428$146,447326$190,9151,453$179,17576$86,86934$1,935,692512$188,5695$173,136
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$138,94316$187,199117$154,79010$21,2271$66,00028$157,0471$17,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED82$138,36799$176,399821$153,118111$41,4560$0156$139,1074$52,808
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN52$154,01249$199,092472$163,94326$75,1600$068$163,2400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$146,5494$202,47387$148,3933$123,3330$012$91,0370$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 52 tracts in Savannah, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$200,64429$186,0711$139,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$194,42121$163,9284$177,480
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$215,3849$177,1330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$179,6672$256,6050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$151,3302$222,2100$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 577
  • Hazardous Condition: 169
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Savannah

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Most common first names in Savannah, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,66570.1 years
Mary1,48677.8 years
John1,45672.6 years
William1,37572.7 years
Robert96370.1 years
Willie78571.4 years
George74473.6 years
Charles72370.9 years
Joseph61872.6 years
Annie57579.0 years
Most common last names in Savannah, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1,10471.6 years
Smith93273.3 years
Brown85672.9 years
Johnson71771.7 years
Jones58972.8 years
Davis42973.4 years
Jackson42072.0 years
Wilson32975.3 years
Green30871.7 years
Miller28673.8 years
Businesses in Savannah, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Knights Inn1
AMF Bowling2Kroger8
AT&T5La Quinta3
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts4Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters2
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza3
Applebee's4Long John Silver's1
Arby's5Lowe's1
AutoZone3Macy's1
Avenue1Marriott15
BMW1Marshalls1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Barnes & Noble1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works2Mazda1
Baymont Inn2McDonald's11
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western3Microtel1
Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity2
Budget Car Rental2New Balance2
Burger King7New York & Co1
Burlington Coat Factory1Nike21
CVS11Nissan1
Cache1Office Depot1
Cambria1OfficeMax1
Catherines1Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet2Outback2
Chick-Fil-A4Outback Steakhouse2
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread2
Church's Chicken2Papa John's Pizza4
Cinnabon 1Payless3
Circle K6Penske2
Clarion1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut6
ColorTyme1Plato's Closet1
Comfort Inn2Popeyes4
Comfort Suites2Publix Super Markets4
Cracker Barrel1Quality2
Cricket Wireless10Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack4
DHL6Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen1Red Roof Inn2
Days Hotel1Rite Aid3
Days Inn5Rooms To Go1
Decora Cabinetry4Ruby Tuesday2
Dennys2Rue212
Domino's Pizza4Ryan's Grill1
DressBarn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dressbarn2SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In5
Econo Lodge2Sam's Club1
Express1Sears4
Extended Stay America1Shoe Carnival1
Famous Footwear1Sleep Inn1
FedEx47Spencer Gifts2
Finish Line2Sprint Nextel3
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Staples2
Foot Locker2Starbucks12
Ford1Subaru1
Forever 211Suburban1
GNC5Subway20
GameStop5Super 81
Gap3T-Mobile10
Goodwill3T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree2Taco Bell3
H&R Block9Talbots1
Hardee's1Target2
Havertys Furniture1The Athlete's Foot1
Hawthorn1The Room Place1
Hilton10Torrid1
Holiday Inn8Toyota2
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot2Travelodge1
Honda1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul11
Houlihan's1UPS63
Howard Johnson1Urban Outfitters1
Hyundai1Vans3
IHOP2Verizon Wireless2
InTown Suites1Victoria's Secret2
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jimmy Jazz1Waffle House6
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens4
Jones New York4Walmart3
Journeys1Westin1
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC5Wingate2
Kincaid2YMCA6
Kmart1

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  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 (31401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #34 (31401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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