Savannah, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 6,933 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 3,232  (46.6%)
Females: 3,701  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 38372.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,654 (it was $22,779 in 2000)
Savannah:

$38,654
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,574 (it was $15,101 in 2000)

Savannah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $131,989 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Savannah:

$131,989
TN:

$191,900

Median gross rent in 2019: $612.

March 2019 cost of living index in Savannah: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 33.4%
(30.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 61.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Savannah, TN (2019)
    • 5,91383.6%White alone
    • 5237.4%Black alone
    • 4736.7%Hispanic
    • 911.3%Two or more races
    • 450.6%Asian alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Savannah, Tennessee as of October 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Savannah is 132 to 1.


Crime rates in Savannah by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.7)
1
(14.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(54.9)
1
(13.7)
6
(82.3)
3
(40.8)
4
(54.6)
3
(42.6)
5
(71.4)
1
(14.3)
4
(56.1)
9
(127.3)
10
(142.1)
4
(57.0)
6
(86.1)
6
(86.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(192.0)
15
(206.0)
10
(137.1)
7
(95.2)
12
(163.7)
7
(99.4)
8
(114.3)
4
(57.2)
8
(112.1)
4
(56.6)
5
(71.1)
10
(142.4)
5
(71.8)
6
(86.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(384.0)
58
(796.6)
70
(959.8)
42
(571.1)
38
(518.4)
44
(624.6)
44
(628.6)
29
(415.1)
29
(406.5)
48
(679.0)
83
(1,180)
62
(882.8)
68
(975.9)
56
(806.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
135
(1,851)
137
(1,882)
137
(1,879)
122
(1,659)
163
(2,224)
102
(1,448)
110
(1,571)
93
(1,331)
92
(1,290)
73
(1,033)
104
(1,478)
100
(1,424)
76
(1,091)
76
(1,095)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
401
(5,499)
403
(5,535)
478
(6,554)
423
(5,752)
427
(5,825)
420
(5,962)
362
(5,171)
386
(5,525)
409
(5,733)
423
(5,984)
397
(5,643)
390
(5,553)
382
(5,482)
300
(4,322)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(548.5)
29
(398.3)
35
(479.9)
25
(340.0)
28
(382.0)
28
(397.4)
21
(300.0)
20
(286.2)
11
(154.2)
17
(240.5)
25
(355.4)
28
(398.7)
37
(531.0)
36
(518.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.5)
5
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(42.9)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.0)
5
(70.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
2
(28.7)
3
(43.2)
City-Data.com crime index571.7617.1758.4576.0643.0560.4586.6477.3491.7585.5785.5618.5681.1576.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Savannah, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Ancestries: American (23.6%), Irish (11.6%), English (9.1%), African (8.2%), German (5.9%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1833

Elevation: 442 feet

Land area: 5.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,210 people per square mile   (low).

Savannah, Tennessee map

267 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.8%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $685 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $756 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (43.4 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (98.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (458.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Morris Chapel, TN (2.3 miles ),
Crump, TN (2.4 miles ),
Nixon, TN (2.9 miles ),
Olive Hill, TN (3.0 miles ),
Adamsville, TN (3.0 miles ),
Saltillo, TN (3.3 miles ),
Pickwick, TN (3.4 miles ),
Stantonville, TN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.22 N, Longitude: 88.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,958 (+41.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,318 (56.4%)

Area code: 731

Distribution of median household income in Savannah, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Savannah, TN in 2019
Savannah satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $44,100
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $40,200
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $44,100
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $32,300
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $33,400
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $34,500
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $46,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $135,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Savannah, TN residents
Average permit cost in Savannah, TN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Historical population in Savannah, TN
Historical housing units in Savannah, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +404 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in Savannah, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Paper (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Savannah, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Savannah, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

Savannah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Savannah city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 5 people and caused $18 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Savannah-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 271% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 121.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from Savannah center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 224.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 152.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.7 miles away from Savannah center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 156.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Savannah topographic map

Hospitals in Savannah:

  • HARDIN MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 935 WAYNE ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Savannah:

  • HARBERT HILLS ACADEMY N H (3575 LONESOME PINE ROAD)
  • HARDIN CO NH (WAYNE ROAD)
  • HARDIN CO NURSING HOME (935 WAYNE ROAD)
  • HARDIN HOME (1620 WAYNE ROAD, PO BOX 668)
  • PARK REST HARDIN COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (85 SHELBY DRIVE, PO BOX 728)
  • SAVANNAH HEALTH CARE CENTER (1645 FLORENCE RD)

Dialysis Facilities in Savannah:

  • PICKWICK DIALYSIS (121 PICKWICK STREET)

Home Health Centers in Savannah:

  • COUNTRY HOME HEALTH INC (1900-D WAYNE ROAD)
  • ELK VALLEY HOME HEALTH (690 SOUTH PICKWICK STREET)
  • HMC HOME HEALTH, LLC (115 PATTERSON ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Savannah:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Savannah:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 43 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,958)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 43 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of North Alabama (about 43 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 47 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Union University (about 48 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Bethel University (about 66 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 67 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)

Public high school in Savannah:

Private high school in Savannah:

  • HARBART HILLS ACADEMY (Students: 53, Location: 3575 LONESOME PINE RD, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Savannah:

  • HARDIN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 917, Location: 299 LACEFIELD DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • PARRIS SOUTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 475, Location: 169 LACEFIELD DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • NORTHSIDE ELEMENTARY (Location: 1450 EAST MAIN ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • EAST HARDIN ELEMENTARY (Location: 100 FREEWILL LA, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Savannah:

  • SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 196, Location: 3514 CRAVENS RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Savannah

Library in Savannah:

  • HARDIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $202,175; Location: 1365 PICKWICK STREET; 43,396 books; 2,128 audio materials; 2,575 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 105 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Savannah: Kadet Country Club (A), Hardin County Fire Department / Emergency Management District 12 Station 1 Main Station (B), Savannah Fire Department (C), Hardin County Public Library (D), Hardin County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Savannah include: Bible Methodist Church (A), Church of God in Christ (B), East End United Methodist Church (C), First Assembly of God Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Cumberland Presbyterian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Foursquare Church (H), First Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Savannah Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Walker Branch (A), Town Branch (B), Mud Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Savannah include: Riverside City Park (1), Savannah Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hardin County - Youth Service Officer (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1100 Pickwick Street South), Horse Creek Wildlife Sanctuary (Recreation Areas; 13780 Highway 69).

Hotels: Historic Bellis Botel (1010 Botel Road), Days Inn Savannah (1318 Pickwick Road), Comfort Inn (1645 Pickwick Street), Comfort Inn Savannah (1645 Pickwick Road).

Courts: Hardin County - Circuit Court Clerk- General Sessions & Juvenile Court (Courthouse), Hardin County - County Court Clerk (Court House), Hardin County - Circuit Court Clerk (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Elizabeth Patterson (actress) - Actor, Hank DeBerry - Baseball player, John Barnhill (American football) - College football coach, Myles Horton - Educator, Tom Hampton - Male singer, Bolden Reush Harrison - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Justin Flatt - College basketball player (Tenn. Martin Skyhawks), Paul Stanley (legislator) - Politician.

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SAVANNAH UTILITY DEPT (Population served: 18,316, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2005)
AQUA UTILITIES CO, INC (Population served: 890, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-01-2011 to AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
HARBERT HILLS ACADEMY N.H. (Population served: 89, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.5%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Savannah in 2010:

  • 269 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Savannah in 2000:

  • 311 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Savannah (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Savannah Square Branch at 1011 Water Street, branch established on 1987/11/23; Main Street Office at 909 Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. 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.
  • Community South Bank: Savannah Branch at 325 Main Street, branch established on 1887/01/01; Savannah Branch at 1105 Wayne Road, branch established on 1959/02/16. Info updated 2007/01/18: Bank assets: $569.9 mil, Deposits: $534.2 mil, headquarters in Parsons, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Tennessee Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Hardin County Bank: Pickwick Street Branch at 780 Pickwick Street, branch established on 2006/09/05; at 225 Wayne Road, branch established on 1973/03/12. Info updated 2009/10/15: Bank assets: $368.7 mil, Deposits: $323.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Hardin County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Central Bank: at 485 Wayne Road, branch established on 1967/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $169.9 mil, Deposits: $144.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Home Banking Company: Savannah Branch at 860 Wayne Road, branch established on 2002/07/15. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $75.1 mil, Deposits: $66.9 mil, headquarters in Selmer, TN, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Savannah:

Marital status in Savannah, TN
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Savannah:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Savannah
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Savannah, TN (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,56353
Mainline Protestant2,24820
Black Protestant5804
Catholic5072
None11,128-
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: 15
Hardin County:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hardin County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Hardin County:

12.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

29.3%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hardin County:

14.3%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Savannah:

50.5%
Tennessee:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Savannah:

46.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Tennessee:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
Tennessee:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Savannah:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Savannah:

34.2%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Savannah:

55.7%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Savannah:

77.3%
Tennessee:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Savannah, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$70,299$44,3990$0
Other Government Administration 15$24,107$19,2860$0
Water Supply 15$50,320$40,2560$0
Streets and Highways 9$31,669$42,2250$0
Financial Administration 8$20,779$31,1691$620
Gas Supply 8$21,211$31,8170$0
Firefighters 7$27,891$47,8136$1,613
Sewerage 6$11,403$22,8060$0
Parks and Recreation 6$14,825$29,6503$2,602
Other and Unallocable 3$7,752$31,0080$0
Police - Other 2$5,407$32,4420$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,507
Totals for Government 98$285,662$34,97912$6,342

Savannah government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Health - Other: $252,000 ($36.35)
    Water Utilities: $226,000 ($32.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000 ($23.22)
    Sewerage: $123,000 ($17.74)
    Gas Utilities: $113,000 ($16.30)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($8.65)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,277,000 ($328.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,695,000 ($244.48)
    Police Protection: $1,352,000 ($195.01)
    Regular Highways: $834,000 ($120.29)
    Sewerage: $831,000 ($119.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $783,000 ($112.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $647,000 ($93.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $459,000 ($66.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $456,000 ($65.77)
    Financial Administration: $363,000 ($52.36)
    General - Other: $243,000 ($35.05)
    Health - Other: $240,000 ($34.62)
    Central Staff Services: $206,000 ($29.71)
    General Public Buildings: $177,000 ($25.53)
    Public Welfare - Other: $74,000 ($10.67)
    Air Transportation: $63,000 ($9.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($4.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($0.87)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($3.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($12.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,018,000 ($435.31)
    Other - General - Other: $179,000 ($25.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $366,000 ($52.79)
    General Public Building: $215,000 ($31.01)
    Police Protection: $114,000 ($16.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($1.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,517,000 ($507.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $348,000 ($50.19)

Savannah government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,169,000 ($168.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $914,000 ($131.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($11.11)
    Other: $14,000 ($2.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000 ($7.93)
    Highways: $54,000 ($7.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,713,000 ($247.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $287,000 ($41.40)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($7.07)
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000 ($6.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($4.90)
    Rents: $8,000 ($1.15)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,010,000 ($434.16)
    Water Utilities: $2,852,000 ($411.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $2,700,000 ($389.44)
    General Local Government Support: $1,203,000 ($173.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000 ($37.50)
    Highways: $192,000 ($27.69)
    Other: $131,000 ($18.90)
    Gas Utilities: $98,000 ($14.14)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($13.99)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.30)
  • Tax - Property: $1,310,000 ($188.95)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $728,000 ($105.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $164,000 ($23.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $132,000 ($19.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $108,000 ($15.58)
    Other License: $50,000 ($7.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.58)

Savannah government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,696,000 ($1831.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,273,000 ($1770.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000 ($61.01)

Savannah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,069,000 ($1308.09)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,460 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McNairy County, TN  1.37% ($33,308 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  0.50% ($52,727)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($24,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McNairy County, TN  1.37% ($31,739 average AGI)
to Madison County, TN  0.27% ($40,870)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.23% ($35,300)
Businesses in Savannah, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
AutoZone1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GameStop1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Kincaid1UPS1
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Savannah:

  • WORM (1010 AM; 0 kW; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Savannah:

  • WAZD (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WORM-FM (101.7 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WKWX (93.5 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: MELCO, INC.)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WLVS-FM (106.5 FM; CLIFTON, TN; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Savannah:

  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18BL (Channel 18; ADAMSVILLE, TN; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Savannah: Bolden Reush Harrison.

Savannah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Savannah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 88.4mTotal length
  • $119,513,000Total costs
  • 28,340Total average daily traffic
  • 2,298Total average daily truck traffic
  • 42,368Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Savannah)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Savannah, TN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Savannah)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Savannah)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 159. The highest number of reported fires - 236 took place in 2010, and the least - 30 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Savannah, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.4%), and Structure Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Savannah, TN
    • 1,20547.4%Outside Fires
    • 86334.0%Structure Fires
    • 35914.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1134.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Savannah, TN
Most common first names in Savannah, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22870.6 years
William16773.2 years
Mary15178.7 years
John10875.1 years
Robert9172.7 years
Annie5980.4 years
George5672.7 years
Charles4869.7 years
Billy4763.8 years
Thomas4474.0 years
Most common last names in Savannah, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Franks14973.2 years
Stricklin10273.2 years
Smith10073.4 years
White9475.8 years
Austin6275.6 years
Davis6075.1 years
Wilkerson5971.4 years
Johnson5575.3 years
Brown5273.3 years
Young5175.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Savannah, TN
  • 77.5%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Savannah, TN
  • 63.5%Electricity
  • 35.2%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Savannah compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Savannah on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
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