Tybee Island, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 3,044 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.3%
 
Males: 1,544  (50.7%)
Females: 1,500  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  53.5 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31328.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,835 (it was $49,741 in 2000)
Tybee Island:

$52,835
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,641 (it was $32,406 in 2000)

Tybee Island city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $352,305 (it was $174,200 in 2000)
Tybee Island:

$352,305
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,365; Detached houses: $243,085; Townhouses or other attached units: $289,365; In 2-unit structures: $287,441; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,618; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,794; Mobile homes: $58,745

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,091.

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  • Races in Tybee Island, GA (2010)

    Tybee Island races chart
    • 2,77092.6%White alone
    • 943.1%Black alone
    • 461.5%Hispanic
    • 351.2%Asian alone
    • 301.0%Two or more races
    • 140.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tybee Island: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (17.7%), German (13.4%), Irish (11.6%), United States (7.1%), French (7.1%), Italian (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,190 people per square mile   (low).

Tybee Island,GA real estate house value index trend

Tybee Island, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Tybee Island:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tybee Island city:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

180 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

5.8%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Tybee Island, Georgia as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tybee Island to the number of sex offenders is 1,022 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 2013: $2,579 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,096 (0.9%)

Tybee Island satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (15.2 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (126.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

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

Nearest cities: Tybee Island-Wilmington, GA (2.2 miles ), Wilmington Island, GA (2.7 miles ), Talahi Island, GA (2.8 miles ), Whitemarsh Island, GA (3.1 miles ), Dutch Island, GA (3.3 miles ), Thunderbolt, GA (3.5 miles ), Isle of Hope, GA (3.5 miles ), Skidaway Island, GA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $287,900
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $492,300
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $283,800
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $373,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.01 N, Longitude: 80.85 W

Area code: 912

Tybee Island household income distribution Tybee Island home values distribution

Crime rates in Tybee Island by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00122000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.028.353.051.10.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 010301000
per 100,000 0.028.20.079.50.026.20.00.00.0
Assaults 1074765040
per 100,000 287.9197.3113.1185.5153.3131.00.0129.20.0
Burglaries 26919710127149
per 100,000 748.4253.7537.2185.5255.5314.4231.1452.2291.2
Thefts 12680977166941049862
per 100,000 3,626.92,255.42,742.41,881.31,686.32,462.73,433.53,165.42,005.8
Auto thefts 234311231
per 100,000 57.684.6113.179.525.526.266.096.932.4
Arson 000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.026.50.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.3) 203.8127.7158.2155.3124.7122.9124.6150.681.0

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Crime rate in Tybee Island detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.79
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +546 (+19.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Tybee Island, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tybee Island, Georgia average temperatures Tybee Island, Georgia average precipitation Tybee Island, Georgia humidity Tybee Island, Georgia wind speed Tybee Island, Georgia snowfall Tybee Island, Georgia sunshine Tybee Island, Georgia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Tybee Island-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the Tybee Island city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/25/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tybee Island-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 74.2 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 160.3 miles away from Tybee Island 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 60.1 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 83.9 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 79.4 miles away from Tybee Island center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 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).
Tybee Island topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tybee Island:

  • OCEANSIDE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (77 VAN HORN STREET)
  • SAVANNAH BEACH NH INC (PO BOX 870)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tybee Island:

  • TARA AT THUNDERBOLT NSG AND REHA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; THUNDERBOLT, GA)
  • BROAD CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC)
  • OAKS HEALTH CTR AT THE MARSHES OF SKIDAWAY ISLAND (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • COHEN'S RETREAT (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • AZALEALAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • WILLIAMS STREET DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)

Amtrak station near Tybee Island:

  • 18 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 Tybee Island:

  • Savannah State University (about 13 miles; Savannah, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,193)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 16 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 16 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 16 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 19 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 62 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 72 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)

Private elementary/middle school in Tybee Island:

  • ST MICHAEL''S (Students: 66; Location: 714 LOVELL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)

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Notable locations in Tybee Island: Tybee Lighthouse (A), Tybee Island Fire Department (B), Tybee Museum (C), Live Oak Public Library System Tybee Island Branch (D), Tybee Island City Jail (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Horse Pen Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Tybee Island: Fort Screven Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Fort Pulaski National Monument (Museums; Cockspur Island), Captain Mike's Dolphin Tour (Tours & Charters; 1 USHighway 80).

Hotels: Days Inn Tybee Island (1402 Butler Avenue), Best Western-Dunes Inn (1409 Butler Avenue), 17th Street Inn (12 17th Place), Desoto Beach Hotel-Ocean Front (212 Butler Avenue), Cap'n Chris Restaurant (1415 Butler Avenue), Beachside Colony (404 Butler Avenue), Dunes Inn & Suites (1409 Jones Avenue), Happy Holiday Motel (1415 Butler Avenue), Georgianne Inn (1312 Jones Avenue).

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 8.9 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 12.5 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 13.3 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 18.3 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 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00199
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.5%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Tybee Island in 2000:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other workers' dormitories

Tybee Island compared to Georgia state average:

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

Banks with branches in Tybee Island (2011 data):

  • The Savannah Bank, National Association: Tybee Island Branch at 1115 Hwy 80, branch established on 2007/04/25. Info updated 2010/06/26: Bank assets: $730.3 mil, Deposits: $632.9 mil, headquarters in Savannah, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Savannah Bancorp, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tybee Island, Georgia:

  • Ocean Plaza Beach Resort, 1409 Strand Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328 , Phone: (912) 786-7777
  • Howard Johnson, 1501 Butler Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328 , Phone: (912) 786-0700
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tybee Island, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Georgia average:

12.6

Tybee Island travel time to work - commute Tybee Island mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tybee Island city (based on Chatham County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
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
Financial Administration 8$35,050$52,5750$0
Other Government Administration 12$27,237$27,2377$1,700
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,052
Police Protection - Officers 19$80,717$50,9790$0
Police - Other 8$26,315$39,4730$0
Firefighters 2$8,872$53,2320$0
Fire - Other 1$3,246$38,9520$0
Correction 1$3,459$41,5082$1,302
Streets and Highways 7$26,481$45,3960$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,847$29,0820$0
Sewerage 4$13,729$41,1870$0
Parks and Recreation 14$36,894$31,6231$1,638
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,392$40,7040$0
Water Supply 4$14,873$44,6190$0
Other and Unallocable 11$33,259$36,2831$529
Totals for Government 94$318,371$40,64313$6,221

Tybee Island government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,244,000 ($408.67)
    Sewerage: $829,000 ($272.34)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,170,000 ($384.36)
    Regular Highways: $855,000 ($280.88)
    Housing & Community Development: $669,000 ($219.78)
    Water Utilities: $624,000 ($204.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000 ($161.96)
    Sewerage: $416,000 ($136.66)
    Central Staff Services: $392,000 ($128.78)
    Financial Administration: $281,000 ($92.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $272,000 ($89.36)
    Parking Facilities: $239,000 ($78.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $156,000 ($51.25)
    Fire Protection: $98,000 ($32.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($15.11)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($9.20)
    Corrections - Other: $3,000 ($0.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($13.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $26,000 ($8.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $84,000 ($27.60)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($23.65)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($22.34)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($20.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($17.74)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($14.13)
    Parking Facilities: $25,000 ($8.21)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $22,000 ($7.23)
    Central Staff: $15,000 ($4.93)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($3.61)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,023,000 ($664.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($50.92)

Tybee Island government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $1,032,000 ($339.03)
    Sewerage: $557,000 ($182.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($68.99)
    All Other: $108,000 ($35.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,030,000 ($338.37)
    General Support: $639,000 ($209.92)
    Public Welfare: $7,000 ($2.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $278,000 ($91.33)
    Rents: $146,000 ($47.96)
    Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($41.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $835,000 ($274.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $676,000 ($222.08)
  • Tax - Property: $1,291,000 ($424.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $905,000 ($297.31)
    NEC: $232,000 ($76.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $132,000 ($43.36)
    Public Utilities: $45,000 ($14.78)

Tybee Island government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,577,000 ($846.58)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,000,000 ($328.52)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,981,000 ($650.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,457,000 ($1464.19)
    Other, NEC: $1,000,000 ($328.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($33.18)

Tybee Island government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,546,000 ($1821.94)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $252,000 ($82.79)

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 Tybee Island:

  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFXH (1130 AM; 1 kW; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WHGM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: WHGM RADIO, 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.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tybee Island:

  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLXP (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN MULTIMEDIA NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCJ (90.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGCO (98.3 FM; MIDWAY, GA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRHQ (105.3 FM; RICHMOND HILL, GA; Owner: THOROUGHBRED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFS (89.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLVH (101.1 FM; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W201AU (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tybee Island:

  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • W55AW (Channel 55; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • WXSX-LP (Channel 13; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W57CT (Channel 57; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)
  • W19CH (Channel 19; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Tybee Island fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Tybee Island fatal accident list:

Mar 29, 2013 09:01 PM, Sr-26, Lat: 32.01581, Lon: -80.86844, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 6, 2001 03:20 AM, Us-80 (Sr 26), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1994 01:17 PM, Sr26, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1990 03:47 PM, Sr26, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1986 08:35 PM, 800, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • Corner Of Van Horne & Old Fort Road, 4/10 Mi West Of Us - 80 On Tybee Island (Lat: 32.021944 Lon: -80.849722), Call Sign: KNKA581
    Assigned Frequencies: 835.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 76 Van Horn Street (Lat: 32.022167 Lon: -80.849556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.1 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKA579
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: John T Scott
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Water Tower Van Horne St. Next To Police Station (Lat: 32.022167 Lon: -80.849556), Call Sign: KNKQ234
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2001, Expiration Date: 10/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2003
    Registrant: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, 1500 K Street, Nw -- Suite 450, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 508-6600, Fax: (202) 508-6699, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Virgle L Strickland, 128 Meters South Of The Intersection Of Us 80 And 6th Avenue (Lat: 32.012722 Lon: -80.845667), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 151.5 m
    Registrant: 3343233620, General@reynoldstechnical.Com, 2421 PRESIDENTS DRIVE, Phone: (Str) ick-land

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 78 Van Horn St (Lat: 32.022444 Lon: -80.845667), Call Sign: KXA376, Licensee ID: L00562474
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2005, Expiration Date: 05/07/2015
    Registrant: City Of Tybee Island, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: (912) 786-5600, Fax: (912) 786-4003

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 1 Old Us 80 (Lat: 32.014111 Lon: -80.884556), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHW224, Licensee ID: L00004389
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2003, Expiration Date: 05/14/2013
    Registrant: Georgia Coastal Services Inc, Tybee Island, GA 31328
  • 1011 Miller Ave (Lat: 32.001611 Lon: -80.849833), Type: Building, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WHW889, Licensee ID: L00003998
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.475 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2003, Expiration Date: 07/29/2013
    Registrant: William C Walsh, Tybee Island, GA 31328

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tybee Island)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4978Y , Serial Number: 21064063
    Registrant (Individual): Donald S Bohannon, Po Box 1338, Tybee Island, GA 31328
  • Aircraft: QUARTZ MOUNTAIN AEROSPACE INC 11E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360-ES (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 506BW , Serial Number: 1010, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Philip W Odell, Po Box 700, Tybee Island, GA 31328
  • Aircraft: FPNA LLC A-22 VALOR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 712FP , Serial Number: 223, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Robert G Glisson, Po Box 1571, Tybee Island, GA 31328
  • Aircraft: PAXTON TOM OSPREY II (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 91TP , Serial Number: 231
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 1510 Butler Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$362,60727$369,7731$495,92024$404,364
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$95,8402$429,6600$01$485,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$330,61011$334,0901$199,3506$316,805
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$167,6805$365,2100$03$294,950
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$258,2150$01$303,410

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$445,0001$298,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Tybee Island, GA
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Arby's1Vans1
FedEx1YMCA1
UPS1

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