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Population in 2012: 3,067 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 

Males: 1,407  (45.9%)
Females: 1,660  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  53.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31328.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,777 (it was $49,741 in 2000)
Tybee Island:

$53,777
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,334

Tybee Island city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $382,030 (it was $174,200 in 2000)
Tybee Island:

$382,030
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $621,341; Detached houses: $611,863; Townhouses or other attached units: $607,637; In 2-unit structures: $900,910; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $349,512; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $640,682; Mobile homes: $96,783; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,865

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,139.

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  • White alone - 2,770 (92.6%)
  • Black alone - 94 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 35 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tybee Island: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (14.1%), German (13.4%), Irish (13.3%), French (7.2%), United States (6.2%), Dutch (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,199 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tybee Island:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tybee Island city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

172 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia).

This city:  5.7%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Tybee Island, Georgia as of September 22, 2014.
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 2012: $2,100 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,869 (0.8%)

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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
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00122000
per 100,000 0.00.028.353.051.10.00.00.0
Robberies 01030100
per 100,000 0.028.20.079.50.026.20.00.0
Assaults 107476504
per 100,000 287.9197.3113.1185.5153.3131.00.0129.2
Burglaries 2691971012714
per 100,000 748.4253.7537.2185.5255.5314.4231.1452.2
Thefts 126809771669410498
per 100,000 3626.92255.42742.41881.31686.32462.73433.53165.4
Auto thefts 23431123
per 100,000 57.684.6113.179.525.526.266.096.9
Arson 00010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.026.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.7) 204.5128.1158.8155.9125.2123.4125.1151.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.46
Georgia average:

2.77

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Tybee Island, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +546 (+19.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (3%)

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

Average climate in Tybee Island, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Tybee Island-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 32% 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 above Georgia state average. It is 92% 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 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 Tybee Island 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 the city 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 Tybee Island center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 60.0 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, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tybee Island topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers in Tybee Island:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Tybee Island, 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.

Local government website: www.cityoftybee.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tybee Island:

  • Savannah State University (about 13 miles; Savannah, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,255)
  • South University-Savannah (about 16 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,933)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 16 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 8,605)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 16 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 19 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 65 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 76 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,287)

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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.56
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00249
U.S.:

0.02218


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.8%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tybee Island, GA

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 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 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 above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tybee Island travel time to work - commute


Tybee Island mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.08%
Here45.1%
USA50.2%

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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$24,573$42,1250$0
Other Government Administration 15$36,172$28,9381$1,767
Judicial and Legal 5$13,643$32,7430$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$58,875$41,5590$0
Police - Other 4$11,433$34,2991$1,486
Firefighters 2$6,027$36,1620$0
Correction 0$0 1$1,233
Streets and Highways 9$25,749$34,3320$0
Health 1$2,238$26,8561$1,756
Solid Waste Management 4$9,804$29,4120$0
Sewerage 4$10,880$32,6400$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,716$28,2960$0
Water Supply 3$10,671$42,6840$0
Other and Unallocable 10$30,117$36,1401$744
Totals for Government 83$244,898$35,4075$6,986

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,244,000 ($405.61)
    Sewerage: $829,000 ($270.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,170,000 ($381.48)
    Regular Highways: $855,000 ($278.77)
    Housing & Community Development: $669,000 ($218.13)
    Water Utilities: $624,000 ($203.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000 ($160.74)
    Sewerage: $416,000 ($135.64)
    Central Staff Services: $392,000 ($127.81)
    Financial Administration: $281,000 ($91.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $272,000 ($88.69)
    Parking Facilities: $239,000 ($77.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $156,000 ($50.86)
    Fire Protection: $98,000 ($31.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($15.00)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($9.13)
    Corrections - Other: $3,000 ($0.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($13.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $26,000 ($8.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $84,000 ($27.39)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($23.48)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($22.17)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($20.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($17.61)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($14.02)
    Parking Facilities: $25,000 ($8.15)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $22,000 ($7.17)
    Central Staff: $15,000 ($4.89)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($3.59)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,023,000 ($659.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($50.54)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $1,032,000 ($336.49)
    Sewerage: $557,000 ($181.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($68.47)
    All Other: $108,000 ($35.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,030,000 ($335.83)
    General Support: $639,000 ($208.35)
    Public Welfare: $7,000 ($2.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $278,000 ($90.64)
    Rents: $146,000 ($47.60)
    Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($41.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $835,000 ($272.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $676,000 ($220.41)
  • Tax - Property: $1,291,000 ($420.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $905,000 ($295.08)
    NEC: $232,000 ($75.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $132,000 ($43.04)
    Public Utilities: $45,000 ($14.67)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,577,000 ($840.23)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,000,000 ($326.05)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,981,000 ($645.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,457,000 ($1453.21)
    Other, NEC: $1,000,000 ($326.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($32.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,546,000 ($1808.28)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $252,000 ($82.16)

9.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.42%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($569 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.28%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Effingham County, GA  0.54% ($33,226 average AGI)
from Bryan County, GA  0.36% ($44,847)
from Liberty County, GA  0.28% ($22,704)


8.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($448 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.10%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Effingham County, GA  0.90% ($44,587 average AGI)
to Bryan County, GA  0.51% ($46,069)
to Liberty County, GA  0.24% ($25,203)

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)

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

Tybee Island, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

Tybee Island fatal accident list:

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 drivers: 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

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