Tybee Island, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 3,063 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 1,669  (54.5%)
Females: 1,394  (45.5%)
Median resident age:

55.7 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 31328.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $81,991 (it was $49,741 in 2000)
Tybee Island:

$81,991
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,834 (it was $32,406 in 2000)

Tybee Island city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $521,051 (it was $174,200 in 2000)
Tybee Island:

$521,051
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $648,885; detached houses: $703,389; townhouses or other attached units: $607,901; in 2-unit structures: $981,577; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,300

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,216.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tybee Island: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.0%
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  • Races in Tybee Island, GA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Tybee Island, Georgia as of February 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tybee Island is 785 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Tybee Island by year

Type

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(53.0)
2
(51.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.4)
3
(96.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(79.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(185.5)
6
(153.3)
5
(131.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(129.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(98.2)
6
(193.3)
3
(96.0)
3
(95.7)
7
(222.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(185.5)
10
(255.5)
12
(314.4)
7
(231.1)
14
(452.2)
9
(291.2)
7
(229.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(192.1)
11
(351.0)
17
(540.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(1,881)
66
(1,686)
94
(2,463)
104
(3,433)
98
(3,165)
62
(2,006)
104
(3,403)
112
(3,608)
116
(3,713)
137
(4,371)
142
(4,511)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(79.5)
1
(25.5)
1
(26.2)
2
(66.0)
3
(96.9)
1
(32.4)
3
(98.2)
6
(193.3)
3
(96.0)
4
(127.6)
2
(63.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index197.9158.9156.7158.8191.9103.2251.6275.8198.5238.4318.6

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 Tybee Island, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.94
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: English (17.5%), Italian (9.7%), American (9.1%), Irish (8.8%), Scottish (8.2%), German (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,198 people per square mile   (low).

Tybee Island, Georgia map

98 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This city:

3.2%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,656 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,430 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.01 N, Longitude: 80.85 W

Area code: 912

Distribution of median household income in Tybee Island, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Tybee Island, GA in 2019
Tybee Island satellite photo by USGS

Tybee Island tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $373,700
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $302,700
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $298,700
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $283,100
  • 2018: 13 buildings, average cost: $254,500
  • 2019: 23 buildings, average cost: $329,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Tybee Island, GA residents
Average permit cost in Tybee Island, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Georgia:

5.4%
Historical population in Tybee Island, GA
Historical housing units in Tybee Island, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +546 (+19.2%).
Most common industries in Tybee Island, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.9%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.7%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.4%)
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Tybee Island, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Registered nurses (7.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.3%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 25.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00682. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00682
U.S.:

0.00984

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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 52% 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 Tybee Island 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 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 Tybee Island center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from Tybee Island 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 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 309.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chatham County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Public elementary/middle school in Tybee Island:

  • TYBEE ISLAND MARITIME ACADEMY SCHOOL (Location: 714 LOVELL AVE, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Tybee Island:

Marital status in Tybee Island, GA
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Tybee Island:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Georgia average:

12.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Here:

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.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chatham County:

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Chatham County:

28.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chatham County:

11.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tybee Island:

50.3%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tybee Island:

46.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Tybee Island:

28.9
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Tybee Island:

54.7%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.7%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tybee Island, GA 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 24$105,861$52,9310$0
Other and Unallocable 17$59,272$41,8393$2,533
Parks and Recreation 10$31,221$37,4650$0
Other Government Administration 8$23,732$35,5980$0
Financial Administration 8$37,864$56,7960$0
Police - Other 7$21,587$37,0062$3,383
Streets and Highways 6$24,397$48,7940$0
Sewerage 6$23,006$46,0120$0
Firefighters 5$23,992$57,5814$5,615
Water Supply 4$16,826$50,4780$0
Solid Waste Management 4$14,865$44,5950$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,137
Correction 0$0 2$1,232
Totals for Government 99$382,623$46,37913$13,901

Tybee Island government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $37,000 ($12.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($6.53)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,378,000 ($776.36)
    Sewerage: $1,866,000 ($609.21)
    General - Other: $1,694,000 ($553.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,580,000 ($515.83)
    Water Utilities: $1,377,000 ($449.56)
    Regular Highways: $1,309,000 ($427.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,195,000 ($390.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,168,000 ($381.33)
    Financial Administration: $868,000 ($283.38)
    Parking Facilities: $522,000 ($170.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $425,000 ($138.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $408,000 ($133.20)
    General Public Buildings: $379,000 ($123.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $364,000 ($118.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $683,000 ($222.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $57,000 ($18.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($4.57)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($1.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($13.71)

Tybee Island government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,479,000 ($809.34)
    Sewerage: $2,026,000 ($661.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $853,000 ($278.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,815,000 ($592.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,197,000 ($390.79)
    Other: $826,000 ($269.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,457,000 ($1128.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $473,000 ($154.42)
    Rents: $71,000 ($23.18)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($6.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $693,000 ($226.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $251,000 ($81.95)
    Other: $85,000 ($27.75)
    General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($5.22)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $3,080,000 ($1005.55)
    Property: $1,832,000 ($598.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $466,000 ($152.14)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $347,000 ($113.29)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $187,000 ($61.05)
    Other License: $103,000 ($33.63)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $103,000 ($33.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000 ($20.57)
    Other: $28,000 ($9.14)

Tybee Island government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,918,000 ($3238.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,332,000 ($3046.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,697,000 ($2839.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,111,000 ($2648.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,338,000 ($2722.17)

9.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.65%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.15%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Effingham County, GA  0.53% ($40,794 average AGI)
from Bryan County, GA  0.37% ($47,966)
from Liberty County, GA  0.30% ($38,719)


8.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.85%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($920 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.14%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Effingham County, GA  0.82% ($50,685 average AGI)
to Bryan County, GA  0.52% ($53,286)
to Fulton County, GA  0.26% ($45,735)
Businesses in Tybee Island, GA
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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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Tybee Island fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 295ft / 89.8mTotal length
  • $10,107,000Total costs
  • 18,163Total average daily traffic
  • 458Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,180Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (202) 783-5851, 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: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: John T ScottRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, 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: 07/01/2003Registrant: 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: Reynolds Technical Associates, General@reynoldstechnical.Com, , Montg-omery, Phone: (334) 323-3620

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 78 Van Horn St (Lat: 32.022444 Lon: -80.845667), Type: Building, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KXA376,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.445 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2015, Expiration Date: 05/07/2025, Registrant: Savannah Communications & Electronics, 11 Minis Avenue, Garden City, GA 31408, Phone: (912) 964-1479, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TYBEE, 78 Van Horne Ave (Lat: 32.023250 Lon: -80.849778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WRBP772, Licensee ID: L00002059,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 05/16/2018, Expiration Date: 05/16/2028, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2018, Certifier: Robert L Davis, Registrant: City Of Savannah, Po Box 1027 - 6900 Sallie Mood Drive, Savannah, GA 31406, Phone: (912) 351-3440, Fax: (912) 351-3443, Email:
  • TYBEE, 78 Van Horne Ave (Lat: 32.023250 Lon: -80.849778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WRBS780, Licensee ID: L00022320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 06/08/2018, Expiration Date: 06/08/2028, Certifier: Nick Batey, Registrant: County Of Chatham, 222 W Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, Phone: (912) 652-7343, Email:

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, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2013, 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, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2013, Registrant: William C Walsh, Tybee Island, GA 31328

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MXR TECHNOLOGIES MX2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 263MX , Serial Number: 3, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 01/06/2020
    Registrant (Corporation): Mondiale Aircraft Sales And Services Inc, 7 Driftwood Ct, Tybee Island, GA 31328
  • Aircraft: EADS SOCATA TBM700N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A66D (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 771AM , Serial Number: 464, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): N771am Inc, 7 Driftwood Ct, 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 in Tybee Island, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tybee Island, GA - Value

2015 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2015 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 27. The highest number of fires - 40 took place in 2017, and the least - 12 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Tybee Island, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.7%), and Structure Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tybee Island, GA
    • 6560.7%Outside Fires
    • 2927.1%Structure Fires
    • 1312.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tybee Island, GA


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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Tybee Island on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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