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Savannah, GA: What you need to know

Savannah's natural beauty, rich history and Southern charm draw people to this East Coast city. A National Historic District – the largest of its kind in the United States – and restoration of sites dating from the 1700s landed Savannah a spot on our Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation list. Tourism is one of the city's largest industries, however health care and manufacturing facilities lead as top employers


Savannah, GA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 142,919
Median Age 31
Median Household Income $36,466
Median Home Price $142,000
Walkscore 41

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Business in Savannah, GA

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    Savannah, GA Top Employers

    Savannah's expansive health system proves to be a major economic driver, but the city's job opportunities filter throughout many industries.

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Savannah, GA Demographics

Median Population in Savannah, GA

Median Age 31.4%
Age 18 Over 78.3%
Age 21 Over 70.8%
Age 62 Over 15.2%
Age 65 Over 12.2%

Race in Savannah, GA

  Ethnicity White 40.4%
  Ethnicity Black 53.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.3%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.9%

Population By Gender in Savannah, GA

  Male 47.5%
  Female 52.5%

Language in Savannah, GA

  English Only 91.4%
  English Other 8.6%

Economics in Savannah, GA

  Median Household Income $36,466
  Median Home Price $142,000
  Homes Owned 56.1%
  Homes Rent 43.9%
  Median Property Rent $905

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Commute Types in Savannah, GA

  Walked 3.9%
  Worked at Home 3.1%
  Public Transportation 4.2%
  Other Means 3.7%
  Drove Alone 74.7%
  Carpooled 10.5%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 1,748
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