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Population (year 2000): 131,510. Estimated population in July 2005: 128,453 (-2.3% change)
Males: 62,039 (47.2%), Females: 69,471 (52.8%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $29,038 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Savannah:

  • Black (57.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (5.9%), English (5.9%), German (5.2%), United States (5.1%), Scottish (1.9%), Subsaharan African (1.8%).Georgia

Elevation: 42 feet

Land area: 74.7 square miles

Savannah,

For population 25 years and over in Savannah

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Savannah city

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

3.9% Foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.3% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -6,490 (-4.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Jacksonville, (125.7 miles pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (685.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: GA Thunderbolt, (3.8 miles City, GA (5.4 miles Garden of Hope, GA Isle (5.7 miles Vernonburg, GA (5.9 miles) , Island, GA (6.6 miles Whitemarsh GA (7.4 miles Montgomery, Island, GA (9.4 miles Wilmington Wentworth, GA Port (9.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 75 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 1997: 127 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1999: 123 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2000: 121 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2001: 127 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2002: 139 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2003: 150 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2004: 164 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2005: 178 buildings, average cost: $155,500

Latitude: 32.05 N, Longitude: 81.10 W

Area code: 912


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (14.2%), Retail trade (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +36,464 (+27.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 43,364 (77.8%)


 

Crime in Savannah by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 39 31 26 32 28 23
    per 100,000 29.7 23.6 19.8 24.3 21.3 17.5
Rapes 62 84 70 58 42 66
    per 100,000 47.1 63.9 53.2 44.1 31.9 50.2
Robberies 650 796 840 650 603 656
    per 100,000 494.3 605.3 638.7 494.3 458.5 498.8
Assaults 489 504 602 449 400 360
    per 100,000 371.8 383.2 457.8 341.4 304.2 273.7
Burglaries 1,953 1,793 2,080 1,985 2,135 2,003
    per 100,000 1485.1 1363.4 1581.6 1509.4 1623.5 1523.1
Thefts 6,861 5,934 7,400 6,884 5,782 6,032
    per 100,000 5217.1 4512.2 5626.9 5234.6 4396.6 4586.7
Auto thefts 1,225 1,951 1,440 1,537 1,324 1,248
    per 100,000 931.5 1483.5 1095.0 1168.7 1006.8 949.0
658.3 702.0 747.6 667.1 602.5 608.0

Average climate in Savannah, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Savannah, Savannah:

Savannah-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Savannah city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/23/1980, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: John C. Frémont, Adam Peterson - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Detroit Tigers, born: May 18, 1979), Donte' Curry - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Jul 22, 1978), Dustin McGowan - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, born: Mar 24, 1982), Jason Thomas - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Jul 10, 1977), Kenny Rogers - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Texas Rangers, born: Nov 10, 1964), Kevin Mawae - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jan 23, 1971), Stacy Keach - (born 1941), actor, Gene Sauers - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 8/22/62), Johnny Mercer - (1909-1976), songwriter and lyricist.

Main business address for: SAVANNAH BANCORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), Citi Trends Inc (RETAIL-APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Savannah:
  • CANDLER HOSPITAL (5353 REYNOLDS ST)
  • COASTAL HARBOR TREATMENT CTR (1150 CORNELL AVE)
  • GA REGIONAL HOSP SAV (1915 EISENHOWER DR)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH UNIV MED CEN,INC (4700 WATERS AV BOX 23089)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (11705 MERCY BLVD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Savannah:
  • HUNTER AAF (about 5 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; ID: SVN)
  • SAVANNAH/HILTON HEAD INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; ID: SAV)
  • HILTON HEAD (about 32 miles; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; ID: HXD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Savannah:
  • RIDGELAND (about 31 miles; RIDGELAND, SC; ID: 3J1)
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY (about 41 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; ID: 73J)
  • LIBERTY COUNTY (about 41 miles; HINESVILLE, GA; ID: 2J2)

Amtrak station:
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:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 28 $92,206 $39,516 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 428 $1,539,954 $43,176 0 $0
Police - Other 112 $275,612 $29,529 45 $20,801
Firefighters 257 $880,554 $41,115 0 $0
Financial Administration 117 $389,126 $39,910 1 $3,366
Fire - Other 13 $34,357 $31,714 0 $0
Streets and Highways 90 $244,693 $32,625 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 88 $298,494 $40,703 0 $0
Other Government Administration 92 $315,836 $41,196 3 $3,362
Airports 106 $337,140 $38,166 5 $4,841
Solid Waste Management 173 $414,117 $28,724 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 181 $459,220 $30,445 67 $83,752
Other and Unallocable 189 $548,364 $34,816 10 $11,294
Sewerage 164 $477,233 $34,919 0 $0
Water Supply 128 $397,878 $37,301 0 $0
Totals for Government 2166 $6,704,784 $37,145 131 $127,416
Colleges/Universities in Savannah:
  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 4,565; Location: 342 BULL ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.scad.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 3,945; Location: 11935 ABERCORN ST; Public; Website: www.armstrong.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 1,802; Location: STATE COLLEGE BRANCH; Public; Website: www.savstate.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • SAVANNAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,424; Location: 5717 WHITE BLUFF RD; Public)
  • SOUTH COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 381; Location: 709 MALL BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.southcollege.edu)
  • BEN FARMER SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 6349 ABERCORN; Private, for-profit)
  • SAVANNAH BARBER STYLING INSTITUTE (Location: 1815 WATERS AVE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Savannah:
  • GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; STATESBORO, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,724)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 95 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 96 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 9,756)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,191)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 96 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 5,925)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,971)
  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 103 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,701)
Public high schools in Savannah:
  • JENKINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,690; Location: 1800 EAST DERENNE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BEACH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,283; Location: 3001 HOPKINS STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,210; Location: 3012 SUNSET BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SAVANNAH ARTS ACADEMY (Students: 547; Location: 500 WASHINGTON AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest private high schools in Savannah:
  • SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN PREP (Students: 1,551; Location: PO BOX 2848/1599 CHATHAM PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SAVANNAH COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 984; Location: 824 STILLWOOD DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST DAY SCH (Students: 816; Location: 4625 WATERS AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BENEDICTINE MILITARY SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: PO BOX 13577 6502 SEAWRIGHT DR; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • ST ANDREWS SCHOOL (Students: 408; Location: PO BOX 30639 601 PENN WALLER; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST VINCENTS ACADEMY (Students: 383; Location: 207 EAST LIBERTY ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • BIBLE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 4700 SKIDAWAY RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MEMORIAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 6500 HABERSHAM STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PINELAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 244; Location: 4906 PINELAND DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • URBAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 230; Location: 4560 ACL BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Savannah:
  • WINDSOR FOREST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,708; Location: 12419 LARGO DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SAVANNAH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 979; Location: 400 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SOUTHWEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 937; Location: 6030 OGEECHEE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MYERS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 887; Location: 2025 EAST 52ND STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARSHPOINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 876; Location: 135 WHITEMARSH ISLAND ROAD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DERENNE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 876; Location: 1009 CLINCH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COASTAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 874; Location: 170 WHITEMARSH ISLAND ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BARTLETT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 207 MONTGOMERY CROSSROADS; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WHITE BLUFF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 796; Location: 9902 WHITE BLUFF ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ISLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 747; Location: 4595 U.S. HIGHWAY 80 EAST; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Savannah:
  • ST JAMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 591; Location: 8412 WHITFIELD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 1003 EAST VICTORY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SAINT PETER THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: PO BOX 30460 7020 CONCORD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RAMBAM DAY SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 5111 ABERCORN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NOTRE DAME ACADEMY (Students: 167; Location: 324 ABERCORN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RAMAH JR ACADEMY (Students: 75; Location: 3400 FLORANCE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 114 W 61ST ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SAVANNAH FIRST SEVENTH DAY ADV (Students: 30; Location: 25 TIBET AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WEST SIDE ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: 907 WEST 52ND STREET; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Savannah:
  • CHATHAM-EFFINGHAM-LIBERTY REGIONAL LIBRARY SY (Operating income: $9,029,262; Location: 2002 BULL STREET; 646,958 books; 21,116 audio materials; 16,290 video materials; 1,390 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Savannah Port Authority Industrial Park (A).


Savannah compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Savannah:
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHGM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: WHGM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, 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)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Savannah:
  • W201AU (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXP (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN MULTIMEDIA NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHCJ (90.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYFS (89.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRHQ (105.3 FM; RICHMOND HILL, GA; Owner: THOROUGHBRED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLVH (101.1 FM; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W206AT (89.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGCO (98.3 FM; MIDWAY, GA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Savannah:
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W55AW (Channel 55; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W57CT (Channel 57; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WXSX-LP (Channel 13; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHDS-LP (Channel 32; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BROADCAST CORP. OF AMERICA)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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