Savannah, GA Demographic Data

Savannah, GA Summary

Savannah is located in Chatham County in Georgia
  • Population: 142,010
  • Area: 108.73 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 103.15 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.58 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,306.07 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 29.53 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Savannah, GA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
75,473
51%
50.8
Male
71,289
49%
49.2
Total Population
146,762
 
323,128,000

Savannah, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
9,958
6.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
8,038
5.5% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
7,166
4.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
11,557
7.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
14,939
10.2% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
26,175
17.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
18,345
12.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
14,246
9.7% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
9,344
6.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
7,226
4.9% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
11,660
7.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
5,620
3.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,488
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
116,584
79.4%
77.2
Female
61,556
52.8%
51.3
Male
55,028
47.2%
48.7
21 Years and over
107,409
73.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
23,517
16.0%
18.8
65 Years and over
19,768
13.5%
15.2
Female
12,301
62.2%
55.8
Male
7,467
37.8%
44.2
Median Age (years)
33
0.0%
0.0

Savannah, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
141,635
96.5% 
96.8
White
56,773
38.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
78,846
53.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
374
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
3,496
2.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
360
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,786
1.2% 
5.1
Two or More Races
5,127
3.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
8,729
5.9% 
17.8
Mexican
3,630
2.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
2,074
1.4% 
1.7
Cuban
416
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,609
1.8% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
138,033
94.1% 
82.2

Savannah, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
4,009
4.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
9,439
9.9% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
24,341
25.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
25,308
26.6% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
6,675
7.0% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
16,894
17.8% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
8,438
8.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
13,448
14.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
81,656
85.9%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
25,332
26.7%
31.2

Savannah, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
60,444
49.7%
33.7%
Now Married
36,243
29.8%
47.5
Divorced
15,321
12.6%
11.0%
Separated
3,024
2.5%
2.0
Widowed
6,568
5.4
5.8%

Savannah, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
123,144
90.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
13,660
10.0%
21.6%
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Savannah, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
6,543
11.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
4,896
8.8%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
6,794
12.3%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
6,525
11.8%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
9,625
17.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
8,677
15.7%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
5,775
10.4%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
4,159
7.5%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,125
2.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
1,244
2.2%
6.4
Median household income
38,879
 
57,617
Per capita income
22,655
 
31,128

Savannah, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
185
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
11,978
17.7%
9.8
Construction
3,989
5.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
13,930
20.5%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
4,472
6.6%
6.6
Information
736
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
4,731
7.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
2,102
3.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
7,122
10.5%
11.4
Public administration
3,118
4.6%
4.6
Retail trade
10,976
16.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
3,801
5.6%
5.2
Wholesale trade
688
1.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,896
7.2%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
20,137
29.7%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
9,577
14.1%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
17,130
25.3%
23.3%
Service occupations
16,088
23.7%
18.1%

Savannah, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
66,545
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
47,198
70.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
7,303
11.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
3,546
5.3%
5.1
Walked
3,706
5.6%
2.7
Other means
2,256
3.4%
1.8
Worked at home
2,536
3.8%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.8
 
26.6

Savannah, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
7,592
13.7%
8.7
1 vehicles
25,178
45.5%
33.2
2 vehicles
15,795
28.5%
37.1
3 or more
6,798
12.3%
21.0

Savannah, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
55,363
87.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
23,290
42.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
32,073
57.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
7,764
12.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Savannah, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
63,127
1 room
1,290
2.0%
2.4
2 rooms
1,456
2.3%
2.7
3 rooms
5,935
9.4%
9.1
4 rooms
11,907
18.9%
16.5
5 rooms
13,418
21.3%
19.8
6 rooms
13,068
20.7%
17.8
7 rooms
8,226
13.0%
12.0
8 rooms
3,768
6.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
4,059
6.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Savannah, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
63,127
 
 
1-unit, detached
35,426
56.1%
61.5
1-unit, attached
2,624
4.2%
5.9
2-units
5,286
8.4%
3.6
3 or 4 units
5,763
9.1%
4.4
5 to 9 units
4,592
7.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
3,247
5.1%
4.4
20 or more units
4,786
7.6%
9.0
Mobile home
1,312
2.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
91
0.1%
0.1

Savannah, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
11,428
18.1%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
6,415
10.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
8,437
13.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
9,536
15.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
8,220
13.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
5,853
9.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
3,900
6.2%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
6,412
10.2%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,611
2.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
1,315
2.1%
1.4%

Savannah, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Savannah, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
15,020
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
256
1.7%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
338
2.3%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
608
4.0%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
669
4.5%
10.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
3,570
23.8%
20.1%
$500 to $999
4,418
29.4%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
5,161
34.4%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
5,776
38.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,877
12.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,200
8.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,433
9.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
4,634
31.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
100
0.0%
0.0%

Savannah, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
30,291 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
150
0.5%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
275
0.9%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
409
1.4%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,813
6.0%
11.9%
Less than $500
3,473
11.5%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
9,755
32.2%
28.3%
$500 to $999
14,416
47.6%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
1,782
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
923
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
3,088
10.6%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
3,507
12.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,696
12.7%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,914
13.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,551
8.7%
9.0%
35.0% or more
12,433
42.6%
40.7%
Not Computed
2,884
0.0%
0.0%

Savannah, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
23,290
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
2,231
9.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,919
21.1%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
4,861
20.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,374
18.8%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
3,744
16.1%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,020
8.7%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
881
3.8%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
260
1.1%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
146,400
 
205,000
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