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1.26% growth
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1.76% growth
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4.07% growth
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2.18% growth

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The economy of Savannah, GA employs 63,097 people. The economy of Savannah, GA is specialized in Accommodation & Food Service; Transportation & Warehousing; and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services, which employ respectively 1.98; 1.37; and 1.3 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Savannah, GA are Accommodation & Food Service (10,071), Retail trade (8,705), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (8,189), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($48,965), Educational Services ($40,836), and Finance & Insurance ($39,423).

Median household income in Savannah, GA is $37,108. Males in Savannah, GA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,215. The income inequality of Savannah, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Savannah, GA. In Chatham County, GA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 84 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,039. Richmond County, GA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Georgia.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Savannah, GA is from the county of Chatham County, GA.

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Savannah, GA is home to a population of 144,717 people, from which 96.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Savannah, GA is composed of 77,737 Black residents (53.7%), 53,178 White residents (36.7%), 7,465 Hispanic residents (5.16%), 3,136 Asian residents (2.17%), and 2,660 Two+ residents (1.84%). The most common foreign languages in Savannah, GA are Spanish (6,101 speakers), French (598 speakers), and Chinese (502 speakers), but compared to other places, Savannah, GA has a relative high number of Gujarati (298 speakers), Thai (84 speakers), and French (598 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Savannah, GA awarded 9,870 degrees. The student population of Savannah, GA is skewed towards females, with 3,027 male students and 6,843 female students. Most students in Savannah, GA are White (4,940 and 50.1%), followed by Black or African American (2,937 and 29.8%), Hispanic or Latino (605 and 6.13%), and Unknown (431 and 4.37%). The largest universities in Savannah, GA by number of graduates are Savannah College of Art and Design (2,569 and 26%), Savannah Technical College (2,245 and 22.7%), and South University Savannah Online (2,157 and 21.9%). The most popular majors in Savannah, GA are Registered Nursing (614 and 6.22%), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (215 and 2.18%), and Illustration (213 and 2.16%). The median tuition costs in Savannah, GA are $35,190 for private four year colleges, and $3,886 and $14,142 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Savannah, GA is $145,100, which is 0.71 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $142,000 to $145,100, a 2.18% increase. The homeownership rate of Savannah, GA is 43.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Savannah, GA have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Savannah, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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