Savannah, TN

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Population

6,977

0.937% decline

Median Age

41.4


Median Household Income

$29,890

10.6% growth

Poverty Rate

33.3%


Number of Employees

2,131

4.18% decline

Median Property Value

$89,300

2.06% growth

About

In 2017, Savannah, TN had a population of 6.98k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $29,890. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Savannah, TN declined from 7,043 to 6,977, a -0.937% decrease and its median household income grew from $27,021 to $29,890, a 10.6% increase.

The population of Savannah, TN is 82.1% White Alone, 10.1% Black or African American Alone, and 5.32% Hispanic or Latino. 5.49% of the people in Savannah, TN speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Savannah, TN is $89,300, and the homeownership rate is 56.3%. Most people in Savannah, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Savannah, TN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Savannah, TN employs 2.13k people. The largest industries in Savannah, TN are Retail Trade (330 people), Manufacturing (273 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (246 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($42,188), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,354), and Construction ($40,923).

Median household income in Savannah, TN is $29,890. Males in Savannah, TN have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,201. The income inequality in Savannah, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$29,890

2017 value

± $10,220

10.6%

1 Year Growth

± 35.2%

Households in Savannah, TN have a median annual income of $29,890, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $27,021 in 2016, which represents a 10.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,961

Average Male Salary

± $1,374

$42,201

Average Female Salary

± $943

In 2017, full-time male employees in Savannah, TN made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $53,011 ± $6,619

  2. White

    $46,471 ± $904

  3. American Indian

    $40,237 ± $11,516

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Savannah, TN workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Savannah, TN is from Tennessee.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.325% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9203

  2. Census Tract 9205

  3. Census Tract 9201

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Savannah, TN was Census Tract 9203 with a value of $43,493, followed by Census Tract 9205 and Census Tract 9201, with respective values of $39,023 and $36,228.

The following map shows all of the places in Savannah, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

33.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Savannah, TN (2.2k out of 6.63k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,815 ± 313

  2. Black

    343 ± 172

  3. Hispanic

    243 ± 151

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Savannah, TN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.13k

2017 Value

± 333

-4.18%

1 Year decline

± 22.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Savannah, TN declined at a rate of -4.18%, from 2.22k employees to 2.13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Savannah, TN, are Sales & Related Occupations (286 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (267 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (264 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Savannah, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Savannah, TN, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (286 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (267 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (264 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Savannah, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (3.19 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.14 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.94 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Savannah, TN, by median earnings, are Health Technologists & Technicians ($65,417), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($65,192), and Community & Social Service Occupations ($45,833).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.13k

2017 Value

± 333

-4.18%

1 Year decline

± 22.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Savannah, TN declined at a rate of -4.18%, from 2.22k employees to 2.13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Savannah, TN, are Retail Trade (330 people), Manufacturing (273 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (246 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Savannah, TN, though some of these residents may live in Savannah, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Savannah, TN, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (330 people), Manufacturing (273 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (246 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Savannah, TN has an unusually high number of Utilities (3.05 times higher than expected), Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.43 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Savannah, TN, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($42,188), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,354), and Construction ($40,923).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $33.7B

  2. $31.1B

  3. $26.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $33.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $31.1B and Mixed freight and $26.9B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$333B

2015 Value

$525B

Projected 2045 Value

57.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Tennessee trade was $333B. This is expected to increase 57.7% to $525B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.6B

  2. $17.3B

  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Kentucky with $27.6B, followed by Texas with $17.3B and Georgia and $16.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

83.2% of the population of Savannah, TN has health coverage, with 17.6% on employee plans, 36.4% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.12% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Savannah, TN was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Savannah, TN see 1382 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year (1380 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1893 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 742 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.5%). Additionally, Hardeman County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,382 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see an average of 1,382 patients per year. This represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year (1,380 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,680

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,371

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16.8%

Uninsured

17.6%

Employer Coverage

36.4%

Medicaid

15.5%

Medicare

12.6%

Non-Group

1.12%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Savannah, TN grew by 13.6% from 14.8% to 16.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Savannah, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.5% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 16.8% prevalence

Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 17.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Savannah, TN is home to a population of 6.98k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.84% of Savannah, TN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Savannah, TN is composed of 5.73k White Alone residents (82.1%), 702 Black or African American Alone residents (10.1%), 371 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.32%), 119 Asian Alone residents (1.71%), 55 Two or More Races residents (0.788%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Savannah, TN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (292 speakers), German (30 speakers), and Korean (27 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.2

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Savannah, TN was 41.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Savannah, TN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Savannah, TN residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.84%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.73%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.84% of Savannah, TN residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Savannah, TN was 2.73%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    92,263 ± 7,405 people

  2. India

    21,162 ± 3,566 people

  3. Guatemala

    12,669 ± 2,761 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Savannah, TN was Mexico, the natal country of 92,263 Savannah, TN residents, followed by India with 21,162 and Guatemala with 12,669.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Savannah, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Savannah, TN was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.73k ± 321

  2. Black or African American Alone

    702 ± 226

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    371 ± 220

In 2017, there were 8.16 times more White Alone residents (5.73k people) in Savannah, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 702 Black or African American Alone and 371 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Savannah, TN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    292 speakers (4.53%)

  2. German

    30 speakers (0.465%)

  3. Korean

    27 speakers (0.419%)

5.49% of Savannah, TN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Savannah, TN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 4.53% of the overall population of Savannah, TN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.465% speak German and 0.419% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Korea

    89 ± 56

  2. Vietnam

    87 ± 60

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    70 ± 57

Savannah, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Savannah, TN was $89,300 in 2017, which is 0.41 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $87,500 to $89,300, a 2.06% increase. The homeownership rate in Savannah, TN is 56.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Savannah, TN have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Savannah, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$29,890

Median Household Income

± $10,220

2.64k

Number of Households

± 345

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.64k households in Savannah, TN grew to $29,890 from the previous year's value of $27,021.

The following chart displays the households in Savannah, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$89,300

2017 Median

± $25,614

$87,500

2016 Median

± $12,153

In 2017, the median property value in Savannah, TN grew to to $89,300 from the previous year's value of $87,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Savannah, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Savannah, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Savannah, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Savannah, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

56.3%

2017 Homeownership

60.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.3% of the housing units in Savannah, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Savannah, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Savannah, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Savannah, TN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Savannah, TN have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.47% of the workforce in Savannah, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.2%

  2. Worked At Home

    8.61%

  3. Carpooled

    5.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Savannah, TN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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