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Pros

-Historic interest
-Pleasant winters
-Attractive downtown

Cons

-Air service
-Cost of living
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Savannah Metro Area


Savannah is a beautiful coastal city known for its well-preserved historic core and laid-back Southern lifestyle. Its appeal was so strong that Gen. William T. Sherman spared the city from Civil War destruction in 1864. Today the Southern charm continues to radiate from old mansions, tree-shaded cobblestone streets and restored historic areas like the City Market. However, the quality and appeal diminish further inland and away from the historic city center.

The port facilities have always been a primary economic driver, although some of this activity has shifted south towards Brunswick. Hospitality and tourism are important, and the area also has some paper, aerospace and general industry, but not enough to drive strong employment numbers or extensive career opportunities. The economy, arts, and education are getting a boost by the many northerners moving into the area. Coastal islands to the east, particularly Tybee Island, offer beaches, recreation, and fine seafood restaurants.

Savannah is located on a coastal plain a few miles inland from the Atlantic along the Savannah River. Areas particularly to the north and east are flat with marshes. Land to the south and west is a mix of agriculture, woods, and swamps. The nearby Atlantic moderates the climate most of the time. Muggy conditions can occur in summer when sea breezes diminish. Most summer days are clear and pleasant. Winter temperatures are usually mild and snow is rare. Strong northwesterly blasts of cold air are usually blocked by the Appalachians. Most precipitation comes as summer thunderstorms. Severe tropical storms affect the area about once every 10 years.


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Quick Facts About Richmond Hill


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Richmond Hill is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond Hill jobs have Increased by 1.93 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond Hill's cost of living is 4.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Richmond Hill's population is 9,549 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.03 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Richmond Hill is $206,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.90 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Richmond Hill public schools spend $9,400 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Richmond Hill.

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Great place to live
This town is a wonderful place to live. Schools are great - every child receives a quality education. There is no need for private schools because the public school... (read more)
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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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