Savannah, Georgia 

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Economy in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah has an unemployment rate of 5.9%. The US average is 5.2%.

Savannah has seen the job market increase by 2.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.8%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Savannah
- The Sales Tax Rate for Savannah is 7.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Savannah is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Savannah
- The average income of a Savannah resident is $20,284 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Savannah resident is $36,628 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYSavannah, GeorgiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.9%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth39.8%38.0%
  Sales Taxes7.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.060.046
  Income per Cap.$20,284$28,555
  Household Income$36,628$53,482
  Family Median Income$45,180$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.3%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction5.1%6.2%
  Manufacturing6.1%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.8%2.7%
  Retail trade12.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing6.1%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.2%2.1%
  Finance and insurance2.3%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.8%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services4.3%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs5.4%4.3%
  Educational services9.8%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance13.4%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services15.9%7.4%
  Other services4.5%4.9%
  Public administration6.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for Savannah    74 Reviews
    Big City Crime Rate in a little town - 6/20/2016
    We said good-bye to our downtown place and moved here recently from a city metroplex with a population of six million. People warned us that the crime was bad but I... Read More

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    dirty city - 10/17/2015
    I never seen so much trash in a city as savannah. THEY throw there trash everywhere including the waterways. The city is over run by people driving in there cars with... Read More

    Savannah,Ga - 6/2/2015
    DO NOT MOVE HERE!!!!!!!!!!! VISITING IS FINE,BUT ONCE YOU MOVE HERE YOU WILL REGRET IT. CRIME HERE IS HORRENDOUS! EVERYDAY SHOOTINGS, EVERYDAY FIRES,ETC. THERE IS ONE... Read More


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