Savannah (zip 31405), GA

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Savannah (zip 31405), GA

About Savannah (zip 31405), GA

Living in 31405 Savannah, GA is a wonderful experience. The area is filled with natural beauty, with its rolling hills, lush green forests and marshlands, and views of the nearby ocean and river. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy here, from kayaking on the river to biking around town. Downtown Savannah is full of historic sites and cultural attractions that make it a great place to explore. Shopping centers offer everything from vintage clothing stores to trendy boutiques. The local dining scene features delicious seafood options as well as some of the best Southern-style cuisine you’ll find anywhere. There are many wonderful neighborhoods in 31405 Savannah, each offering its own unique charm and character. This makes for an eclectic mix of people that creates a vibrant atmosphere and lots of different things to do no matter what time of year it is. Mid-sized coastal city - Southeast coast of Georgia at the mouth of the Savannah River along the South Carolina border.

Zip Codes: Savannah (zip 31405)
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 15 ft above sea level

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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Savannah Cost of Living

Historic interest, pleasant winters, and attractive downtown make Savannah a great place to live.

-15.7% lower than avg
-34.0% lower than avg
$990 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-16.0% lower than avg
Savannah Crime
63.4 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
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Pros & Cons of Savannah
   Historic interest
Air service
   Pleasant winters
Cost of living
   Attractive downtown
Summer heat
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Over 17 years ago

Pretty Decenct neighborhood with middle-high income  More

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