Savannah, a medium-sized city in Georgia, has a population of approximately 142,000. Young adults (15-24) will feel welcome, as they account for an above-average percentage of the population, though young professionals appear in large numbers as well. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just over 36, is younger than most cities in Georgia. The majority of residents rent in Savannah, and 43% of residents are homeowners. The average rent of $982 per month is roughly on par with the state average.
Averaging about 22 minutes, Savannah's commute time is quicker than the state average of about 28 minutes. Many residents (37%) drive themselves to work, while public transit isn't used extensively. A small percentage of residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number exceeds the national average.
There are three primary industries in Savannah: entertainment, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 20% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. Savannah workers bring in an average annual income of about $54K, about $13,000 less than their peers elsewhere in Georgia. Savannah's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Among residents older than 25 in Savannah, 11% possess a Bachelor's degree and 6% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.