Savannah demographics profile

StatisticSavannahGeorgiaNational
Population144,71710,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,40016791
Median age31.836.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%45%43%
Speak English92%86%79%
Speak Spanish5%8%13%
Savannah, GA has a population of 144,717 and is the 185th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,400 per sq mi which is 738% higher than the Georgia average and 1445% higher than the national average. The median age in Savannah is 32 which is approximately 12% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Savannah, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 60% of Savannah residents were born in Georgia, 33% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Savannah is 738% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Savannah is 12% lower than Georgia.
  • In Savannah 39.98% of the population is White.
  • In Savannah 54.14% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Savannah 2.19% of the population is Asian.

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Savannah population breakdown by race

RaceSavannahGeorgiaNational
White39.98%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American54.14%31.17%12.63%
Asian2.19%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.25%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.11%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.33%2.20%3.06%
Other race1.00%2.79%4.75%
In Savannah, 5.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Savannah, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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