Savannah/Chatham County At-A-Glance

Population: County 238,518; Savannah (county seat), 129,808; Bloomingdale, 2,707; Garden City, 9,773; Pooler, 9,223; Port Wentworth, 3,116; Thunderbolt, 2,304; Tybee Island, 3,534; Vernonburg, 137





Unemployment: Chatham County, 4.3 percent; Georgia, 5.1 percent (Feb. 2006)





Per capita income: County, $30,022; Georgia $29,000





Top 10 employers: Memorial Health, 4,934; Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education, 4,309; Gulfstream Aerospace, 4,300; St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital, 3,800; Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, 3,485; city of Savannah, 2,408; International Paper, 1,800; Wal-Mart, 1,675; Chatham County, 1,600; Georgia Pacific, 1,408





Sources: Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Savannah Area Economic Development Authority, Georgia Department of Labor, U.S. Census Bureau

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