Savannah/Chatham County: At-A-Glance

Population

(2005)

Chatham County 238,410; Savannah (county seat), 128,453; Pooler, 10,019; Garden City, 9,550; Tybee Island, 3,614; Port Wentworth, 3,238; Bloomingdale, 2,677; Thunderbolt, 2,467;

Vernonburg, 136

Unemployment

(Jan. 2007)

Chatham County 4.1 percent; Savannah, 4.0 percent, Georgia 4.7 percent

Per Capita Income

(2005)

Chatham County, $22,091

Top employers

Memorial Health Center, 5,473; Gulfstream Aerospace, 4,505; St. Joseph Candler Hospital, 3,400; Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, 3,212; Wal-Mart Stores, 2,421; Georgia-Pacific, 1,420; Savannah College of Art and Design, 1,200; Kroger, 1,100; International Paper 1,027

Sources

U.S. Census Estimates, Georgia Dept. of Labor

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