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Savannah Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Savannah Area is 361,161. The Savannah Area population density is 230.09 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 166.73 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Savannah Area is white, which represent 60.42% of the total population. The average Savannah Area education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 361,161. #142

Population Density, #132

Savannah Area
230.09 per square mile
166.73 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:218,199 (60.42%, #791)
Black:121,595 (33.67%, #60)
Hispanic:19,569 (5.42%, #436)
Asian:8,163 (2.26%, #170)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,137 (0.31%, #542)
One Race, Other:4,535 (1.26%, see rank)
Two or More Races:7,532 (2.09%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:9,511 (48.60%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:4,424 (22.61%, see rank)
Cuban:579 (2.96%, see rank)
Central American:2,199 (11.24%, see rank)
South American:1,588 (8.11%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:2,003 (24.54%, see rank)
Chinese:1,536 (18.82%, see rank)
Filipino:860 (10.54%, see rank)
Japanese:346 (4.24%, see rank)
Korean:776 (9.51%, see rank)
Vietnamese:1,708 (20.92%, see rank)
Asian, Other:934 (11.44%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

277,563 (76.85%) out of the total population of 361,161 reported first ancestry.

 Savannah Area% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Arab4910.14%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech5390.15%, see rank0.14%0.47%
Danish5920.16%, see rank0.14%0.42%
Dutch3,0710.85%, see rank0.76%1.40%
English28,0347.76%, see rank8.23%8.02%
French7,5632.09%, see rank1.68%3.34%
German34,8559.65%, see rank7.23%15.03%
Greek1,0070.28%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian5340.15%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish35,8949.94%, see rank8.10%10.80%
Italian10,3992.88%, see rank2.26%5.52%
Norwegian1,4070.39%, see rank0.37%1.42%
Polish5,0271.39%, see rank1.06%3.01%
Portuguese6590.18%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian1,4920.41%, see rank0.42%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5,0481.40%, see rank1.24%0.99%
Scottish7,1391.98%, see rank1.75%1.72%
Subsaharan African4,2251.17%, see rank1.81%0.95%
Swedish1,7440.48%, see rank0.46%1.27%
Swiss4620.13%, see rank0.11%0.30%
Ukrainian4520.13%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American24,8836.89%, see rank11.81%7.12%
Welsh1,6040.44%, see rank0.40%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 175,399 (48.57%, see rank)
Females: 185,762 (51.43%, see rank)

Savannah Area
Male: 48.57%
Female: 51.43%
Male: 48.83%
Female: 51.17%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Savannah Area
34.50 years old
35.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Savannah Area
33.10 years old
34.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Savannah Area
35.80 years old
37.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Savannah Area% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Under 5 years24,8216.87%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years22,8316.32%, see rank7.07%6.51%
10 to 14 years24,4526.77%, see rank7.10%6.59%
15 to 19 years25,3967.03%, see rank7.15%6.85%
20 to 24 years30,0818.33%, see rank7.20%7.13%
25 to 34 years55,47815.36%, see rank13.68%13.47%
35 to 44 years45,74612.67%, see rank14.00%12.96%
45 to 54 years47,23013.08%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years41,13711.39%, see rank11.45%12.29%
65 to 74 years25,8047.14%, see rank6.93%7.64%
75 to 84 12,5463.47%, see rank3.34%4.25%
85 years and over5,6391.56%, see rank1.22%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Savannah AreaGeorgiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population233,580, 100%6,410,416209,056,129
Less Than High School27,360, 11.71%, see rank14.97%13.67%
High School Graduate65,248, 27.93%, see rank28.58%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree70,468, 30.17%, see rank28.14%29.09%
Bachelor Degree44,762, 19.16%, see rank17.92%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree25,742, 11.02%, see rank10.39%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.67, see rank13.4113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Savannah Area GeorgiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten11,01874.19%25.81%74.76%25.24%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)38,75288.08%, see rank11.92%, see rank90.88%9.12%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)18,13185.87%, see rank14.13%, see rank90.70%9.30%90.60%9.40%
College28,94268.38%, see rank31.62%, see rank80.55%19.45%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School5,44950.01%, see rank49.99%, see rank62.37%37.63%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Savannah AreaGeorgiaU.S.
Total Households132,980, 100%3,540,690116,211,092
Average Household Size2.63, see rank2.722.63
1 Person Households38,651, 29.07%, see rank26.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households94,329, 70.93%, see rank73.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)85,219, 64.08%, see rank67.98%66.22%
Average Family Size3.37, see rank3.413.32
Married-Couple Family58,918, 44.31%, see rank47.85%48.42%
Nonfamily Households47,761, 35.92%, see rank32.02%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Savannah Area%GeorgiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total289,057see rank7,832,615252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over138,522100%, see rank3,779,687123,281,364
Never Married52,50737.91%, see rank36.24%35.77%
Married66,67948.14%, see rank51.67%52.04%
Widowed3,6532.64%, see rank2.31%2.57%
Divorced15,68311.32%, see rank9.77%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over150,535100%, see rank4,052,928129,692,771
Never Married48,78532.41%, see rank30.53%29.48%
Married66,93544.46%, see rank47.98%49.19%
Widowed13,5919.03%, see rank8.62%9.16%
Divorced21,22414.10%, see rank12.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Savannah Area%GeorgiaU.S.
Native340,64694.32%, see rank90.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence207,23757.38%, see rank55.29%58.73%
Born in Different State127,73735.37%, see rank33.68%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5,6721.57%, see rank1.31%1.42%
Foreign Born20,5155.68%, see rank9.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship8,1352.25%, see rank3.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship12,3803.43%, see rank5.96%7.09%
Born In Europe2,8250.78%, see rank0.90%1.53%
Born In Asia6,6841.85%, see rank2.69%3.82%
Born In Africa1,1790.33%, see rank0.80%0.55%
Born In Oceania1880.05%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America8,8302.44%, see rank5.12%6.83%
Born In Northern America8090.22%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Savannah Area%GeorgiaU.S.
English121,19891.14%, see rank86.60%79.39%
Spanish6,1984.66%, see rank7.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3,0832.32%, see rank3.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2,1461.61%, see rank2.23%3.36%
Other3550.27%, see rank0.88%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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