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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Chatham County, Georgia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Georgia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Chatham County, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2,452   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2,828   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 4,501   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 8,741   (8.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 9,936   (9.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 13,745   (13.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 17,413   (17.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 12,655   (12.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 7,232   (7.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 6,359   (6.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2,439   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 951   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 5,821   (5.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 7,143   (7.0%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Chatham County, Georgia)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 4,788

1 vehicle available : 23,735

2 vehicles available : 3,498

3 vehicles available : 397

4 or more vehicles available : 129

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,413

1 vehicle available : 8,879

2 vehicles available : 19,095

3 vehicles available : 3,558

4 or more vehicles available : 852

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 954

1 vehicle available : 4,316

2 vehicles available : 6,825

3 vehicles available : 3,705

4 or more vehicles available : 743

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 752

1 vehicle available : 3,683

2 vehicles available : 9,496

3 vehicles available : 4,032

4 or more vehicles available : 2,103


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Chatham County, Georgia)

1-person household:

No workers : 14,549

1 worker : 17,998

2-person household:

No workers : 9,872

1 worker : 11,697

2 workers : 12,228

3-person household:

No workers : 2,301

1 worker : 7,021

2 workers : 5,682

3 workers : 1,539

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 1,402

1 worker : 7,226

2 workers : 8,381

3 or more workers : 3,057


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Chatham County, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 98,947

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 9,185

In 3-person carpool : 1,147

In 4-person carpool : 250

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 129

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 119

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 2,783

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 51

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 10

Taxicab : 77

Motorcycle : 170

Bicycle : 1,091

Walked : 3,048

Other means : 820

Worked at home : 4,310


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Chatham County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 2,500

5 to 9 minutes : 10,274

10 to 14 minutes : 17,745

15 to 19 minutes : 22,333

20 to 24 minutes : 26,768

25 to 29 minutes : 10,347

30 to 34 minutes : 15,370

35 to 39 minutes : 2,433

40 to 44 minutes : 2,350

45 to 59 minutes : 4,674

60 to 89 minutes : 1,653

90 or more minutes : 1,380


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Chatham County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 14,637  (28.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 6,927  (13.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 9,201  (17.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 150  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 10,190  (19.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 18,342  (36.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 10,283  (20.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 18,635  (36.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 67  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 515  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Chatham County, Georgia

Rail Station(s)


    2611 Seaboard Coastline Drive
    Savannah, Georgia 31401

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Chatham County, Georgia

Employed: 125,385
Unemployed: 5,247



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Chatham County, Georgia

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 12.4%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.7%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.9%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 29.5%
  • Other: 54.5%



Water Usage In Chatham County, Georgia

Ground Water

 
Fresh 70.90 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 70.90 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 142.80 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 142.80 Mgal/d





There are 166 Farms In Chatham County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Chatham County, Georgia

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 16 Branches


    Bank Assets: $22.9b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Suntrust Bank - 13 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.3b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

Bank Of America, National Association - 10 Branches


    Bank Assets: $14.5b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

South State Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $47.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 137

The Coastal Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

The Heritage Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 24

First Chatham Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

Synovus Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $105.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 270

Ameris Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 71

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Chatham County, Georgia

  • Hunter AAF


    (about 3.4 miles in Hunter Aaf, Georgia; Airport Code: SVN)

  • Savannah/Hilton Head International


    (about 7.9 miles in Garden City, Georgia; Airport Code: SAV)

  • Hilton Head Airport


    (about 27.4 miles in Hilton Head, South Carolina; Airport Code: HHH)

  • Wright AAF


    (about 28.7 miles in Fort Stewart, Georgia; Airport Code: LIY)

  • Wright AAF/Midcoast Regional


    (about 28.8 miles in Fort Stewart, Georgia; Airport Code: LIY)

  • Beaufort MCAS


    (about 37.2 miles in Seabrook, South Carolina; Airport Code: SC1)

  • Beaufort County


    (about 37.4 miles in Beaufort, South Carolina; Airport Code: BFT)

  • Statesboro-Bulloch County


    (about 47.5 miles in Statesboro, Georgia; Airport Code: TBR)

  • Statesboro Municipal


    (about 47.6 miles in Statesboro, Georgia; Airport Code: TBR)

  • Brunswick Golden Isles


    (about 58.4 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: BQK)

  • Glynco Jetport


    (about 58.4 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: BQK)

  • Glynco NAS


    (about 59.2 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: NEA)

  • Malcolm McKinnon


    (about 64.2 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: SSI)

  • Lowcountry Regional


    (about 66.2 miles in Round O, South Carolina; Airport Code: RBW)

  • Vidalia Regional


    (about 74.8 miles in Vidalia, Georgia; Airport Code: VDI)

  • Summerville Airport


    (about 85.1 miles in Ridgeville, South Carolina; Airport Code: SC5)

  • Barnwell County


    (about 85.2 miles in Hilda, South Carolina; Airport Code: BNL)

  • Barnwell Regional


    (about 85.2 miles in Hilda, South Carolina; Airport Code: BNL)

  • Charleston AFB/International


    (about 85.6 miles in Charleston, South Carolina; Airport Code: CHS)

  • Charleston International


    (about 85.7 miles in Charleston, South Carolina; Airport Code: CHS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Chatham County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.38%

Carpooled

13.45%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

2.89%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.00%

Subway Or Elevated

0.02%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.06%

Taxicab

0.20%

Motorcycle

0.16%

Bicycle

0.69%

Walked

2.85%

Other Means

0.79%

Worked At Home

2.51%



(updated 2010)





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