Savannah, Tennessee Population 2021

6,935
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Savannah is a city located in Hardin County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Hardin County. With a 2020 population of 6,935, it is the 77th largest city in Tennessee and the 3971st largest city in the United States . Savannah is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually but its population has decreased by -0.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,982 in 2010. Savannah reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Savannah has a population density of 1,043 people per square mile.

The average household income in Savannah is $50,374 with a poverty rate of 33.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $589 per month, and the median house value is $115,000. The median age in Savannah is 39.8 years, 34.2 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Savannah Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Savannahwas:

  • White: 90.56%
  • Black or African American: 7.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Savannah, Tennessee is 6,935 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,933.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,982.

Savannah, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,29190.56%
Black or African American5157.41%
Two or More Races861.24%
Asian430.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.17%
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Savannah Population by Race

Savannah Population Pyramid $2021

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Savannah Median Age

39.8


Total

34.2


Male

44.2


Female

Savannah Adults

There are 5,157 adults, (1,649 of whom are seniors) in Savannah.

Savannah Age Dependency

98

Age Dependency Ratio

47

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Savannah Sex Ratio

Female

3,705

53.33%

Male

3,242

46.67%

Savannah Population by Age

Savannah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Savannah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.7%74.3%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
All50.3%49.7%
Male54.8%45.2%
Married65.6%34.4%

50.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Savannah Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6582.4650.3
Non Family1,0361.1146.1
Married9753.1465.6
Female4703.8125.7
Male1772.9954.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Savannah Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3597.93%
9th to 12th Grade46010.16%
High School Graduate1,86541.21%
Some College95321.06%
Associates Degree3868.53%
Bachelors Degree3708.17%
Graduate Degree1332.94%
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Savannah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Savannah Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9373,241431
Black273273
Hispanic1909830
2+ Races714020
Asian434310
Native American121212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Savannah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,863$36,197$27,190
Less Than 9th Grade$21,810$21,636$
High School Graduate$25,833$28,292$18,472
Some College$37,793$60,074$27,647
Bachelors Degree$50,479$75,135$41,172
Graduate Degree$54,792$$50,833

$32,863

Average Earnings

$36,197

Average Male

$27,190

Average Female

Savannah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Savannah Language by Age

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Savannah Language

94.01% of Savannah residents speak only English, while 5.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.09% of the population.

Savannah Language

Savannah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,4741,69430.95%
Hispanic44327361.63%
Black50619237.94%
Multiple863136.05%

33.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.25%

Male Poverty Rate

34.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Savannah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Savannah is Hispanic, with 61.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Savannah is White, with 30.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.84%.

Savannah Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.39%
High School28.09%
Some College15.60%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Savannah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed89.00%
Male Unemployed43.33%
Male Employed18.74%
Female Employed18.36%

Savannah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Savannah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,758$50,374
Families$41,408$62,085
Married Families$54,036-
Non Families$17,969$28,967
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Income by Household Type

Savannah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Savannah Married by Age and Sex

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Savannah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Savannah Marital Status by Race

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Savannah Marital Status

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431

Number of Veterans

368

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam156
Korea65
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War50
World War II34

Savannah Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+203
65 to 74125
55 to 6446
35 to 5440
18 to 3417

Savannah Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4198.89%
Native American12100.00%

Savannah Veterans by Race

Savannah Veterans by Education

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10.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Savannah Veterans by Education

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46.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Savannah Employment by Age

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Savannah Employment by Race

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Savannah Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.71%

Born in Savannah

96.23%

Native Born

3.77%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

2.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.23% of Savannah residents were born in the United States, with 68.71% having been born in Tennessee. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Savannah Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,93510.01%
20206,93410.01%
20196,93310.01%
20186,932-15-0.22%
20176,947-12-0.17%
20166,959-8-0.11%
20156,967-18-0.26%
20146,985-39-0.56%
20137,024580.83%
20126,966250.36%
20116,941-40-0.57%
20106,981640.09%
20006,9173700.55%
19906,547-445-0.66%
19806,9921,4162.29%
19705,5761,2612.60%
19604,3150.00%

Savannah Population by Year