Workforce

Workforce Statistics

Savannah MSA


Workforce Statistics
April 2019
Civilian Labor Force
186,545
Employed
181,095
Unemployed
5,450
Unemployment Rate
2.9%
Georgia Department of Labor preliminary numbers as of June 2019
Rates are not seasonally adjusted


Unemployment Rates


Area
April 2019
Chatham County
3.0%
Savannah MSA
2.9%
Georgia
3.1%
United States
3.3%
Georgia Department of Labor preliminary numbers as of June 2019
Rates are not seasonally adjusted


Military Presence (Fort Stewart/HAAF)


The numbers in the following table represent the largest military presence in the Savannah region, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, home of the 3rd Infantry Division. Amongst others, the Savannah region is also home to USMCAS Beaufort, MCRD Parris Island, 165th Airlift Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard, 117th Air Control Squadron, U.S. Guard Station and USCG Air Station Savannah which totals at 32,000 total active military personnel within 45 miles of Savannah.

Fort Stewart Army Base and Hunter Army Airfield
2018
Military Personnel
20,266
Civilian Employment
4,153
Military Family Members
37,002
Military Retirees (within 50 mile radius)
12,626
Fort Stewart/HAAF

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U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 ACS 1-Year Estimates