Workforce

Workforce Statistics

Savannah MSA


Workforce Statistics
August 2018
Civilian Labor Force
185,202
Employed
178,560
Unemployed
6,642
Unemployment Rate
3.6%
Georgia Department of Labor preliminary numbers as of  October 2018
Rates are not seasonally adjusted


Unemployment Rates


Area
August 2018
Chatham County
3.7%
Savannah MSA
3.6%
Georgia
3.8%
United States
3.9%
Georgia Department of Labor preliminary numbers as of October 2018
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 33,300 total active military personnel within 45 miles of Savannah.

Fort Stewart Army Base and Hunter Army Airfield
2017
Military Personnel
21,000
Civilian Employment
4,350
Military Dependents
27,000
Military Retirees (within 40 mile radius)
17,500
Fort Stewart/HAAF

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