Workforce

Workforce Statistics

Savannah MSA


Workforce Statistics
November 2016
Civilian Labor Force
185,720
Employed
176,983
Unemployed
8,737
Unemployment Rate
4.7%
Georgia Department of Labor preliminary numbers as of December 2016
Rates are not seasonally adjusted


Unemployment Rates


Area
November 2016
Chatham County
4.8%
Savannah MSA
4.7%
Georgia
5.0%
United States
4.4%
Georgia Department of Labor preliminary numbers as of December 2016
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
2015
Military Personnel
22,095
Civilian Employment
5,773
Military Dependents
30,220
Military Retirees (within 40 mile radius)
10,972
Fort Stewart/HAAF, ASIP CoP FY15

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U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 ACS 1-Year Estimates