Retire in Savannah

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Savannah.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 159

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

36

Health Factors:

29

Health Behaviors:

41

Quality of Life:

44

Clinical Care:

12

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

77.4%

Health Factors:

81.8%

Health Behaviors:

74.2%

Quality of Life:

72.3%

Clinical Care:

92.5%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 230
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1202:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1572:1
# of Dentists: 173
Number of residents per dentist: 1609:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 2099:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 333
Number of residents per mental health provider: 836:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 914:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 4

Average ER Wait Time: 48 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)
Yes
267
Yes
61

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

17

5

4

0

4

4

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

52.9%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,861
$ 3,432
$ 6,973
Home Health Aide:
$ 3,861
$ 3,432
$ 6,973
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,409
$ 1,300
$ 2,545
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 4,050
$ 2,880
$ 7,315
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 5,475
$ 5,566
$ 9,888
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 5,901
$ 5,931
$ 10,658

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Crime rates in Savannah are slightly higher than national averages, and most hazard risks are low, with the exception of a high hurricane risk.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

5

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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