Savannah is a city and county seat of Andrew County, Missouri, United States. The population was 5,057 at the 2010 census.
Savannah is located at 39°56′28″N 94°49′51″W / 39.94111°N 94.83083°W / 39.94111; -94.83083 (39.941066, -94.830873). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.15 square miles (8.16 km), of which 3.14 square miles (8.13 km) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km) is water.
Savannah is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.
As of the census of 2010, there were 5,057 people, 2,043 households, and 1,327 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,610.5 inhabitants per square mile (621.8/km). There were 2,187 housing units at an average density of 696.5 per square mile (268.9/km). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.
There were 2,043 households of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.0% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.99.
The median age in the city was 38 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.4% male and 54.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,763 people, 1,927 households, and 1,266 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,523.2 people per square mile (587.4/km²). There were 2,038 housing units at an average density of 651.9 per square mile (251.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.38% White, 0.29% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.
There were 1,927 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the city, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $32,996, and the median income for a family was $40,615. Males had a median income of $31,450 versus $20,851 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,809. About 10.2% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.