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Savannah, Missouri
—  City  —
Andrew County Courthouse
Location of Savannah, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°56′28″N 94°49′51″W / 39.94111°N 94.83083°W / 39.94111; -94.83083
Country United States
State Missouri
County Andrew
Area
 - Total 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 - Land 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,106 ft (337 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,762
 - Density 1,523.2/sq mi (588.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64485
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-66044[1]
GNIS feature ID 0726070[2]
Website www.savannahmo.net

Savannah is a city in Andrew County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,762 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Andrew County[3].

Savannah is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Notable natives/residents

Geography

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)[5]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,762 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/sq mi (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.

Mayors

  • Irvin Sweet 1969-75
  • C.G. Munger 1975-77
  • Ralph Farmer 1977-79
  • Janet Thompson 1979-83
  • Reid Miller 1983-87
  • Kenneth Rosenaur 1987-91
  • Keith Stanton 1991-93
  • David Ingersoll 1993-99
  • Donald Bowland 1999-2001
  • Billy Kretzer 2001-05
  • Bob Wilson 2005-07
  • Billy Kretzer 2007-

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