Port Wentworth, GA

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Port Wentworth Profile


Overview

Port Wentworth is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,641 people and just one neighborhood, Port Wentworth is the 138th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Port Wentworth was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Port Wentworth economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Port Wentworth, where the median household income is $79,327.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Port Wentworth isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Port Wentworth are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Port Wentworth is a city of professionals, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Wentworth who work in food service (10.57%), teaching (8.51%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.41%).

Port Wentworth is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Port Wentworth, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

Setting & Lifestyle

As is often the case in a small city, Port Wentworth doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Port Wentworth Demographics

The population of Port Wentworth is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.34% of adults in Port Wentworth have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Port Wentworth in 2018 was $36,820, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,280 for a family of four. However, Port Wentworth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Port Wentworth is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Port Wentworth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Port Wentworth residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Port Wentworth include German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Port Wentworth is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Port Wentworth, GA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Mercer Middle School
201 Rommel Ave
Garden City, GA 31408
06-08
Port Wentworth Elementary School
507 S Coastal Hwy
Port Wentworth, GA 31407
PK-02
Pooler Elementary School
308 Holly Ave
Pooler, GA 31322
PK-05
Groves High School
100 Priscilla D Thomas Way
Savannah, GA 31408
09-12
West Chatham Middle School
800 Pine Barren Rd
Pooler, GA 31322
06-08
Godley Station School
2135 Benton Blvd
Savannah, GA 31407
PK-08
New Hampstead High School
2451 Little Neck Rd
Bloomingdale, GA 31302
09-12
Rice Creek School
100 Mulberry Ave
Port Wentworth, GA 31407
02-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SAVANNAH-CHATHAM COUNTY


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Georgia

(10 is best)

Better than of GA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 64.5% 59.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.7% 54.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 5.5%

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