Savanna is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,880 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Savanna is the 421st largest community in Illinois. Savanna has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
When you are in Savanna, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.64% of Savanna’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Savanna is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Savanna who work in management occupations (8.25%), office and administrative support (7.34%), and farm management occupations (6.93%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Savanna has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Savanna has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Savanna than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Savanna may be for you.
The citizens of Savanna are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.17% of adults in Savanna have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Savanna in 2010 was $20,679, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,716 for a family of four.
Savanna is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Savanna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Savanna residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Savanna include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Savanna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.