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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Thunderbolt is a suburb of Savannah with a population of 2,643. Thunderbolt is in Chatham County. Living in Thunderbolt offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Thunderbolt and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Thunderbolt...
Population
2,643

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$176,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,069
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    37.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    222.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,001.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    259.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Thunderbolt

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,889
National
$55,322
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