Pooler, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 23,816 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +281.7%
Males: 11,144  (46.8%)
Females: 12,672  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31322.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,710 (it was $47,202 in 2000)
Pooler:

$79,710
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,984 (it was $19,759 in 2000)

Pooler city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $223,123 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Pooler:

$223,123
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $260,976; detached houses: $272,520; townhouses or other attached units: $253,157; in 2-unit structures: $233,302; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,599; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,999; mobile homes: $43,337

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,215.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pooler: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.3% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Pooler, GA (2017)
    • 13,81660.4%White alone
    • 5,54324.2%Black alone
    • 1,2255.4%Hispanic
    • 1,0024.4%Two or more races
    • 8623.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 7553.3%Asian alone
    • 2150.9%American Indian alone

Races in Pooler detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Pooler, Georgia as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pooler is 1,078 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Pooler by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
7
(36.1)
4
(20.2)
4
(19.0)
3
(13.8)
2
(8.7)
2
(8.3)
3
(12.2)
3
(12.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(39.0)
9
(60.8)
9
(55.5)
7
(40.4)
8
(41.3)
11
(55.4)
16
(75.9)
24
(110.6)
13
(56.3)
20
(83.3)
8
(32.5)
11
(44.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(62.4)
12
(81.0)
16
(98.6)
8
(46.2)
13
(67.0)
11
(55.4)
15
(71.2)
13
(59.9)
27
(117.0)
30
(125.0)
14
(56.9)
10
(40.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
71
(554.0)
82
(553.6)
101
(622.6)
123
(710.7)
78
(402.2)
112
(564.2)
150
(711.9)
170
(783.2)
71
(307.7)
65
(270.8)
100
(406.5)
52
(210.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
462
(3,605)
480
(3,240)
479
(2,953)
468
(2,704)
420
(2,166)
367
(1,849)
388
(1,842)
420
(1,935)
539
(2,336)
604
(2,516)
713
(2,898)
636
(2,579)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(257.5)
31
(209.3)
45
(277.4)
41
(236.9)
32
(165.0)
31
(156.2)
26
(123.4)
30
(138.2)
53
(229.7)
30
(125.0)
63
(256.1)
70
(283.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
N/A1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)240.3219.5235.0198.3193.0179.8185.6199.5180.6186.2195.8171.9

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City-data.com crime index in Pooler, GA

Crime rate in Pooler detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 59 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Georgia average:

2.52
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Pooler, GA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (11.3%), Irish (7.2%), English (5.3%), German (5.0%), Italian (2.9%), African (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles.

Population density: 831 people per square mile   (low).

Pooler, Georgia map

1,871 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This city:

8.2%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,382 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,320 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (9.5 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (125.8 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (643.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pooler-Burroughs, GA (1.6 miles ),
Bloomingdale, GA (1.9 miles ),
Garden City, GA (2.3 miles ),
Port Wentworth, GA (2.4 miles ),
Georgetown, GA (3.0 miles ),
Savannah, GA (3.1 miles ),
Richmond Hill, GA (3.5 miles ),
Vernonburg, GA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 32.10 N, Longitude: 81.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,529 (+6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,873 (23.7%)

Area code: 912

Distribution of median household income in Pooler, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pooler, GA in 2017
Pooler satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 86 buildings, average cost: $54,600
  • 1998: 107 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 1999: 163 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2000: 276 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2001: 230 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2002: 245 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2003: 324 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2004: 304 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2005: 380 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2006: 629 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2007: 584 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2008: 281 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2009: 194 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2010: 172 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2011: 167 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2012: 239 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2013: 256 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2014: 317 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2015: 257 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2016: 178 buildings, average cost: $278,100
  • 2017: 182 buildings, average cost: $221,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Pooler, GA residents
Average permit cost in Pooler, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Pooler, GA
Historical housing units in Pooler, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +855 (+15.9%).
Most common industries in Pooler, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (16.4%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Paper (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Pooler, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Pooler, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 25.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00682. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00682
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Pooler-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Pooler city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.6 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pooler-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from Pooler center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 141.7 miles away from Pooler center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from Pooler center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from Pooler center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chatham County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pooler topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pooler:

  • VISTACARE OF GEORGIA- SAVANNAH (1000 TOWNE CENTER BLVD, SUITE #604)
  • PLACE AT POOLER, THE (508 SOUTH ROGERS STREET)
  • POOLER DIALYSIS (54 TRADERS WAY)
  • CHARLTON VISITING NURSES SERVICES- GREATER SAVAN (138 CANAL STREET, SUITE 505)
  • ISLAND HEALTH CARE, INC. (1000 TOWNE CENTER BLVD, SUITE 303)

Amtrak station near Pooler:

  • 7 miles: SAVANNAH (2611 SEABOARD COAST LINE DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pooler:

  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 10 miles; Savannah, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,964)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 10 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 11 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 12 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah State University (about 13 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 39 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 69 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pooler:

Private elementary/middle school in Pooler:

  • SAVANNAH ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 72, Location: 50 GODLEY WAY, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Pooler

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pooler: Oglethorpe Speedway (A), Savannah Port Authority Industrial Park (B), Pooler - Bloomingdale Region Water Pollution Control Plant (C), Pooler Fire and Rescue Station 1 (D), Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum (E), Live Oak Public Library System West Chatham Branch (F), Pooler Town Hall (G), Pooler Fire and Rescue Station 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pooler include: Calvary Assembly of God Church (A), Rothwell Baptist Church (B), Faith Bible Baptist Church (C), Holy Angels Church (D), Saint John Church (E), South Valley Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ennis Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pooler: Pooler Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Mighty Eight Air Force Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 175 Bourne Avenue) (1), Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 175 Bourne Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Courtyard by Marriott (415 Liberty Street) (1), Econo Lodge (500 US Highway 80 East) (2), Comfort Inn & Suites (I95 Exit 102) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Chatham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pooler and their reported violations in the past:

ENGLISH OAKS MHP (Population served: 304, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2012)
BETHESDA HOME FOR BOYS (Population served: 126, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.0%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
98 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Pooler (2011 data):

  • The Coastal Bank: Godley Station Branch, Pooler Branch, Operational Services Center Branch. Info updated 2009/04/15: Bank assets: $448.7 mil, Deposits: $375.7 mil, headquarters in Savannah, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Chatham Bank: Pooler Branch Office at 196 Pooler Parkway, branch established on 2002/10/07. Info updated 2007/11/13: Bank assets: $521.5 mil, Deposits: $430.7 mil, headquarters in Savannah, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Fcb Financial Corp.
  • Ameris Bank: Pooler Branch at 145 Pooler Parkway, branch established on 2005/12/19. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Pooler Branch at 102 West Mulberry Boulevard, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Pooler Branch at 102 Park Avenue, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pooler Branch at 105 Louisville Road, branch established on 1973/08/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Pooler-Godley Station Branch at 140 Pooler Parkway, branch established on 2001/04/02. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pooler at 204 East Highway 80, branch established on 1971/08/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Pooler:

Marital status in Pooler, GA
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Pooler:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pooler
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pooler, GA (based on Chatham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant65,804170
Black Protestant28,30857
Mainline Protestant25,66063
Catholic22,10910
Other8,60722
Orthodox3652
None114,275-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
Chatham County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Chatham County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Chatham County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 266
This county:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chatham County:

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Chatham County:

28.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chatham County:

11.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pooler:

54.9%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.9%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Pooler:

28.1
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pooler:

6.9
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Pooler:

33.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

62.7%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Pooler:

82.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pooler, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 30$103,399$41,3600$0
Firefighters 28$84,022$36,0090$0
Sewerage 11$32,322$35,2600$0
Parks and Recreation 10$31,290$37,5480$0
Other Government Administration 10$48,408$58,0907$2,448
Other and Unallocable 7$21,300$36,5140$0
Water Supply 7$19,153$32,8340$0
Natural Resources 7$16,726$28,6730$0
Streets and Highways 7$22,689$38,8951$2,012
Financial Administration 6$23,750$47,5002$2,537
Police - Other 6$17,608$35,2164$5,873
Welfare 1$2,693$32,3162$2,085
Solid Waste Management 1$2,085$25,0200$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 131$425,445$38,97216$14,955

Pooler government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $1,265,000 ($53.12)
    Water Utilities: $555,000 ($23.30)
    Sewerage: $419,000 ($17.59)
    Regular Highways: $99,000 ($4.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($3.95)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($0.88)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,857,000 ($119.96)
    Water Utilities: $2,251,000 ($94.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,187,000 ($91.83)
    Sewerage: $1,950,000 ($81.88)
    Regular Highways: $1,227,000 ($51.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,060,000 ($44.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $934,000 ($39.22)
    General Public Buildings: $552,000 ($23.18)
    Central Staff Services: $530,000 ($22.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $376,000 ($15.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $308,000 ($12.93)
    Public Welfare - Other: $131,000 ($5.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($0.97)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($0.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $131,000 ($5.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $44,000 ($1.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $565,000 ($23.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $286,000 ($12.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $124,000 ($5.21)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($2.81)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($2.10)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($1.18)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($0.80)
    General Public Building: $7,000 ($0.29)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,513,000 ($231.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $619,000 ($25.99)

Pooler government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,180,000 ($91.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,244,000 ($52.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000 ($7.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $152,000 ($6.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,038,000 ($85.57)
    Other: $1,180,000 ($49.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,764,000 ($158.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $961,000 ($40.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $379,000 ($15.91)
    Royalties: $37,000 ($1.55)
    Sale of Property: $32,000 ($1.34)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($0.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,270,000 ($137.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000 ($1.93)
    Other: $10,000 ($0.42)
  • Tax - Property: $4,802,000 ($201.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,482,000 ($62.23)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $954,000 ($40.06)
    Other Selective Sales: $616,000 ($25.86)
    Other License: $593,000 ($24.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $556,000 ($23.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $267,000 ($11.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $77,000 ($3.23)

Pooler government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,510,000 ($903.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,847,000 ($875.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,170,000 ($91.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,508,000 ($63.32)

Pooler government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,359,000 ($1106.78)

9.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.65%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.15%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Effingham County, GA  0.53% ($40,794 average AGI)
from Bryan County, GA  0.37% ($47,966)
from Liberty County, GA  0.30% ($38,719)


8.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.85%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($920 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.14%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Effingham County, GA  0.82% ($50,685 average AGI)
to Bryan County, GA  0.52% ($53,286)
to Fulton County, GA  0.26% ($45,735)
Businesses in Pooler, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Microtel1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Publix Super Markets1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1Ramada1
Cricket Wireless1Red Roof Inn1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sam's Club1
GNC1Sleep Inn1
Goodwill2Subway3
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS5
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
La Quinta1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pooler:

  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHGM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: WHGM RADIO, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pooler:

  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLVH (101.1 FM; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFS (89.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W206AT (89.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRHQ (105.3 FM; RICHMOND HILL, GA; Owner: THOROUGHBRED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXP (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN MULTIMEDIA NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • W201AU (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGCO (98.3 FM; MIDWAY, GA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSIS (103.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Pooler:

  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WXSX-LP (Channel 13; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WHDS-LP (Channel 32; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BROADCAST CORP. OF AMERICA)
  • W55AW (Channel 55; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W57CT (Channel 57; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)
Pooler fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pooler fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 449ft / 137mTotal length
  • $36,691,000Total costs
  • 998,680Total average daily traffic
  • 40,800Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,066,785Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pooler, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71960-1969
  • 121970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pooler, GA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pooler)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Pooler, GA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pooler)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Pooler)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED211$170,94054$192,503276$175,0787$107,5231$2,494,26033$167,5362$85,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$153,6963$330,76330$166,8821$162,9400$01$245,5700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED58$167,94911$138,668104$180,1038$25,4610$08$119,0353$29,720
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$178,3339$182,78880$171,4372$14,5900$05$176,7000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$176,45023$163,5912$93,8750$02$149,8100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.02 , 0108.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$205,1908$173,526
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$217,7354$209,138
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$171,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$193,585
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.02 , 0108.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pooler, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pooler, GA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pooler, Georgia:

  • Econo Lodge Pooler, 500 E Us Hwy 80, Pooler, Georgia 31322 , Phone: (912) 748-4124, Fax: (912) 748-2377
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 125 Continental Blvd, Pooler, Georgia 31322 , Phone: (912) 748-1112, Fax: (912) 748-1125
  • Quality Inn Conference Center, 301 Governor Treutlen Dr, Pooler, Georgia 31322 , Phone: (912) 748-6464, Fax: (912) 748-8163
  • Red Roof Inn & Suites, 20 Ml Creek Cir, Pooler, Georgia 31322 , Phone: (912) 748-4050, Fax: (912) 748-3988
  • Bradbury Suites, 155 Bourne Ave, Pooler, Georgia 31322 , Phone: (912) 330-0330, Fax: (912) 748-5670
  • Quality Inn - Savannah/Pooler, Ga, 125 Bourne Ave, Pooler, Georgia 31322 , Phone: (912) 748-0017, Fax: (912) 748-9666
  • Holiday Inn & Suites, 103 San Dr, Pooler, Georgia 31322 , Phone: (912) 330-5100, Fax: (912) 330-5101
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 105 San Dr, Pooler, Georgia 31322 , Phone: (912) 748-8545, Fax: (912) 748-8575
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pooler, Georgia
Most common first names in Pooler, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4381.0 years
James3969.4 years
William2872.2 years
Robert2572.0 years
John2270.4 years
George1571.2 years
Joseph1470.4 years
Dorothy1374.8 years
Thomas1371.4 years
Willie1275.1 years
Most common last names in Pooler, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2576.7 years
Davis2176.1 years
Brown2077.1 years
Wilson1677.1 years
Jones1680.2 years
Thomas1377.3 years
Johnson1074.0 years
Morgan963.9 years
Beasley876.5 years
Williams874.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pooler, GA
  • 89.3%Electricity
  • 7.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pooler, GA
  • 81.6%Electricity
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Pooler compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Pooler on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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