Pooler, Georgia Population 2021

28,994
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Pooler is a city located in Chatham County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 28,994, it is the 40th largest city in Georgia and the 1335th largest city in the United States . Pooler is currently growing at a rate of 6.03% annually and its population has increased by 51.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,140 in 2010. Pooler reached it's highest population of 28,994 in 2021. Spanning over 28 miles, Pooler has a population density of 1,049 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pooler is $96,021 with a poverty rate of 4.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,250 per month, and the median house value is $214,500. The median age in Pooler is 36 years, 36.1 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Pooler Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pooler was:

  • White: 64.21%
  • Black or African American: 26.61%
  • Two or more races: 3.76%
  • Asian: 2.31%
  • Other race: 1.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.72%
The current population of Pooler, Georgia is 28,994 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,044.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,140.

Pooler, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,32064.21%
Black or African American6,34926.61%
Two or More Races8973.76%
Asian5502.31%
Some Other Race3811.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1890.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1720.72%
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Pooler Population by Race

Pooler Population Pyramid $2021

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Pooler Median Age

36


Total

36.1


Male

35.9


Female

Pooler Adults

There are 17,766 adults, (2,221 of whom are seniors) in Pooler.

Pooler Age Dependency

53.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pooler Sex Ratio

Female

12,449

52.18%

Male

11,409

47.82%

Pooler Population by Age

Pooler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pooler Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All59%41%
Female49.1%50.9%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
Male35.9%64.1%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pooler Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7942.759
Married4,8333.1472
Non Family2,6641.4242.9
Female7763.7749.1
Male5213.6235.9

3.18

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Pooler Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5183.23%
9th to 12th Grade7594.73%
High School Graduate3,18519.84%
Some College3,76623.46%
Associates Degree1,69310.54%
Bachelors Degree4,27826.64%
Graduate Degree1,85711.57%
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Pooler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pooler Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,5589,7393,977
Black3,5563,3961,330
Hispanic1,038794315
Asian444411327
2+ Races251251174
Other Race20518452
Native American959537
Islander7474

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.65%.

Pooler Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,572$65,009$36,623
Less Than 9th Grade$31,612$$
High School Graduate$44,968$66,460$26,180
Some College$35,152$46,446$30,368
Bachelors Degree$55,222$79,022$42,520
Graduate Degree$67,853$119,494$56,711

$46,572

Average Earnings

$65,009

Average Male

$36,623

Average Female

Pooler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pooler Language by Age

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Pooler Language

89.83% of Pooler residents speak only English, while 10.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.71% of the population.

Pooler Language

Pooler Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0416804.84%
Black6,2593145.02%
Hispanic1,554986.31%
Asian550254.55%

4.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.91%

Male Poverty Rate

5.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pooler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pooler is Hispanic, with 6.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pooler is Asian, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.85%.

Pooler Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.52%
Some College6.35%
High School3.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Pooler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.66%
Female Employed5.60%
Male Employed1.84%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pooler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pooler Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,426$96,021
Families$90,804$104,347
Married Families$106,027-
Non Families$54,942$72,629
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Income by Household Type

Pooler Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pooler Married by Age and Sex

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Pooler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pooler Marital Status by Race

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Pooler Marital Status

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2,740

Number of Veterans

2,520

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,220
Second Gulf War966
Vietnam646
Korea69
World War II

Pooler Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,190
55 to 64728
65 to 74318
18 to 34262
75+242

Pooler Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,81314.78%
Black79719.69%
Asian10422.32%
Hispanic635.92%
Other Race197.57%
Native American76.86%

Pooler Veterans by Race

Pooler Veterans by Education

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6.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pooler Veterans by Education

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75.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pooler Employment by Age

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Pooler Employment by Race

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Pooler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.31%

Born in Pooler

92.46%

Native Born

7.54%

Foreign Born

6.05%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.46% of Pooler residents were born in the United States, with 48.31% having been born in Georgia. 6.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pooler Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,9941,6506.03%
202027,3441,6506.42%
201925,6941,6506.86%
201824,0444061.72%
201723,6383581.54%
201623,2807093.14%
201522,5719284.29%
201421,6431,0555.12%
201320,5886013.01%
201219,9876673.45%
201119,3207043.78%
201018,61612,37711.55%
20006,2391,7863.43%
19904,4531,9105.76%
19802,5430.00%

Pooler Population by Year