Pooler, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
26,264
3.88% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
6.23% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.89%
32.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$89,812
6.78% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$269,800
15.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pooler, GA had a population of 26.3k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $89,812. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pooler, GA grew from 25,284 to 26,264, a 3.88% increase and its median household income grew from $84,111 to $89,812, a 6.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pooler, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.75%), White (Hispanic) (3.32%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.81%).

None of the households in Pooler, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.3% of the residents in Pooler, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pooler, GA was $269,800, and the homeownership rate was 60.5%.

Most people in Pooler, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Pooler, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pooler, GA is home to a population of 26.3k people, from which 92.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.2% of Pooler, GA residents were born outside of the country (3.73k people).

In 2022, there were 1.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.3k people) in Pooler, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.83k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.51k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.3%
2022 Citizenship
93.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.3% of Pooler, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pooler, GA was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pooler, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.3k ± 1.37k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.83k ± 1.21k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.51k ± 627
5.73%
Hispanic Population
1.51k people

In 2022, there were 1.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.3k people) in Pooler, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.83k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.51k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.73% of the people in Pooler, GA are hispanic (1.51k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pooler, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.73k people
11.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3k people

As of 2022, 14.2% of Pooler, GA residents (3.73k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pooler, GA was 11.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,393 ± 383
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    832 ± 452
  3. Vietnam
    235 ± 120

Pooler, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pooler, GA employs 14.3k people. The largest industries in Pooler, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,864 people), Manufacturing (1,694 people), and Retail Trade (1,578 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($171,083), Wholesale Trade ($92,999), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,216).

Occupations

14.3k
2022 Value
± 1,441
6.03%
1 Year growth
± 14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pooler, GA grew at a rate of 6.03%, from 13.5k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pooler, GA, are Management Occupations (1,530 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,172 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,143 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pooler, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.3k
2022 Value
± 1,441
6.03%
1 Year growth
± 14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pooler, GA grew at a rate of 6.03%, from 13.5k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pooler, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,864 people), Manufacturing (1,694 people), and Retail Trade (1,578 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pooler, GA, though some of these residents may live in Pooler, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,976
Median earning men ± $19,507
$51,566
Median earning women ± $5,587

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($148,301), Wholesale Trade ($92,532), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,617).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($67,026), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($64,466), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($55,244).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pooler, GA was $269,800 in 2022, which is 0.957 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $234,100 to $269,800, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Pooler, GA is 60.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pooler, GA have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pooler, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$269,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,336
$6,509
Median Property Taxes
±$833

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pooler, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Pooler, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

60.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.5% of the housing units in Pooler, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.5%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Pooler, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$89,812
Median Household Income
± $9,893
10.8k
Number of Households
± 1,159

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.8k households in Pooler, GA grew to $89,812 from the previous year's value of $84,111.

The following chart displays the households in Pooler, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $125k - $150k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pooler, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.27%)
  3. Carpooled (6.44%)

In 2022, 81.9% of workers in Pooler, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.27%) and those who carpooled to work (6.44%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pooler, GA have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Pooler, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pooler, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pooler, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pooler, GA (1.28k out of 26.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pooler, GA is White, followed by Black and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.4% of the population of Pooler, GA has health coverage, with 47.6% on employee plans, 6.68% on Medicaid, 6.62% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 12.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Chatham County, GA see 1096 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.88% decrease from the previous year (1117 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1447 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 577 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,096 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Chatham County, GA

Primary care physicians in Chatham County, GA see an average of 1,096 patients per year. This represents a 1.88% decrease from the previous year (1,117 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Chatham County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 21.3% between 18 and 34 years, 42.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.6%
Uninsured
47.6%
Employer Coverage
6.68%
Medicaid
6.62%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
12.1%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pooler, GA grew by 10.4% from 10.5% to 11.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pooler, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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