Pooler, Georgia Information:

Pooler is a city in northwestern Chatham County, Georgia, located north of Savannah. In 2010, the population was 19,410 and estimates from 2016 show that the population has increased to almost 24,000 people. From 2000 to 2010 the population tripled in size.

In 2017, Pooler ranked #100 out of 449 of the “Best Places for Millenials in Georgia,” #127 ou of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia,” #129 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Live in Georgia,” #137 of 449 of the “Best Places to Buy a House in Georgia,” #195 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #1 out of 15 of the “Best Places to LIve in Chatham County,” and #2 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in Chatham County.”

The livability index in Pooler is 79, considerably higher than the state average of 67 and the national average of 66. In fact, Pooler receives only A and C grades, “A’ grades in amenities, education, employment, and weather, and “C” grades in housing, crime, and cost of living.”

Facebook Page for Pooler, Georgia:

The Mayor of Pooler is Mike Lamb who can be reached by email a mlamb@pooler-ga.gov.

Pooler City Hall
100 SW Highway 80
Pooler, A 31322
912-746-7261

Crime in Pooler, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Pooler was 186.2, while the U.S. average crime rate was significantly higher at 271.6. When referring to crime rates, it is easier to compare using the same number. For example, in Pooler there were 3,128 total crimes for every 100,0000 residents, which is 8% lower than the Georgia state average of 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 people. However, the crime rate in Pooler is 10% higher than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

With regards to violent crimes, the city of Pooler had only 52 reported crimes but the small population of Pooler makes the crime rate 217 violent crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Yet the violent crime rate in Pooler is still 46% less than the average violent crime rate in the state of Georgia at 398 violent crimes for every 100,000 people, and 44% than the national violent crime rate of 386 crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

Property crime rates occur in Pooler at a rate of 2,912 for every 100,000 people, 3% lower than the average in the state of Georgia with 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 residents and 19% higher than the national average of 2,451 property crimes for every 100,000 ciizens.++ .

As of February 2018, there were eighteen registered sex offenders who live in Pooler, Georgia. The ratio of residents to the number of sex offenders in Pooler is 1,144 to 1. The number of sex offenders compared to the number of residents is considerably smaller than the average in the state of Georgia.

Facts about crime in Pooler:

  • The overall crime rate in Pooler is 10% higher than the national average;
  • Pooler is safer than 39% of the cities in the U.S.;
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pooler has increased by 2%; and
  • In Pooler you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of a crime.

    Pooler, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Pooler Police Department
    100 US-80
    Pooler, GA 31322
    912-748-7333

    Other Information about Pooler Police:

    The Chief of Police for the city of Pooler is Mark Revenewhas who was promoted to Chief in 2010. However, the City of Pooler is advertising for another Police Chief currently, if you are interested visit: http://www.pooler-ga.gov/employment-opportunities. The deadline to apply is February 18, 2018.

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    Local Sex Offender Registry:

    In 2016, there were 49 police officers in Pooler, Georgia. For every 1,000 residents there were 2.04 officers. This is lower than the average in Georgia of 2.50 officers per 1,000 citizens, yet the total crime in Pooler is 8% than the state average.

    Open Records Request in Pooler, Georgia

    Records requests for the city of Pooler are available from the City Clerk’s Office, Maribeth Linder. Maribeth Linder can be reached a 912-748-7261 or mlinder@pooler-ga.gov

    Records requests for Chatham County, Georgia:

    Chatham County Superior Clerk of Court:

    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Pooler, Georgia:

    The Sheriff of Chatham County is Sheriff John T. Wilcher.

    Chatham County Sheriff’s Department
    1050 Carl Griffin Drive
    Savannah, GA 31405
    912-652-7622

    Chatham County Detention Center
    1050 Carl Griffin Drive
    Savannah, GA 3140574A
    912-652-7600

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