Pooler is one of the fastest growing cities in the state of Georgia. Total population as of the 2013 census report was 21,187 and this number shows an increase of almost 3 ½ times the population growth from the year 2000. New Homes Construction and residential development is at an all-time high to meet the demand from this growing population. Pooler is an ideal location for families who work at the area’s larger local manufacturing companies or who want and easy commute along I-95 to nearby Savannah.
Today, Pooler is the center for commercial development in west Chatham County. Godley Station, the center for business development, has been successful in attracting large companies such as construction equipment manufacturer JC Bamford to the area. The Savannah International Airport, Gulfstream, as well as GA Ports and Mitsubishi are all located nearby. Low crime and a small-town community atmosphere have all been factors in its explosive growth. The next phase of development includes a large retail outlet center and an explosion of restaurants and shopping center are bringing new revenue to the area.