Tracy, CA

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Living in Tracy

Tracy is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 94,740 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Tracy is the 91st largest community in California.

Housing costs in Tracy are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tracy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tracy is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tracy who work in office and administrative support (12.66%), sales jobs (12.27%), and management occupations (8.20%).

Also of interest is that Tracy has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Tracy, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.28 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Tracy are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.02% of adults in Tracy having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tracy in 2018 was $31,540, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,160 for a family of four. However, Tracy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Tracy is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tracy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Tracy, accounting for 39.61% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Tracy residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tracy include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Portuguese.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Tracy's cultural character, accounting for 26.89% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Tracy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.