Tracy, CA


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Tracy is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 87,075 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, Tracy isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tracy are a mix 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 sales jobs (13.32%), office and administrative support (13.27%), and management occupations (10.48%).

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 36.53 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The population of Tracy overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Tracy, 22.07% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tracy in 2010 was $26,121, 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 $104,484 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. The greatest number of Tracy residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Tracy also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tracy include Irish, Italian, English, and Portuguese.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Tracy's cultural character, accounting for 24.84% of the city’s population.

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