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 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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tracy who work in sales jobs (14.46%), office and administrative support (12.26%), and management occupations (9.86%).
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.
One downside of living in Tracy is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tracy, the average commute to work is 36.06 minutes, which is quite a bit 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 23.14% of adults in Tracy having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tracy in 2010 was $25,845, 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 $103,380 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 38.09% 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 Irish, Italian, English, and Portuguese.
Tracy also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.67%.
The most common language spoken in Tracy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.