Tucker is a medium-sized town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 28,892 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Tucker is the 33rd largest community in Georgia.
Tucker real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Tucker house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Tucker is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tucker is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tucker who work in management occupations (12.78%), office and administrative support (11.14%), and sales jobs (10.11%).
Also of interest is that Tucker has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Tucker is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tucker, the average commute to work is 30.46 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Tucker use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Tucker‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of Tucker ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Tucker, 46.76% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Tucker in 2010 was $31,428, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,712 for a family of four. However, Tucker contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tucker is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Tucker home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tucker residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Tucker also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.66% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tucker include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
In addition, Tucker has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.54%).
The most common language spoken in Tucker is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.