Tucker, GA

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Living in Tucker

Tucker is a medium-sized town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 36,206 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 85.18% 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 sales jobs (11.61%), office and administrative support (9.86%), and management occupations (9.75%).

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.95 minutes every day commuting to work.

Tucker is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.94% of adults in Tucker have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Tucker in 2010 was $38,704, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,816 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 11.19% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tucker include English, German, Irish, European, and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Tucker's cultural character, accounting for 17.51% of the town’s population.

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