Tucker, GA

Tucker profile

Living in Tucker

Tucker is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 37,005 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Tucker is the 27th 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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tucker is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tucker who work in office and administrative support (9.70%), teaching (9.02%), and sales jobs (8.91%).

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.

Of important note, Tucker is also a city of artists. Tucker has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Tucker’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.60% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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 33.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Tucker is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.92% 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 2018 was $40,121, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,484 for a family of four. However, Tucker contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Tucker is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 10.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tucker include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Tucker's cultural character, accounting for 16.40% of the city’s population.

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