Tucker, GA

Tucker profile

Living in Tucker

Tucker is a medium-sized town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 36,395 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tucker is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tucker is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tucker who work in management occupations (10.16%), office and administrative support (9.89%), and sales jobs (9.16%).

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.

In Tucker, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.17 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Tucker ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Tucker, 47.62% 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 2018 was $40,002, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,008 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 12.16% 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 17.33% of the town’s population.

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