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 86.94% 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 office and administrative support (11.80%), management occupations (10.75%), and sales jobs (10.62%).

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 33.92 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Tucker is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Tucker area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The education level of Tucker ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Tucker, 49.10% 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 $36,552, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,208 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. Important ancestries of people in Tucker include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Ethiopian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Tucker's cultural character, accounting for 18.69% of the town’s population.

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