Tucker, GA
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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 85.96% 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 (13.59%), office and administrative support (11.66%), and sales jobs (10.46%).

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 town 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.

In Tucker, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.76 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 citizens of Tucker are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.60% of adults in Tucker have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tucker in 2010 was $31,766, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,064 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 10.16% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tucker include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Ethiopian.

In addition, Tucker has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.95%).

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