Tuckerton, NJ
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Tuckerton is a very small coastal borough (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 3,377 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Tuckerton is the 377th largest community in New Jersey.

Tuckerton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tuckerton is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tuckerton who work in office and administrative support (14.60%), sales jobs (13.13%), and management occupations (8.36%).

One of the nice things about Tuckerton is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

In Tuckerton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Tuckerton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.39% of adults in Tuckerton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tuckerton in 2010 was $28,338, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,352 for a family of four. However, Tuckerton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Tuckerton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tuckerton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tuckerton include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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