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Tuckerton, NJ
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Tuckerton profile


Living in Tuckerton



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 3,671 people and six associated neighborhoods, Tuckerton is the 364th largest community in New Jersey.

Also of interest is that Tuckerton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.19% 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.

Tuckerton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Tuckerton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.39 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Tuckerton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.59% of adults in Tuckerton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tuckerton in 2018 was $43,962, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,848 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 Italian, Irish, German, English, and Norwegian.

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