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.

Unlike some boroughs, Tuckerton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tuckerton are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (14.69%), sales jobs (11.75%), and teaching (8.69%).

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.

One downside of living in Tuckerton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.02 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small borough, Tuckerton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Tuckerton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.46% of adults in Tuckerton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tuckerton in 2010 was $26,232, 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 $104,928 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 Portuguese.