Tucker, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
36,994
0.626% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.8
3.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
8.52% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$80,311
6.55% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$331,100
15.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tucker, GA had a population of 37k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $80,311. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tucker, GA grew from 36,764 to 36,994, a 0.626% increase and its median household income grew from $75,377 to $80,311, a 6.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tucker, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.04%), White (Hispanic) (5.2%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.11%).

None of the households in Tucker, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.1% of the residents in Tucker, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tucker, GA are Woodruff Medical and Wellness Training (481146) (180 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Tucker, GA was $331,100, and the homeownership rate was 64.5%.

Most people in Tucker, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Tucker, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tucker, GA is home to a population of 37k people, from which 92.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 16.5% of Tucker, GA residents were born outside of the country (6.1k people).

In 2022, there were 1.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.8k people) in Tucker, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.23k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.1%
2022 Citizenship
92.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.1% of Tucker, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tucker, GA was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tucker, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.8k ± 1.34k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.3k ± 1.57k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.23k ± 752
10.5%
Hispanic Population
3.9k people

In 2022, there were 1.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.8k people) in Tucker, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.23k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.5% of the people in Tucker, GA are hispanic (3.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tucker, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.1k people
16.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.95k people

As of 2022, 16.5% of Tucker, GA residents (6.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tucker, GA was 16.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    541 ± 265
  2. Vietnam
    494 ± 147
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    259 ± 112

Tucker, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tucker, GA employs 18.3k people. The largest industries in Tucker, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,227 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,206 people), and Retail Trade (1,788 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($105,962), Information ($96,250), and Public Administration ($90,278).

Occupations

18.3k
2022 Value
± 1,282
−0.283%
1 Year decline
± 9.76%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tucker, GA declined at a rate of −0.283%, from 18.4k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tucker, GA, are Management Occupations (1,775 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,662 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,641 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tucker, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.3k
2022 Value
± 1,282
−0.283%
1 Year decline
± 9.76%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tucker, GA declined at a rate of −0.283%, from 18.4k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tucker, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,227 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,206 people), and Retail Trade (1,788 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tucker, GA, though some of these residents may live in Tucker, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,303
Median earning men ± $6,434
$45,468
Median earning women ± $5,474

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($103,750), Public Administration ($80,707), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($78,879).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($103,100), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,109), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,961).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Tucker, GA awarded 180 degrees. The student population of Tucker, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 11 male students and 73 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tucker, GA are Black or African American (142 and 80.7%), followed by White (12 and 6.82%), Asian (8 and 4.55%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 4.55%).

The largest universities in Tucker, GA by number of degrees awarded are Woodruff Medical and Wellness Training (481146) (180 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Tucker, GA are Medical Assistant (69 and 38.3%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (59 and 32.8%), and Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services (52 and 28.9%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tucker, GA was $331,100 in 2022, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $287,600 to $331,100, a 15.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Tucker, GA is 64.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tucker, GA have an average commute time of 29.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tucker, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tucker, GA is $80,311. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Tucker, GA was Census Tract 219.12 with a value of $148,889, followed by Census Tract 218.08 and Census Tract 220.01, with respective values of $122,135 and $98,500.

Property

$331,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,816
$9,620
Median Property Taxes
±$788

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Rent vs Own

64.5%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.5% of the housing units in Tucker, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 219.12
  2. Census Tract 218.08
  3. Census Tract 220.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tucker, GA was Census Tract 219.12 with a value of $148,889, followed by Census Tract 218.08 and Census Tract 220.01, with respective values of $122,135 and $98,500.

The following map shows all of the places in Tucker, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$80,311
Median Household Income
± $4,077
14.9k
Number of Households
± 1,083

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.9k households in Tucker, GA grew to $80,311 from the previous year's value of $75,377.

The following chart displays the households in Tucker, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tucker, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.3%)
  3. Carpooled (10.7%)

In 2022, 67.5% of workers in Tucker, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.3%) and those who carpooled to work (10.7%).

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Commute Time

29.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tucker, GA have a longer commute time (29.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.42% of the workforce in Tucker, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tucker, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tucker, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tucker, GA (4.09k out of 36.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tucker, GA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

85.9% of the population of Tucker, GA has health coverage, with 47.8% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 9.42% on non-group plans, and 1.68% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in DeKalb County, GA see 912 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.219% decrease from the previous year (914 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1690 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 299 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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912 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in DeKalb County, GA

Primary care physicians in DeKalb County, GA see an average of 912 patients per year. This represents a 0.219% decrease from the previous year (914 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in DeKalb County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 42.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.1%
Uninsured
47.8%
Employer Coverage
11.8%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
9.42%
Non-Group
1.68%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tucker, GA grew by 4.65% from 13.5% to 14.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tucker, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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