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Tucker, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Tucker had a population of 28,331 as of July 1, 2017. Tucker ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tucker is located at latitude 33.853 and longitude -84.2211 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tucker (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,125 feet.

The City of Tucker (GNIS ID: 2783946) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Tucker is located within Tucker Division of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tucker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Tucker, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,331
Daytime Population: Workers 26,387
Daytime Population: Residents 13,849
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 28,053
Population in Familes 22,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 278
Population Density2 2,365
Diversity Index3 63
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,653
Average Household Income $87,279
Per Capita Income $35,631

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,034 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,819 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,612 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 603 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $243,872
Average Home Value $259,250
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,431
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,283
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.51%
Households 0.47% 0.57%
Families 0.35% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Tucker, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tucker to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 38 94th
Population Density # 49 92nd
Diversity Index # 109 83rd
Median Household Income # 43 93rd
Per Capita Income # 33 95th

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