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Population (year 2000): 26,532
Males: 12,767 (48.1%), Females: 13,765 (51.9%)

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Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $59,953 (year 2000)
Median house value: $157,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Tucker:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.7%)
  • Black (14.1%)
  • Hispanic (7.7%)
  • Other race (2.7%)
  • Asian Indian (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Korean (1.6%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Vietnamese (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (12.5%), Irish (10.2%), German (10.0%), United States (8.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Scottish (3.1%).

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Elevation: 1117 feet

Land area: 12.0 square miles

Tucker,

For population 25 years and over in Tucker

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tucker CDP

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

16.6% Foreign born (6.4% Asia, 6.3% Latin America, 2.4% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springs, GA Sandy (11.7 miles pop. 85,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (14.0 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (601.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA (3.1 miles Clarkston, Lake, GA Pine (4.3 miles Mountain, GA Stone (4.7 miles GA (4.9 miles Scottdale, GA Doraville, (5.2 miles Decatur, GA (5.8 miles North GA Norcross, (6.1 miles GA Lilburn, (6.1 miles

Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 84.22 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.3%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,373 (+31.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,227 (15.6%)

Average climate in Tucker, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tucker-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Tucker city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1975, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 152 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Shane Sieg - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 23, 1982), Tavares Kearney - College football player (Georgia Bulldogs).


Main business address for: SED INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC (WHOLESALE-COMPUTER & PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT & SOFTWARE), SOUTHERN SCOTTISH INNS INC (PATENT OWNERS & LESSORS), VIDEO DISPLAY CORP (ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS & ACCESSORIES), OGLETHORPE POWER CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospital/medical center in Tucker:
  • EMORY NORTHLAKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CEN (1455 MONTREAL ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tucker:
  • DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; DECATUR, GA)
  • WESLEY WOODS GERIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; ATLANTA, GA)
  • WESLEY WOODS LTC (about 8 miles; BRIARCLIFF, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tucker:
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 20 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 21 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • ATHENS/BEN EPPS (about 63 miles; ATHENS, GA; ID: AHN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tucker:
  • DEKALB-PEACHTREE (about 6 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: PDK)
  • GWINNETT COUNTY - BRISCOE FIELD (about 21 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; ID: LZU)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 22 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)

Amtrak station near Tucker:
  • 13 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tucker:
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 8 miles; DECATUR, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,486)
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 10,839)
  • GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 8,213)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 14 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 17,302)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
Public high school in Tucker:
  • TUCKER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,296; Location: 5036 LAVISTA ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tucker:
  • NESBIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,123; Location: 6575 CHEROKEE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • IDLEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 650; Location: 1484 IDLEWOOD ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BROCKETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 1855 BROCKETT ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MIDVALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 3836 MIDVALE ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LIVSEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 4137 LIVSEY ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Tucker:
  • TORAH DAY SCHOOL OF ATLANTA (Students: 271; Location: 1901 MONTREAL RD SUITE 137; Grades: KG - 8)

Notable locations in Tucker: Stone Mountain Industrial Park (A), Tucker Commercial Industrial Park (B), Royal Atlanta Business Park (C), Reid Cofer Library (D).

Shopping Centers: Town Square Shopping Center (1), Brockett Plaza Shopping Center (2), Brockett Square Shopping Center (3).

Church in Tucker: Rehoboth Church (A).

Cemeteries: Floral Hills Memorial Garden (1), Rehoboth Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Louise, Lake (A), Twin Brothers Lake (B), Lake Louise (C), Lake Ivanhoe (D), Lake Erin (E).

Parks in Tucker include: Henderson Park (1), Kelley C Cofer Park (2), Montreal Park (3), Tucker Park (4).


Tucker compared to Georgia state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Tucker:
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAFS (920 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNIV (970 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAEC (860 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tucker:
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W221AZ (92.1 FM; LILBURN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tucker:
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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