Tucker, Georgia Population 2021

36,889
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Tucker is a city located in DeKalb County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 36,889, it is the 26th largest city in Georgia and the 1064th largest city in the United States . Tucker is currently growing at a rate of 0.67% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Tucker reached it's highest population of 36,889 in 2021. Spanning over 20 miles, Tucker has a population density of 1,833 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tucker is $94,853 with a poverty rate of 9.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,075 per month, and the median house value is $256,200. The median age in Tucker is 43.8 years, 42.8 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Tucker Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tucker was:

  • White: 52.28%
  • Black or African American: 36.69%
  • Asian: 6.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.25%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tucker, Georgia is 36,889 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,148.

Tucker, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,80252.28%
Black or African American13,19636.69%
Asian2,1986.11%
Two or More Races1,1693.25%
Some Other Race4771.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1230.34%
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Tucker Population by Race

Tucker Population Pyramid $2021

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Tucker Median Age

43.8


Total

42.8


Male

45


Female

Tucker Adults

There are 29,457 adults, (6,052 of whom are seniors) in Tucker.

Tucker Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tucker Sex Ratio

Female

18,724

52.06%

Male

17,241

47.94%

Tucker Population by Age

Tucker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tucker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All63.6%36.4%
Male57.7%42.3%
Non Family50%50%
Female44.7%55.3%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tucker Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4792.4563.6
Married6,1313.0582.8
Non Family5,7261.2850
Female1,8753.4544.7
Male7474.0657.7

3.13

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Tucker Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4885.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,2774.70%
High School Graduate4,68417.23%
Some College5,04418.56%
Associates Degree1,7446.42%
Bachelors Degree7,19526.47%
Graduate Degree5,74621.14%
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Tucker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tucker Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,21812,6947,646
Black9,2348,3323,389
Hispanic2,7371,495752
Asian1,6891,293880
2+ Races567567274
Other Race35531775
Native American949447

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.85%.

Tucker Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,224$47,749$42,146
Less Than 9th Grade$25,313$25,799$22,716
High School Graduate$27,275$36,099$17,445
Some College$37,723$40,099$33,426
Bachelors Degree$60,241$67,791$49,911
Graduate Degree$72,629$75,068$70,438

$44,224

Average Earnings

$47,749

Average Male

$42,146

Average Female

Tucker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tucker Language by Age

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Tucker Language

78.84% of Tucker residents speak only English, while 21.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.04% of the population.

Tucker Language

Tucker Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,9821,76113.56%
White15,5288105.22%
Asian2,19444220.15%
Hispanic4,3693969.06%
Other47715933.33%
Multiple1,16913911.89%

9.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

9.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tucker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tucker is Other, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tucker is White, with 5.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.21%.

Tucker Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School20.26%
Less Than 9th Grade13.43%
Some College9.40%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%

Tucker Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.77%
Female Unemployed11.32%
Female Employed6.62%
Male Employed5.27%

Tucker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tucker Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,522$94,853
Families$91,641$113,478
Married Families$110,281-
Non Families$44,857$62,798
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Income by Household Type

Tucker Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Tucker Married by Age and Sex

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Tucker Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tucker Marital Status by Race

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Tucker Marital Status

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1,864

Number of Veterans

1,549

Male Veterans

315

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam597
Second Gulf War343
First Gulf War298
Korea157
World War II131

Tucker Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+507
65 to 74451
55 to 64388
35 to 54277
18 to 34241

Tucker Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1387.12%
Black6656.34%
2+ Races558.08%
Hispanic361.20%
Other Race61.69%

Tucker Veterans by Race

Tucker Veterans by Education

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11.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tucker Veterans by Education

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68.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tucker Employment by Age

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Tucker Employment by Race

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Tucker Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.25%

Born in Tucker

82.67%

Native Born

17.33%

Foreign Born

7.39%

Non Citizen

9.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.67% of Tucker residents were born in the United States, with 39.25% having been born in Georgia. 7.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tucker Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202136,8892470.67%
202036,6422470.68%
201936,3952470.68%
201836,1481240.34%
201736,0241550.43%
201635,8694641.31%
201535,4054711.35%
201434,9343330.96%
201334,6013581.05%
201234,2435291.57%
201133,7143030.91%
201033,4110.00%

Tucker Population by Year