Tuckerton, NJ

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Living in Tuckerton

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 3,388 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Tuckerton is the 377th largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tuckerton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tuckerton is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Tuckerton who work in office and administrative support (15.01%), sales jobs (10.11%), and management occupations (9.50%).

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.

In terms of college education, Tuckerton is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.40% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tuckerton in 2018 was $32,553, 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 $130,212 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 Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Tuckerton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.