Tracy has the 284th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 4.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Tracy is part of the Stockton metro area. Unemployment in the Stockton area is 7%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Stockton has the 104th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Tracy is below average at $45,330, and the median cost of a home in Tracy is $273,300, which is above the national average. 22% of workers in Tracy hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 83% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Tracy. 76% of Tracy workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 14% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Tracy spend an average of 41 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.