Tyler is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 105,729 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Tyler is the 34th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tyler is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tyler is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tyler who work in sales jobs (12.18%), office and administrative support (11.86%), and healthcare (9.30%).
One thing noticeable about Tyler, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Tyler is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Tyler a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The overall education level of Tyler is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.60% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tyler in 2010 was $26,620, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,480 for a family of four. However, Tyler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tyler is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tyler home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tyler residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Tyler also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tyler include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Tyler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.