Tyler, TX

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Living in Tyler

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, Tyler isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tyler are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tyler is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tyler who work in sales jobs (12.37%), healthcare (9.82%), and office and administrative support (9.75%).

One thing that you will notice about Tyler is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Tyler a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

The overall education level of Tyler is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.04% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tyler in 2010 was $27,460, 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 $109,840 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 21.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tyler include English, German, Irish, African, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Tyler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.