Tyler is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 103,700 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 (12.04%), office and administrative support (11.81%), and healthcare (8.84%).
The percentage of people in Tyler who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.79% of adults in Tyler have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tyler in 2010 was $25,803, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,212 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 22.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tyler include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Tyler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.