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Tyler, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Tyler had a population of 108,215 as of July 1, 2019. Tyler ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tyler is located at latitude 32.3513 and longitude -95.3011 in Smith County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tyler encompass a land area of 56.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Smith County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 538 feet.

The City of Tyler (GNIS ID: 2412122) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Tyler is located within Tyler Division of Smith County.


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Tyler, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tyler, TX Housing Affordability Index is 144
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Tyler, TX Wealth Index is 85
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 108,215
Population in Households 104,199
Population in Familes 82,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,016
Population Density 1,911
Diversity Index1 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,715
Average Household Income $73,666
Per Capita Income $28,471
Wealth Index3 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 45,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,871 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,931 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,749 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $157,836
Housing Affordability Index2 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 41,802
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 25,798
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.15% 0.8%
Households 1.02% 0.78%
Families 1.01% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Tyler, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tyler to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 38 98th
Population Density # 327 81st
Diversity Index # 168 90th
Median Household Income # 890 49th
Per Capita Income # 581 67th

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