Tyler, TX

104,796 Population
56.6 square miles 1,850.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 35th Highest in TX
Population Density
1,850.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.2%
was 52.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.3%
was 7.9%
Ranked 46th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
26.0%
was 22.5%
Ranked 29th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
14.8%
was 15.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.6
was 4.3
Ranked 10th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
21.7%
was 21.4%
Ranked 46th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$44,507
was $43,222
Ranked 43rd Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.2
53.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.9
was 5.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
385.4
was 375.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,987.1
was 4,114.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
43,363
was 42,802
Ranked 34th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$829
was $853
Ranked 44th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
271
was 259
 
Occupied Housing Units
36,812
was 38,326
 
Homeownership Rate
50.1%
was 51.5%
Ranked 46th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
271
was 134
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
765.7
was 755.8
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.3%
was 19.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 125
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.6
Ranked 35th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.3
was 6.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.7
was 2.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.3%
was 93.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
75.4%
Ranked 37th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.8%
was 98.4%
Ranked 17th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.5%
was 82.7%
Ranked 28th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
28.2%
was 29.1%
Ranked 27th Highest in TX

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