Tyler

A quiet, relaxed, and casual city best known for its beautiful roses.

Welcome to Tyler

A quiet, relaxed, and casual city best known for its beautiful roses
 
Centrally located in Northeast Texas, Tyler is best known for its roses. Thousands of rose bushes surround the town’s Municipal Rose Garden, and a Rose Museum explores the history of the city’s annual Texas Rose Festival. 
 
This area is also a hub of restaurants and retail and is easily accessible to several major cities throughout the state. There are also attractions and adventures for the whole family, and many social events are scheduled annually.
 

What to Love

  • The beauty of the city’s thousands of rose bushes
  • Lots of restaurants and retail
  • Attractions and adventures for the whole family

People & Lifestyle

Families choose Tyler for its quiet, calm, and natural beauty.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

A wide variety of dining options dominate Tyler. Local favorites include Javi’s, offering a mix of tacos and Tex-Mex, and 1836 Texas Kitchen, featuring a menu full of Texas-inspired entrees and dishes from different regions of the state. Plates include chicken fried steak, authentic enchiladas, gumbos, Latin street sandwiches, shrimp and grits, and fried green tomato salad.
 
At The Grove Kitchen and Gardens, located on a sprawling historic farm, you’ll find an emphasis on farm-to-table food, and Stanley’s Famous Pit Barbeque is an unpretentious eatery and bar with outdoor seating and live music.
 

Things to Do

Several private country clubs offer world-class golf experiences in Tyler. Hollytree Country Club has been visited by golf legends like Greg Norman, Payne Stewart, and Lee Trevino. Cascades Country Club offers a diverse menu of amenities and social events.
 
The East Texas State Fair, organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes and responsible for $877,000 in scholarships since 1992, entertains residents for two weeks at the end of September.
 
The Red Dirt Festival, one of the most premier and unique music and food experiences in Texas, takes place on the brick streets of the downtown square in Tyler every May. Offering food from more than 30 of the most celebrated barbecue restaurants in Texas, the event also features music—for nearly 12 hours!—on two stages.
 

Schools

Tyler is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
 
  • Grace Community School, grades K-12
  • Tyler School District, grades K-12
  • Brook Hill School, grades Pre-K-1 for day school and 8-12 for boarding school, named the #1 Best Private School in East Texas

 

 
 

Overview for Tyler, TX

130,884 people live in Tyler, where the median age is 36.2 and the average individual income is $28,486.85. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

130,884

Total Population

36.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$28,486.85

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Tyler, TX

Tyler has 44,779 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Tyler do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 130,884 people call Tyler home. The population density is 800.95 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

130,884

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.2

Median Age

47.87 / 52.13%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
44,779

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$28,486.85

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Tyler, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Tyler. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Cumberland Academy Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
The Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Birdwell Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Caldwell Arts Academy
PUBLIC
K - 7th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
John Tyler High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Robert E Lee High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Moore Mst Magnet School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Woods Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
East Texas Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Cumberland Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Tyler Classical Academy
PUBLIC
K - 11th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Azleway - Willow Bend
PUBLIC
2nd - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Bonner Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Douglas Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Griffin Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Jones Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Peete Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
T J Austin Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Dr Bryan C Jack Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Alvin V Anderson Rise Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Dixie Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
All Saints Episcopal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 2nd
No rating available
Cumberland High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Ut Tyler University Academy At Tyler
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
Clarkston Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ramey Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Tyler Independent School District Early College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Grace Community School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Tyler Adventist School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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