Tyler, Texas Population 2021

109,619
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Tyler is a city located in Smith County Texas. It is also the county seat of Smith County. With a 2020 population of 109,619, it is the 38th largest city in Texas and the 281st largest city in the United States . Tyler is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 13.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 96,900 in 2010. Tyler reached it's highest population of 109,619 in 2021. Spanning over 58 miles, Tyler has a population density of 1,908 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tyler is $77,196 with a poverty rate of 17.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $923 per month, and the median house value is $160,000. The median age in Tyler is 33.7 years, 32.4 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Tyler Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tyler was:

  • White: 68.83%
  • Black or African American: 24.06%
  • Asian: 2.51%
  • Other race: 2.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Tyler, Texas is 109,619 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 105,668.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 96,900.

Tyler, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021238,7553,0021.26%
2020235,7533,0021.27%
2019232,7513,0021.29%
2018229,7492,5541.11%
2017227,1952,0340.90%
2016225,1612,7711.23%
2015222,3902,7481.24%
2014219,6423,1671.44%
2013216,4751,6640.77%
2012214,8112,0470.95%
2011212,7642,3561.11%
2010210,4080.00%

Tyler Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,12668.83%
Black or African American25,20824.06%
Asian2,6282.51%
Some Other Race2,4942.38%
Two or More Races1,8361.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native4820.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.01%
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Tyler Population by Race

Tyler Population Pyramid $2021

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Tyler Median Age

33.7


Total

32.4


Male

35.8


Female

Tyler Adults

There are 80,669 adults, (16,420 of whom are seniors) in Tyler.

Tyler Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tyler Sex Ratio

Female

54,970

52.46%

Male

49,819

47.54%

Tyler Population by Age

Tyler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tyler Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.5%25.5%
All52.9%47.1%
Male48.4%51.6%
Non Family34.5%65.5%
Female34.1%65.9%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tyler Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,7782.7252.9
Married16,4583.474.5
Non Family13,6531.3334.5
Female5,1313.8434.1
Male1,5364.0648.4

3.46

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Tyler Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,5616.78%
9th to 12th Grade5,2427.79%
High School Graduate13,23119.66%
Some College17,39325.85%
Associates Degree7,05110.48%
Bachelors Degree13,20819.63%
Graduate Degree6,6069.82%
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Tyler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tyler Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37,97636,21215,813
Black15,71913,6672,136
Hispanic11,4845,649873
Other Race1,574948176
Asian1,3771,291772
2+ Races65257882
Native American262216106
Islander131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Tyler Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,096$40,490$29,810
Less Than 9th Grade$22,760$27,260$19,965
High School Graduate$25,246$30,187$21,661
Some College$34,317$38,336$31,272
Bachelors Degree$50,227$62,694$42,060
Graduate Degree$68,550$84,388$51,888

$35,096

Average Earnings

$40,490

Average Male

$29,810

Average Female

Tyler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tyler Language by Age

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Tyler Language

79.28% of Tyler residents speak only English, while 20.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.72% of the population.

Tyler Language

Tyler Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black23,8556,40026.83%
Hispanic22,0695,21523.63%
White50,4815,17710.26%
Asian2,62567725.79%
Multiple1,82229516.19%
Other2,47828011.30%
Native464398.41%

17.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.53%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tyler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tyler is Black, with 26.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tyler is Native, with 8.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.61%.

Tyler Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.11%
High School18.64%
Some College12.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Tyler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.66%
Male Unemployed35.76%
Female Employed8.80%
Male Employed8.79%

Tyler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tyler Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,932$77,196
Families$66,579$94,894
Married Families$85,181$114,009
Non Families$32,263$45,255
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Income by Household Type

Tyler Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Tyler Married by Age and Sex

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Tyler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tyler Marital Status by Race

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Tyler Marital Status

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4,775

Number of Veterans

4,325

Male Veterans

450

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,052
Second Gulf War788
First Gulf War652
Korea432
World War II201

Tyler Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,361
65 to 741,277
35 to 54861
55 to 64809
18 to 34467

Tyler Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5436.30%
Black1,0475.37%
Hispanic2071.42%
Native American7819.50%
2+ Races718.40%
Asian321.80%
Other Race40.22%

Tyler Veterans by Race

Tyler Veterans by Education

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12.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tyler Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tyler Employment by Age

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Tyler Employment by Race

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Tyler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.77%

Born in Tyler

89.71%

Native Born

10.29%

Foreign Born

6.33%

Non Citizen

3.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.71% of Tyler residents were born in the United States, with 66.77% having been born in Texas. 6.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tyler Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021109,6191,3171.22%
2020108,3021,3171.23%
2019106,9851,3171.25%
2018105,6689300.89%
2017104,7388340.80%
2016103,9041,1921.16%
2015102,7121,1551.14%
2014101,5571,8271.83%
201399,7307890.80%
201298,9419260.94%
201198,0158750.90%
201097,14013,4901.51%
200083,6508,2001.04%
199075,4504,9420.68%
198070,50812,7382.01%
197057,7706,5401.21%
196051,23012,2622.77%
195038,96810,6893.26%
194028,27911,1665.15%
193017,1135,0283.54%
192012,0851,6851.51%
191010,4002,3312.57%
19008,0691,1611.57%
18906,9080.00%

Tyler Population by Year