As the largest community in East Texas, with an MSA population of over 190,000, Tyler offers all the amenities of a much larger city with the convenience and friendliness of a small town.

Three hospital systems provide advanced medical care equal to any city in the country. A strong tax base allows city services and local infrastructure to keep pace with growth. A highly skilled workforce is supported by three colleges and universities.

Tyler also offers a quality of life that is impressive for a community of its size. An active fine and performing arts community includes symphonies, theaters and museums. Outdoor recreational opportunities abound within minutes of Tyler, including dozens of lakes for fishing and boating. Multiple public and private golf courses take advantage of the area’s natural beauty.


And Tyler State Park offers over 900 acres of natural wooded beauty and a spring-fed lake within 15 minutes of downtown.

For detailed demographic and economic data, visit Tyler Economic Development Council at

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