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What Bert Has To Say About Tyler Metro Area

Tyler is the commercial and cultural capital of the East Texas region, a large area of “piney woods” and traditions more reminiscent of the South than the dry, dusty plains Texas is more famous for. The area came to prominence with the huge oil boom of the 1920’s and 1930’s, and that wealth and exuberance left an imprint on the city core still evident today.

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Quick Facts About Tyler

    The unemployment rate in Tyler is 4.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tyler jobs have Increased by 1.20 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Tyler's cost of living is 11.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Tyler's population is 103,700 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 37.44 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Tyler is $138,594. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.83 percent.
    Tyler public schools spend $9,721 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Tyler.

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re: Great town! - 5/13/2015
I was so happy to find your post as I have placed an offer to buy a home in East Tyler just outside the loop. I live in Los Angeles now and, unlike those who posted... (read more)
re: Tyler is GREAT for the elderly - 7/27/2009
I did research on the utilities, which are deregulated like Dallas. I found that the rates are the same. You research online for the best rate for your usage, and length... (read more)
Retiring in Tyler
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