The City of Tyler has continued to grow since its foundation in 1846, showing signs of a healthy city ready for expansion and overflowing with opportunities. The metropolitan area has an established trend of growth. The City of Tyler has experienced double-digit growth over the past four decades according to the US Census Bureau.
The recent 2020 census projections estimate the Tyler MSA population is 233,479. While many cities are growing older in age, Tyler is one of few Texas communities attracting a younger population and has a current median age of 34.3.