Tyler is located in east Texas. Tyler is part of Smith County. Tyler has 53.86 square miles of land area and 0.53 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Tyler population is 99,344, which has grown 18.76% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Tyler median household income is $42,752 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.14% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 31.68% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Tyler median house value is $130,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 61.08% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 59.27% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Tyler is worse than the state average in quality. The Tyler area code is 903.