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Cost of Living
Cost of living can be the major influence in selecting which location fits best. The rent burden for Tyler is around 16.6% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Tyler is around $884 and the median value for a house for Tyler is around $144,874.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Tyler 9.3% have a graduate degree, 27.6% have a college degree, and 20.5% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Tyler is 1.9% mixed race, 22.3% Hispanic, 2.4% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 2.6% other or not specified, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 67.8% white, and 24.8% black. Tyler has a population density of 715 people per square mile. In Tyler, 7.0% are widows, 61.3% participate in the labor force, 12.4% have some form of disability, and 20.2% live in poverty. In Tyler, 6.4% of the people are veterans. Out of the total city population, 52.6% are female and 47.4% are male. The median age of Tyler is 33 years old.
An overview of Texas
In total, Texas has 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. In terms of resources, Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3, a grocery index rating of 88.9, and a housing index rating of 85.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Texas ranks 40th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 35, and 24% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In the last presidential election 43% of Texas residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. Forty-two percent of Texas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 27,848 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Texas is around 82°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102°F during the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 56°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 48°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16°F in the month of January. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. On average, Texas has an air quality index rating of around 36.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 51.4 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 7.44 inches. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Texas
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of mesquite, catclaw, post oak, and guajillo. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rodents, the opossums, the desert big horn sheep, or the coyotes. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include post oak, mesquite, and live oak. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.