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Tyler, the "Rose Capital of America", is a bustling city of almost 100,000 in the piney woods of northeast Texas.

Tyler sports a consistently mild climate that is ideal for the rosebush. Tyler is home to the University of Texas at Tyler.

Tyler, Texas
Sunrise over Toledo Bend reservoir, not too far from Tyler | See more photos!
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Tyler State Park is just outside the city and the surrounding 25 freshwater lakes offer abundant fishing and boating activities.

Among GreatPlacesToRetire, Tyler is among the top 10 best retirement cities in America ranking high in population growth, demographic diversity, water quality, medical care and taxes. Tyler ranks low in family income and proximity to nearest large city.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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