Tyler, Texas

Jonas Titas 
Tyler EDC
315 N Broadway, Ste 300
Tyler, Texas 75702
  Phone: 903.593.2004 x254
  LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Youtube Flickr

The Tyler Economic Development Council (TEDC) has been assisting new and existing primary employer expansions since 1989 and has been very successful in its approach.

Basic Population Demographics
  2000 Census 2009 Census 2015 Projection
Tyler MSA 174,706 204,665 223,932
Commuting Area (miles/minutes) 17 miles 18 miles 19 miles
Source: US Census, Sites on Texas &                                 TEDC Labor Market Survey

Major Employers
Company Name Industry Category Number of Employees Link 
Trinity Mother Frances Health System Medical 3,652 tmfhs.org
East Texas Medical Center Medical 3,620 etmc.org
Tyler Independent School District Education 2,501 tisd.org
Brookshire Grocery Company Grocery Retail/Distribution 2,213 brookshires.com
Wal-Mart Retail 1,697 walmart.com

Property Tax Information
Property Taxes  Tax Rate/Per $100
Taxing Entity Year - 2010-2011
Tyler $0.20887
Tyler ISD $1.37500
Tyler Junior College $0.18293
Smith County $0.31394
TOTAL: $2.08073

Distance To:
City Miles/Hours To
Dallas, Texas 95 miles/1:50 hours
Shreveport, LA 100 miles/1:45 hours
Houston, Texas 200 miles/3:45 hours
Major Highways (Present in or near my community)
I-20 West/East to Dallas/Shreveport
US Hwy 271 North to Tulsa,OK/Fort Smith, Ark
US Hwy 69 South/North to Beaumont, TX/Tulsa, OK

Utility Information   
Electricity Oncor Charles Hill 903/535-4887 charles.hill@oncor.com
Natural Gas  CenterPoint Energy Claude Figueroa 903/534-9393 x231 claude.figueroa@centerpointenergy.com
Telecommunications Suddenlink Amanda Gadison 903/520-5005 amanda.gadison@suddenlink.com
  ATT Charles White 903/236-1092 cw5195@att.com
Water City of Tyler Greg Morgan 903/531-1234 gmorgan@tylertexas.com
Sewer City of Tyler Greg Morgan 903/531-1234 gmorgan@tylertexas.com

Available Incentives Yes/No
Property Tax Abatement Yes 
Land Discounted
Relocation Incentives Yes
Cash Grants Yes
Employment Incentives Yes
Freeport Exemptions Yes
Enterprise Zones Yes
Enterprise Fund Yes
Training Grants Yes
Revolving Loan Fund Yes