TYLER — The income website NerdWallet.com shows Tyler has been ranked as the number 10 city in the United States for fastest growing income. That’s according to KETK. The website says, “Tyler is a hub for a varied set of industries, including education, research and health care, and boasts an active tech startup scene.”
The website continues, “In 2009, the Tyler Leadership Roundtable began the Industry Growth Initiative, a plan to help the city evolve into an ‘Innovation Economy’ through development of a highly skilled workforce and entrepreneurial culture. The University of Texas at Tyler’s Hibbs Institute for Business and Economic Research is a key player in the growth of Tyler and the rest of East Texas by providing important informational resources that support economic development. Earnings for workers grew 14.5 percent between 2007 and 2011.” You can go to http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/2013/cities-fastest-growing-incomes/ for a more complete rundown.