Tyler is a city in Lincoln County, Minnesota, United States. The population in 2018 was estimated to be 1,078.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.01 square miles (5.21 km), of which 1.97 square miles (5.10 km) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km) is water.
U.S. Highway 14 serves as a main route in the community.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,143 people, 520 households, and 292 families residing in the city. The population density was 580.2 inhabitants per square mile (224.0/km). There were 583 housing units at an average density of 295.9 per square mile (114.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.
There were 520 households of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.8% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.85.
The median age in the city was 46.1 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 26.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,218 people, 532 households, and 338 families residing in the city. The population density was 632.8 people per square mile (244.9/km²). There were 577 housing units at an average density of 299.8 per square mile (116.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.78% White, 0.49% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 1.23% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.87% of the population.
There were 532 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.81.
In the city, the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 27.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $31,196, and the median income for a family was $37,841. Males had a median income of $30,592 versus $17,981 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,451. About 3.8% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 14.0% of those age 65 or over.