Wixom, MI

Wixom profile

Living in Wixom

Wixom is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 14,049 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Wixom is the 87th largest community in Michigan.

Wixom real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Wixom house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Wixom isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wixom are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wixom is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wixom who work in office and administrative support (11.64%), sales jobs (10.76%), and management occupations (9.29%).

Also of interest is that Wixom has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Wixom, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

Wixom is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Wixom ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Wixom, 43.50% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Wixom in 2018 was $36,965, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,860 for a family of four. However, Wixom contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wixom is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wixom home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wixom residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wixom include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

In addition, Wixom has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.34%).

The most common language spoken in Wixom is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.