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Wixom, MI
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Wixom profile

Living in Wixom

Wixom is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 17,152 people and five associated neighborhoods, Wixom is the 74th 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.

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.

Of important note, Wixom is also a city of artists. Wixom has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wixom’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Wixom telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.34% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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

Being a small city, Wixom does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wixom. 51.57% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wixom in 2018 was $46,703, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,812 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, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Wixom's cultural character, accounting for 19.79% of the city’s population.

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