Wixom is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 13,746 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wixom is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wixom is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wixom who work in office and administrative support (12.27%), sales jobs (11.34%), and management occupations (10.17%).
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 is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.21% of adults in Wixom have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Wixom in 2010 was $32,085, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,340 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 Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Wixom is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.