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Wylie, TX
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Wylie profile

Living in Wylie

Wylie is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 60,943 people and 11 associated neighborhoods, Wylie is the 65th largest community in Texas. Wylie has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Wylie, where the median household income is $109,465.00.

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

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

A relatively large number of people in Wylie telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.58% 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.

Wylie is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Wylie’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Wylie, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.76 minutes every day commuting to work.

Wylie is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.79% of adults in Wylie 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 Wylie in 2018 was $40,625, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,500 for a family of four.

Wylie is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wylie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wylie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wylie also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wylie include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

In addition, Wylie has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.36%).

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