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Should you move to Wylie, Texas? Is Wylie,Texas a good place to live? When determining what cities are good for your personality type, life situation, and personal preferences, there are many factors to consider including climate, cost of living, community, job opportunities, population makeup, activities, and things to do.

With data on over 50,000 cities in the United States, Dwellics makes it easy to find the best place for you to move based on your personal preferences. This page contains detailed facts and statistics to help you determine if moving to Wylie, Texas is the right decision for you.

Cost of living in Wylie, Texas

Is it expensive to live in Wylie, Texas? When calculating the cost of living in Wylie, Texas we factor in state income tax rates, average housing rental prices, average property values, cost of living index, and more.

The cost of living in Wylie, Texas is highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States and the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in Texas, while median household income in Wylie is $92,395 which is the highest Analytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States and the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in Texas.

Taxes in Wylie, Texas

The sales tax rate in Wylie, Texas is 6.2%. Last year, the average property taxes paid was 1.9% Wylie, Texas.

The state of Texas is one of the states with no state income taxes.

Housing costs in Wylie, Texas

In Wylie, Texas, 78.4% of the population owns their homes, while approximately 21.6% rent. The average cost of a single-family home in Wylie, Texas in 2021 is $315,099 which is the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States and the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in Texas. The average one-bedroom apartment cost is approximately $1,388 per month.

Rental SizeMonthly CostCompared to Texas
1 Bedroom$1,388the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest
2 Bedroom$1,655the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest
3 Bedroom$2,137the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest
4 Bedroom$2,828the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest

Climate in Wylie, Texas

What is the climate like in Wylie, Texas? There are many important factors that may affect your personal climate preferences including average temperature and humidity, annual rainfall and snow, number of cloudy days, wind speeds, and more.

Climate comfort in Wylie, Texas

In a typical year, Wylie, Texas temperatures fall below 50F° for 85 days per year. Annual precipitation in Wylie is typically 39 inches per year (moderateAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the US) and snow covers the ground 0 days per year or 0% of the year (the lowestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the US). It may be helpful to understand the yearly precipitation by imagining 8 straight days of moderate rain per year. The humidity in Wylie, Texas is below 60% for approximately 165.6 days or 45.4% of the year.

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Climate Mood comfort

Sunrise and sunset times vary by region in the United States. The duration of each day and the amount of sunlight can affect people's moods in a significant way. In Wylie,Texas, the shortest day starts at 07:44 a.m. and ends at 05:18 p.m. and lasts for 9 hours 57 minutes. The longest day starts at 06:17 a.m. and ends at 08:38 p.m. and lasts for 14 hours 19 minutes.

Is Wylie, Texas a safe place to live?

Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 82.1 to Wylie, Texas (with 100 being the best). This score helps find the safest places to live in America. When determining if Wylie, Texas is a safe place to live, we analyze factors including air quality, water quality, crime rates, natural disaster frequency, substance abuse rates, cancer instances, and more.

Crime rates in Wylie, Texas

In Wylie, Texas, violent crime rates are considered to be highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Arson crimes are highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest and property crimes, including vandalism rank highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest.

Environmental Hazards Wylie, Texas

In Wylie, Texas, cancer instances are considered to be the lowestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Substance abuse in Wylie, Texas is the lowestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research.

Natural Disasters in Wylie, Texas

Natural Disaster CategoryProbability
EarthquakesEarthquakes in Wylieare unlikely
HurricanesHurricanes inWylie are unlikely
Severe StormsSevere Storms inWylie are high risk
TornadosTornadoes in Wylieare possible
VolcanoesVolcanic hazard in Wylie is unlikely
WildfiresWildfires in Wylieare low

Smoking Laws in Wylie, Texas

Smoking is prohibited inside restaurants in Wylie. Smoking inside of workplaces in Wylie is not prohibited. The use of e-cigarettes is banned. In Wylie, Texas marijuana use is not legal.

Air & Water Quality in Wylie, Texas

Wylie, Texas has good air quality 93% of the time or 339 days per year. The water quality index calculated by Dwellics team in Wylie is 100 out of 100 (100 being the best) based on the number of acute health-based violations for every water utility in the last 5 years.

Does Wylie, Texas have good schools?

When determining if Wylie, Texas, has good schools, we analyze key factors including math proficiency, reading/language proficiency, students-per-teacher ratio, average teacher salaries, National Blue Ribbon awards, Spelling Bee and STEM/non-STEM national competitions, and more.

SchoolsNational RankingsPrivate School Enrollment
Elementary schools in WylieRank 63.6Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 63.6 to elementary education in Wylie, Texas (with 100 being the best). in the country.5.4%
Middle schools in WylieRank 64.2Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 64.2 to middle education in Wylie, Texas (with 100 being the best). in the country.4.5%
High schools in WylieRank 61.7Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Wylie, Texas (with 100 being the best). in the country.7.7%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 0 winners in the Wylie, Texas in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Wylie, Texas

There are 7 public elementary schools in Wylie, Texas. The public elementary schools in Wylie are rated 63.6 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 5.4% are enrolled at private schools in Wylie.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Wylie, Texas at the elementary level is 67.3%, and proficient in reading & language arts 62.5%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Wylie is $50,127 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Wylie is 15.

Middle Schools in Wylie, Texas

There are 6 public middle schools inWylie, Texas. The public middle schools in Wylie are rated 64.2 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 4.5% are enrolled at private schools in Wylie.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Wylie, Texas at the elementary level is 75%, and proficient in reading & language arts 65.4%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Wylie is $50,127 per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Wylie is 16.

High Schools in Wylie, Texas

There are 3 high schools in Wylie, Texas. The public high schools in Wylie are rated 61.7 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 7.7% are enrolled at private schools in Wylie.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Wylie, Texas at the elementary level is 73%, and proficient in reading & language arts 71%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Wylie is $50,127 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Wylie is 16.

Infrastructure and Government in Wylie, Texas

Wylie, Texas is a mid-size suburb in a metro area in the Central Time Zone. The wireless internet speeds in Wylie are approximately 68 Mbps, while wired internet connections average a speed of 176 Mbps.

Transportation in Wylie, Texas

The nearest airport to Wylie is 23 miles away. The nearest coastline is 255 miles away. Compared to national averages, traffic on highways and roads in Wylie is the lowestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest. The road network is highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest.

Community Demographics in Wylie, Texas

In terms of political views, the Wylie population skews Republican. The top religion in Wylie is Protestant. The top age group is 25-44 per census data.

Household Types in Wylie, Texas

Household TypePercentage of Population
Singles in Wylie43.1%
Married Couples in Wylie56.9%

Age Groups of People Living in Wylie, Texas

Age GroupPercentage of Population
18 to 24 year olds8.1%
25 to 44 year olds30.1%
45 to 64 year olds23.7%
65+ year olds7.6%

Race Diversity in Wylie, Texas

The Race Diversity score in Wylie, Texas is 33.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Race DiversityPercentage of Population
Latino/Hispanics21.1%
Whites71.5%
Black or African Americans12%
American Indian & Alaska Natives0.5%
Asians8.4%
Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders0%
Multi4.3%
Other3.3%

The Religion of people living in Wylie, Texas

The primary religious affiliation in Wylie, Texas is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score inWylie, Texas is 25.4.Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant32.2%
Catholic14.2%
Orthodox0%
Other / Christian0%
Mormon1.7%
Jewish0.2%
Muslim2.9%
Buddhist0%
Hindu1.8%
Other / Non-Christian0.2%

Industry and Occupation in Wylie, Texas

The top industry present in Wylie, Texas is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 46.8 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 8.2% work in Production, transportation, and material moving occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Wylie, Texas is 67.3.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

IndustryPercentage of Population
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining0.6%
Construction6%
Manufacturing11.3%
Wholesale trade2.4%
Retail trade11.2%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3.7%
Information4%
Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9.5%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services13.7%
Educational services, health care, and social assistance22.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services7%
Other services, except public administration5.6%
Public administration2%

The Occupation Diversity score in Wylie, Texas is 63.3.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

OccupationPercentage of Population
Management, business, science, and arts occupations46.8%
Service occupations13.9%
Sales and office occupations22.5%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations8.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8.2%

Average Educational level of people living in Wylie,Texas

70.4% of residents in Wylie, Texas have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 46.7% of residents in Wylie, Texas hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Wylie, Texas is 72.8.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Educational levelPercentage of Population
Less than high school graduate7.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21.8%
Some college or associate's degree34.1%
Bachelor's degree25.8%
Graduate or professional degree10.5%