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Wylie, Texas - Basic Facts

Wylie is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Wylie.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Collin County at latitude 33.0151 and longitude -96.5389. Collin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 558 feet.

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Wylie, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 45,200
Population in Households 45,045
Population in Familes 40,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density1 2,149
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 14,427
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 11,856
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,773 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,654 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $192,666
Average Home Value $207,415


Median Household Income $79,315
Average Household Income $90,076
Per Capita Income $28,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.07% 2.45%
Households 2.05% 2.42%
Families 2.0% 2.32%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Wylie, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wylie to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 72 96th
Population Density1 # 262 85th
Diversity Index2 # 397 77th
Median Household Income # 151 91st
Per Capita Income # 318 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.