Living In Wylie TX
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Wylie and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Wylie in 2019 is like. Wylie livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Wylie homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Wylie.
Wylie livability factors
2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 26
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|2018 public schools academic performance index: 70.3|
|2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 9.7|
|2017 median single family house value: $173,500|
|2017 residences owner occupied: 78.5%|
|2017 median household income: $88,450|
|2017 population: 49,826|
|2013 - 2017 population growth: 9.6%|
Wylie is located in south central Collin County, approximately 26 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and 57 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Wylie's proximity to both the Las Colinas and north Dallas business centers and downtown Dallas is likely to make Wylie residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.
More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Wylie students compares with other DFW area schools is available on these best DFW school districts, best DFW high schools, best DFW middle schools and best DFW elementary schools pages.
Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 82.2 percent of the Wylie residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $173,500 ... about 78 percent of Wylie housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately six percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about three percent of Wylie housing units have been constructed since 2014
New home construction
There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Wylie. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Wylie homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.
I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."
One of the outstanding things about living in Wylie is its exceptional community amenities.
- Wylie Recreation Center
- Wylie parks
- Lake Lavon parks, camping, boating and fishing
- Wylie athletic complexes and fields
- Smith Public Library
- Wylie community events
- Woodbridge Golf Club
Approximately 24 miles and 28 minutes drive time without traffic from central Wylie to north Dallas business center ... 25 miles and 33 minutes to Legacy business center ... 28 miles and 34 minutes to downtown Dallas
Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page.
2017 estimated population 49,826 ... population density 2,269 residents per square mile ... 9.6 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $88,450 ... 78.5 percent of Wylie residences are owner occupied
Additional demographic information about Wylie and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.
Wylie is located in three different counties and students living in Wylie attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since each of these entities have different tax rates, Wylie real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.49 percent to 2.90 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.
Moderately priced homes for sale in Wylie
Key to understanding what living in Wylie is like is knowing about Wylie housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Wylie single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Wylie single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Wylie homes for sale page.
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420 W Oak Street, Wylie, TX - $250,000
Multiple Offers, Highest And Best Due Sunday 8pm. Charming One Story Home Located In The Heart Of Wylie. This Property Has Been Completely Remodeled From The Floor Up. Home Features Exquisite Granite Counter Tops In The Kitchen And Bathrooms. Bran...
1023 Hall Drive, Wylie, TX - $295,000
Walk Through The Door Of Your New Home. This Beautiful 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home Features Granite Countertops, Farmhouse Sink, Hardwood Floors, No Hoa, And A Oversized Lot. Located In Wylie Isd And Minutes Away From Retail, Restaurants, And George Bu...
1504 Spinnaker Way, Wylie, TX - $294,500
Adorable 3-2-2 Plus A Study & A Formal Dining Area In The Heart Of Wylie. Newly Installed Granite Countertops, Sinks & Faucets In Kitchen, Master Bath And Secondary Bathroom, Updated Decorative Lighting, Fresh Paint Throughout, Spacious Study-offi...
515 Kathy Lane, Wylie, TX - $329,900
This Beautiful, Well Maintained Home Is Nicely Situated In Large Yard With Mature Landscaping And Is Only Minutes From Downtown Wylie, Which Offers All The Shopping And Entertainment A Family Needs. This 3-2-2 Was Repainted Inside And Out In 2016,...
208 N Carriage House Way, Wylie, TX - $350,000
Open House Sat Noon-4pm. Immaculate And Updated 1-story Gem Centrally Located In Wylie With A Pool! Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring Throughout! Beautiful Granite Counters, Custom Back Splash, White Cabinets And Stainless Appliances In The Gorgeous Kit...
434 Carver Drive, Wylie, TX - $350,000
Beautiful Cul De Sac Home With An Open Floor Plan. Spacious Kitchen With Lots Of Cabinet Space And Granite Counter Tops, Oversized Walk In Pantry. Formal Dining Room For Entertaining Can Easily Seat Up To 6+. Hardwood Floors Through Out The House ...
1402 Lonesome Dove Trail, Wylie, TX - $320,000
This Four Bedroom, 2.1 Bath Home Is Located In The Award Winning Wylie Isd! The Large Dining Area Greets You As You Enter. Open Kitchen And Living Area With Wood Burning Fireplace. Newer Engineered Wood Flooring Throughout Most Of Home. Master...
425 Kamber Lane, Wylie, TX - $299,900
Welcome Home! This Beautiful And Well-kept 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Features A Large Living Area With A Wet Bar Makes It Perfect For Entertaining. Formal Dining Room, Plus Breakfast Area, Enjoy The Margaritaville Style Backyard, Covered Patio With Fin...
500 Weston, Wylie, TX - $331,985
Mls# 14630041 - Built By Altura Homes - October Completion! ~ Scenic Brookside Estates In Wylie, Texas.. Beautiful 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 2 Car Garage. You Will Love The Open Feel Of This Floor Plan Which Includes Roomy Kitchen With An Island For Extra ...
502 Weston, Wylie, TX - $340,237
Mls# 14630063 - Built By Altura Homes - October Completion! ~ Scenic Brookside Estates In Wylie, Texas.... Room For All In This Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2 Car Garage. Home Welcomes With A Spacious Foyer And Study Off To The Side With Natural L...
718 Kinston Court, Wylie, TX - $349,900
Updated 2 Story Home Is Located On A Huge Corner Lot On A Cul De Sac!! Walk To School! Lots Of Recent Updates Make This Inviting Home Move-in Ready! New Durable Hardwood Laminate Flooring Throughout Downstairs & On The Stairs. Owners Suite Down Wi...
3004 Meadow Bluff Drive, Wylie, TX - $285,000
Adorable Home With 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths In Pheasant Creek Addition. Lots Of Updates Including Paint And Luxury Plank Flooring; Kitchen Boast Of Black Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Countertops, Updated Cabinets, And Black Granite Sink. Master...
307 Lochwood Drive, Wylie, TX - $305,000
This Wylie One-story Cul-de-sac Home Offers Granite Countertops, And A Two-car Garage. Home Utilities May Be Turned Off Due To Weather Conditions. This Home Has Been Virtually Staged To Illustrate Its Potential.
More about living in Wylie
- City of Wylie, Texas
- Wylie Chamber of Commerce
- Texas State Historical Association Online: Wylie, TX
- U.S. Census Bureau Fact Sheet: Wylie, Texas
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Listing information last updated on July 23rd, 2021 at 10:36am CDT.