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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 2018 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
2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 13
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||2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 89.5%
||2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 9.7
||2017 median home sale price: $247,700
||2016 residences owner occupied: 79.4%
||2016 median household income: $82,139
||2016 population: 47,701
||2012 - 2016 population growth: 6.9%
Wylie public schools have the twenty-fourth highest composite STAAR performance index of all Dallas suburbs. Wylie also has the twenty-third lowest overall crime rate. While past performance is, of course, not necessarily indicative of future results, the increase experienced in the prices of Wylie's MLS-listed single-family homes sold during the past three years were in the top quartile of home appreciation for all Dallas area cities and towns. Some of the ways Wylie is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
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.
Most students living in Wylie are eligible to attend Wylie ISD schools ... the attendance boundaries of Lovejoy ISD, Plano ISD, Garland ISD and Rockwall ISD also extend into Wylie
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.
Recent home sales
On average, prices of Wylie MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 30.4 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $247,700 ... home prices generally ranged from about $120,000 to $700,000 ... average size of houses sold was 2,270 square feet, average square foot price was $114.88 and average house age was 16.4 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 24 days on market
One of the outstanding things about living in Wylie is its exceptional community amenities.
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.
2016 estimated population 47,701 ... population density 1,313 residents per square mile ... 2016 annual median household income $82,139 ... 79.4 percent of Wylie residential real estate units 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 2017 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.
The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.
110 N Bending Oak Lane, Wylie, TX - $286,000
200 N Carriage House Way, Wylie, TX - $289,000
407 Tanglewood Drive, Wylie, TX - $335,000
404 Tanglewood Drive, Wylie, TX - $329,900
1519 Harvest Crossing Drive, Wylie, TX - $280,000
400 Rutledge Drive, Wylie, TX - $249,000
217 Cloudcroft Drive, Wylie, TX - $263,000
3002 Candlebrook Drive, Wylie, TX - $288,990
507 Highland Fairway Lane, Wylie, TX - $300,000
1209 Arthurs Court, Wylie, TX - $304,900
401 Wooded Creek Avenue, Wylie, TX - $285,000
1910 Fairway Crossing Road, Wylie, TX - $328,500
1301 Cedar Branch Drive, Wylie, TX - $274,999
1920 Fountain Spray Drive, Wylie, TX - $305,000
2901 Sheridan Lane, Wylie, TX - $249,900
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Listing information last updated on October 15th, 2018 at 8:45am CDT.