Wylie, Texas Population 2021

57,195
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Wylie is a city located in Dallas County Texas. With a 2020 population of 57,195, it is the 65th largest city in Texas and the 689th largest city in the United States . Wylie is currently growing at a rate of 3.74% annually and its population has increased by 38.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,427 in 2010. Wylie reached it's highest population of 57,195 in 2021. Spanning over 37 miles, Wylie has a population density of 2,593 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wylie is $100,308 with a poverty rate of 6.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,498 per month, and the median house value is $227,700. The median age in Wylie is 33.5 years, 33.8 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Wylie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wylie was:

  • White: 71.47%
  • Black or African American: 12.02%
  • Asian: 8.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.31%
  • Other race: 3.29%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Wylie, Texas is 57,195 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 51,003.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 41,427.

Wylie, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,56471.47%
Black or African American5,97912.02%
Asian4,1938.43%
Two or More Races2,1434.31%
Some Other Race1,6393.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native2280.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.03%
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Wylie Population by Race

Wylie Population Pyramid $2021

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Wylie Median Age

33.5


Total

33.8


Male

33


Female

Wylie Adults

There are 34,600 adults, (3,804 of whom are seniors) in Wylie.

Wylie Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wylie Sex Ratio

Female

25,758

51.77%

Male

24,001

48.23%

Wylie Population by Age

Wylie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wylie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.1%11.9%
Married85.3%14.7%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female61.7%38.3%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wylie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1813.2778.4
Married9,6663.785.3
Non Family2,7721.3164.7
Female2,0733.5561.7
Male6704.2888.1

3.62

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

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Wylie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9993.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,3664.47%
High School Graduate6,67221.84%
Some College7,73325.31%
Associates Degree2,6998.83%
Bachelors Degree7,88425.80%
Graduate Degree3,20210.48%
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Wylie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wylie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,35417,7806,981
Hispanic5,0283,5021,092
Black3,6273,5241,440
Asian2,8432,6261,305
Other Race1,128806259
2+ Races550550258
Native American14314358
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 46.91%.

Wylie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,429$60,204$42,133
Less Than 9th Grade$27,493$34,954$16,278
High School Graduate$36,403$42,665$28,723
Some College$44,875$58,232$37,438
Bachelors Degree$62,035$80,909$53,039
Graduate Degree$72,045$82,157$61,220

$51,429

Average Earnings

$60,204

Average Male

$42,133

Average Female

Wylie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wylie Language by Age

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Wylie Language

73.57% of Wylie residents speak only English, while 26.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.80% of the population.

Wylie Language

Wylie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,8081,4255.32%
Hispanic10,4181,28412.32%
Asian4,1932485.91%
Black5,9691562.61%
Multiple2,1431436.67%
Native2284218.42%

6.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.51%

Male Poverty Rate

7.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wylie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wylie is Native, with 18.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wylie is Black, with 2.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.45%.

Wylie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.21%
Some College4.38%
High School4.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Wylie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed3.82%
Male Employed2.81%
Female Unemployed1.89%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wylie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wylie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$92,395$100,308
Families$97,629$104,342
Married Families$111,822-
Non Families$60,389$70,844
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Income by Household Type

Wylie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wylie Married by Age and Sex

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Wylie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wylie Marital Status by Race

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Wylie Marital Status

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2,259

Number of Veterans

2,152

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam687
First Gulf War631
Second Gulf War399
Korea96
World War II27

Wylie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74761
35 to 54656
18 to 34333
75+265
55 to 64244

Wylie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7356.91%
Black3508.56%
Hispanic2203.63%
2+ Races10410.56%
Other Race705.74%

Wylie Veterans by Race

Wylie Veterans by Education

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3.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wylie Veterans by Education

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75.5%

Labor Force Participation

72.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wylie Employment by Age

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Wylie Employment by Race

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Wylie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.31%

Born in Wylie

82.32%

Native Born

17.68%

Foreign Born

7.89%

Non Citizen

9.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.32% of Wylie residents were born in the United States, with 53.31% having been born in Texas. 7.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wylie Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202157,1952,0643.74%
202055,1312,0643.89%
201953,0672,0644.05%
201851,0031,4672.96%
201749,5361,0372.14%
201648,4991,1512.43%
201547,3489091.96%
201446,4391,0872.40%
201345,3525831.30%
201244,7691,1722.69%
201143,5971,5533.69%
201042,04426,91210.76%
200015,1326,4165.67%
19908,7165,56410.71%
19803,1524771.65%
19702,6750.00%

Wylie Population by Year