Waxahachie has the 931st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 12.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Waxahachie is part of the Dallas metro area. Unemployment in the Dallas area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Dallas has the 4th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Waxahachie is below average at $50,480, and the median cost of a home in Waxahachie is $130,900, which is below the national average. 23% of workers in Waxahachie hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Waxahachie. 82% of Waxahachie workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Waxahachie spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.