Wylie has the 651st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 12.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Wylie 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 Wylie is below average at $50,480, and the median cost of a home in Wylie is $154,600, which is below the national average. 34% of workers in Wylie hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Wylie. 81% of Wylie workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Wylie spend an average of 33 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.