A town located in Michigan, Wixom has approximately 14,000 residents. Young children make up a larger portion of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%), making it a great place to raise a family, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just over 36, is decidedly younger than most cities in Michigan. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between renting (51%) and owning (49%) their residence. The city boasts a relatively reasonable average rent of $742/month, which is $133 less than the state average.
With an average commute time of about 29 minutes, slower than most cities in Michigan, Wixom residents know that getting to work takes some patience. Many residents (54%) commute to work by car, while public transit is not used. Few commuters walk to work.
Wixom residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose, the most common five of which are manufacturing, retail, healthcare, entertainment, and scientific. Together, these industries account for 39% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 11% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Wixom workers bring in an average annual income of around $73K, more than the average Michigan resident. Wixom's average income, however, is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345. Wixom has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 with a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (26%) compared to the national average (21%).