Wylie/Sachse Quick Guide
Since its spirited beginnings, Wylie has become one of the fastest-growing communities in the country. With a population of almost 50,000, Wylie’s growth reflects a 230-percent increase since 2000. Its quality of life and spirit of community are but two of the factors cited in Wylie’s ever-lengthening list of awards and accolades. In 2017, MONEY Magazine named Wylie the 20th Best Place to Live in the Nation, up from 25th in 2015. Financial website NerdWallet named Wylie the No. 1 Best Small City for Families in the Nation in 2016. It’s also one of the safest cities, with a crime rate that dropped by 28 percent in 2015. Security organization SafeWise and financial website CreditDonkey both named Wylie the 19th Safest City in Texas in 2016. Realtor.com named Wylie the second Best Suburb in the U.S. in 2017, NerdWallet named Wylie the fifth Best Place for Young Families in Texas, In 2017, SafeWise moved Wylie up to the ninth spot on the list of Safest Cities in Texas.
Sachse is a city in Collin and Dallas counties in the U.S. state of Texas and is part of the DFW Metroplex. As reported by the North Central Texas Council of Governments 2017 population estimates, Sachse’s population is 23,950. Sachse is located right off Texas State Highway 78 and is approximately 1 mile north of the President George Bush Turnpike and Firewheel Town Center.