Wixom is a small city in Southwest Oakland County about 30 miles northwest of Detroit. The city is just shy of 10 square miles in total size, with a population around 13,000. Wixom was established primarily because of the railroad that still runs through it to this day, but was incorporated due to plans to develop Ford’s Wixom Assembly Plant, one of Fords oldest assembly plants until production stopped in 2006. Wixom is bordered on the North by Commerce Township, on the West by South Lyon, and on the South and East by Novi.
Nearly all students living with-in Wixom will attend Walled Lake schools. There is a very small handful that are zoned with-in South Lyon or Novi Schools. More specifically most students attend Walled Lake Western high school and Sarah Banks Middle School with a small portion attending Walled Lake Central high school and James Geisler Middle School.
Wixom Parks and Recreation
For it’s small size, Wixom has a great park system! Gilbert Willis a 46 acre park has tons of amenities including pavilions and gazebos, sledding hills, sports courts, walking trails and more. Wixom also has a 292 acre nature preserve with over 2600 feet of trails. Downtown Wixom was recently renovated including the addition of Sibley Square where the city holds year round events including farm market, summer concert series and assorted craft and vendor shows.
Wixom Municipal Information
Wixom city hall is located right in downtown Wixom on the South side of Pontiac Trail. Wixom has its own police & fire department to serve and protect you 24/7. They offices are also located downtown with city hall.
Property taxes in Wixom range from 40-61 mils. Mils are your dollars per thousand of taxable value.
Wixom with Walled Lake Schools: Principal Residence, 40mils Investment Property, 55mils
Wixom with Novi Schools: Principal Residence, 45mils Investment Property, 59mils
Wixom with South Lyon Schools: Principal Residence, 43mils Investment Property, 61mils
For more information on how taxes work, view my blog post —> How Property Taxes Work in Michigan
This information is brought to you by Wixom real estate agent Margo Borkin. Margo Borkin is a member of the National Association of Realtors & the Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors.