Cypress, CA
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Cypress is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 49,064 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Cypress is the 182nd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Cypress are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Unlike some cities, Cypress isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cypress are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cypress is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cypress who work in office and administrative support (13.96%), management occupations (13.33%), and sales jobs (10.49%).

Also of interest is that Cypress has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Cypress, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.35 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Cypress ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cypress, 40.84% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Cypress in 2010 was $35,934, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,736 for a family of four. However, Cypress contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cypress is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cypress home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cypress residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Cypress also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cypress include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Cypress's cultural character, accounting for 29.41% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Cypress is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.