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Cypress, CA
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Cypress profile


Living in Cypress



Cypress is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 49,243 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Cypress is the 184th 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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Cypress telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.88% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Cypress, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.97 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Cypress ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cypress, 48.90% 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 2018 was $42,286, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $169,144 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 Asian, followed by White. Cypress also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cypress include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.

In addition, Cypress has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (30.50%).

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