Cypress is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 49,006 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cypress is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (12.46%), management occupations (11.88%), and sales jobs (10.18%).
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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cypress, the average commute to work is 32.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Cypress is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.69% of adults in Cypress have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Cypress in 2018 was $37,965, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,860 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 20.16% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cypress include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Cypress's cultural character, accounting for 29.29% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Cypress is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.