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Cypress, CA
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Living in Cypress


Cypress is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 50,151 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.

Cypress is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 management occupations (13.31%), office and administrative support (11.88%), and sales jobs (9.56%).

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 8.99% 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 31.91 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Cypress are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.30% of adults in Cypress have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cypress in 2018 was $40,596, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,384 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 18.67% 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 29.84% of the city’s population.

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