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Cedar Hill, TX
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Cedar Hill profile


Living in Cedar Hill



Cedar Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 48,341 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Cedar Hill is the 72nd largest community in Texas.

Also of interest is that Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.51% 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.

One downside of living in Cedar Hill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.27 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, Cedar Hill is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.98% of adults in Cedar Hill have a college degree.

The per capita income in Cedar Hill in 2018 was $32,691, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,764 for a family of four. However, Cedar Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cedar Hill is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cedar Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cedar Hill residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Cedar Hill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cedar Hill include English, German, Irish, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Cedar Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.