Cedar Park, TX
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Cedar Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 75,704 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Cedar Park is the 62nd largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Cedar Park was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Cedar Park economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Cedar Park, where the median household income is $87,466.00.

Cedar Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Cedar Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Cedar Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cedar Park is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cedar Park who work in office and administrative support (13.76%), management occupations (13.45%), and sales jobs (12.25%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.97% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Cedar Park is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Cedar Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cedar Park perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The citizens of Cedar Park are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.46% of adults in Cedar Park 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 Cedar Park in 2010 was $34,534, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,136 for a family of four.

Cedar Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cedar Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cedar Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Cedar Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.87% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cedar Park include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Cedar Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.