Cedar Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 65,945 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Cedar Park is the 62nd largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Cedar Park, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Cedar Park, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Cedar Park’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Cedar Park does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $79,323.00.
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 89.89% 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 management occupations (14.42%), sales jobs (13.27%), and office and administrative support (12.48%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Cedar Park telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.94% 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.
Because of many things, Cedar Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cedar Park a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cedar Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cedar Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Cedar Park is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.15% of adults in Cedar Park 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 Cedar Park in 2010 was $33,632, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,528 for a family of four. However, Cedar Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cedar Park is a somewhat 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 16.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cedar Park include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Cedar Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.