Cypress, TX
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Cypress is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 147,984 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Cypress is the 23rd largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Cypress, 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 Cypress, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Cypress’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Cypress does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $103,418.00.

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

Cypress is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cypress is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cypress who work in management occupations (16.46%), sales jobs (13.32%), and office and administrative support (12.11%).

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.

Because of many things, Cypress 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, Cypress really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cypress 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.

In Cypress, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.51 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: 46.31% 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 2010 was $39,027, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,108 for a family of four. However, Cypress contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cypress is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Cypress also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.74% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cypress include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Cypress's cultural character, accounting for 15.68% of the town’s population.

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