Cypress is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 138,166 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Cypress is the 23rd largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Cypress was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Cypress economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Cypress, where the median household income is $99,720.00.
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 86.11% 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 (16.09%), office and administrative support (12.74%), and sales jobs (12.74%).
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.
One downside of living in Cypress is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cypress, the average commute to work is 34.06 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Cypress ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cypress, 44.76% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Cypress in 2010 was $37,078, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,312 for a family of four. However, Cypress contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cypress is a very 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 21.36% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cypress include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Cypress is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.