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. 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 $105,255.00.

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 86.31% 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 (15.90%), sales jobs (13.92%), and office and administrative support (11.45%).

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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cypress 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cypress has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cypress’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Cypress, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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, 47.16% 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 $40,268, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,072 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 23.52% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cypress include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

In addition, Cypress has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.85%).

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