Cypress is a relatively large town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 202,936 people and 26 constituent neighborhoods, Cypress is the 14th largest community in Texas. Cypress has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Cypress, where the median household income is $111,752.00.
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 86.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cypress is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cypress who work in management occupations (15.77%), sales jobs (11.83%), and business and financial occupations (9.71%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.34% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, 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.
One downside of living in Cypress, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.81 minutes every day commuting to work.
Cypress is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.40% of adults in Cypress 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 Cypress in 2018 was $41,622, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,488 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 24.68% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cypress include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Cypress's cultural character, accounting for 17.37% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Cypress is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.