Cypress 80 Exceptional
Cypress Livability #81 ranked city in California#2,948 ranked city in the USARanks better than 89% of areas
A+ Cypress Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Cypress Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% higher than California
15454% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Cypress cost of living
A Cypress Crime Total crime is 38% lower than California
Total crime
1,60232% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6332% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
21%Year over year crime is up
Cypress crime
B- Cypress Employment Household income is 32% higher than California
Median household income
$84,46953% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$34,29115% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%29% lower than the US average
Cypress employment
D+ Cypress Housing Home value is 32% higher than California
Median home value
$540,900193% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,66776% higher than the US average
Home ownership
67%5% higher than the US average
Cypress real estate or Cypress rentals
B+ Cypress Schools HS graduation rate is 14% higher than California
High school grad. rates
91%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
23:142% higher than the US average
Cypress K-12 schools
A+ Cypress User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Cypress
Overall user rating
92% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
96% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Cypress, CA

      Located in the state of California, Cypress is a moderately-sized city with a population of 48,978 residents. In Cypress, there are 7,404 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Individuals of White (56%) and Asian (32%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of Cypress. Cypress is known to be family friendly as more than 76% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 56% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Cypress could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to search. The best areas in Cypress and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from cost of living, weather, education, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the California and national averages.

      Using data and statistics Cypress has received a livability score of 80/100. This score is ranked in the 93rd percentile when compared to all other cities. Based on this score, Cypress would be considered a very livable city! Cypress also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! Based on the rankings for each individual category, Cypress has received high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A), weather (A), education (A+) and employment (B-). There are some categories that Cypress does not rank well for, including: cost of living (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Cypress has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Cypress has a violent crime rate of 141 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      The average school test scores in Cypress are 67%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      Assuming that Cypress meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Cypress. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Cypress are simply unattainable. The median home price for Cypress homes is $540,900, which is 32.2% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Cypress, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.4, which is 0% lower than the California average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Cypress will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Cypress, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 3.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.8%.

      Cypress transportation information

      Average one way commute30min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.7%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.6%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.6%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.2%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Cypress, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).