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Cypress Demographics
Location
Business
Education
Housing & Valuation
Retail Opportunities
A Safe Community

Incorporated on July 24, 1956, Cypress was originally named Dairy City and had a population of 1,616 residents and 24,000 cows. Cypress was a leader in the dairy industry having the third largest dairy district in the United States. Today, Cypress continues to be an industry leader having a thriving population of 49,743 and setting the standard as a premier business location in Orange County and surrounding region. Businesses, tourists and residents choose Cypress for it's many amenities and quality services - from having the 2nd highest ranked high school in the nation to our 600 acre master planned business park. Our emphasis on quality infrastructure, outstanding recreation/community services, and progressive policing practices make Cypress an ideal location.

Location and Regional Access

Cypress is 6.61 square miles in size and strategically located in the Mid-Counties market area, located in western Orange County and bordered by Los Angeles County. With four freeways adjacent to Cypress, access to regional points of business, entertainment and culture are only minutes away.

Directions to Cypress.

Business

The City of Cypress has been a destination point for a diverse array of well known companies for many years. Companies like United Health Group, Fuji Film USA, Inc., Mary Kay Inc., Sika Sarnafil Inc., Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, Mitsubishi Motors, Christie Digital Systems USA and Siemens Medical Solutions call Cypress home.

The demand continues with new companies like Premier Displays & Exhibits, Advanex Americas Inc, Czarnowski, Earth Friendly Products, Evergreen Shipping Agency, Focus Diagnostics Inc., Manhattan Beachwear LLC, International Expo Service, Rolls-Royce, Speedo, Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas, Inc., Nitto Tire USA, Inc., Shaw Industries selecting Cypress as their corporate headquarters.

Our 600 acre business park, with approximately six million square feet of industrial space and over two million square feet of office space, is strategically situated at the western edge of Orange County adjacent to Los Angeles County. With its close proximity to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, as well as the Los Angeles, Orange County and Long Beach Airports, Cypress provides an ideal location for serving businesses and consumers throughout Southern California and beyond.

Education

When it comes to an educational system, Cypress scores at the top of its class. Our K-6 students, served by the Cypress School District, have annual average API Test Scores of 848.

Our two high schools, Cypress High School and Oxford Academy, served by the Anaheim Union High School District, had 2013 average API Test Scores of 899 and 992, respectively.

Cypress College is another wonderful example of the emphasis placed on our local educational system. The College offers 58 Full-Credit Programs, 141 Career Certificate Programs, and 51 Associate of the Arts Degree Programs.

Housing/Valuation

Housing Units
16,615
Median Value $615,800
Price Point Variation $225,000 to $1,500,000
Square Foot Variation 1,000 sf to 3,500 sf
Average Monthly Rent $2,550
Average Household Size 3.1 persons

1999-2008 Cypress Building Permit Valuations

YEAR RESIDENTIAL     COMMERCIAL   INDUSTRIAL  
  Valuation Sq. Ft. Units Valuation Sq. Ft. Valuation Sq. Ft.
1999 $7,307518 88,337 41 $1,721,286 29,677 $2,396,928 64,720
2000 5,088,859 42,806 44 1,745,549 68,990 3,711868 130,467
2001 2,059,859 46,894 38 639,312 13,328 17,794,817 314,715
2002 8,356,115 107,815 90 2,265,306 31,032 1,915,180 77,275
2003 25,570,721 251,492 113 6,172,773 104,076 3,732,054 66,276
2004 6,149,706 58,886 82 10,269,690 204,705 1,948,684 35,237
2005 18,165,368 171,340 118 5,534,291 68,249 1,253,919 52,908
2006 2,426,630 21,551 39 9,651,901 125,592 0 0
2007 5,915,896 56,288 25 2,056,560 125,592 0 0
2008 2,283,585 21,957 11 700,000 9,333 1,590,380 8,040
TOTAL $83,324,328 867,366 601 $440,756,668 689,059 $34,343,830 749,638

Retail Opportunities

Through our planning efforts over time, the City of Cypress has integrated land uses to encourage development opportunities that bring a sense of place, amenities, and foster community gathering. The City's pro-business development team will facilitate discussion with your team of professionals to reduce your challenges and expedite the site identification, development and/or relocation process.

From our fast-track approval process to bringing together City Officials and other involved agencies, our goal is to provide you with the best possible service in the most expeditious manner possible.

  2016 1998
Labor Force 25,200 24,200
Employment 24,500 23,400
Unemployment 700 800
Unemployment Rate 3% 3.3%

RETAIL OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN A 1, 3 & 5 MILE RADIUS OF WALKER STREET & BALL ROAD
  1 mile 3 miles 5 miles
Population 22,465 229,369 589,158
Average Household Income $107,667 $91,053 $86,847
Per Capita Income $31,823 $26,026 $24,700
Average Age Male 36.3 34.5 34.8
Aver Age Female 39.7 37.6 37.7
Total Households 7,312 71,036 183,100
Average Housing Value $615,443 $578,435 $564,904
High School Degree 22.4% 22.7% 22.5%
Some College, No Degree 27.9% 24.7% 24.2%
Associates Degree 9.8% 8.2% 7.9%
Bachelors Degree 19.3% 17.7% 16.4%
Masters Degree 6.6% 5.4% 4.9%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.3% 2.3%
White Collar 69.2% 64.4% 62.4%
Blue Collar 20.3% 21.9% 24.0%
Service 10.5% 13.7% 13.6%

A Safe Community

Part 1 Crimes include homicide, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, larceny theft and arson. Crime Index is the number of crimes per 100,000 people.

Cypress Police Department Crime Statistics