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Cypress, California - Basic Facts

The City of Cypress had a population of 50,500 as of July 1, 2016. Cypress ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cypress is located at latitude 33.8185 and longitude -118.0383 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cypress (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 39 feet.

The City of Cypress (GNIS ID: 2410282) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cypress is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cypress population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cypress: Waterville.

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Cypress, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 50,500
Population in Households 49,915
Population in Familes 44,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 585
Population Density1 7,639
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 16,262
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 13,106
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,195 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,066 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 332 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $574,614
Average Home Value $590,995


Median Household Income $83,856
Average Household Income $104,719
Per Capita Income $34,205
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.87%
Households 0.47% 0.7%
Families 0.43% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cypress, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cypress to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 183 88th
Population Density1 # 113 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 522 66th
Median Household Income # 262 83rd
Per Capita Income # 471 69th

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