Cypress, California is located on the border between Orange County and Los Angeles County. The city is home to great community amenities and beautiful homes. Cypress is located slightly inland, but is still just under 8 miles from the closest beach (Seal Beach). The city is a great neighborhood for families with the great school district, ideal weather, reasonable home prices, and access to highly-desired jobs.
Places to see in Cypress
Oak Knoll Park – Set right in the middle of the city, Oak Knoll Park is a popular spot for residents who want to get outside. The park spans 22-acres of green space, consisting of a sand volleyball court, multiple baseball fields, a playground for the kids, and great walking trails.
Los Alamitos Race Track – The first race at what is now Los Alamitos was held 70 years ago in 1947. Through the years, the track has hosted dozens of notable races featuring thoroughbreds and quarter horses. The track hosts four stakes races for purses over $1 million dollars, the most of any track in the country.
El Dorado Park – Although technically in Long Beach, El Dorado Park is another popular spot for city residents to spend weekends enjoying the beautiful Southern California weather. The park is home to an archery range, bike trails, campgrounds, barbecue pits, two fishing lakes, and much more.
Popular Local Restaurants
Fish in a Bottle Sushi and Grill – Seafood/Coastal Cuisine
Marvino’s Italian Kitchen – Classic Italian Cuisine
El Zarape – Classic Mexican Cuisine
Dominic’s Ristorante Italiano – Classic Italian Cuisine
Margaret Landell Elementary School
Christine P. Swain Elementary School
Cypress High School
Lexington Junior High School
Cypress Real Estate Market: The median home value in Cypress is approximately $624,400 (as of January 2017), with a price per square foot of approximately $371. This is slightly lower than the average price per square foot of $389 for the rest of the Long Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Metro area. The current housing market in Cypress is cool with a reasonable rise in home values in the past year. Since early 2016, home values have risen 5.3%. Movement is expected to slow a little in the next year with a projected rise of 2.4% before January of 2018.
Cypress Rental Market: The average rent in Cypress of $2,789 is slightly lower than the average rent of $2,900 for the rest of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Metro area.
Demographics and More
Zip Codes: 90630
Population: Cypress has a population of 47,802 as of the last available census. In addition, the median age of Cypress residents is 39.9 years old. 47.1% of residents are male while 52.9% of residents are female.
Climate: Cypress sits slightly inland in northern Orange County. The city and typically has a semi-arid climate with very little change in temperature throughout the year. The proximity to the coast causes warmer winter temperatures and cooler summer temperatures. Temperatures in the city rarely climb above 85 and below 45 degrees throughout the year.
Crime: The overall crime rate in Cypress is 65% lower than the national average, and safer than approximately 82% of the cities in California. Safety has become a matter of discussion in the the city as the number of crimes has increased by 17% from the previous year.
57.8% Caucasian (18.5% Hispanic)
2.9% African American
Incorporated Date: July 24, 1956