Cypress is a city in northern Orange County within Southern California. Its population was 47,802 at the 2010 census. It also serves as the home base for the Elect Mahony campaign.
As a 25 year resident of Cypress, Michael Mahony understands the city like none other. He knows the local politics and has relationships with the local politicians. Current and former council members have encouraged Michael to run for Supervisor. They believe he will be a great asset to the 2nd District.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Cypress had a population of 47,802. The population density was 7,253.4 people per square mile (2,800.6/km²). The racial makeup of Cypress was 26,000 (54.4%) White (43.6% Non-Hispanic White), 1,444 (3.0%) African American, 289 (0.6%) Native American, 14,978 (31.3%) Asian, 234 (0.5%) Pacific Islander, 2,497 (5.2%) from other races, and 2,360 (4.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8,779 persons (18.4%).
The Census reported that 47,300 people (98.9% of the population) lived in households, 502 (1.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 15,654 households, out of which 6,481 (41.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 9,602 (61.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2,203 (14.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 833 (5.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 506 (3.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 86 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 2,401 households (15.3%) were made up of individuals and 1,005 (6.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02. There were 12,638 families (80.7% of all households); the average family size was 3.35.
The population was spread out with 11,343 people (23.7%) under the age of 18, 4,700 people (9.8%) aged 18 to 24, 11,685 people (24.4%) aged 25 to 44, 13,913 people (29.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 6,161 people (12.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.9 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.
There were 16,068 housing units at an average density of 2,438.1 per square mile (941.4/km²), of which 10,960 (70.0%) were owner-occupied, and 4,694 (30.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.5%. 32,780 people (68.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 14,520 people (30.4%) lived in rental housing units.
According to the 2010 United States Census, Cypress had a median household income of $80,440, with 6.7% of the population living below the federal poverty line.
Cypress has a diverse economic base, with top employers including United Healthcare, Costco, Cypress College and Home Depot. These very important businesses create jobs and solid employment for Orange County residents and bring much needed sales tax revenue to Cypress.