Morning Star Builders is proud to be building custom homes in Cypress TX and we are happy that you are considering living here. We thought you might like to know a bit more about this vibrant community.
A family orientated community in northwest Harris County within the jurisdiction of Houston, Cypress Texas is listed at number 50 of the top 100 highest income communities in the United States. What started as a rural community back in the day has become one of Houston’s largest suburban areas.
On a historical note, the city of Cypress is home to a large number of German immigrants. The evidence of this can clearly be seen in the name of some of the city’s streets and thoroughfares. It is also worthwhile to mention that one of Texas’ most famous historical figures, Gen. Sam Houston made the area an encampment site on his way to the famous Battle of San Jacinto.
According to data from the 2010 census there are approximately 122,803 people 39,705 households, and 32,762 families living in the zip codes labeled as Cypress. There were 41,761 housing units for a total occupancy rate of 95.1% at an average density of 1,357.6 per square mile (524.0/km²).
The 77429 Zip Code is one of the most affluent zip codes in Harris County; nearly 77% of the population has an income over US $50,000 and 42.65% earning over $100,000. The Cypress urban cluster ranks 50th in the top 100 highest-income urban areas in the United States.
Cypress is served by the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, known as the 3rd biggest school district in the State and one of the fastest growing in the country. There are about 113,000 students as of 2015.
Cy-Fair High School, Cypress Lakes High School, Jersey Village High School, Cypress Creek High School, Cypress Falls High School, Cypress Woods High School, Cypress Springs High School, Langham Creek High School, Cypress Ridge High School, and Cypress Ranch High School.
Windfern High School offers an alternative path toward graduation for accepted students from the above high school attendance zones.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School, a K-8 Roman Catholic school operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, is in close proximity to Cypress.
Cypress Christian School, a K–12 private school is located in the area.
The Connections School operates as a K-12 Classical Christian School.
Covenant Academy operates as a K-12 Classical Christian School.
Colleges and Universities
Lone Star College (originally the North Harris Montgomery Community College District) serves the community. The territory in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD joined the community college district in 2000. Cypress is home of the Lone Star College–CyFair campus.
RESTAURANTS & NIGHTLIFE
Here are some of the notable places to hang out when you are in Cypress:
Gringo’s Mexican Kitchen – excellent Tex-Mex cuisine this side of the border. Great service and the ambience is very family friendly.
The Shack – If you are looking for some fine burgers, The Shack offers some of the best in the city. There is a junkyard playground where kids can play while parents eat the tasty gourmet burgers.
Dario’s American Bistro Restaurant – a nice intimate place where you can enjoy the perfect lunch or dinner. Offers delicious meals, nice intimate atmosphere and excellent service. Offers brunch during weekends.
Carl’s Barbecue – the perfect barbecue place if you are craving for ribs. The meat is always tender and juicy and there is always a good selection of sides. Amazing banana pudding for dessert.
FUN THINGS TO EXPERIENCE IN CYPRESS
If golf is your favorite sport there are numerous golf courses such as:
- Longwood Golf Club-Cypress
- Blackhorse Golf Club-Cypress
- Houston National
- Cypress Lakes Golf Club-Cypress
- Hearthstone Country Club
Cypress is home to The Berry Center, an $80 million multi-use complex owned by Cy-Fair ISD. The Berry Center features a football stadium, basketball arena, conference center, auditorium, multimedia production, and catering facility. Live theatre, concerts, exhibitions and other events make the Berry Center an attractive entertainment venue for the entire Cy-Fair area
Cypress is home to the trailhead of the planned Cypress Creek Greenway Project, a major parks project that will link major anchor parks along the entirety of Cypress Creek via a Greenbelt complete with Hike & Bike Trails, Horseback Riding, Canoeing and other attractions for outdoors/nature enthusiasts. It will link up with the planned Spring Creek Greenway northeast of Interstate 45. The project will not only provide recreational opportunities to the community, but will serve as a flood control infrastructure.
Cypress Texas truly is a great place to live. If you’d like to talk to us about building your custom home here in Cypress, give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you.