DATA: See the latest demographic trends in Cy-Fair






Residents gather at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake, a mixed-use development in Cypress. (Courtesy Caldwell Companies)
Residents gather at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake, a mixed-use development in Cypress. (Courtesy Caldwell Companies)

Residents gather at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake, a mixed-use development in Cypress. (Courtesy Caldwell Companies)

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Community Impact Newspaper
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Source: Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector/Community Impact Newspaper
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Community Impact Newspaper
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The Cy-Fair area, measured by the U.S. Census Bureau as the boundaries of Cy-Fair ISD, saw its population grow by more than 55,000 people between 2014-18. Cy-Fair is largely located in unincorporated Harris County, split between the county’s third and fourth precincts. The city of Jersey Village, a 3.5-square-mile city of just under 8,000 people, is also located in the southeastern part of Cy-Fair.

Who represents the community?

U.S. Congress

Representative, District 2: Dan Crenshaw

www.crenshaw.house.gov


Representative, District 7: Lizzie Fletcher

www.fletcher.house.gov

Representative, District 10: Michael McCaul

www.mccaul.house.gov

State of Texas

Senator, District 7: Paul Bettencourt

www.paulbettencourt.com

Representative, District 126: Sam Harless

www.samharless126.com

Representative, District 130: Tom Oliverson

www.tomoliverson.com

Representative, District 132: Gina Calanni

www.ginacalanni.com

Representative, District 135: Jon Rosenthal

www.rosenthal4usall.com

Jersey Village City Council

Position 1: Drew Wasson

Position 2: Greg Holden

Position 3: Bobby Warren

Position 4: James Singleton

Position 5: Gary Wubbenhorst

Mayor: Andrew Mitcham

www.jerseyvillagetx.com

Harris County Commissioners Court

Judge: Lina Hidalgo

www.harriscountytx.gov

Precinct 3: Steve Radack

www.pct3.com

Precinct 4: Jack Cagle

www.hcp4.net
By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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