Cy-Fair's population grew by nearly 12% between 2014-19

Cy-Fair High School is the oldest high school in the school district. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)
Cy-Fair High School is the oldest high school in the school district. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)

Cy-Fair High School is the oldest high school in the school district. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)

From 2014-19, Cy-Fair’s population grew by 11.8%—more than Harris County’s overall 8.8% growth in population, according to new data released Dec. 10 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Statistics below are based on the residents living within the boundaries of Cy-Fair ISD.

The average Cy-Fair resident is slightly older and more educated than the average Harris County resident with a median age of 34.8 and 37.4% of residents holding a bachelor’s degree or higher. The county’s median age is 33.5, and 31.5% of residents have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Although Harris County’s median household income increased at a higher rate than Cy-Fair’s from 2014-19, households in the suburb make about $18,000 more annually than the overall county population, according to the census data.

The largest employment sectors in Cy-Fair as of 2019 are management; sales and related occupations; office and administrative support; educational instruction and library occupations; and business and financial operations.


When it comes to demographics, white residents make up the largest portion of Cy-Fair at nearly 37%, followed by Hispanic and Latino residents who make up 34.1% of the population. Every demographic category except white and American Indian and Alaska native has grown since 2014.
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.