Castro Valley

Castro Valley, California, is a vibrant unincorporated community in Alameda County, located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Known for its scenic beauty, excellent schools, and rich amenities, Castro Valley offers a suburban feel with convenient access to urban centers.

Overview for Castro Valley, CA

66,324 people live in Castro Valley, where the median age is 42.4 and the average individual income is $52,413. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,324

Total Population

42.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$52,413

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Castro Valley, CA

Castro Valley has 22,467 households, with an average household size of 2.9. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Castro Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 66,324 people call Castro Valley home. The population density is 3,936.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,324

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.4

Median Age

48.57 / 51.43%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
22,467

Total Households

2.9

Average Household Size

$52,413

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Castro Valley, CA

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Castro Valley. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Alameda County Juvenile Hall/Court
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Seneca Family Of Agencies James Baldwin Academy
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Golden Oak Montessori of Hayward
PUBLIC
1st - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Redwood Continuation High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Montessori School Of San Leandro
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Our Lade Of Grace Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Redwood Christian Schools
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Montessori School At Five Canyons
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Jensen Ranch Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Sterling West San Francisco Campus
PRIVATE
3rd - 11th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Vannoy Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
The Montessori Giving Tree
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Castro Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Castro Valley Virtual Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5

Around Castro Valley, CA

There's plenty to do around Castro Valley, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

37
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
18
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
28
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lucy J Confections, TurnPro Sports, and San Lorenzo BJJ.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$$ 2.86 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.57 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.86 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.1 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Castro Valley, California, is a vibrant unincorporated community in Alameda County, located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Known for its scenic beauty, excellent schools, and rich amenities, Castro Valley offers a suburban feel with convenient access to urban centers. Castro Valley is strategically located near several major freeways, making it highly accessible. The community is bordered by Interstate 580, which provides direct routes to Oakland (approximately 20 miles to the northwest) and the Central Valley. Interstate 238 connects Castro Valley to Interstate 880, offering a direct path to San Jose and the South Bay. Additionally, the presence of the Castro Valley BART station offers residents an efficient public transit option to reach San Francisco and other Bay Area destinations without the need for a car. Education is a highlight of Castro Valley, with its schools frequently recognized for their academic excellence. The Castro Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) oversees several highly-rated schools. Downtown you will find both the Castro Valley Village and Castro Valley marketplace home to restaurants and shops. The area is rich in parks and recreational facilities, providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Key parks include Lake Chabot Regional Park: A popular destination for hiking, fishing, boating, and picnicking, featuring scenic trails and a beautiful reservoir. Castro Valley Community Park: Offers playgrounds, sports fields, and a community center, making it a central hub for local gatherings and events. Redwood Canyon Golf Course: A picturesque 18-hole course nestled in the hills, perfect for golf enthusiasts looking to enjoy a round in a serene environment.


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