Hayward

Overview for Hayward, CA

162,254 people live in Hayward, where the median age is 36.6 and the average individual income is $38,677. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

162,254

Total Population

36.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$38,677

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Hayward, CA

Hayward has 49,524 households, with an average household size of 3.21. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hayward do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 162,254 people call Hayward home. The population density is 3,541.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

162,254

Total Population

High

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

36.6

Median Age

50.73 / 49.27%

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
49,524

Total Households

3.21

Average Household Size

$38,677

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 Hayward, CA

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Hayward. 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
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Bayside Adventist Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Hayward Collegiate Charter
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Burbank Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Schafer Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Strobridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Core Learning Academy at Conley-Caraballo High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Alameda County Community
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Impact Academy of Arts & Technology
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
Glassbrook Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Longwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
1/5
Children's Choice Educare
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Montessori Children's House Of Hayward
PRIVATE
K - 3rd
No rating available
Moreau Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Eden Area Regional Occupational Program
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Leadership Public Schools - Hayward
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Bret Harte Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
1/5
Eldridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Lorin A. Eden Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Palma Ceia Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Tyrrell Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Stonebrae Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Elmhurst Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Calforina Crosspoint Academy
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Knowledge Enlightens You (KEY) Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Silver Oak High Public Montessori Charter
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Bowman Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Martin Luther King Junior Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Cherryland Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Eden Gardens Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Cesar Chavez Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
1/5
Southgate Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Treeview Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Faith Ringgold School of Arts and Science
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Anthony W. Ochoa Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Hillview Crest Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Alternative Learning Academy at Conley-Caraballo High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available

Around Hayward, CA

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

66
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
68
Bikeable
Bike Score
39
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Touchdown Fitness, Zhang Kung Fu Institute, and TurnPro Sports.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.38 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.3 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.15 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.77 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.97 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
If you’re looking to relocate to an affordable city in the Bay Area, Hayward may be your perfect destination. Hayward is the third largest city in Alameda County, boasting a population of over 160,000 residents. Up until the 1980s, the city’s economy revolved around salt production and food canning, but today, manufacturing and tech companies make up the largest employment sectors. Major employers in Hayward include Impax Laboratories, Marelich Mechanical, and California State University, East Bay.
 
Hayward is a scenic city with many interesting places to visit. Downtown Hayward features many of the city’s cultural landmarks, and the first brewpub in the U.S. – Buffalo Bill’s Brewery – is located here. The traditional Hayward Japanese Gardens features serene walking trails decorated with a variety of trees and plants. Nature enthusiasts can also learn about local wildlife at the Sulphur Creek Nature Center, which specializes in the education and rehabilitation of regional animals. Hayward is a city that the whole family can enjoy.

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