Most Expensive Castro Valley Neighborhoods
Castro Valley is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 64,642 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Castro Valley is the 138th largest community in California.
Castro Valley home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Castro Valley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Castro Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Castro Valley is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Castro Valley who work in office and administrative support (14.48%), management occupations (13.77%) and sales jobs (10.78%).
Also of interest is that Castro Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Castro Valley is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Castro Valley, the average commute to work is 31.72 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Castro Valley is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Castro Valley area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The citizens of Castro Valley are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.94% of adults in Castro Valley have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Castro Valley in 2010 was $38,897, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,588 for a family of four. However, Castro Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Castro Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Castro Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Castro Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Castro Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.62% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Castro Valley include German, Irish, English, Italian, Portuguese and European.
In addition, Castro Valley has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.31%).
The languages spoken by people in Castro Valley are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Castro Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Tagalog.
|CASTRO VALLEY INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||22,365|
|CASTRO VALLEY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||65.79%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||34.21%|
|TYPE OF CASTRO VALLEY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||70.50%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.89%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.87%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||14.00%|
|SIZE OF CASTRO VALLEY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.97%|
|AGE OF CASTRO VALLEY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.33%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||38.32%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||54.70%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.65%|
|CASTRO VALLEY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$826,839|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,836|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||2.68%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||0.84%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||2.27%|
|$310,001 - $465,000||5.19%|
|$465,001 - $620,000||12.95%|
|$620,001 - $775,000||19.42%|
|$775,001 - $1,162,000||42.43%|
|$1,162,001 - $1,550,000||12.65%|
|PEOPLE OF CASTRO VALLEY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.04%|
|5 TO 17||15.98%|
|18 TO 24||7.23%|
|25 TO 34||12.32%|
|35 TO 54||28.97%|
|55 TO 64||14.93%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.53%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.28%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$83,442|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,897|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.98%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.65%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.67%)
Public Service (4.67%)
Real estate (2.78%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.94%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.28%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.90%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.19%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.04%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||18.62%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (9.54%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.73%)
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