Most Expensive Hayward Neighborhoods
Hayward is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 154,612 people and 40 constituent neighborhoods, Hayward is the 37th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Hayward are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities, Hayward isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hayward are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hayward is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hayward who work in office and administrative support (15.71%), sales jobs (10.28%) and management occupations (7.62%).
Also of interest is that Hayward has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Hayward is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Hayward is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hayward, the average commute to work is 30.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Hayward is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Hayward, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Hayward are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.25% of adults in Hayward having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hayward in 2010 was $25,770, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,080 for a family of four. However, Hayward contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hayward is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hayward home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Hayward, accounting for 40.62% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Hayward residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hayward include German, Irish, Portuguese and English.
In addition, Hayward has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (38.11%).
The languages spoken by people in Hayward 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 Hayward is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese and Vietnamese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||45,972|
|HAYWARD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||51.56%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||48.44%|
|TYPE OF HAYWARD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.51%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.82%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.19%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.79%|
|SIZE OF HAYWARD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.84%|
|AGE OF HAYWARD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.88%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||42.93%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||44.07%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.12%|
|HAYWARD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$498,179|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,778|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||4.94%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||4.36%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||9.23%|
|$310,001 - $465,000||20.64%|
|$465,001 - $620,000||27.30%|
|$620,001 - $775,000||14.76%|
|$775,001 - $1,162,000||13.60%|
|$1,162,001 - $1,550,000||3.44%|
|PEOPLE OF HAYWARD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.61%|
|5 TO 17||16.62%|
|18 TO 24||10.99%|
|25 TO 34||16.74%|
|35 TO 54||27.71%|
|55 TO 64||10.91%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.41%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||79.53%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$62,691|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,770|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||14.45%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (13.07%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.80%)
Public Service (3.50%)
Information Technology (2.19%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||11.75%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.73%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||2.26%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||15.17%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.51%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||40.62%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (4.05%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (42.54%)
Indic languages (1.92%)
Pacific Island languages (1.24%)
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