Castro Valley, CA 94552 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94552: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Castro Valley, CA 94552

Acceptable Alternative
Hayward, CA 94552

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 85
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,777
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 235
  • County: Alameda County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.694, Longitude -122.019
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Castro Valley, CA 94552 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,204
Population in Households 15,167
Population in Familes 13,747
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 307
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 5,160
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 4,245
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,581 (86.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 579 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $723,451
Average Home Value $752,843


Median Household Income $133,960
Average Household Income $165,670
Per Capita Income $56,330
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 1.04%
Households 0.55% 0.95%
Families 0.56% 0.96%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Castro Valley, CA 94552 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94552 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 902 49th
Population Density1 # 1027 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 873 50th
Median Household Income # 43 98th
Per Capita Income # 161 91st

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