The City of Hayward had a population of 159,312 as of July 1, 2018. Hayward ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Hayward is located at latitude 37.6281 and longitude -122.1063 in Alameda County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hayward (see map below) encompass a land area of 45.42 sq. miles and a water area of 18.29 sq. miles. Alameda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 105 feet.
The City of Hayward (GNIS ID: 2410724) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hayward is located within Hayward CCD of Alameda County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Hayward: Hayward Station, Haywards, Hayward's, Haywards Station, Haywood.
|Population in Households||156,701|
|Population in Familes||130,827|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,611|
|Median Household Income||$69,572|
|Average Household Income||$92,037|
|Per Capita Income||$29,366|
|Total Housing Units||51,975 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||26,878 (51.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||22,954 (44.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,143 ( 4.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$472,051|
|Average Home Value||$546,028|
|Average Household Size||3.14|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.59%|
|Per Capita Income||3.43%|
The table below compares Hayward to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 34||98th|
|Population Density||# 385||75th|
|Diversity Index||# 30||98th|
|Median Household Income||# 545||64th|
|Per Capita Income||# 806||47th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.