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Overview

Introduction to Hayward, California

Hayward, California is located in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area, approximately a half hour southeast of San Francisco, and 20 minutes southeast of Oakland. Hayward is part of the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont metropolitan area.

Hayward enjoys weather that is similar to the rest of the Bay Area. Winters are cool with average daily temperatures in the 40s, and summers are warm but not hot, with average daily temperatures in the 70s.

Hayward Arts and Entertainment

Hayward, California has easy access to all of the arts, cultural and entertainment offerings of both Oakland and San Francisco. In addition, some of Hayward's more notable entertainment offerings include:

  • The C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology at California State University, Hayward.
  • The Hayward Area Historical Society Museum.
  • The Hayward/Russell City Blues Festival.
  • The Zucchini Festival.

For the sports minded, the San Francisco Bay Area is home to numerous professional sports teams, including: Major League Baseball's (MLB) Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants, Major League Lacrosse's (MLL) San Francisco Dragons, the National Football League's (NFL) Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers and the United Soccer League's (USL) San Francisco Seals who play in the USL Premier Development League.

People

Total Population 152,401
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 10.8%
Employed Population 16+ 70,638
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 46.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.2%
Median Earnings25+ $35,987
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,851
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,032

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,951
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 8.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,348
Median House Value $364,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 76.6%
US/American 0%
English 2%
Irish 3.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hayward Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles SE of Oakland, California
County Alameda
Standard Zip Codes 94541, 94542, 94544, 94545, 94546, 94552
P.O. Box Zip Codes 94540, 94543, 94557
Phone Area Codes 510
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.668
Longitude -122.079

Hayward Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station UPPER SAN LEANDRO FLTR
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 58 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 54 to 75 F
Oct Temp 52 to 73 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches
Station NEWARK (OAKLAND)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 68 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 54 to 74 F
Annual Precip 14.8 inches
Station WOODSIDE FIRE STN 1
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 42 to 73 F
Jul Temp 51 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 79 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hayward, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Mount Eden (94557)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Castro Valley 62,044 $98,505
Dublin 52,063 $133,080
Fremont 225,221 $115,269
San Leandro 88,329 $75,493
San Ramon 74,571 $148,734
Union City 72,690 $93,861

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hayward Public Libraries

Library
Hayward Public Library
835 C ST.
Hayward, California
(510) 881-7954
Library Web Site

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Hayward Hospitals

KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL FREMONT/HAYWARD
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
27400 HESPERIAN BLVD
(510) 784-4000
Emergency Service: Yes

ST ROSE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
27200 CALAROGA AVE
(510) 782-6200
Emergency Service: Yes

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Hayward High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

MT. EDEN HIGH
2300 PANAMA ST.
510-293-8539
Serves 2,354 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.5

HAYWARD HIGH
1633 EAST AVE.
510-293-8586
Serves 2,129 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.1

TENNYSON HIGH
27035 WHITMAN ROAD
510-293-8591
Serves 1,977 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23

ROYAL SUNSET (CONT.)
20450 ROYAL AVE.
510-317-4400
A Non-traditional School
Serves 245 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

BRENKWITZ HIGH (CONT.)
22100 PRINCETON ST.
510-293-8330
A Non-traditional School
Serves 176 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

COUNTY COMMUNITY
313 W. WINTON AVE.
510-782-5137
A Non-traditional School
Serves 149 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

ALTERNATIVE/OPPORTUNITY
313 W. WINTON AVE.
510-670-4244
A Non-traditional School
Serves 102 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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