In 2020, Hayward, CA had a population of 159k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $91,490. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hayward, CA declined from 159,293 to 158,817, a −0.299% decrease and its median household income grew from $86,744 to $91,490, a 5.47% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hayward, CA are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (27.6%), Other (Hispanic) (19.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (16.1%), White (Hispanic) (14.2%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.4%).
None of the households in Hayward, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
83.4% of the residents in Hayward, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hayward, CA are California State University-East Bay (110574) (4,502 degrees awarded in 2020), Chabot College (111920) (2,085 degrees), and Life Chiropractic College West (173 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Hayward, CA was $622,700, and the homeownership rate was 55.1%.
Most people in Hayward, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Hayward, CA was 2 cars per household.