Castro Valley, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 22,046 housing units in Castro Valley. This represents a 12% growth from 19,682 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 22,046 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Castro Valley is about 69.6%. Castro Valley's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 2.58 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Castro Valley were built after 1963.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom11.10%
Two Bedrooms25.60%
Three Bedrooms40.70%
Four Bedrooms17.80%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.67
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$298,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$239,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.37
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$889

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage10.30%
Home Equity Loan8.90%
Simple Mortgage56%
Debt Free24.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.6%