Hayward, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 45,960 housing units in Hayward. This represents a 8.9% growth from 42,216 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 45,882 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 78 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Hayward is about 53.3%. Hayward's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.3%. Average household size is 3.07 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Hayward were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.90%
One Bedroom20.20%
Two Bedrooms30.90%
Three Bedrooms32.80%
Four Bedrooms8.30%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.18
Median year structure was built1960
Median Value of occupied units$237,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$214,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.94
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,051

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage12.40%
Home Equity Loan7.90%
Simple Mortgage58.30%
Debt Free21.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.8%