Latest Data (2015)
Population 158,289
Nationwide Rank 160

Quick Facts

Hayward, California is the 160th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Hayward, California is a city.

Hayward, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Hayward had its largest population ever.

Hayward, California's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Hayward, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
154 Eugene, Oregon 17.5%
155 McKinney, Texas 190.9%
156 Fort Collins, Colorado 34.2%
157 Lancaster, California 35.2%
158 Cary, North Carolina 64.0%
159 Palmdale, California 34.7%
160 Hayward, California 12.2%
161 Salinas, California 9.6%
162 Frisco, Texas 337.6%
163 Springfield, Massachusetts 1.6%
164 Pasadena, Texas 8.3%
165 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia
166 Alexandria, Virginia 18.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 158,289 160
2014 154,612 161
2013 151,574 161
2012 149,392 162
2011 146,911 163
2010 144,186 168
2009 144,291 164
2008 142,212 168
2007 139,996 171
2006 139,257 171
2005 139,579 166
2004 139,949 165
2003 140,393 163
2002 141,722 158
2001 142,595 154
2000 140,996 154
1990 114,640 160