|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hayward is 159,827. Hayward, California is the 161st largest city in the US.
Hayward is located entirely in Alameda County.
The peak population of Hayward was in 2020, when its population was 163,269. Hayward is currently 2.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Hayward has grown 13.3% since the 2000. Hayward, California's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Hayward has a population density of 3,181.3 people per square mile.
|157||Pembroke Pines, Florida||169,391||22.5%|
|158||Fort Collins, Colorado||168,538||40.3%|
|163||Paterson, New Jersey||157,794||5.6%|
|165||Macon-Bibb County, Georgia||156,762|
The total voting age population of Hayward, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 97,879. The voting age population is 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.1% of the residents of Hayward are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hayward are 35.1% White, 27.2% Asian, 18.0% Other, 9.6% Black, 7.2% Two or more races, 2.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.8% American Indian. Additionally, 40.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hayward, 8.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.2%. On a per-household basis, 5.8% of families are below the poverty line in Hayward.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.3% of Hayward residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.1% of Hayward residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hayward residents aged 5 and older, 59.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 32.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 8.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 17.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hayward is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hayward, 10.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hayward is $86,744.
In Hayward, 52.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.2% of housing units in Hayward.
Of all the housing units in Hayward, 3.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Hayward, 11.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hayward is $1,825.
In Hayward, 89.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.