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Downtown Hayward on Saturday-hayward-cal


Hayward, California is in the southeastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, in Alameda County.


Welcome to Hayward

Just south of Oakland, this historic area was known for it's robust agriculture and canning industries. Until the mid 1980s, Hayward was the home of Hunt's canned products.

Among Hayward, CA homeowners, the median income is about $95K. With a population of over 155K residents, only 52% of the homes are owner-occupied, and 48% are rentals. Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hayward is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hayward is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hayward who work in office and administrative support (14.43%), sales jobs (8.82%), and management occupations (7.74%).

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