Hayward demographics profile

StatisticHaywardCaliforniaNational
Population154,50738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,39323291
Median age34.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%46%43%
Speak English42%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%
Hayward, CA has a population of 154,507 and is the 165th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,393 per sq mi which is 1360% higher than the California average and 3645% higher than the national average. The median age in Hayward is 35 which is approximately 4% lower than the California average of 36. In Hayward, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 42% speak English and 32% speak Spanish. 50% of Hayward residents were born in California, 9% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 39% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hayward is 1360% higher than California.
  • The median age in Hayward is 4% lower than California.
  • In Hayward 41.21% of the population is White.
  • In Hayward 11.38% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hayward 25.55% of the population is Asian.

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Hayward population breakdown by race

RaceHaywardCaliforniaNational
White41.21%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American11.38%5.85%12.63%
Asian25.55%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.75%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian2.30%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race6.19%4.62%3.06%
Other race12.62%13.28%4.75%
In Hayward, 40.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hayward, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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