Best Places to Live

Hayward , CA

Population: 152,401
LIV
SCORE
582

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Nestled in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area, Hayward houses California State University, East Bay and Chabot College, and has been a Tree City USA since the 1980s. The downtown district offers several cultural landmarks, and Hayward is considered a northern extension of Silicon Valley because of many high-tech companies.

Hayward , CA Ranking Data

Civic
39
Demographics
90
Economy
44
Education
53
Health
51
Housing
50
Infrastructure
60