Best Places to Live

Hayward , CA

Population: 152,401
LIV
SCORE
610

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Situated in the San Francisco Bay Area and nicknamed “Heart of the Bay,” Hayward is home to multiple manufacturing and high-tech companies along with California State University-East Bay and Chabot College. The Tree City USA community has well-visited parks, a downtown district with several cultural landmarks, and a convenient Hayward Executive Airport.

Hayward , CA Ranking Data

Civic
24
Demographics
77
Economy
51
Education
56
Health
72
Housing
64
Infrastructure
68