Hayward Alameda County, California

Hayward: City in Alameda County, California, United States

Hayward locator map
Location of Hayward on California map.


Hayward is a city located in the county of Alameda in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 144,186. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 157,966 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1876.

Hayward water tower  California image
Hayward water tower California
Hayward water tower  California image


Hayward is located at 37°40'8"N 122°4'51"W (37.6688200, -122.0808000). It has 2 neighbors: Castro Valley and San Leandro.

Hayward map


Hayward forecast: A slight chance of rain before 11pm. Mostly cloudy. Low around 53, with temperatures rising to around 56 overnight. West wind 1 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Hayward Quick Facts

Population : 157,966 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Alameda County
Instagram username : cityofhayward
Twitter username : cityofhayward
Water as percent of area : 28.9%
Land as percent of area : 71.1%
Altitude : 344 feet / 105 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1876 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 10:16:52 (27th October 2021)
Postal code : 94541
Population growth : 8.72% (2010-2020)
Weather : 53℉ Slight Chance Light Rain then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

  • Funabashi
  • Ghazni

Hayward has 2 neighbours.


The population of Hayward increased by 8.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 144,186 - census
2011 146,935 1.87% estimation process
2012 149,406 1.65% estimation process
2013 151,753 1.55% estimation process
2014 154,376 1.7% estimation process
2015 157,999 2.29% estimation process
2016 159,331 0.84% estimation process
2017 160,324 0.62% estimation process
2018 159,760 -0.35% estimation process
2019 159,203 -0.35% estimation process
2020 157,966 -0.78% estimation process

Hayward zip code is 94541. County name: Alameda, County fips: 06001

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People born in Hayward (65)

People born in Hayward, including trip-hop musician DJ Shadow, figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi, swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, former world record-holder Claudia Kolb, you can see a list of people who born in Hayward.

  • Josh Ryan Evans (American actor (1982-2002)) he was born in 10/01/1982
  • Jeff Beal (American composer of music for film, television, recordings, and the concert hall) he was born in 20/06/1963
  • Glen Alvelais (American musician) he was born in 22/02/1968
  • Marco Dapper (American actor and model) he was born in 09/07/1983
  • Davone Bess (American football player) he was born in 13/09/1985
  • Shawn Stasiak (Canadian professional wrestler) he was born in 21/07/1970
  • John Linley Frazier (American mass murderer) he was born in 26/01/1946
  • Kimberlin Brown (American actress) she was born in 29/06/1961
  • Amobi Okugo (American soccer player) he was born in 13/03/1991
  • Mericien Venzon (figure skater) she was born in 22/08/1991
  • Thomas Morgan (American musician) he was born in 14/08/1981
  • Diamon Simpson (American basketball player) he was born in 08/09/1987
  • Henry Snyder (American historian) he was born in 03/11/1929
  • Sena Acolatse (American ice hockey player) he was born in 28/11/1990
  • Benjamin Hale (American writer) he was born in 20/08/1983
  • Brent Patterson (American bicycle motocross rider) he was born in 09/04/1961
  • Brian Beacock (American film, television and voice actor) he was born in 29/03/1966
  • Brian Patterson (American bicycle motocross rider) he was born in 04/01/1965

Schools in Hayward

College & universities near Hayward, CA

Code Name City ZIP
110574 California State University-East Bay Hayward (CA) 94542
479424 Unitek College Hayward (CA) 94541-7026
111920 Chabot College Hayward (CA) 94545
117520 Life Chiropractic College West Hayward (CA) 94545-2800
246974 Carrington College-San Leandro San Leandro (CA) 94578-1977

Stations (51)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hayward, CA

Code Name Address Type
HAY Hayward station 22555 Meekland Avenue RAIL
FMT Fremont station 37260 Fremont Blvd. RAIL
OAC Oakland Coliseum station 700 73rd Avenue RAIL
DBP Dublin-Pleasanton, California 5801 Owens Drive BUS
PLS Pleasanton, CA 4950 Pleasanton Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Hayward

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bradford Post Office Hayward (CA) 94541
Hayward Post Office Hayward (CA) 94544
Castro Valley Post Office Castro Valley (CA) 94546
Mount Eden Post Office Hayward (CA) 94545
San Lorenz Post Office San Lorenzo (CA) 94580

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Alameda County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Alameda County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Oakland 424,891 Port city and county seat of Alameda County, California, United States
Fremont 234,569 City in California
Berkeley 122,726 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Livermore 91,617 City in Alameda County, California, United States
San Leandro 89,161 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Pleasanton 80,247 City in Alameda County, California
Alameda 78,841 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Union City 74,494 City in New Jersey, United States
Union City 74,107 City in California, United States
Dublin 66,936 City in California
Castro Valley 61,388 Area of Alameda County, California, USA
Newark 49,699 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Ashland 21,925 City in Boyd County, Kentucky, United States
Albany 20,031 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Cherryland 14,728 Census designated place
Emeryville 11,875 City in the United States state of California

Distance to Other Cities

Hayward distances to largest California cities