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Population in 2010: 61,388. Population change since 2000: +7.1%
Males: 29,965  (48.8%)
Females: 31,423  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  41.2 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94546, 94552, 94577.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,482 (it was $64,874 in 2000)
Castro Valley:

$81,482
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,715

Castro Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $515,699 (it was $294,800 in 2000)
Castro Valley:

$515,699
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $607,187; Detached houses: $624,475; Townhouses or other attached units: $513,779; In 2-unit structures: $480,319; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $591,489; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $348,148; Mobile homes: $279,546; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,029

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,356.

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  • White alone - 30,504 (50.0%)
  • Asian alone - 14,184 (23.3%)
  • Hispanic - 9,805 (16.1%)
  • Black alone - 3,444 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2,245 (3.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 413 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 218 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 168 (0.3%)

Races in Castro Valley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Castro Valley: 134.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.0%), Irish (8.1%), English (6.7%), Italian (6.5%), Portuguese (3.2%), United States (2.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 14.4 square miles.

Population density: 4,256 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Castro Valley:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castro Valley CDP:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

13,691 residents are foreign born (8.1% Asia, 2.9% Europe).

This place:  22.5%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Castro Valley, California as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Castro Valley to the number of sex offenders is 2,117 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,792 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,216 (0.4%)

Castro Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oakland, CA (10.3 miles , pop. 399,484).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (325.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cherryland, CA (1.4 miles ), Ashland, CA (1.5 miles ), Fairview, CA (1.5 miles ), San Lorenzo, CA (1.9 miles ), San Leandro, CA (2.0 miles ), Hayward, CA (2.0 miles ), Norris Canyon, CA (2.4 miles ), San Ramon, CA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 122.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -14,823 (-24.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 5,251 (18.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 510

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Castro Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Castro Valley, California

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Earthquake activity:

Castro Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1431% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 44.4 miles away from Castro Valley center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 18.7 miles away from Castro Valley center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alameda County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dean Heller - Politician, Rachel Maddow - Political commentator, Cliff Burton - Musician, Frank Cepollina - Inventor, Jack Del Rio - College football player, Casey Wellman - Ice hockey player, Christopher Titus - Actor, Darren Brazil - Film editor, Dina Eastwood - News anchor, Ed Sprague, Jr. - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Castro Valley:

  • CVH HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 20980 REDWOOD ROAD, SUITE 205)
  • EDEN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 20103 LAKE CHABOT ROAD)
  • BAYWOOD COURT HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 21966 DOLORES STREET)
  • CASTRO VALLEY HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 20259 LAKE CHABOT RD.)
  • REDWOOD CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, INC (Nursing Home, 22103 REDWOOD ROAD)
  • SACRED HEART CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 18949 REDWOOD ROAD)
  • ST ANNE CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, 22424 CHARLENE WAY)
  • ST JOHN KRONSTADT CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 4432 JAMES AVENUE)
  • VALLEY POINTE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 20090 STANTON AVE.)
  • WISTERIA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 20524 WISTERIA STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Castro Valley, CA

Heliports located in Castro Valley:

Amtrak stations near Castro Valley:

  • 3 miles: HAYWARD (22555 MEEKLAND AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 11 miles: EAST DUBLIN-PLEASANTON (PLEASANTON, OWENS DR. AT BART WAY) - Bus Station
  • 11 miles: FREMONT (CENTERVILLE, FREMONT & PERALTA BLVDS.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castro Valley:

  • California State University-East Bay (about 4 miles; Hayward, CA; Full-time enrollment: 11,298)
  • Chabot College (about 5 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 4,344)
  • University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus (about 9 miles; Pleasanton, CA; FT enrollment: 2,533)
  • Saint Marys College of California (about 11 miles; Moraga, CA; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Laney College (about 12 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 15 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 34,089)
  • Ohlone College (about 15 miles; Fremont, CA; FT enrollment: 3,318)

Public high schools in Castro Valley:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Castro Valley:

Private elementary/middle schools in Castro Valley:

  • OUR LADY OF GRACE SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 19920 ANITA AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • REDWOOD CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 19300 REDWOOD RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 20600 JOHN DR; Grades: KG - 6)
  • CAMELOT SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 2330 POMAR VISTA AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Castro Valley, School District: CASTRO VALLEY UNIFIED

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • FM radio stations KALW 91.7 http://www.kalw.org/ and KQED 88.5 http://www.kqed.org/radio/ also have very strong signals in Casto Valley

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Notable locations in Castro Valley: Chabots Boys Ranch (A), Castro Valley Branch Alameda County Library (B), Adobe Art Center (C), Alameda County Juvenile Hall (D), NORCAL Ambulance (E), East Bay Regional Park District Station 10 (F), Alameda County Fire Department Station 7 (G), Alameda County Fire Department Station 6 (H), Alameda County Fire Department Station 5 (I), Alameda County Fire Department Station 4 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Castro Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Castro Valley include: Crossroads Christian Church (A), Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church (B), Epiphany Lutheran Church (C), Valley Baptist Church (D), Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church (E), Our Lady of Grace Church (F), New Life Christian Fellowship Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Almond Reservoir (A), South Reservoir (B), Cull Canyon Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cull Creek (A), Norris Creek (B), Kelly Canyon Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Castro Valley include: Bay Trees Park (1), Castro Valley Community Park (2), Carlos Bee Park (3), Earl Warren Park (4), Greenridge Park (5), Independent Park (6), Cull Canyon Regional Recreation Area (7), Fairmont Terrace Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Alameda County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average.
City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00496. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00496
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.312. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.312
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.979. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.979
U.S.:

2.433


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.3%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for American Indian residents, 7.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 5.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Castro Valley, CA

People in group quarters in Castro Valley in 2010:

  • 431 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 295 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 165 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 155 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 62 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 45 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Castro Valley in 2000:

  • 489 people in nursing homes
  • 268 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 175 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 154 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 132 people in other group homes
  • 118 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 111 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 111 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 58 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Castro Valley compared to California state average:

Castro Valley, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Castro Valley (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Castro Valley Branch at 3067 Castro Valley Boulevard, branch established on 1948/10/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 3449 Castro Valley Blvd Branch at 3449 Castro Valley Blvd, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Castro Valley And Redwood at 3500 Castro Valley Boulevard, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Fremont Bank: Castro Valley Branch at 3549 Castro Valley Boulevard, branch established on 1989/12/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,367.9 mil, Deposits: $1,975.1 mil, headquarters in Fremont, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Fremont Bancorporation
  • Citibank, National Association: 3288 Castro Valley Blvd Branch at 3288 Castro Valley Blvd, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Castro Valley Safeway Branch at 20629 Redwood Road, branch established on 2010/08/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bay Commercial Bank: Castro Valley Branch at 3895 E. Castro Valley Blvd, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $269.6 mil, Deposits: $219.8 mil, headquarters in Walnut Creek, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Bank of the West: Castro Valley Branch at 3396 Castro Valley Boulevard, branch established on 1957/06/28. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Castro Valley, California:

  • Econo Lodge, 3978 E Castro Vly Blvd, Castro Valley, CA 94546 , Phone: (510) 537-8833
  • Quality Inn, 2532 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, CA 94546 , Phone: (510) 538-9501, Fax: (510) 538-9487
  • Comfort Suites, 2419 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, CA 94546 , Phone: (510) 889-9300, Fax: (510) 889-1010
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Castro Valley, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Castro Valley travel time to work - commute


Castro Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Castro Valley CDP (based on Alameda County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.95%
Here34.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents60.7%6.4%4.5%4.5%3.3%
Congregations9.3%1.1%2.3%10.5%5.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.7%1.5%13.5%
Congregations4.3%4.2%5.1%3.4%54.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 364
Alameda County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
Alameda County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 232
Alameda County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,299
Here:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alameda County:

19.3%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
California average:

5.75%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($746 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.21%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Contra Costa County, CA  1.02% ($61,758 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.85% ($62,349)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.76% ($84,443)


7.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($61,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
California average:

6.27%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($954 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.13%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Contra Costa County, CA  1.33% ($67,733 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.78% ($73,219)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.62% ($53,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Castro Valley:

  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Castro Valley:

  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Castro Valley:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)

Castro Valley fatal accident list:

May 4, 2000 09:13 PM, I-580, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 17, 2000 04:00 AM, Foothill Blvd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 19, 1995 01:11 PM, Crowcyn Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 1979 05:47 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Castro Valley)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Cull And Crow Canyon (Lat: 37.701861 Lon: -122.119972), Call Sign: KME905
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9200 MHz, 154.070 MHz, 154.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 11/14/2014
    Registrant: County Of Alameda, Gsa, Electronics, 2000 150th Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578, Phone: (510) 667-7788, Fax: (510) 667-7773, Email:
  • 21040 Marshall St (Lat: 37.693556 Lon: -122.066361), Call Sign: KZC657
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2000, Expiration Date: 12/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2006
    Registrant: Castro Valley Sanitary District, 2000 150th Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578, Phone: (415) 667-7788
  • 20103 Lake Chabot Rd (Lat: 37.697417 Lon: -122.088861), Call Sign: KFV909
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2011, Expiration Date: 11/12/2021
    Registrant: County Of Alameda, Gsa Comm, Electronics, 2000 150th Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578, Phone: (510) 667-7788, Fax: (510) 667-7773, Email:
  • 20103 Lake Chabot Rd (Lat: 37.697139 Lon: -122.088583), Type: Building, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WPPW492, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 163.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2004, Expiration Date: 02/10/2015, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • 1620 Strobridge Avenue (Lat: 37.691667 Lon: -122.090000), Call Sign: WQAX685
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)
    Grant Date: 08/24/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 553-5886, Email:
  • Lat: 37.696111 Lon: -122.024361, Call Sign: WQDL984
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2005, Expiration Date: 09/27/2015, Certifier: E. Keith Holtslander
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, N3211 County Road H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000
  • Lat: 37.712667 Lon: -122.030889, Call Sign: WQGP362
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2007, Expiration Date: 03/14/2017, Certifier: Michael Miller
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

341 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Castro Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

66 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Castro Valley)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED135$387,900324$314,9441,635$287,85563$217,5982$525,00078$252,9460$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$392,17437$315,332187$329,6767$174,9660$011$273,0160$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$408,08450$290,842446$359,37120$184,3900$028$260,6982$42,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$383,42647$352,355271$333,23916$222,2010$024$269,3390$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$372,15110$299,507102$345,3468$178,5550$07$238,3990$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Castro Valley, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$342,5878$402,434
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$342,7415$474,332
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$447,1304$389,625
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$312,990
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$539,8000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 123
  • Hazardous Condition: 121
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Castro Valley


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Castro Valley, CA

Most common first names in Castro Valley, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John37375.5 years
Mary32183.0 years
William26975.3 years
Robert24671.6 years
James20373.1 years
George19075.3 years
Joseph15377.6 years
Charles15075.5 years
Frank13877.2 years
Margaret13779.0 years
Most common last names in Castro Valley, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10879.1 years
Johnson7576.5 years
Miller6877.9 years
Anderson6077.6 years
Silva5178.5 years
Wilson4876.4 years
Martin4877.4 years
Brown4676.4 years
Davis4575.2 years
Jones4377.2 years
Businesses in Castro Valley, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Little Caesars Pizza1
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chipotle1Safeway1
Comfort Suites1Starbucks4
Curves1Subway3
Decora Cabinetry1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
Econo Lodge1Trader Joe's1
FedEx5True Value1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Jones New York3Vons2
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger2Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Castro Valley, CA


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  • James Bustillo (64)
  • Christopher V. Reggiardo (49)
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  • Jeffrey S. Sullivan (20)
  • Avery Fong (18)

Total of 1348 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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