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94542 Zip Code (Hayward, CA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Hayward, CA (65.63%), Fairview, CA (12.92%)
County: Alameda County, CA
Estimated zip code population in 2022: 16,053
Zip code population in 2010: 12,717
Zip code population in 2000: 11,145

Houses and condos: 5,418
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,490
% of renters here:

29%
State:

44%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 94542: 120.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,814 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 94542
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

0.8% ($8,965)
California:

0.7% ($4,831)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $10,182 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $5,598 (0.5%)

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Males: 8,649  (53.9%)
Females: 7,403  (46.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 94542:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 94542:

  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

Zip code 94542 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Races in zip code 94542 (2022)
    • 4,67329.1%White
    • 4,29326.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,80723.7%Asian
    • 1,59710.0%Black
    • 1,4268.9%Two or more races
    • 1541.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 550.3%American Indian
    • 450.3%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $1,143,507
94542:

$1,143,507
California:

$715,900



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in 94542 zip code as of July 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 94542 is 2,281 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.1 years
California median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
California:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 94542, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $141,092 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$141,092
State:

$95,910

Salary/wage: $117,705 (reported on 82.2% of returns)
Here:

$117,705
State:

$77,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1291.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3924.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7200.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11382.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20998.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 119153.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,794 (reported on 45.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,794
California:

$2,294
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 26.6% for AGIs below $25k, 33.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 102.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 225.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 859.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,251 (reported on 30.3% of returns)
Here:

$7,251
State:

$10,949
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 39.6% for AGIs below $25k, 57.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 150.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 408.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3183.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$33,118 (reported on 30.8% of returns)
Here:

+$33,118
State:

+$49,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 22.0% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 275.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 957.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18985.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$17,803 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

+$17,803
State:

+$15,671
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 118.1% for AGIs below $25k, 209.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 223.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 425.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 893.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3082.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $27,719 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
94542:

$27,719
California:

$23,505
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 54.7% for AGIs below $25k, 110.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 155.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 209.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 884.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1849.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $29,829 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
94542:

$29,829
California:

$30,163
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 447.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $36,223 (reported on 26.0% of returns)
Here:

$36,223
State:

$39,517
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 157.9% for AGIs below $25k, 295.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 619.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1156.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2822.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10073.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,543 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$6,543
State:

$12,598
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 24.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 361.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1831.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,675 (reported on 26.0% of returns)
94542:

$9,675
State:

$8,807
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 37.0% for AGIs below $25k, 72.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 169.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 363.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 839.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2458.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,749 (reported on 7.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,749
State:

$2,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 57.0% for AGIs below $25k, 39.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 91.9%
Here:

92%
State:

92%
(% for various income ranges: 90.0% for AGIs below $25k, 93.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 94.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 94542, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $90,020 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$90,020
State:

$72,726

Salary/wage: $79,105 (reported on 83.4% of returns)
Here:

$79,105
State:

$59,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.3% for AGIs below $25k, 79.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,371 (reported on 45.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,371
California:

$2,146
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,703 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,703
State:

$9,308
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$10,696 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,696
State:

+$30,460
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,703 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

+$20,703
State:

+$17,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.4% for AGIs below $25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $20,459 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
94542:

$20,459
California:

$19,557
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $19,311 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
94542:

$19,311
California:

$24,530
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $34,025 (23% of AGI, reported on 49.6% of returns)
Here:

$34,025
State:

$34,004

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.5% for AGIs below $25k, 14.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,547 (reported on 41.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,547
State:

$4,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $14,456 (reported on 49.4% of returns)
94542:

$14,456
State:

$14,448
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,764 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,764
State:

$2,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.8%
Here:

58%
State:

64%
(% for various income ranges: 51.9% for AGIs below $25k, 56.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 65.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 94542, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $69,827 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$69,827
State:

$58,600

Salary/wage: $63,696 (reported on 84.2% of returns)
Here:

$63,696
State:

$49,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,619 (reported on 54.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,619
California:

$2,365
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,696 (reported on 30.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,696
State:

$4,746
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$11,364 (reported on 27.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,364
State:

+$23,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,065 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$20,065
State:

+$16,826
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,387 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
94542:

$3,387
California:

$3,192
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,063 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,063
California:

$17,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $29,299 (26% of AGI, reported on 51.2% of returns)
Here:

$29,299
State:

$28,113

Here:

26.2% of AGI
State:

25.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 17.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 23.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 25.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,196 (3% of AGI, reported on 45.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,196
State:

$3,923

Here:

2.7% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $11,670 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
94542:

$11,670
State:

$10,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,344 (reported on 7.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,344
State:

$1,763

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.2%
Here:

60%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 48.4% for AGIs below $10k, 58.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$132,236
California:

$91,551
Hayward, CA (94542) map Nearest zip codes: 94544, 94541, 94587, 94552, 94546, 94580.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.1%
California:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.1%
California:

48.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 157
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,839


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 92 (77 now married, 15 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,689 (1,339 now married, 2,355 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 94542 with a mortgage: 2,719 (381 second mortgage, 292 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 35

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $3,615
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $1,092

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

7.6%
Whole state:

12.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.9
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable location: Hayward Fire Department Station 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Church in zip code 94542: Pentecostals of Hayward Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemetery: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 94542 include: Canyon View Park (1), College Heights Park (2), Old Highlands Park (3), Spring Grove Park (4), Hayward Memorial Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 6012010 to 2019
  • 4012000 to 2009
  • 5181990 to 1999
  • 8721980 to 1989
  • 1,2281970 to 1979
  • 6291960 to 1969
  • 5641950 to 1959
  • 4591940 to 1949
  • 1161939 or earlier

Zip code 94542 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hayward, CA (94542)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hayward, CA (94542)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 5122 bedrooms
  • 1,0473 bedrooms
  • 1,5494 bedrooms
  • 4895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hayward, CA (94542)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hayward, CA (94542)
  • 86no bedroom
  • 3681 bedroom
  • 7502 bedrooms
  • 1443 bedrooms
  • 594 bedrooms
  • 805+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hayward, CA (94542) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hayward, CA (94542) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 6671 vehicle
  • 1,4452 vehicles
  • 8543 vehicles
  • 5194 vehicles
  • 995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hayward, CA (94542) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hayward, CA (94542) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 41no vehicle
  • 6671 vehicle
  • 5242 vehicles
  • 1633 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles

  • Zip code 94542 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 94542 household income distribution in 2022
  • 176Less than $10,000
  • 33$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 46$25,000 to $29,999
  • 84$30,000 to $34,999
  • 170$35,000 to $39,999
  • 18$40,000 to $44,999
  • 58$45,000 to $49,999
  • 290$50,000 to $59,999
  • 350$60,000 to $74,999
  • 428$75,000 to $99,999
  • 759$100,000 to $124,999
  • 455$125,000 to $149,999
  • 520$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,693$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 94542

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 94542
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 172$400,000 to $499,999
  • 433$500,000 to $749,999
  • 999$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,518$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 476$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 263$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 94542

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 94542
  • 14$700 to $749
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 8$900 to $999
  • 34$1,000 to $1,249
  • 30$1,250 to $1,499
  • 366$1,500 to $1,999
  • 490$2,000 to $2,499
  • 360$2,500 to $2,999
  • 21$3,000 to $3,499
  • 131$3,500 or more
  • 42No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $2,442.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $1,597,639.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $1,150,079
  • Black or African American householders: $1,392,546
  • Asian householders: $1,221,332
  • Some other race householders: $1,131,401
  • Two or more races householders: $1,291,547
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $1,061,877

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $1,143,507
94542:

$1,143,507
California:

$715,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $897,180 - $1,425,854

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $943,651
Here:

$943,651
State:

$988,808

Townhouses or other attached units: $840,709
Here:

$840,709
State:

$838,546

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $604,907
Here:

$604,907
State:

$824,253

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $495,180
Here:

$495,180
State:

$730,996

Mobile homes: $186,464
Here:

$186,464
State:

$184,506
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 94542
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,884
  • One, attached: 348
  • 3 or 4: 162
  • 5 to 9: 178
  • 10 to 19: 112
  • 20 to 49: 221
  • 50 or more: 506
  • Mobile homes: 17

Unemployment: 6.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 94542

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 94542
  • 59.8%4,863Drove a car alone
  • 14.9%1,209Carpooled
  • 0.3%27Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.7%217Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.4%35Subway or elevated
  • 0.2%20Railroad
  • 0.1%5Taxi
  • 0.1%11Motorcycle
  • 0.1%5Bicycle
  • 2.3%185Walked
  • 0.5%41Other means
  • 17.8%1,448Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 94542

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 94542
  • 77Less than 5 minutes
  • 1615 to 9 minutes
  • 56710 to 14 minutes
  • 69715 to 19 minutes
  • 61320 to 24 minutes
  • 41925 to 29 minutes
  • 1,01330 to 34 minutes
  • 16535 to 39 minutes
  • 55440 to 44 minutes
  • 82145 to 59 minutes
  • 1,30660 to 89 minutes
  • 29890 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 94542:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 72.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,053
  • Male householders: 2,794 (532 living alone), Female householders: 2,304 (419 living alone)
  • 2,998 spouses (2,919 opposite-sex spouses), 474 unmarried partners, (463 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,005 children (3,779 natural, 0 adopted, 223 stepchildren), 272 grandchildren, 167 brothers or sisters, 373 parents, 0 foster children, 370 other relatives, 831 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,488 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,323 2-persons, 869 3-persons, 828 4-persons, 455 5-persons, 136 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 948 1-person, 324 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 48 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons

1,585 married couples with children.
501 single-parent households (159 men, 342 women).

51.5% of residents of 94542 zip code speak English at home.
20.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 22% well, 10% not well, 5% not at all).
11.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% very well, 18% well, 6% not well, 4% not at all).
14.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% very well, 30% well, 10% not well).
2.7% of residents speak other language at home (79% very well, 11% well, 10% not well).

Foreign born population: 5,063 (31.5%)
(59.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

31.5%
Whole state:

26.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 27%Bhutan
  • 17%Honduras
  • 10%Malaysia
  • 3%Costa Rica
  • 2%Hong Kong
  • 2%Sweden
  • 2%Taiwan
Most common first ancestries reported in 94542
  • 2%Afghan
  • 2%Irish
  • 2%Portuguese
  • 2%German
  • 1%European
  • 1%Ghanaian
  • 1%African
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,5332010 or later
  • 8712000 to 2009
  • 1,4251990 to 1999
  • 1,684Before 1990

Zip code 94542 topographic map

There are 29 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 94542.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HIGHLAND CLEANERS (26775 HAYWARD BLVD in HAYWARD, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: ESY TINATI (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CALIF STATE UNIVERSITY HAYWARD (25800 CARLOS BEE BOULEVARD in HAYWARD, CA)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
    Organizations: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY - HAYWARD
  • FLEET SERVICE DEPT ALAMEDA NEWSPAPER (25751 DOLLAR ST in HAYWARD, CA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ALAMEDA NEWSPAPERS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 94542 marital status for males
Zip code 94542 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 74.2%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 2.4%Solar energy
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 11,165.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,320
  • Northeast: 549
  • Midwest: 795
  • South: 574
  • West: 346

50% of the 94542 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in California.

90% of the 94542 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Hayward, CA (94542)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 346
Here:

30.9%
California:

10.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 132
Here:

25.5%
California:

8.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 142
Here:

6.3%
California:

15.9%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 160,402Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 157,583Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 141,855Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 134,153Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 115,936Legal occupations
  • 114,724Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY HA (25800 CARLOS BEE BOULEVARD in HAYWARD, CA)
    $2,856 with Army for Educational Services. Signed on 2003-06-05. Completion date: 2003-07-03.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings (10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Guards and Patrol Services (20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Civic and Social Organizations (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Residential Care Facilities (10-19: 2)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,076 people in college/university student housing
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 636 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$335,599110$301,543423$304,30810$189,1312$1,116,49538$251,431
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$404,81717$397,54745$341,6570$00$05$317,238
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$286,80939$359,324169$347,9015$222,8720$018$198,307
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$360,56323$348,38172$358,1631$143,8000$07$306,886
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$231,0784$410,53521$409,8600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4351.02 , 4364.01, 4364.02, 4365.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$262,848
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$276,848
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$295,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4351.02 , 4364.01, 4364.02, 4365.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 94542
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 94542 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 94542 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3072.5 years
Mary2980.7 years
Robert2971.7 years
James2268.6 years
William2276.7 years
George1675.7 years
David1572.5 years
Joseph1574.2 years
Richard1461.6 years
Helen1479.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 94542 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1072.4 years
Jones880.4 years
Williams869.1 years
Davis679.9 years
Anderson678.5 years
Miller579.6 years
Nelson564.0 years
Johnson468.3 years
Brown471.2 years
Hartley479.3 years

Businesses in zip code 94542

  • Panda Express: 1
  • Subway: 1

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