Richest Neighborhoods In Hayward, CA For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Hayward are home to the 1%.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Hayward.
Richest Neighborhoods In Hayward

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Hayward has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.78x the national median and household incomes are 1.91x the national median.

But where exactly in Hayward do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Hayward Highland where the median income is a cool $105,076.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Hayward out of 16 for 2020.

The Richest Neighborhoods In Hayward For 2020

  1. Hayward Highland (Homes)
  2. Fairway Park (Homes)
  3. Mt Eden (Homes)
  4. Upper B Street (Homes)
  5. Southgate (Homes)

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Hayward for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Hayward Highland looks to be the richest Hayward neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $806,676. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Hayward. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Hayward reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Hayward and the worst neighborhoods in Hayward. Or, for living around Hayward, out the best Hayward suburbs and the worst Hayward suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Hayward For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Hayward by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Hayward Highland, was named the richest neighborhood in Hayward.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be North Hayward.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Hayward ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Hayward For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Hayward Highland $105,076
2 Fairway Park $99,310
3 Mt Eden $98,776
4 Upper B Street $76,528
5 Southgate $76,388
6 Santa Clara $73,676
7 Glen Eden $71,221
8 Mission-Garin $70,223
9 Whitman-Mocine $69,792
10 Longwood-Winton Grove $65,686
11 Tennyson-Alquire $64,847
12 Burbank $64,566
13 Mission-Foothill $62,053
14 Harder-Tennyson $59,298
15 Jackson Triangle $54,335
16 North Hayward $52,269

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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