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Tucked into the heart of the San Francisco Bay area in Alameda County is the affluent bedroom community of Castro Valley, a census designated place in California. What was once a land used primarily for chicken ranches is now home to about 61,388 residents who know the meaning of community spirit.

Castro Valley has a well-educated population who earn average annual household incomes of about $92,499, well above the state average of $64,500. Homes in the area hold average values of $672,782, also well above the state’s $449,000 average.

Castro Valley Unified School District educates approximately 9,000 students annually via Castro Valley High, Redwood High Alternative School, Canyon Middle, Creekside Middle, and nine elementary schools. Lending to the area’s education, Hayward Unified School District, and San Lorenzo Unified School District take part in educating portions of Castro Valley’s students. There are also a handful of private schools in Castro Valley and surrounding areas.

Castro Valley Public Library is among the finest in the San Francisco Bay area.

Alameda County Transit and Bay Area Rapid Transit both provide bus routes through Castro Valley. The nearest Amtrak station is in nearby Hayward. Oakland International Airport and San Francisco International Airport accommodate those who travel by air.

Castro Valley receives approximately 22 inches of rain annually and no snow. The sun shines on Castro Valley 261 days of the year with summer high temperatures around 76 degrees and winter lows above freezing at 42 degrees.

Lake Chabot Regional Park, Cull Canyon, Fairmont Ridge Staging Area, Castro Valley Community Park, Greenridge Park, and Castro Valley Dog Park are all beautiful areas to take in stellar views with friends and loved ones, even the dog.

Bestselling authors, television producers, professional athletes, musicians, comedians, and actors have called the tight-knit community of Castro Valley home. And if you’re lucky, you’ll call Castro Valley home, too.

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