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Situated in Alameda County in California, Hayward is on the east bay of the San Francisco Bay area. Hayward encompasses 45.3 square miles of land and an additional 18.4 square miles of water. The city is near San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose.

There are about 154,612 residents in Hayward, California, which is about 9.4 percent of Alameda County’s population of 4,491,482. Average annual household incomes are about $74,723, above the state average of $64,500. Home values in Hayward are estimated at $471,800, also above the state average of $449,100.

Considered an extension of Silicon Valley, Hayward houses a multitude of manufacturing companies and corporate headquarters.

Students in Hayward receive their educations via the Hayward Unified School District which envelops 21 elementary, five middle, four high schools, and a wide array of private schools throughout the area. Higher education is made possible via California State University East Bay, equipped with dorms and housing to accommodate international students, and Chabot Community College.

Getting around Hayward is made simple by the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Alameda County Transit, and a local Amtrak station. For air travel, the Oakland International Airport is just ten miles away, and the San Francisco International Airport is just 23 miles from Hayward.

Hayward has near perfect weather. The sun shines on the city 257 days, on average, each year. Less than the national average, Hayward receives only 21 inches of rain annually and no snow. Summer high temperatures hover at around 79 degrees with winter lows well above freezing at 42 degrees.

Hayward has a strong focus on art and culture. May of the city’s buildings are decorated with colorful murals to celebrate art and combat graffiti.

Within Hayward, there are plenty of things to do. Hayward is home to the Southland Mall, Garin Regional Park and other parks, golf courses, restaurants, museums, galleries, and more. Hayward houses Japanese gardens, aquariums, and plenty of options for recreation and relaxation.

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