Castro Valley, California 

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Population

63,625

+5.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$83,442

Median Home Price

$833,200

Best Places to Live in Castro Valley, California

Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay. September, August and July are the most pleasant months in Castro Valley, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Cons
Soft economy
Crowding
Extreme living costs
 $995,000 
1985 170th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1814 SqFt
 $999,000 
20191 Anita Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1835 SqFt
 $1,450,000 
5664 Greenridge Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1842 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Castro Valley
Zip Codes: 94546 94552
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Castro Valley is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Castro Valley jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Castro Valley's cost of living is 88.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Castro Valley's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, August and July are the most pleasant months in Castro Valley, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Alameda county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Castro Valley's population is 63,625 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Castro Valley is $833,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Castro Valley public schools spend $12,066 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.9 students per teacher in Castro Valley. More Education



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Housing Market in Castro Valley

It's a good time to buy in Castro Valley. Home Appreciation is up 4.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Castro Valley Real Estate

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Reviews for Castro Valley   7 Reviews
2015 review of Castro Valley, CA - 11/11/2015
CURMUDGEON - THANK YOU for your post. The most important part of your comment is your second paragraph. "Hodge-Podge" is the correct word for a lot of Castro... Read More

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Close to the big cities - 2/28/2014
Kind of rural but close to Oakland and San... Read More

Castro Valley Needs to Incorporate - 3/10/2013
Castro Valley is the largest unincorporated "city" in the Bay Area. Over the years, several attempts have been made to incorporate, but they have all been defeated at... Read More


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94546 94552

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NEW LISTINGS IN CASTRO VALLEY
$995,000
1985 170th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$999,000
20191 Anita Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,450,000
5664 Greenridge Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$875,000
4373 James Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$797,888
18308 Pepper St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$1,479,950
22559 Canyon Terrace Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$995,000
1985 170th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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