Castro Valley, California Population 2024

66,496

Castro Valley is a city located in Alameda County California. Castro Valley has a 2024 population of 66,496. Castro Valley is currently growing at a rate of 0.8% annually and its population has increased by 3.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 64,392 in 2020.

The average household income in Castro Valley is $163,067 with a poverty rate of 7.1%. The median age in Castro Valley is 42.7 years: 41.8 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Castro Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Castro Valley was:

  • White: 42.4%
  • Asian: 31.68%
  • Two or more races: 11.34%
  • Black or African American: 8.73%
  • Other race: 4.79%
  • Native American: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
Land Area (mi²)
16.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,946.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.27% (2,104)
The current population of Castro Valley, California is 66,496 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 64,392.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,74642.4%
Asian20,73131.68%
Two or more races7,41911.34%
Black or African American5,7118.73%
Other race3,1374.79%
Native American5910.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1090.17%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Castro Valley Population by Race

Castro Valley Population Pyramid 2024

Castro Valley Median Age

42.7

Total

41.8

Male

43.4

Female

Castro Valley Adults

There are 51,571 adults, (11,949 of whom are seniors) in Castro Valley.

Castro Valley Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Castro Valley Sex Ratio

Female33,81551.67%
Male31,62948.33%

Castro Valley Population by Age

Castro Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,1172.971.428.6
Married13,1803.4282.117.9
Non Family5,4941.3357.742.3
Female2,3763.4251.748.3
Male1,0673.5153.746.3

3.34

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Castro Valley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,7163.57%
Associates Degree4,94710.3%
Bachelors Degree12,94426.95%
Graduate Degree8,12916.92%
High School Graduate8,53517.77%
Less Than 9th Grade2,4095.01%
Some College9,35719.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Castro Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Castro Valley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White19,84419,1179,144
Asian15,21112,9667,660
Hispanic6,6985,8591,852
Black4,3684,1601,574
2+ Races3,9573,7221,442
Other Race1,7701,496476
Native American49641364
Islander878137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.36%.

Castro Valley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$94,281$110,530$84,118
Graduate Degree$112,677$127,750$101,379
High School Graduate$43,386$50,142$35,842
Less Than 9th Grade$29,171$43,250$18,732
Overall$70,375$82,813$62,814
Some College$58,886$70,549$50,630

$70,375

Average Earnings

$82,813

Average Male

$62,814

Average Female

Castro Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Castro Valley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Castro Valley Language

60.74% of Castro Valley residents speak only English, while 39.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 21.22% of the population.

Castro Valley Language

Castro Valley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian20,6151,5487.51%
White23,8761,3895.82%
Hispanic11,0398447.65%
Multiple7,3847269.83%
Black5,4344368.02%
Other3,0611996.5%
Native5797012.09%
Islander10610.94%

7.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.49%

Male Poverty Rate

7.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castro Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castro Valley is Native, with 12.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castro Valley is Islander, with 0.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.33%.

Castro Valley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.56%
High School11.89%
Some College6.9%
Bachelors or Greater3.3%

Castro Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.61%
Female Unemployed8.82%
Female Employed3.36%
Male Employed2.85%

Castro Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Castro Valley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$153,183$183,476
Households$132,174$163,067
Married Families$178,769$202,303
Non Families$67,721$91,555

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Castro Valley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Castro Valley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Castro Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Castro Valley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Castro Valley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,482

Number of Veterans

2,300

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,067
First Gulf War421
Second Gulf War219
Korea201
World War II108

Castro Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74864
75+766
35 to 54450
55 to 64341
18 to 3461

Castro Valley Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,7107.23%
Black3257.21%
Asian2421.49%
Hispanic1351.77%
2+ Races1122.43%
Native American499.25%
Other Race331.68%
Islander1111%

Castro Valley Veterans by Race

Castro Valley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castro Valley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Castro Valley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Castro Valley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Castro Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.8%

Born in Castro Valley

71.58%

Native Born

28.42%

Foreign Born

9%

Non Citizen

19.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.58% of Castro Valley residents were born in the United States, with 57.8% having been born in California. 9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Castro Valley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202466,4965260.8%
202365,9705260.8%
202265,444-880-1.33%
202166,3241,9323%
202064,3921,3792.19%
201963,013-275-0.43%
201863,288-337-0.53%
201763,6258001.27%
201662,8257811.26%
201562,044-319-0.51%
201462,3637261.18%
201361,6376561.08%
201260,981990.16%
201160,882-506-0.82%
201061,38800%

Castro Valley Population by Year