Castro Valley is a city located in Alameda County California. With a 2020 population of 67,451, it is the 135th largest city in California and the 605th largest city in the United States. Castro Valley is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,441 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Castro Valley has a population density of 4,066 people per square mile.
The average household income in Castro Valley is $130,745 with a poverty rate of 7.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,949 per month, and the median house value is $812,200. The median age in Castro Valley is 42.1 years, 40.3 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Castro Valleywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.92%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.64%.
63.27% of Castro Valley residents speak only English, while 36.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.59% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Castro Valley is Black, with 19.23% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Castro Valley is Multiple, with 6.12% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.24%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Castro Valley
71.83% of Castro Valley residents were born in the United States, with 57.67% having been born in California. 9.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.