Castro Valley, California Population 2022

67,451
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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.

Castro Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 48.38%
  • Asian: 28.50%
  • Black or African American: 9.67%
  • Two or more races: 8.70%
  • Other race: 3.35%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.43%
The current population of Castro Valley, California is 67,451 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 66,441.

Castro Valley, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,15348.38%
Black or African American6,2279.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native6250.97%
Asian18,34928.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2750.43%
Some Other Race2,1583.35%
Two or More Races5,6058.70%
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Castro Valley Population by Race

Castro Valley Population Pyramid 2022

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Castro Valley Median Age

42.3


Total

40.6


Male

43.6


Female

Castro Valley Adults

There are 50,694 adults, (10,914 of whom are seniors) in Castro Valley.

Castro Valley Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Castro Valley Sex Ratio

Female

32,692

50.77%

Male

31,700

49.23%

Castro Valley Population by Age

Castro Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Castro Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Male54%46%
Female50.9%49.1%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Castro Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,0712.8670.4
Married12,8963.3879.2
Male1,1923.4854
Female2,0133.750.9
Non Family5,9701.3561.2

3.33

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Castro Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2174.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,8423.90%
High School Graduate8,45917.91%
Some College10,07321.33%
Associates Degree4,1818.85%
Bachelors Degree13,12227.78%
Graduate Degree7,33515.53%
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Castro Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Castro Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian13,49811,5526,970
White20,85820,2169,366
2+ Races2,5092,360976
Black4,5254,2361,681
Islander25523588
Other Race1,162895323
Hispanic6,5755,5121,700
Native American50746367

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%.

Castro Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,015$69,816$54,249
Less Than 9th Grade$25,142$33,182$20,211
High School Graduate$41,913$48,673$31,856
Some College$53,945$61,881$46,274
Bachelors Degree$80,197$83,961$74,713
Graduate Degree$94,630$110,386$83,041

$62,015

Average Earnings

$69,816

Average Male

$54,249

Average Female

Castro Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Castro Valley Language by Age

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Castro Valley Language

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.

Castro Valley Language

Castro Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,7781,11119.23%
Native6019315.47%
Islander275217.64%
Hispanic10,3956886.62%
White25,3151,6456.50%
Asian18,2561,1856.49%
Other125NaN%
Multiple5,5743416.12%

7.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.46%

Male Poverty Rate

7.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castro Valley

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%.

Castro Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.70%
High School13.45%
Some College7.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%

Castro Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.70%
Male Unemployed17.32%
Female Employed4.38%
Female Unemployed19.01%

Castro Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Castro Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$113,150$137,461
Families$132,146$156,634
Married Families$150,612-
Non Families$57,637$77,526
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Income by Household Type

Castro Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Castro Valley Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Castro Valley Marital Status

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2,820

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War267
First Gulf War428
Vietnam1,147
Korea253
World War II220

Castro Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34125
35 to 54457
55 to 64477
65 to 74893
75+868

Castro Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9687.39%
Black3657.90%
Native American9016.79%
Asian2181.55%
Other Race211.51%
2+ Races1585.05%
Hispanic2633.46%

Castro Valley Veterans by Race

Castro Valley Veterans by Education

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9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castro Valley Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Castro Valley Employment by Age

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Castro Valley Employment by Race

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Castro Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.67%

Born in Castro Valley

71.83%

Native Born

28.17%

Foreign Born

9.84%

Non Citizen

18.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Castro Valley Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201061,3880.00%
201161,8935050.82%
201262,3985050.82%
201362,9035050.81%
201463,4085050.80%
201563,9135050.80%
201664,4185050.79%
201764,9235050.78%
201865,4285050.78%
201965,9335050.77%
202066,4415080.77%
202166,9465050.76%
202267,4515050.75%

Castro Valley Population by Year