The 5 Richest Neighborhoods In Hayward, CA For 2024

The richest Hayward neighborhoods are Hayward Highland and Fairway Park for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Hayward
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they aren’t made of ticky-tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Hayward has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.8x the national median and household incomes are 2.22x the national median.

But where exactly in Hayward do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Hayward Highland where the median income is a cool $121,864.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Hayward out of 16 for 2024.

The Richest Neighborhoods In Hayward For 2024

  1. Hayward Highland
  2. Fairway Park
  3. Mission-Garin
  4. Burbank
  5. Southgate

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Hayward for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Hayward Highland looks to be the richest Hayward neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $996,902. And that, my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Hayward.

For more Hayward reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Hayward and the worst neighborhoods in Hayward.

Or, for living around Hayward, out the best Hayward suburbs and the worst Hayward suburbs.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Hayward For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Hayward Highland $121,864
2 Fairway Park $119,916
3 Mission-Garin $102,317
4 Burbank $99,013
5 Southgate $95,045
6 Whitman-Mocine $93,458
7 Tennyson-Alquire $92,779
8 Mt Eden $91,167
9 Santa Clara $90,739
10 Upper B Street $90,604
11 Glen Eden $88,065
12 Mission-Foothill $84,738
13 Jackson Triangle $81,877
14 North Hayward $80,525
15 Harder-Tennyson $73,841
16 Longwood-Winton Grove $71,782

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Hayward For 2024

Every city has its best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Hayward.

We ranked every neighborhood in Hayward by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Hayward Highland, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Hayward.

The richest neighborhoods in Hayward are Hayward Highland, Fairway Park, Mission-Garin, Burbank, Southgate, Whitman-Mocine, Tennyson-Alquire, Mt Eden, Santa Clara, and Upper B Street.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Longwood-Winton Grove.

The poorest neighborhoods in Hayward are Longwood-Winton Grove, Harder-Tennyson, North Hayward, Jackson Triangle, and Mission-Foothill.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Hayward.

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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