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    28168 Mission Blvd., Hayward, CA 94544
    54 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $2,655+
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    • $3,295+
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    Experience boutique living at Legacy at Hayward, a brand new apartment community, featuring a multitude of amenities to elevate your sophisticated lifestyle. Our modern studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments feature floor plans designed to blend high-end details with both comfort and convenience. Live, work, and play from a home that comes with a full-size in-unit washer and dryer, generously sized walk-in closets with custom cabinetry, a stunning saltwater pool and spa, fitness center with separate yoga studio, business lounge with built in data outlets, Tesla & Universal EV charging stations and more. With easy and direct access to 880, 580, the San Mateo Bridge, and the Dumbarton bridge, get to where you need to be in Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, the Peninsula, and more. Enjoy the magnificent views from your own expansive patio or balcony, or head to the outdoor heated sky deck for panoramas of the Bay, the Peninsula, and the East Bay hills. Live and experience more in Hayward, California.

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    • Air Conditioner
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    16929 Meekland Avenue, Hayward, CA 94541
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,890+
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    29213 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544
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    • $2,434
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    • $3,307
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    50 Austin Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,095+
    • $2,750
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    27475 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,079+
    • $2,435+
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    28168 Mission Blvd., Hayward, CA 94544
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    • $2,655+
    • $2,579+
    • $3,295+
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    1137 & 1175 Walpert Street, Hayward, CA 94541
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    24650 Amador Street, Hayward, CA 94544
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    • $2,450
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    1782 D Street, Hayward, CA 94541
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,950
    • $2,200
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    28850 Dixon Street, Hayward, CA 94544
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,616+
    • $3,217+
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    25800 Industrial Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,020+
    • $2,572+
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    22335 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
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    • $2,395+
    • $2,645+
    • $3,395+
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    1182 E St, Hayward, CA 94541
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,300
    • $2,700
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    AMBERWOOD GARDEN APARTMENTS 26100 GADING ROAD, HAYWARD, CA 94544
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    • $1,950
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    511 Bartlett Ave, Hayward, CA 94541
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    25800 Industrial Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
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    31770 Alvarado Blvd, Union City, CA 94587
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,086+
    • $2,795+
    • $3,601+
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    16201 Hesperian Blvd., San Lorenzo, CA 94580
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    2481 Grove Way, Castro Valley, CA 94546
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    • $2,195
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    2511 Grove Way, Castro Valley, CA 94546
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    • $2,495
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    22281 Center Street, Castro Valley, CA 94546
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    • $2,595+
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    20881 Wilbeam Ave, Castro Valley, CA 94546
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,445
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    1461 163Rd Street, San Leandro, CA 94578
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    34077 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94555
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    • $2,200+
    • $2,398+
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    34588 11Th Street, Union City, CA 94587
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    • $2,320+
    • $2,485+
    • $3,385+
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    34500 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94555
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    • $2,208+
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Average rent in Hayward, CA

$2,407/mo Hayward, CA average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Hayward, CA is $2,407.

    Hayward, CA apartment rent ranges

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    Getting around in Hayward, CA

    38 /100
    Car-Dependent
    41 /100
    Some Transit
    58 /100
    Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 38, Transit Score®: 41, Bike Score®: 58

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Hayward, CA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Hayward, CA were last updated on 27 Jan 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Hayward, CA?

    The best apartments in Hayward, CA are: Legacy at Hayward, The Dutton Apartments, Walnut Hills Apartments, Andina Apartments and Lincoln Landing | BRAND-NEW LUXURY APARTMENTS.

    What is the average rent in Hayward, CA?

    The average rent in Hayward, CA is $2,407. Start your search for apartments in Hayward, CA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Hayward, CA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Hayward, CA is between $1,950 and $3,114. View all studio apartments in Hayward, CA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA is between $1,863 and $4,677. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Hayward, CA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA is between $1,890 and $4,989. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA is between $1,950 and $5,995. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Hayward, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Hayward, CA?

    In Hayward 45% of the housing is rented out compared to 55% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 23% of Hayward’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 50% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 26% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Hayward, CA?

    The average age of rental buildings in Hayward is 45 years old, with 12% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 stories, of which 88% are garden-style apartment communities, 4% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Hayward, CA?

    Studio apartments in Hayward are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 48% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 44% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Hayward, CA

    If you are looking to move into the Bay Area but prefer a slower pace of living without breaking the bank, then Hayward may be the best renting option. Although it does not have the same glamorous appeal as some other surrounding cities, this small town has plenty to offer, including the longest-running brewpub in the country and the first traditional Japanese Gardens in California. The cost of living may be higher than the national average — as can be expected from a place located in one of the most expensive places in the country — but it remains lower than other cities in the Bay Area. Hayward renters have access to the same pleasant weather year-round, countless attractions and beautiful scenery the region is known for, particularly on the shoreline. With San Francisco being an easy 30-minute commute away, the city attracts a diverse community of renters, including young professionals and families raising children.

    Renting in Hayward, CA

    Hayward includes several older neighborhoods with Victorian houses and cottages dating back to the late 19th century in the northern part of the city, with the historic downtown surrounding the BART stop. The southern and western neighborhoods are newer, sprawling suburban settings, and were primarily built in the 1960s. Some of the older areas show signs of gentrification, with renovated homes, hip eateries and coffee shops taking over. The city of Howard has been subject to the Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protection Ordinance since 2019. According to local laws, rent increases are capped to a small percentage and landlords may not evict renters for reasons over than the ones enumerated under the law, harass their renters or discriminate against them based on their income sources.

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    Hayward, CA demographics

    Hayward, CA has a population of 158,817 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 79,662 of East Bay’s residents are women and 79,155 are men. The median age of those who live in Hayward, CA is 36.

    Shopping in Hayward, CA

    Renters have access to many familiar big-box stores in Hayward, including Target, Walmart, Costco and Home Depot. Hayward is also home to several shopping centers spread throughout the city. The Southland Mall was recently renovated and includes multiple dining options, a fitness center, a movie theater, a bowling alley and a wide range of national brands. For renters who are on a budgetr budget, the Fairway Park Shopping Center includes the Grocery Outlet, which offers many staples for a reduced price as well as several fast-food options.

    Hayward, CA households

    • 35,064 Family
      12,403 Non-family
    • 17,604 Children
      29,863 No Children
    • 47,467Total Number of Households
    • 3.27Average People Per Household
    • $91,490Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 47,467 households in Hayward, CA. 35,064 are family households and 12,403 are non-family households. There are 17,604 households with children in East Bay and 29,863 households without children. On average, about 3.27 people live in a household in Hayward, CA.

    Transportation in Hayward, CA

    As in many suburban settings, Hayward renters mostly use their cars to get around. However, thanks to its central location in the heart of the Bay Area, the city also benefits from a relatively dense public transportation network. The community is part of the BART railing system, with two stations connecting to the San Francisco area. Besides, Hayward renters also have access to the AC bus system, with several local routes (including a night bus) and several Transbay routes linking the city to surrounding communities. Hayward is also part of the CSUEB shuttle system, which provides transportation to the Cal State East Bay Community college. In addition, car rental, taxi and ridesharing services are available in the area for renters who prefer moving around more conveniently.

    Hayward, CA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Hayward, CA is as follows: 7% have no high school education, 34% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 20% have a Bachelor Degree, and 7% have a Graduate Degree.

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