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Apartments for rent in Castro Valley, CA

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See what Castro Valley, CA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Castro Valley

I like that the neighbors are very friendly and don't ever cause any actual problems. I like going to the movies and local restaurants w it's friends.

Who Lives Here

Castro Valley Demographics

Education

High School

27%

Associate's

29%

Bachelor's

30%

Master's

12%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

39%

3 people

25%

4 people

24%

5 people

8%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

23%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

14%

200k+

19%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

11%

20-45

31%

45-65

29%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Castro Valley?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
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Apr '24-$2252$2737-
Mar '24-$2330$2615-
Feb '24-$2209$2715-
Jan '24-$2227$2715-
Dec '23-$2238$2715-
Nov '23-$2219$2706-
Oct '23-$2238$2697-
Sep '23-$2278$2688-
Aug '23-$2348$2688-
Jul '23-$2321$2804-
Jun '23-$2293$2798-
May '23-$2293$2804-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Castro Valley

Castro Valley Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

13%

15-30 Mins

29%

30-40 Mins

18%

40-60 Mins

19%

60+ Mins

21%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6060

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 10 of 20 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 12 of 20 renters

Percentage: 5050

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 11 of 20 renters

Top Scores: Pet, Medicine, Grocery

Things To Do In Castro Valley

Top Score

Pet Services

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll labra-adore Castro Valley.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 39% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is no sight for sore eyes. Plenty of docs in Castro Valley.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 55% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Suffice to say, this place is great for groceries.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 24% more grocery stores than average
  3. 26% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The perfect place to paint the town red.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 49% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 39% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Castro Valley gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 11% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 27% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 50% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Castro Valley serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 72% more restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Castro Valley.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. 53% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 53% more gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Castro Valley Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 18 of 20 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 16 of 20 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 16 of 20 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 15 of 20 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 14 of 20 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 13 of 20 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 12 of 20 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 12 of 20 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 12 of 20 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 11 of 20 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 11 of 20 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 11 of 20 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 10 of 20 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 10 of 20 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 11 of 20 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 11 of 20 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 12 of 20 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 13 of 20 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 13 of 20 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 18 of 20 renters

Castro Valley Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Castro Valley

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Castro Valley, CA

Castro Valley, California is a small city with a population of just over 64,000. The city's population, at an average age of just over 40, is slightly older than other municipalities in the state, which has an average age of 37. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 68% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,567 per month, exceeding the state average, relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.

There are three primary industries in Castro Valley: healthcare, retail, and scientific. Together, these industries account for 19% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in management, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just under $105,000, Castro Valley workers earn about $19,000 more than the average California resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Castro Valley has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% possess a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. Further, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

Castro Valley residents have an average commute of about 38 minutes, longer than the California average of about 32 minutes. Many residents (40%) commute to work by car, while public transit is used by only 6% of the city. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

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