Among Hayward, CA homeowners, the median income is about $95K. With a population of over 155K residents, only 52% of the homes are owner-occupied, and 48% are rentals. Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hayward is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hayward is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hayward who work in office and administrative support (14.43%), sales jobs (8.82%), and management occupations (7.74%).