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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A+
  12. Commute
    NG
Santa Clara is a neighborhood in Hayward, California with a population of 13,400. Santa Clara is in Alameda County. Living in Santa Clara offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Santa Clara there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Santa Clara and residents tend to be liberal.
About Santa Clara...
Population
13,400

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$403,127
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,607
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$71,803
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%
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Santa Clara Reviews

2
I live in Hayward California. It is a really nice area to live in. People are friendly and the whether is great. It is safe to walk outside at night. There is no fear of being out after dark. I would much rather live somewhere life Fremont or Castro Valley, but this will do just fine.
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I feel safe in the area that I live in. As far as I am aware there is not much crime. Cops are present and visible. I have no concerns about the area that I live in.