Castro Valley, California

Castro Valley is the fifth most populous unincorporated area in California situated about 20 minutes from the major metropolitan area of Oakland, and is 15 minutes from the Oakland Airport.

This quiet town's proximity to the cultural centers of Oakland, San Jose, and San Francisco make this small, rural community a nice escape for those who want a small town feel with big city amenities. Access to all of the Bay Area attractions is easy because the city is conveniently located near major highways and Bay Area Rapid Transit stop (BART) and a county bus system. Castro Valley boasts an extensively developed park system, swimming lagoon, 315 acre lake, and a beautiful 18 hole golf course.

Castro Valley Real EstateView of Castro Valley in Alameda County, California.

Buying a home in Castro Valley will put you amount the beautiful green rolling hills that cover Northern California. The types of homes for sale range in size and style, from large multi-bedroom homes, to condominiums. Not unlike the rest of the Bay Area, the Castro Valley is becoming more and more popular for people relocating. Prices have risen in the past few years, and Castro Valley real estate is proving to be a smart investment for potential home owners. In April 2008, the average home sales price for a single family home or condo in Castro Valley was $544,096. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.

Castro Valley Facts:

  • Area - 14.8 sq mi  
  • Population - 57,262
  • Median income - $64,874
  • Median age of residents - 39 years old