San Francisco

One of the most forward-thinking and innovative cities in the country with world-class dining, eclectic entertainment, and boundless shopping, not to mention an abundance of parks for outdoor enthusiasts.

Overview for San Francisco, CA

865,933 people live in San Francisco, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $81,096. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

865,933

Total Population

41 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$81,096

Average individual Income

Welcome to San Francisco

An innovative and diverse community that’s the beating heart of Northern California

 

With stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay, eclectic San Francisco is one of the most forward-thinking and innovative cities in the country with world-class dining, eclectic entertainment, and boundless shopping, not to mention an abundance of parks for outdoor enthusiasts. From Treasure Island to Alcatraz Island, there are countless activities in which to partake and no shortage of fascinating, scenic, and awe-inspiring places to see, ensuring you’ll always have something to do.

 

San Francisco Real Estate Insights

San Francisco is widely known for its Gothic Revival and Victorian architecture, where colorful homes line the streets and your neighbors are constantly bustling past. Here you’ll love the open green spaces that are perfect for picnics, and the easy access to transit for quick commutes to your favorite local cafes and shops as well as the tech hubs in and around San Francisco. San Francisco real estate is diverse. Contact the Marin County real estate agents & REALTORS at Marks Realty Group to find houses, townhomes, lofts, condos & luxury homes for sale in San Francisco.

 

What to Love

  • One of the state's most diverse, innovative communities 
  • Home to world-renowned attractions, such as Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge 
  • Marvelous architectural styles and tree-lined streets

Local Lifestyle

San Francisco offers residents a dense urban feel, where the homes are tightly packed together and the streets in constant flow. It’s the perfect place for young professionals to call home, with incredible bars, pubs, and restaurants to enjoy after a long day of work. On the weekends, meet up with friends at the hottest spots in town to enjoy specialty cocktails, listen to live music, and hit the dance floor.

 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Start your dining adventures at the local favorite Souvla, a clean and fresh Greek restaurant that serves authentic fare in a bright, hip space. Ritual Coffee is another popular chain that locals frequent, with a number of locations spread out across San Francisco to ensure you’re getting that perfect cup of coffee every morning. And what good would a cup of coffee be without a delicious pastry from Tartine Bakery to go with it? For a fun night out with creative cocktails and a lively atmosphere, Nopa is a fantastic place to spend the afternoon and evening. And don’t forget to check out the sensational China Live, where you’ll enjoy a multi-course meal and marketplace.  Other notable spots include Ebisu Restaurant and SPQR, though the list in this regard is as long as the city is beautiful.

 

In San Francisco, you’ll have an abundance of places to shop for everything from casual day attire to a fancy cocktail outfit. Take a walk along Valencia Street for quaint, chic boutiques that never fail to disappoint. You’ll find one-of-a-kind articles that will undoubtedly become your next show-stopping pieces. Fillmore Street offers upscale shopping and dining, where luxury boutiques and designer brands are plentiful, while Hayes Valley is another fantastic place to shop, close to public transit for easy access and brimming with both small-owned shops and brand name stores.

 

Things to Do

You’ll never experience a dull moment in San Francisco, and that’s thanks to wonderful music and entertainment venues like The Great Northern and The Fillmore. Attend these concert halls to listen to the best local talent around, test your moves out on the dance floor, and enjoy specialty cocktails that will have you going back for seconds. There are also fantastic parks in the area that residents enjoy, one favorite amongst locals being Crissy Field. Here you’ll take in breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge, hike to restored marshlands, and relax on the beach with a good book or friends. And of course, we can’t forget the exceptional Golden Gate Park, with 1,000-acres of green space that hikers, bikers, and music lovers can admire.

 

One such event that patrons can attend at the Golden Gate Park is the Outside Lands Music and Art Festival, where A-list celebrities come to perform. Similarly, Stern Grove brings in people of all ages to attend their outdoor musical festival series that’s been running for over 80 years. For a true taste of San Francisco, one should visit at the beginning of October when the Castro Street Fair takes over San Francisco with music, dance, art, and more to celebrate the city’s LGBTQ community.

 

Also be sure to check out Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the San Francisco International Film Festival, Bay to Breakers, and the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.

 

Schools

San Francisco is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

 

Demographics and Employment Data for San Francisco, CA

San Francisco has 361,222 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Francisco do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 865,933 people call San Francisco home. The population density is 35,176.308 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

865,933

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41

Median Age

51.23 / 48.77%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
361,222

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$81,096

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in San Francisco, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby San Francisco. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Chin (John Yehall) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Cobb (William L.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
San Francisco University High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Bay School Of San Francisco
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Fusion Academy San Francisco
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Cathedral School For Boys
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Ecole Notre Dame Des Victoires School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
San Francisco Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Parker (Jean) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
San Francisco Public Montessori
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Convent Of The Sacred Heart High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Vincent De Paul School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Stuart Hall High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Hillwood Academic Day School
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Lee (Edwin and Anita) Newcomer
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Lau (Gordon J.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Spring Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Lilienthal (Claire) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
Fusion Academy Sf: San Francisco
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Marshall (Thurgood) High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Harte (Bret) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Milk (Harvey) Civil Rights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
El Dorado Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Guadalupe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Muir (John) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Serra (Junipero) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Longfellow Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Marshall Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Visitacion Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Visitacion Valley Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Tenderloin Community
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Chinese Immersion School at DeAvila
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Lick-Wilmerding High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Oakes Children's Center
PRIVATE
3rd - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
2nd - 12th
No rating available
St Anthony - Immaculate Conception School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
San Francisco School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Marin Preparatory School
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
Millennium School Of San Francisco
PRIVATE
6th - 7th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Thomas Edison Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Brown Junior (Willie L) Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Taylor (Edward R.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Moscone (George R.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Chavez (Cesar) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Buena Vista/ Horace Mann K-8
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Lick (James) Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Flynn (Leonard R.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
New Traditions Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Parks (Rosa) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Wallenberg (Raoul) Traditional High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Jordan (June) School for Equity
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
S.F. County Opportunity (Hilltop)
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Katherine Michiels School
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
San Francisco Adventist School
PRIVATE
2nd - 7th
No rating available
Urban School Of San Francisco
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Presidio Knolls School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
KIPP Bayview Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 4th
No rating available
City Arts and Technical High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Creative Arts Charter
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
The New School of San Francisco
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Cleveland Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Webster (Daniel) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Carver (George Washington) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Hillcrest Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Denman (James) Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
McKinley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Mission Education Center
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
King Junior (Martin Luther) Academic Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
King (Thomas Starr) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Drew (Charles) College Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
S.F. County Court Woodside Learning Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
S.F. County Civic Center Secondary
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Children's Day School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Immaculate Conception Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Mission Dolores Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
San Francisco Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
San Francisco Day School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St. John Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Jewish Community High School Of The Bay
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
San Francisco Friends School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
San Francisco High School Of The Arts
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Golden Bridges School
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
International High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Five Keys Adult School (SF Sheriff's)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
Asawa (Ruth) SF School of the Arts A Public School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Carmichael (Bessie)/FEC
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Huerta (Dolores) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Miraloma Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Revere (Paul) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
San Francisco Community Alternative
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Burton (Phillip and Sala) Academic High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
1/5
Academy (The)- SF @McAteer
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Archbishop Riordan High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of The Visitacion School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St James Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Chinese American International School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Cornerstone Academy-Cambridge Campus
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
KIPP San Francisco College Preparatory
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Five Keys Independence High School (SF Sheriff's)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Washington (George) High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Hoover (Herbert) Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Lafayette Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
West Portal Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
S.F. County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
St Ignatius College Preparatory
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Mercy High School San Francisco
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Yu (Alice Fong) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Jefferson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Star Of The Sea School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
West Portal Lutheran School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Woodside International School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Stratford School - San Francisco
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Key (Francis Scott) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Lakeshore Alternative Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Lawton Alternative Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Stevenson (Robert Louis) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
The Brandeis School Of San Francisco
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Katherine Delmar Burke School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Thomas The Apostle Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Zion Lutheran School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Bais Menachem Yeshiva Day School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
San Francisco Waldorf High School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Lakeside Presbyterian Center For Children
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Thomas More Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Giannini (A.P.) Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5