San Francisco, California

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Population in 2013: 837,442 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 424,864  (50.7%)
Females: 412,578  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
California median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 94102, 94103, 94104, 94105, 94107, 94108, 94109, 94110, 94111, 94112, 94114, 94115, 94116, 94117, 94118, 94121, 94122, 94123, 94124, 94127, 94129, 94130, 94131, 94132, 94133, 94134, 94158.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,012 (it was $55,221 in 2000)
San Francisco:

$73,012
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $47,274 (it was $34,556 in 2000)

San Francisco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $727,600 (it was $422,700 in 2000)
San Francisco:

$727,600
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $800,192; Detached houses: $832,462; Townhouses or other attached units: $757,494; In 2-unit structures: $890,423; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $844,601; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $691,612; Mobile homes: $296,924; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $539,744

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,512.

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  • White alone - 342,637 (41.5%)
  • Asian alone - 271,745 (32.9%)
  • Hispanic - 126,876 (15.4%)
  • Black alone - 44,316 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 30,653 (3.7%)
  • Other race alone - 5,080 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3,243 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,313 (0.2%)

Races in San Francisco detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in San Francisco: 159.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.0%), Irish (6.4%), English (4.1%), Italian (4.1%), United States (2.5%), Russian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 63 feet

Land area: 46.7 square miles.

Population density: 17,935 people per square mile   (very high).

San Francisco,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in San Francisco:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Francisco city:

  • Never married: 46.2%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

296,196 residents are foreign born (21.2% Asia, 4.8% Europe).

This city:  35.9%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 574 registered sex offenders living in San Francisco, California as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in San Francisco to the number of sex offenders is 1,439 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,130 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,710 (0.4%)

San Francisco satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (341.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Daly City, CA (2.2 miles ), Broadmoor, CA (2.3 miles ), Brisbane, CA (2.4 miles ), Colma, CA (2.4 miles ), South San Francisco, CA (2.7 miles ), Sausalito, CA (2.7 miles ), Belvedere, CA (2.8 miles ), Marin City, CA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 189 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 1998: 178 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 1999: 146 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2000: 81 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2001: 94 buildings, average cost: $299,700
  • 2002: 82 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2006: 95 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $208,800
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $223,500
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $221,400
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $241,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.76 N, Longitude: 122.44 W

San Francisco nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Baghdad by the Bay, The City by the Bay, The City That Knows How, Frisco, The City, Everybody's Favorite City, Fog City, Golden City, The Golden Gate City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +166,630 (+20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 334,335 (74.6%)

San Francisco household income distribution San Francisco home values distribution

Property values in San Francisco, CA


Crime rates in San Francisco by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 5968698896861009845485069
per 100,000 7.78.48.911.612.811.513.612.35.65.96.18.4
Rapes 229210215152172154125166179133131108
per 100,000 30.026.127.820.023.020.617.020.822.116.216.113.2
Robberies 3,4563,2083,0653,0413,0783,8583,7714,1083,4233,1803,0883,484
per 100,000 452.9398.4397.0399.9410.9517.1513.9514.7422.7388.5379.0424.7
Assaults 2,7552,5732,3762,4762,6392,4352,4182,3722,3102,3862,1052,116
per 100,000 361.0319.5307.7325.6352.3326.4329.5297.2285.3291.5258.4257.9
Burglaries 5,6955,9475,7846,0976,2086,4655,0795,4015,1974,5574,4085,317
per 100,000 746.3738.5749.2801.9828.6866.5692.2676.7641.8556.7541.1648.1
Thefts 24,41724,46825,38821,71119,88723,89123,47425,14224,39923,90524,30428,242
per 100,000 3199.53038.53288.32855.42654.53202.23199.03150.13013.12920.32983.23442.6
Auto thefts 5,5636,1976,9918,0618,1746,6365,9035,7584,9133,9034,1745,339
per 100,000 729.0769.6905.51060.21091.1889.4804.4721.4606.7476.8512.3650.8
Arson 307227260258188226232235198156161207
per 100,000 40.228.233.733.925.130.331.629.424.519.119.825.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 454.9426.8446.6448.7457.8486.6469.6455.0399.3368.3363.8413.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in San Francisco detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2,599 (2,173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
California average:

2.36

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San Francisco tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +53,984 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (7%)
  • Software developers and programmers (6%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (3%)
  • Art and design workers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Other business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (4%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)
  • Child care workers (2%)
  • Lawyers and judicial law clerks (2%)

Work and jobs in San Francisco: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in San Francisco, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

San Francisco-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 736% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 34.9 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from San Francisco center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 270.3 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 263.1 miles away from San Francisco center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 199.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Francisco County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
San Francisco topographic map

Birthplace of: Bruce Lee - (1940-1973), Chinese martial artist actor, Brooksley Born - Lawyer, George Pardee - Governor of California, Dian Fossey - Zoologist, Dianne Feinstein - (born 1933), politician, Harry Heilmann - Major League Baseball player, Abigail Folger, Courtney Love - (born 1964), of Hole, Charles Lane (actor) - Centenarian, Chanté Moore - Jazz singer.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in San Francisco: Daniel Judson Callaghan, Harold W. Roberts, John D. Hawk, John J. Clausey, Peter H. Quinn, Phillip C. Katz, Ralph Cheli, Robert Volz, Will C. Barnes.

Main business address for: IEA INCOME FUND X LP (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC), METRIC PARTNERS GROWTH SUITE INVESTORS LP (HOTELS & MOTELS), DEL MONTE FOODS CO (CANNED, FRUITS, VEG & PRESERVES, JAMS & JELLIES), ATEL CAPITAL EQUIPMENT FUND X LLC (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC), TEXTAINER EQUIPMENT INCOME FUND III L P (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC), COMMERCE ONE INC / DE/ (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), PLUMTREE SOFTWARE INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES), MARKETWATCH COM INC (NEWSPAPERS: PUBLISHING OR PUBLISHING & PRINTING) and 60 other public companies.

Hospitals in San Francisco:

  • CALIFORNIA PACIFIC MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 3700 CALIFORNIA STREET)
  • CALIFORNIA PACIFIC MEDICAL CTR - ST. LUKE'S CAMPUS (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 3555 CESAR CHAVEZ STREET)
  • CALIFORNIA PACIFIC MEDICAL CTR-PACIFIC CAMPUS HOSP (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2333 BUCHANAN STREET)
  • CAMEO ICF/DDH HOME (29 CAMEO WAY)
  • HOSPICE BY THE BAY (1902 VAN NESS AVENUE, 2ND FLOOR)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - SAN FRANCISCO (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2425 GEARY BLVD)
  • LAGUNA HONDA HOSPITAL & REHABILITATION CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 375 LAGUNA HONDA BLVD)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 900 HYDE ST)
  • SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 1001 POTRERO AVENUE)
  • ST MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 450 STANYAN ST)
  • UCSF MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 505 PARNASSUS AVE, BOX 0296)

Airports and heliports located in San Francisco:

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Amtrak stations:

  • SAN FRANCISCO SHOPPING (835 MARKET ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • SAN FRANCISCO-FINANCIAL (CALIFORNIA & DRUMM STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • SAN FRANCISCO (31 THE EMBARCADERO) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • SAN FRANCISCO FISHERMANS (PIER 39) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in San Francisco:

  • San Francisco State University (Full-time enrollment: 24,644; Location: 1600 Holloway Ave; Public; Website: www.sfsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • City College of San Francisco (FT enrollment: 17,569; Location: 50 Phelan Ave; Public; Website: www.ccsf.edu)
  • Academy of Art University (FT enrollment: 12,352; Location: 79 New Montgomery; Private, for-profit; Website: www.academyart.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • University of San Francisco (FT enrollment: 9,190; Location: 2130 Fulton St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.usfca.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Golden Gate University-San Francisco (FT enrollment: 1,816; Location: 536 Mission Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ggu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • California College of the Arts (FT enrollment: 1,738; Location: 1111 Eighth Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cca.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • University of California-San Francisco (FT enrollment: 1,450; Location: 500 Parnassus Ave; Public; Website: www.ucsf.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University San Francisco (FT enrollment: 1,341; Location: 1170 Market St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/san-francisco/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Heald College-San Francisco (FT enrollment: 1,230; Location: 875 Howard Street Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.heald.edu)
  • California Institute of Integral Studies (FT enrollment: 1,070; Location: 1453 Mission Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ciis.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Marinello Schools of Beauty-San Francisco (FT enrollment: 889; Location: 1087 Mission Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marinello.com)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco (FT enrollment: 733; Location: 350 Rhode Island Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.caculinary.edu)
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (FT enrollment: 658; Location: 55 Stockton St; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.FIDM.EDU)
  • San Francisco Art Institute (FT enrollment: 654; Location: 800 Chestnut St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sfai.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music (FT enrollment: 624; Location: 50 Oak Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sfcm.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Saybrook University (FT enrollment: 536; Location: 747 Front Street 3rd Fl.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.saybrook.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (FT enrollment: 384; Location: 455 Arkansas St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.actcm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Everest College-San Francisco (FT enrollment: 372; Location: 814 Mission St Suite 500; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryman.edu)
  • San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 262; Location: 1067 Folsom St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sfiec.edu)
  • Cinta Aveda Institute (FT enrollment: 190; Location: 305 Kearny Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cintaaveda.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near San Francisco:

  • College of Alameda (about 9 miles; Alameda, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,071)
  • Skyline College (about 10 miles; San Bruno, CA; FT enrollment: 5,824)
  • Laney College (about 10 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 5,668)
  • Berkeley City College (about 12 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 3,146)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 13 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 37,127)
  • College of Marin (about 15 miles; Kentfield, CA; FT enrollment: 4,489)
  • Merritt College (about 15 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,842)

Biggest public high schools in San Francisco:

Biggest private high schools in San Francisco:

  • ST IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY (Students: 1,426; Location: 2001 37TH AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CORNERSTONE ACADEMY (Students: 1,416; Location: 801 SILVER AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LYCEE FRANCAIS LA PEROUSE - SAN FRANCISCO CAMPUS (Students: 884; Location: 1201 ORTEGA ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 642; Location: 175 PHELAN AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • MERCY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 3250 19TH AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • LICK-WILMERDING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 755 OCEAN AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • SAN FRANCISCO WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 2938 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • SAN FRANCISCO UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 3065 JACKSON ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE URBAN SCHOOL OF SAN FRANCISCO (Students: 342; Location: 1563 PAGE ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION ACADEMY (Students: 263; Location: 3625 24TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in San Francisco:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in San Francisco:

  • ST CECILIA SCHOOL (Students: 595; Location: 660 VICENTE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • EPIPHANY SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 600 ITALY AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BRANDEIS-HILLEL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 546; Location: 655 BROTHERHOOD WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WEST PORTAL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 200 SLOAT BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST GABRIEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 2550 41ST AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 1320 14TH AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PETER'S SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 1266 FLORIDA ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HAMLIN SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 2120 BROADWAY ST; Grades: KG - 8; Girls only)
  • SAN FRANCISCO DAY SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 350 MASONIC AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • KATHERINE DELMAR BURKE SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 7070 CALIFORNIA ST; Grades: KG - 8; Girls only)
See full list of schools located in San Francisco, map of school districts: SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED

Library in San Francisco:

  • SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,699,777; Location: 100 LARKIN ST; 3,008,621 books; 20,706 e-books; 101,598 audio materials; 125,318 video materials; 84 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 10,103 print serial subscriptions; 790 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in San Francisco: Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant (A), Northpoint Water Pollution Control Plant (B), Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant (C), Southern Pacific Station (D), Lobos Creek Water Treatment Plant (E), Municipal Pier (F), Pier 3 (G), Pier 2 (H), Pier 1 (I), San Francisco Port of Embarkation (J), Vista Pier (K), San Francisco Police Pistol Range (L), Richmond-Sunset Sewage Treatment Plant (M), Balboa Park Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (N), Civic Center Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (O), Embaradero Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (P), Glen Park Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (Q), Montgomery Street Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (R), Powell Street Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (S), Sixteenth Street Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Yerba Buena Square Shopping Center (1), The Anchorage Shopping Center (2), Stonestown Galleria Shopping Center (3), San Francisco Retail Square Shopping Center (4), San Francisco Centre Shopping Center (5), Pier 39 Shopping Center (6), Petrini Plaza Shopping Center (7), One Union Square Shopping Center (8), Northpoint Centre Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in San Francisco include: IEA INCOME FUND X LP (A), METRIC PARTNERS GROWTH SUITE INVESTORS LP (B), DEL MONTE FOODS CO (C), ATEL CAPITAL EQUIPMENT FUND X LLC (D), TEXTAINER EQUIPMENT INCOME FUND III L P (E), COMMERCE ONE INC / DE/ (F), PLUMTREE SOFTWARE INC (G), MARKETWATCH COM INC (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Francisco include: Convent of the Good Shepherd (A), Ma-Tsu Temple (B), Ascension Lutheran Church (C), Baha'i Temple (D), Brahma Kumaris Meditation Center (E), Calvary Presbyterian Church (F), Chapel of Grace (G), Chinese Baptist Church (H), Church of the New Jerusalem (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: San Francisco National Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Middle Lake (A), Laguna Honda (B), Mountain Lake (C), Stow Lake (D), Spreckels Lake (E), South Lake (F), McNab Lake (G), Lake Merced (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Lobos Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in San Francisco include: McKinley Square (1), Alamo Square (2), Alta Plaza (3), Aquatic Park (4), Argonne Playground (5), Mission Park (6), Baker Beach State Park (7), Balboa Park (8), Mount Coppin Square (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Baker Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: California Palace of the Legion of Honor (Museums; Lincoln Park) (1), Aptsjw (Museums; 811 Sacramento Street) (2), African-American Historical Society Fulton St Center (Museums; 762 Fulton Street) (3), Cable Car Museum (1201 Mason Street) (4), California Academy of Sciences (Museums; 875 Howard Street) (5), Cartoon Art Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 655 Mission Street) (6), Chinese American National Museum & Learning Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 965 Clay Street) (7), Canvas Gallery (Art Museums; 1200 9th Ave) (8), Advanced Information Management (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 388 Market Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Astoria Hotel (510 Bush St) (1), A-1 Inn Motel (1940 Lombard Street) (2), Best Western Canterbury Hotel (750 Sutter Street) (3), Albergo Verona (317 Leavenworth Street) (4), Air Travel Hotel (655 Ellis Street) (5), Andrews Hotel (624 Post Street) (6), Artists Inn (2231 Pine Street) (7), Ascot Hotel (1657 Market Street) (8), Adante Hotel (610 Geary Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mosk Stanley Justice Supreme Court (455 Golden Gate Avenue) (1), Daniel Burnham Court Garage (1 Daniel Burnham Court Basement) (2), California State - Judicial Performance Commission (101 Howard Street) (3), Federal Transit Administration - Regional Office (201 Mission Street Suite 2210) (4), Kaitlin Court (1501 Leavenworth Street) (5), Imperial Tea Court At The Ferry Bldg (1 Ferry Building) (6), S. F. City & County - Hall Of Justice- County Jails- No. 8 (850 Bryant Suite 475) (7), Potrero Court (2225 23rd Ofc) (8), United States Government - Calls Concerning General Immigration And Citizenshi- Immigration C (550 Kearny Street Suite 800) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

San Francisco County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.4. This is about average.

City:

88.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.445. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.445
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.01
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00320. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00320
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in San Francisco and their reported violations in the past:

CARA BAY APARTMENTS (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-28-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
ENCHANTED HILLS (Population served: 200, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN CAMP II (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BLACK BUTTE MOBILE H.P. (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
EMERALD PINES RESORT CABINS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GURDJIEFF FOUNDATION (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-01-2009)
RANCHO LA JOTA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
TAMARACK SPRINGS MUTUAL WATER (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2012), St Public Notif issued (OCT-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif issued (MAY-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2010), St Public Notif issued (SEP-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-07-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in San Francisco that have no violations reported:

  • U.S. FOREST SERVICE-OAK FLAT WELL SYSTEM (Population served: 410, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EVERGREEN LODGE (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U.S. FOREST SERV.-SUNSET POINT CAMP (Population served: 216, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST FRANCIS YACHT CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARMONY RIDGE LODGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  43.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.2% of all households

People in group quarters in San Francisco in 2010:

  • 8,151 people in college/university student housing
  • 4,772 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2,942 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,303 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,499 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,210 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,138 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 1,008 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 377 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 224 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 169 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 139 people in state prisons
  • 95 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 91 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 87 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 31 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 28 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in San Francisco in 2000:

  • 5,120 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3,926 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,306 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 1,685 people in nursing homes
  • 1,584 people in other group homes
  • 1,232 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 943 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 619 people in religious group quarters
  • 406 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 389 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 277 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 223 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 183 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 174 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 125 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 96 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 92 people in halfway houses
  • 71 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 64 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 43 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 41 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 37 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 36 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 30 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 27 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 22 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 21 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 19 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 16 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 14 people in military ships

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San Francisco compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Monster Park. Capacity: 69,843. San Francisco 49ers.
  • AT&T Park. Capacity: 41,503. San Francisco Giants.

Banks with most branches in San Francisco (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 45 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 44 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 29 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citibank, National Association: 27 branches. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • East West Bank: 16 branches. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $21,962.4 mil, Deposits: $17,501.8 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Sterling Bank and Trust, FSB: 13 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $762.2 mil, Deposits: $646.8 mil, headquarters in Southfield, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • First Republic Bank: 11 branches. Info updated 2010/08/03: Bank assets: $27,791.8 mil, Deposits: $22,459.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 60 total offices
  • Bank of the West: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • 43 other banks with 75 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in San Francisco, California:

  • Super 8 Motel, 2440 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123 , Phone: (415) 922-0244
  • Layne Hotel, 545 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94102 , Phone: (415) 441-9317
  • Delbex Hotel, 2126 MSN St, San Francisco, CA 94110 , Phone: (415) 626-9406
  • Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco Hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin, San Francisco, CA 94102 , Phone: (415) 392-8000, Fax: (415) 392-4734
  • Roberts At The Beach Motel, 2828 Sloat Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94116 , Phone: (415) 564-2610
  • Hotel Diva, 440 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102 , Phone: (415) 885-0200, Fax: (415) 346-6613
  • The Prescott Hotel, 545 PO St, San Francisco, CA 94102 , Phone: (415) 563-0303, Fax: (415) 563-6831
  • Broadway Manor Motel, 2201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109 , Phone: (415) 776-7900, Fax: (415) 928-0460
  • 167 other hotels and motels
All 175 fire-safe hotels and motels in San Francisco, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

San Francisco travel time to work - commute San Francisco mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for San Francisco city (based on San Francisco County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.83%
Here: 41.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents55.7%15.2%7.0%4.2%1.9%
Congregations12.0%8.8%1.5%3.9%4.7%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)International Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.6%1.2%1.1%1.0%11.1%
Congregations3.4%4.4%0.2%4.7%56.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 311
San Francisco County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
San Francisco County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
San Francisco County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,580
Here:

19.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Francisco County:

16.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 579$4,276,302$88,62813$68,599
Other Government Administration 1,340$10,736,398$96,147128$323,889
Judicial and Legal 871$8,347,095$115,00027$121,606
Police Protection - Officers 2,593$27,848,037$128,876469$1,446,625
Police - Other 469$2,893,250$74,0280$0
Firefighters 1,618$18,182,597$134,8520$0
Fire - Other 101$867,182$103,0320$0
Correction 1,501$12,339,342$98,64978$149,042
Streets and Highways 1,194$8,767,159$88,112240$579,848
Airports 1,460$10,561,811$86,80930$72,147
Water Transport and Terminals 231$1,990,200$103,38714$32,051
Welfare 2,019$13,161,030$78,22356$186,193
Health 1,206$9,972,723$99,231219$1,139,774
Hospitals 3,549$25,917,324$87,6332,711$15,216,459
Solid Waste Management 265$1,416,243$64,1322$4,258
Sewerage 439$3,818,167$104,36932$120,824
Parks and Recreation 863$5,117,967$71,165283$434,015
Housing and Community Development(Local) 181$1,482,709$98,3019$38,334
Water Supply 1,384$11,916,285$103,32090$219,674
Electric Power 372$3,055,924$98,57819$57,591
Transit 3,680$28,668,328$93,484239$463,916
Local Libraries 450$2,875,152$76,671525$1,249,642
Other and Unallocable 219$1,973,373$108,13083$168,758
Totals for Government 26,584$216,184,598$97,5865,267$22,093,245

San Francisco government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $73,499,000 ($87.77)
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $48,621,000 ($58.06)
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $137,146,000 ($163.77)
    Regular Highways: $94,713,000 ($113.10)
    Transit Utilities: $90,612,000 ($108.20)
    Air Transportation: $67,497,000 ($80.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $55,363,000 ($66.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $55,134,000 ($65.84)
    Sewerage: $51,057,000 ($60.97)
    Electric Utilities: $10,918,000 ($13.04)
    Hospitals: $7,681,000 ($9.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,800,000 ($8.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,787,000 ($8.10)
    General - Other: $5,625,000 ($6.72)
    Central Staff Services: $5,195,000 ($6.20)
    Police Protection: $3,866,000 ($4.62)
    Parking Facilities: $1,559,000 ($1.86)
    Correctional Institutions: $678,000 ($0.81)
    Libraries: $581,000 ($0.69)
    Health - Other: $561,000 ($0.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $413,000 ($0.49)
    Financial Administration: $331,000 ($0.40)
    Public Welfare - Other: $199,000 ($0.24)
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $648,885,000 ($774.84)
    Hospitals: $589,217,000 ($703.59)
    Central Staff Services: $580,113,000 ($692.72)
    Transit Utilities: $494,501,000 ($590.49)
    Public Welfare - Other: $482,500,000 ($576.16)
    Police Protection: $313,216,000 ($374.02)
    Air Transportation: $271,085,000 ($323.71)
    General - Other: $244,744,000 ($292.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $204,240,000 ($243.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $192,918,000 ($230.37)
    Correctional Institutions: $158,823,000 ($189.65)
    Water Utilities: $146,062,000 ($174.41)
    Electric Utilities: $108,446,000 ($129.50)
    Sewerage: $104,035,000 ($124.23)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $101,519,000 ($121.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $92,520,000 ($110.48)
    Parking Facilities: $84,723,000 ($101.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,630,000 ($91.50)
    Libraries: $59,016,000 ($70.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $51,641,000 ($61.67)
    Financial Administration: $51,262,000 ($61.21)
    Regular Highways: $48,679,000 ($58.13)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $44,893,000 ($53.61)
    Corrections - Other: $10,863,000 ($12.97)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $4,300,868,000 ($5135.72)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,951,358,000 ($2330.14)
    Other Investments - Other: $1,492,752,000 ($1782.51)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $819,941,000 ($979.10)
    Benefit Payments: $586,245,000 ($700.04)
    Securities - Mortgages: $121,428,000 ($145.00)
    Withdrawals: $8,719,000 ($10.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $406,448,000 ($485.34)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $49,000 ($0.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($0.12)
    Health - Other: $98,000 ($0.12)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($0.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000 ($0.06)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($0.03)
    Parking Facilities: $20,000 ($0.02)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,000 ($0.02)
    Corrections - Other: $10,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,284,485,000 ($2727.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,584,000 ($24.58)

San Francisco government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $465,984,000 ($556.44)
    Sewerage: $164,703,000 ($196.67)
    All Other: $158,998,000 ($189.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $67,384,000 ($80.46)
    Hospital Public: $65,954,000 ($78.76)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $58,589,000 ($69.96)
    Parking Facilities: $33,150,000 ($39.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,872,000 ($29.70)
    Regular Highways: $5,426,000 ($6.48)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,719,503,000 ($2053.28)
    Local Employee Contribution: $162,693,000 ($194.27)
    From Parent Local Government: $126,534,000 ($151.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $48,544,000 ($57.97)
    Transit Utilities: $23,650,000 ($28.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,030,000 ($13.17)
    All Other: $3,794,000 ($4.53)
    Health and Hospitals: $362,000 ($0.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $312,721,000 ($373.42)
    Health and Hospitals: $60,412,000 ($72.14)
    Education: $29,921,000 ($35.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $971,000 ($1.16)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($0.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $177,874,000 ($212.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $168,139,000 ($200.78)
    Rents: $36,609,000 ($43.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,221,000 ($18.18)
    Sale of Property: $1,688,000 ($2.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $460,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $201,833,000 ($241.01)
    Transit Utilities: $142,225,000 ($169.83)
    Electric Utilities: $81,596,000 ($97.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $537,949,000 ($642.37)
    Health and Hospitals: $383,344,000 ($457.76)
    All Other: $381,379,000 ($455.41)
    General Local Government Support: $192,094,000 ($229.38)
    Education: $73,970,000 ($88.33)
    Transit Utilities: $62,507,000 ($74.64)
    Highways: $32,785,000 ($39.15)
  • Tax - Property: $923,141,000 ($1102.33)
    NEC: $353,732,000 ($422.40)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $326,904,000 ($390.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $179,471,000 ($214.31)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $131,278,000 ($156.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $91,437,000 ($109.19)
    Other License: $33,212,000 ($39.66)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,698,000 ($9.19)

San Francisco government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,990,520,000 ($9541.58)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,402,296,000 ($8839.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,165,000 ($1686.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $823,941,000 ($983.88)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $792,000,000 ($945.74)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $747,100,000 ($892.12)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $46,900,000 ($56.00)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,000,000 ($2.39)

San Francisco government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,338,978,000 ($1598.89)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $3,342,800,000 ($3991.68)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,151,022,000 ($1374.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,626,433,000 ($1942.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,156,475,000 ($1380.96)

9.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($946 average AGI)
San Francisco County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Mateo County, CA  1.16% ($61,177 average AGI)
from Alameda County, CA  1.00% ($59,103)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.74% ($83,457)


8.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($74,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
California average:

5.12%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,100 average AGI)
San Francisco County:

0.21%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Mateo County, CA  1.43% ($75,145 average AGI)
to Alameda County, CA  1.34% ($61,110)
to Contra Costa County, CA  0.58% ($75,223)

Strongest AM radio stations in San Francisco:

  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOIT (1260 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KEST (1450 AM; 1 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Francisco:

  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KALW (91.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KUSF (90.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIOI (101.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPTI (92.7 FM; ALAMEDA, CA; Owner: KPTI LICENSING, INC.)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBAY (93.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF SAN FRANCISCO)
  • KISQ (98.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEAR (106.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around San Francisco:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of San Francisco fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 336
Total length: 29,690 meters (97,408ft)
Total costs: $1,313,196,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,844,770
Total average daily truck traffic: 531,280

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 4
  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 37
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 83
  • 1960-1969: 161
  • 1970-1979: 23
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 17
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for San Francisco, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in San Francisco)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 216 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in San Francisco, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 419 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 776 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 2770 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in San Francisco)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in San Francisco)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 437 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 177 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED374$545,3164,620$540,15016,525$432,496764$313,055186$2,158,7741,732$431,4724$475,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$513,067582$520,8882,033$444,04462$233,7424$1,493,000204$432,8730$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED99$514,404952$505,7025,077$489,960328$240,37235$1,119,200700$411,8602$107,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN94$472,138698$528,1592,981$464,082200$258,34017$5,964,235375$401,8192$394,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$496,647171$443,234836$454,03864$204,4845$1,355,20094$418,1910$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 176 tracts in San Francisco, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 113 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED132$462,99222$469,3182$321,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED77$520,72724$534,4174$368,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED55$501,69125$486,7201$400,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$327,18217$495,0590$03$91,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$714,6671$514,0002$417,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - San Francisco

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for San Francisco, CA
Most common first names in San Francisco, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6,34872.1 years
William4,58372.1 years
Mary4,49880.5 years
James3,72768.8 years
Robert3,45166.9 years
George3,26275.0 years
Joseph3,11873.8 years
Charles2,67172.0 years
Frank2,41775.1 years
Helen2,10079.5 years
Most common last names in San Francisco, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wong2,35077.1 years
Lee2,23076.4 years
Smith1,60872.2 years
Johnson1,50972.1 years
Williams1,13271.2 years
Chan92877.6 years
Brown91371.6 years
Jones90371.1 years
Davis74671.4 years
Miller74072.9 years
Businesses in San Francisco, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness11Knights Inn1
7-Eleven12Kroger3
ALDO6Lane Bryant1
AT&T11Lane Furniture1
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters3
Abercrombie Kids1Levi Strauss & Co.3
Ace Hardware12Little Caesars Pizza1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
Aerosoles2Macy's2
American Eagle Outfitters2Marriott8
Ann Taylor3Marshalls1
Apple Store3MasterBrand Cabinets29
Arby's1Mazda1
Audi1McDonald's19
BMW1Men's Wearhouse1
Bakers1Motel 61
Bally Total Fitness1Motherhood Maternity3
Banana Republic5New Balance16
Baskin-Robbins1Nike47
Bath & Body Works2Nissan1
Bebe3Nordstrom3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot3
Ben & Jerry's4OfficeMax2
Bentleymotors.Com1Old Navy1
Best Western5Olive Garden1
Big O Tires2Pac Sun1
Blockbuster5Panda Express4
Brooks Brothers2Panera Bread1
Brookstone3Papa John's Pizza1
Budget Car Rental4Payless7
Burger King13Penske1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pier 1 Imports2
CVS2Pizza Hut3
Cache1Popeyes4
Carl\s Jr.2Pottery Barn2
Chico's3Quiznos7
Chipotle3RadioShack18
Clarks1Ramada1
Cold Stone Creamery2Rodeway Inn2
Comfort Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Costco1SAS Shoes5
Crate & Barrel1Safeway15
Curves3Saks Fifth Avenue2
DHL25Sears1
Days Inn3Sephora4
Decora Cabinetry2Sheraton1
Dennys2Skechers USA2
Domino's Pizza5Sprint Nextel9
DressBarn1Staples2
Dressbarn1Starbucks79
Eddie Bauer2Subway43
Express2Super 82
FedEx136T-Mobile29
Firestone Complete Auto Care3T.G.I. Driday's1
Foot Locker4T.J.Maxx1
Forever 212Taco Bell10
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Talbots1
GNC10The Cheesecake Factory1
GameStop5The Room Place1
Gap9Torrid1
Gymboree3Toyota1
H&M2Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block16Trader Joe's4
Haagen-Dazs2Travelodge4
Haworth2True Value8
Hilton6U-Haul8
Holiday Inn8UPS110
Hollister Co.1Urban Outfitters2
Honda1Vans19
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless7
Hyatt4Victoria's Secret5
IHOP2Volkswagen1
J. Jill1Vons15
J.Crew2Walgreens30
Jamba Juice8Westin2
JoS. A. Bank2Wet Seal2
Johnny Rockets2Whole Foods Market4
Jones New York10World Gym1
Juicy Couture2YMCA11
KFC10Z Gallerie1

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