South San Francisco, California

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Population in 2014: 67,009 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.7%
 
Males: 33,699  (50.3%)
Females: 33,310  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 94080.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,361 (it was $61,764 in 2000)
South San Francisco:

$81,361
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,428 (it was $23,562 in 2000)

South San Francisco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $587,700 (it was $344,300 in 2000)
South San Francisco:

$587,700
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $540,335; Detached houses: $585,930; Townhouses or other attached units: $433,091; In 2-unit structures: $593,297; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $272,033; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $369,444; Mobile homes: $48,501; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,504.

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  • Races in South San Francisco, CA (2013)

    South San Francisco races chart
    • 26,61440.2%Asian alone
    • 22,23133.6%Hispanic
    • 11,26117.0%White alone
    • 2,4303.7%Two or more races
    • 1,7892.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1,1491.7%Black alone
    • 5320.8%Other race alone
    • 1680.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South San Francisco: 158.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (7.3%), Irish (4.4%), German (3.3%), English (2.2%), Arab (1.3%), United States (1.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 9.02 square miles.

Population density: 7,429 people per square mile   (high).

South San Francisco,CA real estate house value index trend

South San Francisco, California map

For population 25 years and over in South San Francisco:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South San Francisco city:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

27,212 residents are foreign born (18.1% Asia, 16.0% Latin America).

This city:

41.1%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,031 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,854 (0.3%)

South San Francisco satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Francisco, CA (7.2 miles , pop. 776,733).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (335.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: San Bruno, CA (1.5 miles ), Colma, CA (1.5 miles ), Brisbane, CA (1.6 miles ), Daly City, CA (1.8 miles ), Broadmoor, CA (2.0 miles ), Pacifica, CA (2.0 miles ), Millbrae, CA (2.0 miles ), Burlingame, CA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 227 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 1998: 144 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 1999: 166 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2000: 155 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $240,200
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $248,600
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $285,200
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $272,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $347,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,500
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $425,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $372,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $299,400
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.66 N, Longitude: 122.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,930 (+25.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,178 (21.8%)

Area code: 650

South San Francisco household income distribution South San Francisco home values distribution

Property values in South San Francisco, CA


Crime rates in South San Francisco by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1213002051001
per 100,000 1.63.31.75.00.00.03.20.07.91.60.00.01.5
Rapes 8171281512119131312527
per 100,000 12.728.120.013.324.519.517.714.420.620.218.57.640.4
Robberies 41563846787361725447293949
per 100,000 65.392.463.276.3127.3118.898.3114.885.773.044.659.073.4
Assaults 64606811813792781158077707479
per 100,000 101.999.0113.1195.7223.6149.7125.8183.4127.0119.6107.7111.9118.3
Burglaries 240321297609444392392400458412351268287
per 100,000 382.3529.8494.21,010.0724.5637.8632.0637.8726.9640.0540.0405.1429.7
Thefts 963891887640695936996790808764782739836
per 100,000 1,534.01,470.71,475.91,061.41,134.11,523.01,605.81,259.61,282.41,186.71,203.01,117.01,251.6
Auto thefts 224269253292264239251278213151188181151
per 100,000 356.8444.0421.0484.3430.8388.9404.7443.3338.1234.5289.2273.6226.1
Arson 14192925142617293019232525
per 100,000 22.331.448.341.522.842.327.446.247.629.535.437.837.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 169.3207.2187.4233.5232.1217.0215.2212.2211.8175.4158.1140.5178.5

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

Crime rate in South San Francisco detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 107 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.32
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +6,074 (+11.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in South San Francisco, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

South San Francisco-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 737% 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 39.4 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 52.2 miles away from South 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 204.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 264.9 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 269.1 miles away from South 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 206.2 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 Mateo County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South San Francisco topographic map

Birthplace of: Walt Harris - Football coach and former player.

Main business address for: GENENTECH INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), CORGENTECH INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), ACTUATE CORP (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), RENOVIS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), EXELIXIS INC (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH), RIGEL PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), CELL GENESYS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), CYTOKINETICS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS) and 7 other public companies.

Hospitals in South San Francisco:

  • ALTA LOMA ICF/DDN HOME (865 ALTA LOMA DRIVE)
  • DEL MONTE ICF/DDN (210 DEL MONTE AVENUE)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1200 EL CAMINO REAL)
  • KAISER HOSPICE OF SO SAN FRANCISCO (1200 EL CAMINO REAL)
  • MARNET ICF/DD-H (653 COMMERCIAL AVENUE)
  • NEWMAN ICF/DDN HOME (830 NEWMAN DRIVE)
  • ROSEWOOD HOME ICF/DDH (138 ROSEWOOD WAY)
  • STEPHANIE'S ICF/DDN (776 DEL MONTE AVENUE)
  • THE BRADFORD HOME ICF/DD-N (59 BRADFORD DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in South San Francisco:

  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (205 KENWOOD WAY)
  • WESTBOROUGH DIALYSIS CENTER (925 EL CAMINO REAL)

Home Health Centers in South San Francisco:

  • STAFFING HOME CARE (3540 CALLAN BLVD STE 203)
  • TRUEMED, INC (139 MITCHELL AVENUE, SUITE #119)

Amtrak stations near South San Francisco:

  • 4 miles: SAN FRANCISCO INT'L AIRPO (SAN BRUNO, SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: MILLBRAE (MILLBRAE AVE. & CALIFORNIA DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: SAN FRANCISCO SHOPPING (SAN FRANCISCO, 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.

College/University in South San Francisco:

  • NCP College of Nursing-South San Francisco (Full-time enrollment: 86; Location: 257 Longford Drive, Rm 5; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ncpcollegeofnursing.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South San Francisco:

  • Skyline College (about 3 miles; San Bruno, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,824)
  • City College of San Francisco (about 6 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 17,569)
  • San Francisco State University (about 6 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 24,644)
  • University of San Francisco (about 9 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,190)
  • Academy of Art University (about 10 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 12,352)
  • College of San Mateo (about 10 miles; San Mateo, CA; FT enrollment: 5,398)
  • College of Alameda (about 12 miles; Alameda, CA; FT enrollment: 3,071)

Public high schools in South San Francisco:

  • SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO HIGH (Students: 1,063, Location: 400 B ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • BADEN HIGH (CONTINUATION) (Students: 38, Location: 825 S.WOOD DR., Grades: 9-12)
  • EL CAMINO HIGH (Location: 1320 MISSION RD., Grades: 9-12)
  • COMMUNITY DAY (Location: 201 W. ORANGE AVE., Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in South San Francisco:

  • ROGER WILLIAMS ACADEMY (Students: 17, Location: 600 GRAND AVE, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in South San Francisco:

Private elementary/middle schools in South San Francisco:

  • ST VERONICA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 303, Location: 434 ALIDA WAY, Grades: KG-8)
  • ALL SOULS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 255, Location: 479 MILLER AVE, Grades: T1-8)
  • HILLSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 130, Location: 1415 HILLSIDE BLVD, Grades: PK-7)
  • MILLS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 113, Location: 1400 HILLSIDE BLVD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in South San Francisco

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Notable locations in South San Francisco: California Golf Club (A), Oyster Point Marina (B), Oyster Cove Marina (C), Golden Gate Produce Terminal (D), El Camino Golf Club (E), South San Francisco City Hall (F), Grand Avenue Branch South San Francisco Public Library (G), South San Francisco Fire Department Station 63 (H), South San Francisco Public Library (I), San Mateo County Court Building (J), South San Francisco Fire Department Station 61 (K), South San Francisco Fire Department Station 64 (L), South San Francisco Fire Department Station 65 (M), South San Francisco Fire Department Station 62 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sunshine Gardens Shopping Center (1), Southwood Shopping Center (2), El Camino Real Shopping Center (3), Buri-Buri Shopping Center (4), Brentwood Shopping Center (5), Winston Manor Shopping Center (6), Westborough Square Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in South San Francisco include: GENENTECH INC (A), CORGENTECH INC (B), ACTUATE CORP (C), RENOVIS INC (D), EXELIXIS INC (E), RIGEL PHARMACEUTICALS INC (F), CELL GENESYS INC (G), CYTOKINETICS INC (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South San Francisco include: Alls Souls Roman Catholic Church (A), Faith Tabernacle Assembly of God Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), First Southen Baptist Church (E), Our Redeemers Lutheran Church (F), Saint Pauls Community Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Orange Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in South San Francisco include: Selick Park (1), Westborough Park (2), Winston Manor Park (3), Briarwood Park (4), Buri Buri Park (5), Cypress and Pine Playlot (6), Hillside Recreation Center (7), Oyster Point Park (8), Paradise Valley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: AAA Video Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 121 South Maple Avenue Suite 11), Barrango (Amusement & Theme Parks; 360 SWift Avenue), Betson Pacific Distributing CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 213 East Harris Avenue).

Hotels: Airport Inn (751 Airport Boulevard), BEST WESTERN GROSVENOR HOTEL (380 South Airport Boulevard), Americana Inn Motel (760 El Camino Real), Blue Ribbon Supply Company (451 East Jamie Court).

San Mateo 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 2013 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.399. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.399
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.515. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.515
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00320. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00320
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for American Indian residents, 1.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.6% for other race residents, 5.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in South San Francisco in 2010:

  • 304 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 105 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 69 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in South San Francisco in 2000:

  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 88 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 88 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 51 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in other group homes

South San Francisco, California environmental map by EPA

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

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Gellert Boulevard Pac N Save Branch at 2255 Gellert Boulevard, branch established on 2004/08/16; South San Francisco Branch at 370 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1973/01/01. 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
  • First National Bank of Northern California: Buri Buri Branch at 975 El Camino Real, branch established on 1980/12/15; South San Francisco Branch at 211 Airport Boulevard, branch established on 1968/09/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $715.6 mil, Deposits: $622.4 mil, headquarters in Daly City, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Bancorp
  • Citibank, National Association: Oyster Point Boulevard Branch at 400 Oyster Point Boulevard, branch established on 1994/03/21; 101 Arroyo Drive Branch at 101 Arroyo Drive, branch established on 1934/10/01. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chestnut Avenue Branch at 10 Chestnut Avenue, branch established on 1973/02/02; South San Francisco Branch at 333 Linden Avenue, branch established on 1955/09/26. 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
  • The Bank of East Asia (USA), National Association: South San Francisco Branch at 235 Grand Avenue, Suite 101, branch established on 2008/02/28. Info updated 2006/05/30: Bank assets: $780.4 mil, Deposits: $620.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of East Asia, Limited, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: South San Francisco Branch at 955 El Camino Real, branch established on 1956/06/18. 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
  • Union Bank, National Association: South San Francisco Branch at 58 S Linden Ave, branch established on 1994/05/09. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South San Francisco Branch at 101 Mclellan Dr, Ste 1034, branch established on 2008/09/25. 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.
  • Liberty Bank: at 500 Linden Avenue, branch established on 1982/04/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $216.8 mil, Deposits: $191.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancorp
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
California average:

15.4

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

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Neighborhoods in South San Francisco:

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic243,63422
Other31,69778
Evangelical Protestant24,771166
Mainline Protestant23,84074
Orthodox5,3505
Black Protestant2,04612
None387,113-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 171
San Mateo County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
San Mateo County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 114
San Mateo County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 703
Here:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Mateo County:

16.9%
California:

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

18.0%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.8%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.1%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
South San Francisco:

27.5
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.4%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.6%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.3%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.9%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of South San Francisco, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$89,583$89,5831$1,928
Other Government Administration 22$208,375$113,65914$22,645
Police Protection - Officers 75$769,814$123,1700$0
Police - Other 35$241,972$82,96217$41,814
Firefighters 77$811,072$126,4010$0
Fire - Other 3$32,161$128,64416$52,146
Streets and Highways 30$187,141$74,8566$16,519
Sewerage 36$263,048$87,6831$3,396
Parks and Recreation 39$218,732$67,302162$155,525
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$17,714$106,2844$7,678
Local Libraries 19$188,243$118,89043$57,754
Other and Unallocable 24$175,145$87,5734$12,277
Totals for Government 374$3,203,000$102,770268$371,682

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $12,924,000 ($192.87)
    Regular Highways: $8,589,000 ($128.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $104,000 ($1.55)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,425,000 ($245.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,793,000 ($146.14)
    Sewerage: $7,685,000 ($114.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,844,000 ($102.14)
    Health - Other: $6,469,000 ($96.54)
    Central Staff Services: $5,419,000 ($80.87)
    Libraries: $4,294,000 ($64.08)
    Regular Highways: $3,647,000 ($54.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,459,000 ($36.70)
    Financial Administration: $1,515,000 ($22.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,069,000 ($15.95)
    General - Other: $1,034,000 ($15.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $651,000 ($9.72)
    Parking Facilities: $286,000 ($4.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($1.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,541,000 ($37.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $1,380,000 ($20.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $310,000 ($4.63)
    General - Other: $176,000 ($2.63)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($1.37)
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000 ($0.52)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,458,000 ($409.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,351,000 ($20.16)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,754,000 ($309.72)
    All Other: $4,046,000 ($60.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,733,000 ($40.79)
    Parking Facilities: $447,000 ($6.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $221,000 ($3.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($2.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $853,000 ($12.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,964,000 ($59.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,198,000 ($47.72)
    Rents: $2,527,000 ($37.71)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,327,000 ($19.80)
    Fines and Forfeits: $889,000 ($13.27)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($0.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,489,000 ($111.76)
    All Other: $4,411,000 ($65.83)
    Highways: $1,167,000 ($17.42)
  • Tax - Property: $35,412,000 ($528.47)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,069,000 ($150.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,661,000 ($99.40)
    Other License: $2,863,000 ($42.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,809,000 ($41.92)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $647,000 ($9.66)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $462,000 ($6.89)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $162,569,000 ($2426.08)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,378,000 ($1945.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,675,000 ($1054.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,484,000 ($574.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,260,000 ($63.57)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,145,000 ($61.86)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $115,000 ($1.72)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,707,000 ($1234.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,768,000 ($891.94)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,562,000 ($97.93)

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($76,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.77% ($75,145 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.20% ($92,061)
from Alameda County, CA  0.71% ($64,730)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($73,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
California average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,393 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.12%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Francisco County, CA  1.44% ($61,177 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.10% ($95,955)
to Alameda County, CA  0.78% ($62,828)

Strongest AM radio stations in South San Francisco:

  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KOIT (1260 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South San Francisco:

  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KIOI (101.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KBAY (93.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF SAN FRANCISCO)
  • KALW (91.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST.)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around South San Francisco:

  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • 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.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of South San Francisco fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 567m1,860ftTotal length
  • $36,952,000Total costs
  • 2,536,144Total average daily traffic
  • 116,855Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 111940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South San Francisco, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 2 partial 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 ORIGINATED100$441,452446$335,9901,214$321,82670$245,0143$965,000102$303,7970$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$426,69046$338,092128$382,4153$37,9570$09$320,8501$35,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$423,95892$372,990424$410,56638$190,0210$038$291,1311$11,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$344,71653$382,441204$373,67517$181,1890$023$341,4980$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$018$337,51784$393,60210$135,6050$07$235,2430$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in South San Francisco, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$372,7674$453,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$331,6432$397,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$451,0001$446,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$407,4002$456,520
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • SELF-SERVE PETROLEUM (Population served: 810, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 140
  • Hazardous Condition: 162

Incident types - South San Francisco

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South San Francisco, CA

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

  • Comfort Suites Sfo Airport, 121 E Grand Ave, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (650) 589-7100, Fax: (650) 589-7796
  • Holiday Inn San Francisco International Airport, 275 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (650) 873-3500, Fax: (650) 873-7101
  • Embassy Suites Hotel San Francisco Airport, 250 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (650) 589-3400, Fax: (650) 589-1183
  • Days Inn, 1113 Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (650) 873-9300, Fax: (650) 873-6200
  • Residence Inn By Marriott - Oyster Point, 1350 Veterans Blvd, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (650) 837-9000, Fax: (650) 837-9088
  • Larkspur Landing-South San Francisco, 690 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (659) 827-1515, Fax: (650) 872-1058
  • Hilton Garden Inn-South San Francisco, 670 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (659) 872-1515, Fax: (650) 872-1064
  • Ramada Limited, 721 Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (650) 583-7300, Fax: (650) 583-7400
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 701 Airport Bl, South San Francisco, California 94080 , Phone: (650) 952-2505, Fax: (650) 952-8311
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in South San Francisco, California
Most common first names in South San Francisco, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30373.3 years
Mary23379.4 years
Robert19768.5 years
William19472.3 years
Joseph17274.5 years
James14569.9 years
George13574.5 years
Maria12179.4 years
Charles11571.9 years
Frank11473.5 years
Most common last names in South San Francisco, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6175.1 years
Jones4971.9 years
Brown4373.3 years
Johnson3773.4 years
Garcia3675.9 years
Martin3272.7 years
Lee3173.6 years
Anderson3074.9 years
Miller2874.2 years
Hernandez2764.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in South San Francisco, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
Bally Total Fitness1Marriott2
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike2
CVS1Penske2
Carl\s Jr.1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Costco2Quiznos1
Curves1Ramada1
Days Inn1Starbucks3
Dennys1Subway3
FedEx7T-Mobile2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell2
H&R Block1Trader Joe's1
Hilton3Travelodge1
Howard Johnson1UPS9
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Vons3
La Quinta1

South San Francisco compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hong Kong (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of murders per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nicaragua (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #98 (94080) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
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